Annotation

Sub-Optimal Credits

Pat Bergeson plays rhythm guitar on track 11

George Benson appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Suzy Bogguss appears courtesy of Liberty Records
David Hungate appears courtesy of MCA Canada
John Jarvis appears courtesy of Liberty Masters Series
Mark Knopfler appears courtesy of Phonogram Records and Warner Bros. Records Inc. (USA)
Terry McMillian appears courtesy of RCA Records
Mark O'Connor appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York
Legacy A&R: Steve Berkowitz
Project Director: John Jackson
A&R Coordination: Darren Salmieri, Stacey Boyle
Front Cover, Booklet Back Cover, Back Cover and Interior Photo (with guitar): Bret Lopez
Interior B&W Photo: John Miller
Interior Inset Photos (from left): Jimmy Moore, Deborah Feingold, Jim McGuire
Inner Tray Card: Deborah Feingold
Packaging Manager: Abe Vélez

Annotation last modified on 2013-05-13 08:05 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bourree
Chet Atkins 3:52
2 Cosmic Square Dance
Chet Atkins 4:17
3 Wobegon (The Way It Used to Be)
Chet Atkins 3:18
4 Maybelle
Chet Atkins 3:10
5 Dixie McGuire
Chet Atkins with Tommy Emmanuel 3:53
6 Jam Man
Chet Atkins 3:21
7 Poor Boy Blues
Chet Atkins with Mark Knopfler 4:03
8 Road to Gundaghi / Waltzing Matilda
Chet Atkins with Tommy Emmanuel 3:03
9 Sneakin' Around
Chet Atkins with Jerry Reid 4:27
10 Dream
Chet Atkins 4:37
11 After You've Gone
Chet Atkins 3:32
12 I'll See You in My Dreams
Chet Atkins with Mark Knopfler 2:59
13 Young Thing
Chet Atkins 3:13
14 Imagine
Chet Atkins 4:08
15 So Soft, Your Goodbye
Chet Atkins with Mark Knopfler 3:16

Credits

CD 1

fiddle:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 15)
fiddle and violin:
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 2)
strings arranger:
Bergen White (track 10)
drums:
Larrie Londin (tracks 2, 7, 10, 12)
Lonnie Wilson (Drummer) (tracks 11, 13)
drums and percussion:
Larrie Londin (track 9)
drums and keyboard:
Randy Goodrum (track 1)
guitar:
Chet Atkins (tracks 1, 3, 5–6, 8, 13)
harmonica:
Terry McMillan (track 9)
bass:
Guy E. Fletcher (tracks 7, 12)
David Hungate (tracks 1–2, 9–11, 13)
bass, brushes and guitar:
Tommy Emmanuel (tracks 5, 8)
banjo:
Paul Yandell (track 2)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 2)
Terry McMillan (track 1)
steel guitar:
Paul Franklin (track 7)
keyboard:
Floyd Cramer (track 10)
Darryl Dybka (tracks 9, 11)
Guy E. Fletcher (track 15)
Randy Goodrum (tracks 5, 11, 13)
John Jarvis (piano/keyboard player) (tracks 11, 13)
guitars:
Chet Atkins (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9–12, 14–15)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 10)
Pat Bergeson (tracks 9, 11)
Mark Knopfler (tracks 2, 7, 12, 14–15)
Jerry Reed (track 9)
Paul Yandell (track 4)
additional guitar:
Pat Bergeson (track 13)
composer:
Chet Atkins (tracks 2–4, 6, 13)
Tommy Emmanuel (track 5)
Randy Goodrum (track 15)
Isham Jones (track 12)
R. L. Kass (track 9)
Paul Kennerley (track 7)
Mark Knopfler (track 2)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 14)
Paul Yandell (track 2)
Christina Macpherson (1895) (track 8)
Turner Layton (1918) (track 11)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 10)
lyricist:
Paul Kennerley (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 14)
Gus Kahn (track 12)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 14)
Banjo Paterson (1895-01) (track 8)
Henry Creamer (1918) (track 11)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 10)
mixer:
Bill Schnee (tracks 7, 12, 15)
performer:
Mark Knopfler (track 7)
producer:
Chet Atkins (tracks 3–6, 8–11, 13–14)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 10)
Darryl Dybka (tracks 9, 14)
Tommy Emmanuel (tracks 5, 8)
Randy Goodrum (track 1)
David Hungate (tracks 2–3, 11, 13)
Mark Knopfler (tracks 7, 12, 15)
Jerry Reed (track 9)
vocals:
Chet Atkins (track 7)
Mark Knopfler (track 7)
Suzy Bogguss (track 11)
publisher:
Athens Music (tracks 2–4, 6, 13)
Downtown DMP Songs (track 14)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 7)
Lenono Music (track 14)
WB Music Corp. (track 10)
mixed at:
arrangements:
Waltzing Matilda (for band, Akers) (track 8)
Waltzing Matilda (for band, Langford) (track 8)
cover recording of:
After You’ve Gone (track 11)
Poor Boy Blues (track 7)
instrumental cover recording of:
Dream (track 10)
Imagine (track 14)
Waltzing Matilda (track 8)
is based on:
Thou Bonnie Wood of Craigielea (Scottish folk song, first published circa 1818) (track 8)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Mathilda (F. Lemarque) (track 8)
medley of:
Valsa Matilda (track 8)
recording of:
Dixie McGuire (track 5)
French Bourrée (track 1)
Jam Man (track 6)
Maybelle (track 4)
Sneakin' Around (track 9)
Young Thing (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 11)

Release

art direction: Howard Fritzson
compiler: Greg Geller
graphic design: David Santana (Graphic designer)
liner notes: Jonny Whiteside
mastering: Vic Anesini
photography: Deborah Feingold
Bret Lopez
Jim McGuire (Nashville photographer)
John Miller (photographer)
Jimmy Moore (Photographer)
ASIN: US: B0002S94VQ [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q7732444 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Essential Chet Atkins: The Columbia Years [info]