By John McClellan and Deyan Bratic
Fingerpicking Guitar Sheet Music
Electric Guitar Sheet Music
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Chet Atkins in Three Dimensions. (50 years of legendary guitar). By John McClellan and Deyan Bratic. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Transcribed Solos. Country. Advanced. Book. 208 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20385).
ISBN 9780786670451. Country. 8.75" x 11.75" inches.
This tribute contains twenty-two of Chet's greatest solos and duets along with interviews with his daughter, Merle Atkins Russell and close friends such as Jerry Reed, Vince Gill, Eddy Arnold, Don Mclean and many others. This book offers touching insight into the character of an American original, who did much to shape the course of music history and the guitar. Most importantly, Chet Atkins helped thousands of people over the course of his life through kindness and generosity. To quote Jerry Reed, "There is only one." This book is a tribute to a special man, a special artist... a hero to the millions of lives he touched. The Atkins Family has shared many rare photographs which are presented in a special eight-page color insert. Selections include, Heartaches, Caravan, When You Wish Upon a Star (live version), Music to Watch Girls by, Stars and Stripes Forever, Jerry's Breakdown, Nashtown Ville and many others. All music is in standard notation and in tablature.
Location: from Yorkshire Dales
March 20, 2009
Sad he is no longer with us.
As with my review on Chet's volume 2, I have been a fan of Chet Atkins for well over 40 years and have played the guitar for even longer. Having decided it was about time I found out exactly how the master himself went about it I purchased both Volume...
21 of 39 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Gotland, Sweden
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Location: from Edmonds, WA
September 2, 2004
High Quality, Clear Effort
This book features a number of pieces, some fingerstyle country, some classical guitar, and some electric playing as well. Interesting biographical information and testimonials by his friends are there to be read as well. As far as difficulty and technique are concerned, well that's all very subjective but at times...
24 of 46 people found this review helpful.