Guitar Country

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Guitar Country
Guitar Country.jpg
Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1964
Recorded RCA 'Nashville Sound' Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre Country
Length 27:49
Label RCA Victor LPM 2783 (mono), LSP 2783 (Stereo)
Producer Bob Ferguson
Chet Atkins chronology
Reminiscing
(1964)Reminiscing1964
Guitar Country
(1964)
Progressive Pickin'
(1964)Progressive Pickin'1964

Guitar Country is the title of a recording by American guitarist Chet Atkins. It was nominated for the 1964 Best Country & Western Album Grammy award but did not win. It reached number 1 on the Country albums charts. Prior to 1964, there was no separate genre chart for Country LPs, thus Chet's previous charting albums were on the Pop charts. Numerous future Atkins releases "crossed over" from the Country and Pop charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Reissues[edit]

  • Guitar Country and More of That Guitar Country were reissued together on CD in 2001 on the Collectibles label.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Freight Train" (Charles Albertine) – 2:03
  2. "A Little Bit of Blues" (Jerry Reed) – 2:58
  3. "Nine Pound Hammer" (Merle Travis) – 2:26
  4. "Dobro" (Atkins, Cy Coben) – 1:59
  5. "Kentucky" (Karl Davis) – 2:53
  6. "Vaya con Dios" (Larry Russell, Inez James, Buddy Pepper) – 2:23

Side two[edit]

  1. "Winter Walkin'" (Jerry Reed) – 2:01
  2. "Guitar Country" (Johnny Mercer, Willard Robison) – 2:39
  3. "Sugarfoot Rag" (Hank Garland, Vaughn) – 2:01
  4. "Gone" (Smokey Rogers) – 2:01
  5. "Copper Kettle" (Albert F. Beddoe) – 2:10
  6. "Yes Ma'am" (Jerry Reed) – 2:15

Personnel[edit]

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Bob Ferguson
  • Bill Porter - recording engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guitar Country > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.