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Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1970
Recorded RCA's "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, TN
Genre Country, pop, jazz
Label RCA Victor
Producer Bob Ferguson
Chet Atkins chronology
Down Home
Pickin' My Way
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Yestergroovin' is an album by guitarist Chet Atkins, released in 1970. Yestergroovin' was nominated for the 1970 Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance. It did not win, but Atkins's collaboration with Jerry Reed Me and Jerry did. He would be nominated twice in the same category again in 1973.


Allmusic stated that it is "a throwback to some of his earlier, less-cluttered, more musical albums. It's a relaxed, friendly, assured package... Lovely record; one of his best from this period.".[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Steeplechase Lane" (Jerry Reed Hubbard)
  2. "Tennessee Pride"
  3. "Rocky Top" (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant)
  4. "Gotta Travel On"
  5. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) – 2:38
  6. "Country Champagne" – 2:30

Side two[edit]

  1. "Liberty" – 2:42
  2. "Inka Dinka Doo" – 2:43 (Jimmy Durante, Ben Ryan)[2]
  3. "Bring Me Sunshine" (Sylvia Dee, Arthur Kent) – 2:40
  4. "Yestergroovin'"
  5. "How High the Moon" (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 3:00