1994 Chet Atkins & Suzy Bogguss – Simpatico

Simpatico is an album by Suzy Bogguss and Chet Atkins, released in 1994.

Atkins and Bogguss were nominated for the 1996 Grammy award for Best Country & Western Vocal Collaboration (for the song “All My Loving” on the Beatles tribute album Come Together: America Salutes The Beatles) but did not win.

They were also nominated for the 1995 CMA Vocal Event of the Year award, for “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word.” The winners were Shenandoah and Alison Krauss for “Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart.”


1  In The Jailhouse Now (Jimmie Rodgers) 03:12
2  When She Smiled At Him (Joanie Chappell Beeson; Michael Johnson) 03:08
3  Forget About It (R.L. Kass) 04:23
4  Wives Don’t Like Old Girlfriends (Randy Vanwarmer; Shane Fontayne) 04:13
5  Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Elton John; Bernie Taupin) 04:00
6  Two Shades Of Blue (Bobby Braddock; Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy) 03:27
7  One More For The Road (Chet Atkins; Doug Crider; Suzy Bogguss) 04:27
8  I Still Miss Someone (Johnny Cash; Roy Cash) 03:42
9  You Bring Out The Best In Me (Doug Crider; Steve Dorff; Suzy Bogguss) 03:36
10  This Is The Beginning (Pat Donohue) 05:12


BassLeland Sklar
BassGlenn Worf
BassRoy Huskey Jr
DrumsCarlos Vega
DrumsHarry Stinson
GuitarChet Atkins
GuitarBrent Rowan
Acoustic GuitarChet Atkins
Acoustic GuitarR.L. Kass
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
Acoustic GuitarPat Bergeson
PianoMatt Rollings
ConcertinaFlaco Jimenez
HarmonicaPat Bergeson
SynthesizerMike Lawler
FiddleMark O’Connor
PercussionTom Roady
Background VocalsBeth Nielsen Chapman
Background VocalsGerald Boyd
Background VocalsVince Gill
Background VocalsHarry Stinson
Background VocalsJack Hannah
Background VocalsJoe Hannah
Background VocalsLon Hannah
VocalsChet Atkins
VocalsSuzy Bogguss

Other Musicians

Strings – The Nashville String Machine

Liner Notes

Producer – John Guess, Suzy Bogguss
Arranged By (Strings) – David Campbell
Concertmaster – Carl Gorodetzky
Conductor (Strings) – David Campbell
Coordinator – Janie West
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows
Mixed By – John Guess
Mixed By (Assistant) – Derek Bason
Recorded By – John Guess
Recorded By (Additional, Assistant) – Derek Bason, John Thomas II
Recorded By (Additional) – Derek Bason, John Guess
Recorded By (Assistant) – Derek Bason

Art Direction – Virginia Team
Design – Jerry Joyner
Photography By – Frank Ockenfels

Engineered At CA Workshop
Mastered At Masterfonics
Mixed At Masterfonics
Recorded At Emerald Sound Studios
Recorded At Sound Stage Studios
Recorded At Javelina Recording Studios
Recorded At Secret Sound, Nashville, TN
Recorded At The Plant Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) Liberty Records
Copyright (c) Liberty Records