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Learn more about Chester Lester(Bonus Tracks):

Format: CD
Sku: 204873585
UPC: 828767637921
UPC 14: 00828767637921
Release Date: 7/24/2007
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. It's Been a Long, Long Time ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
2. Moonglow / Picnic (Theme From 'Picnic') ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
3. Caravan ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
4. It Had To Be You ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
5. Out Of Nowhere ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
6. Avalon ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
7. Birth Of The Blues ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
8. Someday Sweetheart ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
9. Deed I Do ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
10. Lover Come Back To Me ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
11. World Is Waiting For the Sunrise, The - (previously unreleased, Bonus Tracks) ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
12. You Brought a New Kind Of Love To Me - (previously unreleased, Bonus Tracks) ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
13. Caravan - (previously unreleased, alternate take, Bonus Tracks) ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul
14. Moonglow / Picnic (Theme From 'Picnic') - (previously unreleased, Bonus Tracks/Rehearsal Version) ~ Chet Atkins/Les Paul

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel includes: Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Paul Yandell (guitar); Randy Goodrum (piano); Henry Strzelecki, Bob Moore (bass); Larrie London (drums).
Muze PNote Recorded in 1976.
Muze PNote Digitally remastered by Denny Purcell & Jonathan Russell (Georgetown Masters, Nashville, Tennessee).
Muze PNote 2 LPs on 1 CD: CHESTER & LESTER (1976)/GUITAR MONSTERS (1978).
Muze PNote Personnel includes: Chet Atkins, Les Paul (guitar); Randy Goodrum (piano); Henry Strzelecki, Bob Moore (bass); Larrie London (drums).
Muze PNote Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee.
Muze PNote Personnel: Bobby Thompson (guitar); Paul Yandell, Ray Edenton (guitar); Randy Goodrum (piano); Henry Strzelecki, Bob Moore (bass guitar); Larrie Londin (drums).
Muze PNote Les Paul is known not only for his contributions to the development of the electric guitar, but for his wizardry in the studio as well (he was a pioneer in the use of multi-track recordings). Part of what makes CHESTER AND LESTER such a treat, however, is the straightforward, easy feel of the session, which seems leagues removed from Paul's painstakingly meticulous experiments. A duo date with Chet Atkins (who was greatly influenced and inspired by Paul), CHESTER AND LESTER showcases two guitar icons playing together as friends.
Muze PNote There is a heavy country flavor to these proceedings, but that doesn't keep either guitarist from flinging around stylistic references to jazz and other genres. Atkins' laid-back fingerpicking style is the perfect counterpoint to Paul's fretboard flurries. The sheer mythic weight created by these two innovators playing side by side is almost enough in itself to recommend the album, but--not surprisingly--the music is wonderful too.

Producer: Chet Atkins; Bob Irwin (Reissue)

Engineer: Bill Vandevort

Artist Overview

Among fingerstyle country guitar players, perhaps only Merle Travis can rival Chet Atkins, whose distinctive sound defined an entire generation of Nashville country. Atkins has played an equally important role as a record producer. As RCA's chief Nashville producer in the '50s and '60s, Atkins oversaw sessions for Elvis Presley, the Everly Brothers, Jim Reeves, Don Gibson, and countless others. He was one of the chief architects of the polished country style that came to be known as the "Nashville sound," but his own productions were more tasteful and appealing than those for which the genre is frequently lambasted. Atkins remained active into the '90s, but succumbed to cancer in 2001.

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Tribute To Music Of Bob Wills
Muze Music Compilations Country Gospel Suday In The South
Muze Music Compilations 20 Greatest Hits
Muze Music Compilations Great Country Hymns / Various
Muze Music Compilations Real 60's Country / Various
Muze Music Compilations Real 70's Country / Various
Muze Music Compilations Country Outlaws(2cd)
Muze Music Compilations Celebration Of Stars:children's Music
Muze Music Compilations Me And Jerry/me And Chet
Muze Music Compilations 1960 British Hit Parade:b Sides Pt 1
Muze Music Compilations Playlist:very Best Of George Jones Du
Muze Music Compilations Playlist:very Best Of Ray Charles
Muze Music Compilations Readers Digest:autumn Leaves
Muze Music Compilations Giggling Laughing:silly Songs For K

Associated Artists and Works

Almeida, Laurindo
Bogguss, Suzy
Breau, Lenny
Coleman, Jim
Cramer, Floyd
Ears, Rabbit
Rabbit Ears
Watson, Doc

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 07/24/2007
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1977
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 82876763792
Music Label Name Label : Columbia Nashville
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00828767637921

Product Attributes

Product attributeArtist:   Atkins,Chet
Product attributeLabel:   Rca Records
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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