Picks the Best

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Chet Atkins Picks the Best
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Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1967
Recorded RCA "Nashville Sound" Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre Country, pop
Label RCA Victor LSP-3818 (Stereo)
Producer Bob Ferguson, Chet Atkins
Chet Atkins chronology
Chet Atkins Picks the Best
Class Guitar

Chet Atkins Picks the Best is the title of a recording by guitarist Chet Atkins. At the Grammy Awards of 1968, Chet Atkins Picks the Best won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "You'll Never Walk Alone" (Rogers, Hammerstein)
  2. "Lovely Weather" (Lima)
  3. "Insensatez (How Insensitive)" (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  4. "Colonel Bogey" (Kenneth J. Alford)
  5. "Nuages" (Django Reinhardt)
  6. "Anna (El Negro Zumbón)" (R. Valtro, F. Giordano)

Side two[edit]

  1. "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (Julia Ward Howe)
  2. "All (Theme from the Motion Picture Run for Your Wife)"
  3. "El Paso" (Marty Robbins)
  4. "Tears" (Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli)
  5. "I Wish I Knew" (Wayne Moss)
  6. "Ay, Ay, Ay"


  • Chet Atkins – guitar