Superpickers

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Superpickers
Superpickers Atkins.jpg
Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1974
Recorded Nashville, TN
Genre Country
Length 31:14
Label RCA Victor
Producer Bob Ferguson, Chet Atkins
Chet Atkins chronology
Alone
(1973) Alone1973
Superpickers
(1974) Superpickers1974
The Atkins - Travis Traveling Show
(1974) The Atkins - Travis Traveling Show1974
Chet Atkins Collaborations chronology
World's Greatest Melodies
(1972) World's Greatest Melodies1972
Superpickers
(1974) Superpickers1974
The Atkins - Travis Traveling Show
(1974) The Atkins - Travis Traveling Show1974

Superpickers is a 1974 album by guitarist Chet Atkins and top recording session players in Nashville, TN.

"Fiddlin' Around" reached No. 75 on the Billboard Country Singles chart.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (no rating) [1]

Writing for Allmusic, critic William Ruhlmann wrote of the album "Atkins joins together with an A-list of Nashville session musicians for a set of picking extravaganzas... Atkins himself is goaded into some wonderful playing as a result, and Superpickers is one of his best albums."[1]

Reissues[edit]

  • Superpickers was reissued on CD in 1998 along with Picks on the Hits by One Way Records.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Paramaribo" (John D. Loudermilk) – 2:27
  2. "Fiddlin' Around" (Johnny Gimble) – 3:06
  3. "Mr. Bojangles" (Jerry Jeff Walker) – 4:35
  4. "Beef and Biscuits" (Mat Camison) – 2:35
  5. "Sweet Dreams" (Don Gibson) – 2:44

Side two[edit]

  1. "Just Another Rag" (Atkins, Jerry Reed Hubbard) – 2:38
  2. "Canadian Pacific" (Ray Griff) – 3:50
  3. "City of New Orleans" (Steve Goodman) – 3:26
  4. "Bells of Saint Mary's" (Doug Tringer) – 2:51
  5. "Are You from Dixie ('Cause I'm from Dixie Too)" (George L. Cobb, Jack Yellen) – 3:02

Personnel[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ruhlmann, William. "Superpickers > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.