Reflections (Chet Atkins and Doc Watson album)

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Reflections Atkins Watson.jpg
Cover of the original 1980 LP
Studio album by Chet Atkins and Doc Watson
Released 1980
Recorded September 25, 1979, Room 206, Spence Manor Hotel, Nashville, TN
Genre Country, bluegrass
Length 27:45
Label RCA (RCA AHL1-3701)
Producer Chet Atkins, John D. Loudermilk
Chet Atkins chronology
First Nashville Guitar Quartet
The Best of Chet on the Road — Live
Doc Watson chronology
Live and Pickin'
Red Rocking Chair
Alternative cover
CD cover of Sugar Hill Records re-issue of Reflections

Reflections is the title of a recording by American guitarists Chet Atkins and Doc Watson. The two musical legends team up on ten songs.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Michael B. Smith called the release a "deeply personal recording" and wrote of the album "Two of the finest guitarists the world has ever produced are together on one fun-filled record."[1]


Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Dill Pickle Rag" (Traditional) – 2:33
  2. "Me and Chet Made a Record" (Chet Atkins, Doc Watson) – 2:35
  3. "Flatt Did It" (Atkins, Watson) – 2:13
  4. "Medley: Tennessee Rag/Beaumont Rag" (Traditional) – 2:26
  5. "Medley: Texas Gales/Old Joe Clark" (Traditional) – 3:10

Side two[edit]

  1. "You're Gonna Be Sorry" (Delmore, Delmore) – 2:21
  2. "Goodnight Waltz" – 2:56
  3. "Don't Monkey 'Round My Widder" (Karl Davis) – 3:29
  4. "Medley: Black and White/Ragtime Annie" (Atkins, Watson) – 2:39
  5. "On My Way to Canaan's Land" (Traditional) – 3:05


  • Chet Atkins – guitar, vocals
  • Doc Watson - guitar, vocals
  • T. Michael Coleman - bass
  • Terry McMillan - percussion
  • Jerry Shook - guitar


  1. ^ a b Smith, Michael B. "Reflections > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 

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