Stay Tuned (Chet Atkins album)

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Stay Tuned
Stay Tuned Chet Atkins.jpg
Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1985
Genre Country, jazz
Length 36:43
Label Columbia
Producer Chet Atkins, George Benson, David Hungate
Chet Atkins chronology
Work It out with Chet Atkins C.G.P.
(1983)
Stay Tuned
(1985)
Street Dreams
(1986)

Stay Tuned is an album by Chet Atkins on his new label Columbia after recording for RCA since the 1950s. His guests include Larry Carlton, George Benson, Mark Knopfler, Steve Lukather, Earl Klugh, Boots Randolph, David Hungate, Dean Parks and Mark O'Connor.

"Cosmic Square Dance" won the 1985 Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance.

Reception[edit]

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

Writing for Allmusic, critic Cub Koda wrote of the album: "Atkins' tone is, as usual, faultless, and his playing superb. If the "meetings" don't always come off, it's usually due to the overzealousness of the other guitar players.... All in all, a good modern-day Chet Atkins album, but not the place to start a collection."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sunrise" (G. Benson, Randy Goodrum) – 4:06
  2. "Please Stay Tuned" (Atkins, Paul Yandell) – 4:01
  3. "Quiet Eyes" (Russell) – 3:33
  4. "A Mouse in the House" (Moss) – 3:52
  5. "Some Leather and Lace" (Atkins, Yandell) – 3:56
  6. "The Cricket Ballet" (Darryl Dybka) – 3:30
  7. "Cosmic Square Dance" (Atkins, Mark Knopfler, Paul Yandell) – 4:14
  8. "The Boot and the Stone" (Dybka) – 3:57
  9. "Tap Room" – 4:08
  10. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 1:26

Personnel[edit]

Production notes[edit]

  • Bergen White - string and horn arrangement
  • George Butler - remix supervision
  • Mike Poston - engineering
  • Ernie Winfrey - string section engineering
  • Don Hahn - remix engineering
  • Joe Borja - engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Koda, Cub. "Stay Tuned > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.