Read My Licks

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Read My Licks
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Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1994
Recorded Nashville, TN
Genre Country, pop
Length 42:22
Label Columbia
Producer Chet Atkins, David Hungate
Chet Atkins chronology
Jazz From the Hills
Read My Licks

Read My Licks is a recording by American guitarist Chet Atkins.

David Hungate and Chet again co-produce with a number of guest musicians. Suzy Bogguss contributes a lead vocal on "After You've Gone". She and Chet released a duet album the same year. Steve Wariner joins Chet in a vocal as well as a guitar duet on "Read My Licks".

At the Grammy Awards of 1994, "Young Thing" won the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Young Thing" (Atkins) – 3:14
  2. "Mountains of Illinois" (Atkins, Pat Bergeson) – 4:10
  3. "After You've Gone" (Creamer, Layton) – 3:31
  4. "Every Now and Then" (Atkins, Goodrum) – 3:01
  5. "Somebody Loves Me Now" (R. L. Kass) – 4:07
  6. "Norway" (Claese Neeb) – 3:41
  7. "Read My Licks" (Allen, Jones) – 4:34
  8. "Take a Look at Her Now" (Bergeson, Kass) – 3:56
  9. "Around the Bend" (Atkins, Jerry Reed) – 3:45
  10. "Dream" (Johnny Mercer) – 4:35
  11. "Vincent" (Don McLean) – 3:48



  1. ^ "Read My Licks > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 

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