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Chet Atkins - Chet Atkins' Workshop

Chet Atkins - Chet Atkins' Workshop

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Chet Atkins |  Label: Sundazed  |  Format: LP   |  Genre: Country | LP condition: Mint | Jacket condition: Sealed

Heralded hip hi-fi from '57!

Chet's 1957 masterpiece! A stunning collection showing his virtuosity and diverse repertoire aimed to satisfy both his core country fans and a pop audience--including the rendition of "Walk, Don't Run" that inspired a Washington quartet's iconic hit cover. Hi-Fi in Focus, from the original masters, pressed on premium RTI vinyl! The distinctive cover of Hi-Fi in Focus set it apart from the usual Chet Atkins LP. The modern abstract photo, meant to depict high fidelity, was the winning entry of 30,000 submissions in a contest sponsored by RCA and the camera manufacturer Canon to find a photo that captured the essence of the medium. The music inside reflected both Chet's eclecticism and the growing popularity of high fidelity long-playing albums as he blended virtuosity and diverse repertoire, aimed to satisfy his core country fans and a pop audience. A measure of his success: in the late 50's and early 60's, his LPs occupied space in upscale record collections alongside orchestral LPs by Percy Faith, Mantovani, Hugo Winterhalter and Nelson Riddle. Eight Hi-Fi performances included a rhythm section (Nashville studio A-Teamers Floyd Cramer, piano; Bob Moore, bass; Buddy Harman, drums); five were solo guitar. Available from Modern Harmonic, pressed on premium RTI vinyl, from the original masters!

Songs are; 

El Cumbanchero 
Ain't Misehavin' 
Shadow Waltz 
Anna
Yesterdays
Portugese Washerwoman 
Tiger Rag
Walk, Don't Run
Tara's Theme
Johnson Rag 
Lullaby of the Leaves 
Bouree (Bach) 
Avorada (Little Music Box) 

NEW SEALED LP


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