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Paul Yandell: The Last “Certified Guitar Player”

Paul Yandell: The Last “Certified Guitar Player”

Throughout the history of the music industry, there have been artists who’ve gained tremendous acclaim and recognition for their accomplishments. Such an artist was guitar legend Chet Atkins, whose multiple claims to fame are well known and undisputed. But there are...

Fred Gretsch Salutes Chet Atkins

Gretsch Company President Speaks at Opening of Country Music Hall of Fame’s Exhibit Honoring Guitar Great This past August 10 saw the opening reception for the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s new exhibit, Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player. The star-studded...

Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player Exhibit Opens August 12

Press release issued by The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum– The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will pay tribute to one of country music’s most versatile and visionary artists, Chet Atkins, with Chet Atkins:  Certified Guitar Player, a...

Chet Atkins Honored by Country Music Hall of Fame

“Years from now, after I’m gone, someone will listen to what I’ve done and know I was here…they’ll hear my guitars speaking for me.” – Chet Atkins COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME ® AND MUSEUM TO HONOR “MISTER GUITAR” CHET ATKINS WITH BIOGRAPHICAL EXHIBIT...