Film Screening: Chet Atkins Rare Performances 1955-1975
Sunday, August 21, 2011 • 2 pm
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - 222 5th Ave SWebsite
Chet Atkins is considered one of the most talented, creative, and influential guitar players of all time. Chet Atkins: Rare Performances 1955-1975 complies early performances. This highlight reel features gems from the Purina Grand Ole Opry show, Ozark Jubilee, Pop! Goes the Country, and more. Atkins demonstrates his versatility as a guitar genius, shredding through songs on his signature Gretsch guitars, as well as an Estruch classical guitar and a Martin Dreadnought. 60 minutes. Offered as part of the special exhibition Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player, made possible by the Gretsch Company with additional support from Great American Country Television Network. Free. Made Possible by Iron Mountain Film and Sound Archives.