They just don't make music stars like Chet Atkins any more. In a career that includes 13 Grammy wins and 70 albums, Chet has proven time and time again that he's got some very impressive musical chops. In this special portrait, his show biz journey is told through rare concert footage, studio sessions and interviews with some of his closest friends and admirers. As an added bonus, you'll be delighted to see Chet perform alongside other recording legends such as Dolly Parton, George Benson and Peter Frampton. Don't miss owning this amazing musical tribute.
As a young man, guitarist and music producer Atkins found a way out of poverty when he picked up his first guitar and began to play. Atkins landed in Nashville where he was considered a pioneering force behind what would become known as the Nashville Sound. Though a performer, it was Atkins ear that made him a sought-after producer. Featured artists include Eddy Arnold, Randy Bachman (Guess Who), Bobby Bare, George Benson, Suzy Bogguss, Bill Carlisle (Carlisle's), Carter Family, June Carter Cash, Tommy Emmanuel, Don Everly (Everly Brothers), John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Steve Howe, Waylon Jennings, Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), and Willie Nelson.