Chet Atkins

Born Jun 20, 1924
Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins was an American guitarist, occasional vocalist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country's appeal to adult pop music fans as well. Atkins' signature picking style was in...
Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins Stats


: Chet Atkins c.g.p., Chester Burton Atkins, Atkins, Chet


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: June 20, 1924

Place of Birth

: Luttrell

Date of Death

: 2001-06-30

Place of Death

: Nashville

Cause of Death

: Colorectal cancer