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Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released January 1960
Recorded Nashville, TN
Genre Country, pop, rock & roll
Length 28:16
Label RCA Victor LSP-2161 (Stereo)
Producer Chet Atkins
Chet Atkins chronology
After the Riot at Newport
The Other Chet Atkins

Teensville is the title of a recording by American guitarist and producer Chet Atkins. The idea here was for Chet to release a record appealing to teens who were now interested in rock 'n roll. The original version of "Oh, Lonesome Me", a hit on both the pop and country charts for Don Gibson, was produced by Chet and featured his guitar.

The original liner notes were by The Everly Brothers whom Atkins later produced.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]


  • Teensville was re-released on CD in 1998 by BMG International.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "White Silver Sands" (Charles "Red" Matthews) – 2:19
  2. "Boo Boo Stick Beat" (Buddy Harman, John D. Loudermilk) – 2:11
  3. "Oh Lonesome Me" (Don Gibson) – 2:20
  4. "One Mint Julep" (Rudy Toombs) – 2:09
  5. "Take a Message to Mary" (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant) – 2:21
  6. "Teensville" (Wayne Cogswell) – 2:16

Side two[edit]

  1. "Night Train" (Jimmy Forrest, Lewis Simpkins) – 2:36
  2. "Come Softly to Me" (Gretchen Christoper, Barbara Ellis, Gary Troxel) – 2:01
  3. "Sleep Walk" (Santo & Johnny) – 2:33
  4. "Django's Castle" (Django Reinhardt) – 2:32
  5. "Till There Was You" (Meredith Willson) – 2:30
  6. "Hot Toddy" (Ralph Flanagan) – 2:22


Production notes[edit]


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Teensville > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.