1994 Chet Atkins – Read My Licks

atkins-chet-1994Read My Licks is a recording by American guitarist Chet Atkins.

David Hungate and Chet again co-produce with a number of guest musicians. Suzy Bogguss contributes a lead vocal on “After You’ve Gone”. She and Chet released a duet album the same year. Steve Wariner joins Chet in a vocal as well as a guitar duet on “Read My Licks”.

At the Grammy Awards of 1994, “Young Thing” won the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance.

Tracks

1Young Thing (Chet Atkins)3:15
2Mountains of Illinois (Chet Atkins, Pat Bergeson)4:10
3After You’ve Gone (Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)3:32
4Every Now and Then (Chet Atkins, Randy Goodrum)3:03
5Somebody Loves Me Now (RL Kass)4:08
6Norway (Claes Neeb)3:44
7Read My Licks (Catesby Jones, David Roger Allen)4:35
8Take a Look at Her Now (Pat Bergeson, RL Kass)3:57
9Around the Bend (Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed)3:45
10Dream (Johnny Mercer)4:37
11Vincent (Don McLean)3:48

Media

Musicians

1 Young Thing

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis


2 Mountains of Illinois

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
PianoLarry Knechtel


3 After You’ve Gone

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
KeyboardsDarryl Dybka
VocalsSuzy Bogguss


4 Every Now and Then

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
SaxJim Horn


5 Somebody Loves Me Now

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
GuitarEric Johnson
GuitarRobert Lee Castleman
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis


6 Norway

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
FiddleStuart Duncan
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
KeyboardsDarryl Dybka


7 Read My Licks

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
GuitarSteve Wariner
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
VocalsSteve Wariner


8 Take a Look at Her Now

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarPat Bergeson
GuitarRobert Lee Castleman
KeyboardsRandy Goodrum
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
PercussionPat Bergeson


9 Around the Bend

BassDavid Hungate
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarMark Knopfler
GuitarPat Bergeson
GuitarPaul Yandell


10 Dream

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsLarrie Londin
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarGeorge Benson
KeyboardsFloyd Cramer


11 Vincent

GuitarChet Atkins

Liner Notes

Producer – Chet Atkins, David Hungate (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11)
Producer – Chet Atkins, George Benson (Tracks 10)
Engineer – Warren Peterson
Engineer (Assistant) – Greg Parker
Engineer (Overdub) – Bill Porter, Doug Crider, Mike Poston, Richard Mullan
Engineer (Remix) – Dave Palmer, Warren Peterson
Mastered By – Denny Purcell, Jonathan Russell

Art Direction – Bill Johnson, Rollow Welch
Photography By (Cover And Color) – Bret Lopez

Recorded At – Javelina Recording Studios
Recorded At – CA Workshop
Mixed At – Javelina Recording Studios
Edited At – Georgetown Masters
Mastered At – Georgetown Masters
Glass Mastered At – Sony DADC Austria
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Distributed By – Sony Music