We remember Chet Atkins

June 30, 2001 - Chet Atkins, American guitar virtuoso, also known as "Mr. Guitar" passed away aged 77. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Sweet Georgia Brown (w/ Stanley Jordan) 2 . Chet Atkins & Million Dollar Band 3 . Jerrys Breakdown (w/ Jerry Reed) 4 . I Still Can't Say Goodbye 5 . Stardust 6 . Fingerstyle Guitar Medley 7 . Mr. Sandman (TV 1954) 8 . The Entertainer 9 . Chet Atkins Plays…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 26/52

Chet Atkins, Stanley Jordan, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Steve Vai, Mick Taylor, Randy Bachman, Buckethead, John Frusciante, Angus Young, Ritchie Blackmore, Pete Townshend

Me:nu Du Jour June 30 (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Al Jarreau, Sly & The Family Stone, Eurythmics, Queen, Madonna, The Prodigy, Iggy Pop, Lucinda Williams, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Os Mutantes, Alice Cooper, Magazine, System of a Down We Celebrate Stanley Clarke, Lena Horne, Joe Henderson, Chet Atkins We Watch Maceo Parker, John Lee Hooker, Sharon Jones, Prince,…

Elektra Nonesuch publish Bill Frisell’s ninth album : ‘Nashville’ (1997)

Bill Frisell's 'Nashville' is his ninth album recorded in 1995/1996 in Nashville and released on April 29, 1997 by Elektra Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.Gimme A Holler (Bill Frisell) - 05:02 . 2.Go Jake (Bill Frisell) - 04:27 . 3.One Of These Days (Neil Young) - 04:51 . 4.Mr. Memory (Bill Frisell) - 03:59 . 5.Brother (Bill Frisell) - 06:03 . 6.Will Jesus Wash The Bloodstains From Your Hands (Hazel…

RCA Victor release ‘Elvis Is Back!’ Elvis Presley’s first album after his return from the Army (1960)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis Is Back!' is his tenth studio album recorded after his return from the U.S. Army.and released on April 8, 1960 by RCA Victor in mono and stereoTrack Listing : 1.Make Me Know It (Otis Blackwell) - 01:58 . 2.Fever (John Davenport, Eddie Cooley) - 03:31 . 3.The Girl Of My Best Friend (Beverly Ross, Sam Bobrick) - 02:21 . 4.I Will Be Home Again (Bennie Benjamin, Raymond Leveen,…

Rca Victor release in mono ‘Elvis Presley,’ his debut album (1956)

"Elvis Presley" is his eponymous debut studio album released, in mono, on March 23, 1956 by Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins) - 02:00 . 2.I'M Counting On You (Don Robertson) - 02:25 . 3.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 02:25 . 4.One-Sided Love Affair (Bill Campbell) - 02:11 . 5.I Love You Because (Leon Payne) - 02:43 . 6.Just Because (Bob Shelton, Joe…

Pat Metheny records ‘One Quiet Night’ solo on acoustic and baritone guitars (2001)

Pat Metheny's 'One Quiet Night' is a solo album recorded on November 21, 2001 and January 2003 on acoustic and baritone guitars and released on May 13, 2003 By Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.One Quiet Night (Pat Metheny) - 05:02 . 2.Song For The Boys (Pat Metheny) - 04:30 . 3.Don'T Know Why (Jesse Harris) - 03:08 . 4.Another Chance (Pat Metheny) - 06:48 . 5.Time Goes On (Pat Metheny) - 03:18 . 6.My…

RCA publish Elvis Presley second album : ‘Elvis’ featuring ‘Love Me’ (1956)

'Elvis / Elvis Presley No. 2' is his second studio album recorded in September in Hollywood and released on October 19, 1956 in mono by RCA Victor.Track Listing : 1.Rip It Up (Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco) - 01:50 . 2.Love Me (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 02:41 . 3.When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again (Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker) - 02:18 . 4.Long Tall Sally (Robert Blackwell, Enotris…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a "Benson Strictly Guitar" video playlist featuring a non-singing Benson, for all of you out there who love to watch the…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Fourplay,’ their debut album Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James (1991)

