Chet Atkins

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Name: Chet Atkins
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Music City IS the music — and sometimes buildings

Across from Bradley Studios, another lot on Music Row is readied for a new neighbor. (Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean)"Growing pains" is more than just an expression when it comes to the city of Nashville in 2014. We are on a multiyear track of ... [Published Tennessean - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Nashville’s creative culture attracts world-class talent

Nashville’ creative curlture draws talented, creative people of all types to our city. (Photo:Larry McCormack / File / The Tennessean)Across our city, there are numerous talented, creative people who were drawn to Nashville for many and various reasons, ... [Published Tennessean - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Guitar Virtuoso Plays Two South Dakota Venues

Australian guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel says he's not in the music business, but the happiness business. He's a master finger picker and essentially a one-man band. He plays bass, rhythm and melodic lines along with percussion all on a single acoustic ... [Published SDPB - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Long Doobie Runnin: A Q&A with Patrick Simmons

In ' 40-year+ career, with over 40 million records sold, only one Doobie has remained lit for the entire saga: the guitar and voice of Patrick Simmons. The band has recently completed a new album of some of their classic tunes with some noteworthy guest ... [Published Creative Loafing - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Alexandria Covenant summer concert features Connie Lee

Posted Today at 12:00 a.m.A Nashville, Tennessee, recording artist, Cunningham grew up near Urbank. Her career includes performing with the Grand Ole Opry Road Show and working side by side with Chet Atkins in Nashville.While in Nashville, she also worked ... [Published Echo Press - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Staring down the wrecking ball on Music Row

Updated 3:13PMThe lovely (in spirit and appearance) – young woman crosses her legs when she sits on an upholstered bench at Ben Folds’ Steinway and looks around the 75-by-45-foot room with the uncertain future.“I love it,” she says, green eyes flashing. ... [Published The Nashville Ledger - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Reasons for Scotland staying in the UK are same as for UK staying in the EU | @guardianletters

_ One of the arguments used to persuade Scots to vote no to independence is that they are better off as part of the larger nation than they would be as a small separate unit (Report, 3 July). Many making that argument are now saying that the UK would ... [Published - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Ben Folds battles to save RCA Studio A

This week has been a battle of preservation in Music City. Should we save RCA Studio A or let it go? Monday, Ben Folds hosted a rally to Save Studio A, which has turned into a preservation effort to save Music Row because of its historical signific ... [Published - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Music Row property owners push back on preservation

Chet Atkins plays inside Studio A in this undated photo. The Country Music Hall of Famer built the studio with Owen Bradley.SonyOne day after supporters rallied to preserve record studios and other music industry landmarks along Music Row, a group of ... [Published Tennessean - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tommy Emmanuel Comes To Berklee Performance Center

He has been dubbed, "the sickest guitarist on the planet" for his incredible virtuosity and amazing take on the style of playing known as "fingerpicking." He, of course, is celebrated guitarist Tommy Emmanuel , and on Tuesday, July 8th, he will performing ... [Published - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nashville's musical heritage must be preserved

Willie Nelson and Hank Cochran kid around at a 1968 party held at RCA Studio A. (Photo:File / The Tennessean)I've always longed to have been a fly on the wall during some of Music's Row legendary sessions, where Chet Atkins, Owen Bradley, Patsy Cline, ... [Published Tennessean - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Developer says he will 'preserve' RCA Studio A or move on

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -"We have saved an historic building for awhile" seemed to be a general reaction to word late Friday that a Brentwood developer would not move ahead with imminent plans to tear down Nashville's RCA Studio A, but many who attended the ... [Published WKRN - Jun 28 2014]

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Biographies of the Members of The Beatles [Published - 2 hours ago]
Music City IS the music — and sometimes buildings [Published Tennessean - Jul 20 2014]
Nashville’s creative culture attracts world-cla... [Published Tennessean - Jul 20 2014]
Tommy Emmanuel Places Audience First [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Jul 17 2014]
Australian Guitar Virtuoso Plays Two South Dako... [Published SDPB - Jul 16 2014]
Nashville Guitar Virtuoso David Andersen Re-Con... [Published Music Industry News Network - Jul 16 2014]
Long Doobie Runnin: A Q&A with Patrick Simmons [Published Creative Loafing - Jul 14 2014]
Chester blues festival comes a Cropper [Published Chester Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
Alexandria Covenant summer concert features Con... [Published Echo Press - Jul 11 2014]
Downtown Willoughby hosts weekly concerts throu... [Published - Jul 11 2014]
Staring down the wrecking ball on Music Row [Published The Nashville Ledger - Jul 10 2014]
Ben Folds Leads Charge to Save RCA Studio A on ... [Published National Trust for Historic Preservation - Jul 10 2014]
Cowboys for CASA to help abused, neglected chil... [Published Gainesville Daily Register - Jul 10 2014]
Billy Joe Shaver: An outlaw fights on [Published - Jul 10 2014]
Clash In Nashville: A Property Battle On Music ... [Published WNYC - Jul 09 2014]
Fight Over RCA Studio Boiled Down: The Preserva... [Published Nashville Public Radio - Jul 08 2014]
Crown Imperials drove London's Buddy Holly Sound [Published London Free Press - Jul 06 2014]
Sunday's first look: Weather, calendar, and wil... [Published Napa News - Jul 06 2014]
Minehead's Acorn Club welcomes Willoughby and C... [Published This is the West Country - Jul 04 2014]
Rita F. Binette [Published Sun-Journal - Jul 04 2014]
Capitol View Commentary: Friday, July 4, 2014 [Published NewsChannel 5 - Jul 04 2014]
Reasons for Scotland staying in the UK are same... [Published - Jul 03 2014]
Legendary country singer Betty Cody dies at 92 [Published Sun-Journal - Jul 02 2014]
Ben Folds battles to save RCA Studio A [Published - Jul 02 2014]
Ben Folds saves Nashville's RCA Studio A...for now [Published Audio Pro International - Jul 02 2014]
Music Row property owners push back on preserva... [Published Tennessean - Jul 01 2014]
Efforts To ‘Save Studio A’ Expand To Include Al... [Published Nashville Public Radio - Jul 01 2014]
EMedia Music To Expand The Guitar Lab DVD Serie... [Published Music Industry News Network - Jun 30 2014]
Jim Reeves recording his Christmas album in RCA... [Published Tennessean - Jun 30 2014]
Tommy Emmanuel Comes To Berklee Performance Center [Published - Jun 30 2014]
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Serious Candidate Victoria ‘She’s Serious’ Jack... [Published Wonkette - Jun 20 2014]
Thank Loki and Coyote, our favorite political trickster hero, Victoria Jackson, has unleashed a spanking-new ad for her campaign to win election to a county commission in Tennessee. Her very own blog headline for this thing is “Victoria Jackson ...
Steve Wariner: Chet Atkins protege plays Masoni... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - May 12 2014]
Steve Wariner gleaned lessons from his mentors -- from Dottie West to Glen Campbell to Bob Luman to the great Chet Atkins -- and has parlayed at career that began as a 17-year-old bass player for West into one of Nashville's best. He plays the Masonic ...
Tommy Emmanuel's Beautiful New Version of "Some... [Published Little Green Footballs - Apr 12 2014]
YouTubeThis classic song by Harold Arlen from the film, The Wizard of Oz, was arranged and performed by Tommy from the mid '70s. It was first adapted from a version played by Chet Atkins, then it evolved over many concerts.Please like, comment, share ...
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