World's Greatest Melodies

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World's Greatest Melodies
Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1972
Recorded Nashville, TN
Genre Country
Label RCA Victor
Chet Atkins chronology
American Salute
World's Greatest Melodies

World's Greatest Melodies is an album by The Nashville String Band. The band consisted of Chet Atkins and Homer and Jethro.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (Julia Ward Howe)
  2. "Steel Guitar Rag" (Travis)
  3. "Fascination"
  4. "Third Man Theme" (Anton Karas)
  5. "Medley:I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes/Wabash Cannonball/Hawaiian Wedding Song"

Side two[edit]

  1. "Lara's Theme"
  2. "La Paloma"
  3. "St. Louis Blues" (W. C. Handy)
  4. "Beer Barrel Polka" (Jaromír Vejvoda)
  5. "Dixie" (Traditional)


  • Chet Atkins - guitar
  • Henry "Homer" Haynes - guitar
  • Kenneth "Jethro" Burns - mandolin