'Fourplay' is their eponymous debut album (featuring Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James) released on September 17, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.Track listing : 1.Bali Run (Lee Ritenour, Bob James) - 05:32 . 2.101 Eastbound (Nathan East, Marcel East) - 05:57 . 3.Foreplay (Lee Ritenour) - 05:26 . 4.Moonjogger (Bob James) - 06:16 . 5.Max-O-Man (Harvey Mason, Sr., Michael Lang)…

Happy Birthday Earl Klugh. ‘Clueful about Klugh’

This day (September 16, 1953), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Earl Klugh, an American smooth / fusion guitaristDigest Tracklist : Wishful thinking (2013) . Whispers And Promises (2001) . Mr Lucky / Days of Wine and Roses (2010) . If It’s In Your Heart (1994) . w/ George Benson – Living Inside Your Love . Dr Macumba . w/ George Benson – Brazilian Stomp (1988) . This Time . w/ George Benson &…

Ray Charles records ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two’ (1962)

Ray Charles 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two' is an album (following the success of Vol 1) recorded on September 5 and 7, 1962 and released in October 1962 by ABC-Paramount. Track listing : 1.You Are My Sunshine (Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)- 03:01 . 2.No Letter Today (Ted Daffan)- 03:01 . 3.Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You) (James Hodges)- 02:41 . 4.Don't Tell Me…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 33/52

Peter Gabriel . Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Phil Collins . David Crosby, Laura Mvula . Esperanza Spalding, Taj Mahal . Keb' Mo', Les Paul . Chet Atkins, King Curtis . Champion Jack Dupree, Stevie Wonder . Chick Corea, Larry Graham . Prince, Rodrigo . Gabriela . Robert Trujillo, Bon Jovi . Aerosmith, Aerosmith . Jimmy Page, Sting, Zucchero . Jeff BeckThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among…

We remember Les Paul. ‘Les, My Guitar Gently Wept’

This day (August 13, 2009), in White Plains, New York, died Lester William Polsfuss a.k.a Les Paul, an American guitarist, songwriter and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar.Digest Tracklist : Live In New York (2003) . Live in New York City (1999) . w/ Steve Vai – Summertime (1998) . How High The Moon (1991) . Documentary . Somewhere Over The Rainbow (1985) . Dark Eyes . Live Medley…

Tommy Emmanuel – Endless Road

Released on March 8, 2005 ( originally in 2002 in Emmanuel"s native Australia), "Endless Road" is an album by Tommy EmmanuelTrack Listing : 1.Endless Road (Tommy Emmanuel) - 04:32 . 2.Tall Fiddler (Tommy Emmanuel) - 02:28 . 3.(The Man With The) Green Thumb (Tommy Emmanuel) - 03:20 . 4.Bella Soave (Tommy Emmanuel) - 02:22 . 5.Morning Aire (Tommy Emmanuel) - 05:56 . 6.Angelina (Tommy Emmanuel) -…

Jazzin’Around Sway

Starting and ending with Pablo Beltran Ruiz's composition Quien Sera / Sway', we have mixed 18 'mixing Latin, Jazz & Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Pablo Beltran Ruiz'. It has Cher, Bobby Darin, Mose Allison, Cannonball Adderley and many more.

It’s Snow (or Never)

From 'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' to 'Ornette Never Sleeps' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Snow (or … Never)'. It has George Shearing & Billy May, Michel Legrand, Quincy Jones, Art Blakey and many more.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band release ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken,’ their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis among other guests (1972)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 'Will the Circle be Unbroken' is their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis among other guests and released in November 1972 by United ArtistsTrack Listing : 1.Grand Ole Opry Song (Hylo Brown) - 02:59 . 2.Keep On The Sunny Side (A.P. Carter, Gary Garett) - 03:35 . 3.Nashville Blues (Earl Scruggs) - 03:10 . 4.You Are My Flower (A.P.…