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Atkins, Chet [Chester Burton]
Note: Variety obit is for father of (James A. Atkins) (Source: 1)

guitar, rhthym guitar


born: 20 Jun 1924 Luttrell, Tennessee / state, USA Source: 2  

born: 20 Jun 1924 Nashville, Tennessee / state, USA Source: 3  

date of Variety obit: 20 Mar 1968 (see note above)  

The Music Sack has 37 items with information about Chet [Chester Burton] Atkins:


 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1995

Haislop, Neil
Lathrop, Tad
Sumrall, Harry
Giants of country music : classic sounds and stars, from the heart of Nashville to the top of the charts
By Neil Haislop, Tad Lathrop, Harry Sumrall
New York: Billboard Books, 1995, 258 p.
      (Series: Billboard Hit Makers Series)

Number of People : 162


 1994

The comprehensive country music encyclopedia : From the editors of Country Music Magazine
Random House, 1994, 445 p.

Number of People : 536

More Details : (1 Section)


 1994

Douse, Cliff
The guitarist book of guitar players
Ely, Cambridgeshire: Music Maker Books, 1994, 145 p.

Number of People : 461


 1994

Gregory, Hugh
1000 Great guitarists : rock, jazz, country, funk ...
London: Balafon Books, 1994, 164 p.

Number of People : 984


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1993

Gregory, Hugh
Who's who in country music
London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1993, 262 p.

Number of People : 662


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Menn, Don
Secrets from the masters : conversations with forty great guitar players from the pages of Guitar Player Magazine
Edited by Don Menn
San Francisco: GPI Books, 1992

Number of People : 40


 1991

Artist Index

p. 705-727 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Aladdin/Imperial labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1991., xiv, 727 p.

Number of People : 1,756


 1991

Blanc, Michael la
Contemporary musicians volume 5
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1991, 243 p.

Number of People : 63


 1990

Personal and Group Name Index

p. 141-149 In:
McParland, Stephen J.
Blair, John
The illustrated discography of Hot Rod Music 1961-1965
Compiled by John Blair and Stephen J. McParland
Ann Arbor, Michigan: Popular Culture, Ink, 1990

Number of People : 621


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988

Nash, Alanna
Behind closed doors : talking with the legends of country music
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988

Number of People : 31


 1987

Clark, Roy
Eremo, Judie
Country musicians : From the editors of Guitar Player, Keyboard, and Frets magazines
Edited by Judie Eremo.
Foreword by Roy Clark
New York: Grove Press, 1987

Number of People : 31

More Details : (1 Section)


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Kienzle, Rich
Great guitarists
[New York City]: Facts on File, c1985, 246 p.

Number of People : 64


 1982

Hagen, Chet
Country music legends in the hall of fame
Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1982

Number of People : 34


 1982

Charlesworth, Chris
A-Z of rock guitarists
London: Proteus, 1982

Number of People : 122


 1981

Kingsbury, Ken
Kingsbury's who's who in country and western music
Culver City, Ca.: Black Stallion Country Press, 1981, 304 p.

Number of People : 730


 1980 Source: 1

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

The guitar player book
Revised and updated edition
By the editors of Guitar Player Magazine
New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1979, 403 p.

Number of People : 77


 1979

Sakol, Jeannie
The wonderful world of country music
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1979

Number of People : 144


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1977

Dellar, Fred
Thompson, Roy
The illustrated encyclopedia of country music
By Fred Dellar and Roy Thompson
London: Salamader Books, 1977, 256 p.

Number of People : 537


 1975

McCulloh, Judith
Stars of country music : Uncle Dave Macon to Johnny Rodriguez
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1975

Number of People : 19


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974 Source: 2

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Shestack, Melvin
The country music encyclopedia
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974, 410 p.

Number of People : 190


 1974

Neely, Bill
Ivey, William
Atkins, Chet
Country gentleman.
Foreword by William Ivey
With Bill Neely.
Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1974, 226 p.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Composers and their works

p. 109 In:
Jansen, David
Recorded ragtime 1897-1958
Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books / Shoe String Press, 1973, 155 p.

Number of People : 74


 1969

Stambler, Irwin
Landon, Grelum
Encyclopedia of folk, country and western music
By Irwin Stambler and Grelun Landon
London: St. Martin's Press, 1969, 396 p.

Number of People : 444


 1966 Source: 3

Feather, Leonard
Lewis, John
The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties
Foreword by John Lewis
New York: Horizon Press, 1966

Number of People : 1,137


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