Monday, June 17, 2013

Chet Atkins Diet? I'm In!




















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Here's a great little album from the legendary picker Chet Atkins. The great cover art was actually the winner of a "submit your art for an album cover" contest held by the record label: A.M. Baunach, First Prize Winner RCA Victor Canon Camera Album Cover Photo Contest. This LP was reissued on CD in 2007 with a large number of bonus tracks from the same era. You need it.

Chet Atkins - guitar
Ray Edenton - rhythm guitar
Bob Moore - bass
Buddy Harman - drums
Floyd Cramer - piano
The Anita Kerr Singers - vocals


Chet Atkins - Hi Fi in Focus RCA Victor LPM-1577 (Mono)1957

Side one
  1. "El Cumbanchero" (Rafael Hernández) – 2:01
  2. "Ain't Misbehavin''" (Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 2:17
  3. "Shadow Waltz" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 2:23
  4. "Anna (El Negro Zumbon)" (Roman Vatro, Franco Giordano) – 2:02
  5. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 2:18
  6. "Portuguese Washerwoman" (R. Lucchesi, A. Popp) – 2:05
Side two
  1. "Tiger Rag" (Harry DaCosta, Eddie Edwards, Nick LaRocca) – 1:49
  2. "Walk, Don't Run" (Johnny Smith) – 2:22
  3. "Tara's Theme" (David, Max Steiner) – 2:24
  4. "Johnson Rag" (Guy Hall, Henry Kleinkauf, Jack Lawrence) – 2:07
  5. "Lullaby of the Leaves" (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young) – 2:37
  6. "Bouree" (Bach) – 1:28
  7. "Avorada" (Traditional) – 1:30

3 Comments:

Anonymous s carpenter said...

good timing - Chet's birthdate is june 20, 1924

4:59 PM  
Blogger TheCzarsOf45 said...

I am on the Atkins Diet myself, I like to cue up at least one Chet LP a day. And this is my favorite of Chet's LP output. I suspect I know you in some small way crate digging in many of the same Blount County haunts. Kent Teffeteller back at cha!

3:41 PM  
Blogger senormedia said...

MHS 80.

3:54 PM  

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