Musical artists similar to or like Chet Atkins

American musician, occasional vocalist, songwriter, and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, Bob Ferguson and others, created the country music style that came to be known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country music's appeal to adult pop music fans. Wikipedia

  • Country music

    Genre of popular music that originated with blues, old-time music, and various types of American folk music including Appalachian, Cajun, and the cowboy Western music styles of New Mexico, Red Dirt, Tejano, and Texas country. Its popularized roots originate in the Southern United States of the early 1920s. Wikipedia

  • RCA Studio B

    Music recording studio in Nashville, Tennessee built in 1956. Essential factor to the development of the production style and technique known as the Nashville Sound. Wikipedia

  • Owen Bradley

    American musician and record producer who, along with Chet Atkins, Bob Ferguson, Bill Porter, and Don Law, was one of the chief architects of the 1950s and 1960s Nashville sound in country music and rockabilly. Early age, and began playing in local nightclubs and roadhouses when he was a teenager. Wikipedia

  • List of Country Music Hall of Fame inductees

    List of the 142 inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum,, counting groups as a single inductee. Of these, 14 inductions are solo female performers. Wikipedia

  • Connie Smith

    American country music singer. Her contralto vocals have been described by music writers as significant and influential to the women of country music. Wikipedia

  • Tammy Wynette

    American country music singer-songwriter and musician and was one of country music's best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers. Called the "First Lady of Country Music", and her best-known song, "Stand by Your Man", is one of the best-selling hit singles by a woman in the history of country music. Wikipedia


    Sentences forChet Atkins

    • This influence was so great that Chet Atkins was quoted as saying, "The music has gotten pretty bad, I think. It's all that damn line dancing."Country music-Wikipedia
    • When the brothers were still in high school, they gained the attention of prominent Nashville musicians like Chet Atkins, who began to groom them for national attention.The Everly Brothers-Wikipedia
    • Orbison attempted to sell to RCA Victor his recordings of songs by other writers, working with and being in awe of Chet Atkins, who had played guitar with Presley.Roy Orbison-Wikipedia
    • A month later, Jennings returned to Nashville and presented the master tape to Chet Atkins, who, after listening to it, decided to release it.Waylon Jennings-Wikipedia
    • In 1962, Lightfoot released two singles, both recorded at RCA in Nashville and produced by Chet Atkins, that were local hits in Toronto and received some airplay elsewhere in Canada.Gordon Lightfoot-Wikipedia
    • After stopping in Phoenix to attend a Jennings performance at JD's, Bare called Chet Atkins, head of the RCA Victor studios in Nashville, and suggested he sign Jennings.Waylon Jennings-Wikipedia

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