Me & Chet

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Me & Chet
Me And Chet.jpg
Studio album by Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed
Released 1972
Recorded RCA's "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country
Length 27:00
Label RCA
Producer Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed
Chet Atkins chronology
The Bandit
(1972)
Me & Chet
(1972)
American Salute
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Me & Chet is the title of the follow-up to Me & Jerry, the successful duet recording by Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. It was nominated for the 1972 Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance but did not win. Chet's solo release Chet Atkins Picks on the Hits was also nominated in the same category. It reached No. 24 on the Billboard Country Album charts.

Reissues[edit]

  • In 1998, Me & Jerry and Me & Chet were reissued on CD by One Way Records.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Jerry’s Breakdown" (Jerry Reed) – 2:09
  2. "Limehouse Blues" (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) – 2:34
  3. "Liebestraum" (Franz Liszt) – 2:41
  4. "Serenade to Summertime" (Palito) – 2:33
  5. "Nashtown Ville" (Atkins) – 2:04

Side two[edit]

  1. "Mystery Train" (Junior Parker, Sam Phillips) – 2:49
  2. "The Mad Russian" (Jerry Reed, Paul Yandell) – 2:13
  3. "Flying South" (Walker) – 2:32
  4. "Good Stuff" (Reed) – 2:42
  5. "All I Ever Need is You" – 2:05
  6. "I Saw the Light" (Hank Williams) – 3:20

Personnel[edit]

  • Chet Atkins – guitar
  • Jerry Reed – guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass
  • Stephen Schaffer – bass
  • Jimmy Isbell – drums
  • Ralph Gallant – drums
  • Paul Yandell – guitar
  • Floyd Cramer – piano
  • Ray Butts – engineer
  • Tom Pick – engineer

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