Alone (Chet Atkins album)

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Alone
Chet Atkins Alone.jpg
Studio album LP by
Released1973
RecordedRCA "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, TN
GenreCountry, pop
LabelRCA Victor
Chet Atkins chronology
World's Greatest Melodies
(1972)
Alone
(1973)
Superpickers
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic(2.25/5)[1]

Alone is the forty-fourth studio album by guitarist Chet Atkins. It peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Country Album charts.

It was during the recording of this album that Chet was first diagnosed with colon cancer.[2]

Reissues[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Hawaiian Slack Key" – 2:35
  2. "The Claw" (Jerry Reed) – 2:16
  3. "Spanish Fandango" (Traditional) – 2:01
  4. "Flop Eared Mule and Other Classics"
  5. "Over the Waves" (Juventino Rosas) – 2:30
  6. "Just as I Am" (William B. Bradbury, Charlotte Elliott) – 1:25

Side two[edit]

  1. "Take Five" (Paul Desmond) – 2:28
  2. "Smile" (Charlie Chaplin) – 2:42
  3. "Blue Finger" – 2:36
  4. "Me and Bobby McGee" (Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson) – 2:30
  5. "Londonderry Air" (arrangement: Atkins) – 2:58
  6. "The Watkins Man" – 2:47

Personnel[edit]

  • Chet Atkins - guitar, arrangements

Production notes

  • Paul Yandell – arrangement - with Chet Atkins ("The Watkins Man")
  • Jorge Morel – arrangement ("Take Five")
  • Bill Vandevort – engineer
  • Mike Shockley – recording technician
  • Jimmy Moore – cover photo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Atkins, Chet and Neely, Bill. (1974). "Country Gentleman". Chicago. Harry Regnery Company. ISBN 0-8092-9051-0.