Finger Style Guitar
Finger-Style Guitar is an album by American guitarist Chet Atkins.
Some references to it spell the title Finger–Style.
The original LP consisted of a light rhythm section on the first side and Chet solo on side two.
The four Frank Loesser tunes on the re-release are from the 1956 musical The Most Happy Fella with vocals by Eddy Arnold, all released on an RCA Victor EP. Also included are two duets with Hank Snow and a single released by The Rhythm Rockers. "Blue Echo" was co-written with Boudleaux Bryant, who also co-wrote "How's the World Treating You" and others with Chet. "Blue Echo" was later covered by Lenny Breau on his album Boy Wonder.
Finger-Style Guitar was recorded in one day.
Famous quotes containing the words finger, style and/or guitar:
“Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.”
—Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Al Roberts (Tom Neal)
“I shall christen this style the Mandarin, since it is beloved by literary pundits, by those who would make the written word as unlike as possible to the spoken one. It is the style of all those writers whose tendency is to make their language convey more than they mean or more than they feel, it is the style of most artists and all humbugs.”
—Cyril Connolly (19031974)
“Swiftly in the nights,
In the porches of Key West,
Behind the bougainvilleas
After the guitar is asleep,
Lasciviously as the wind,
You come tormenting.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)