Chet Atkins - Quotes

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A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.

A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.

Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore. ---->>>

Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre. ---->>>

You shape your own destiny. ---->>>

Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me. ---->>>

If you hear something you like, and you're halfway like the public, chances are they'll like it too. ---->>>

Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it. ---->>>

I'll always be poor in my mind. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-20, 1924
Birthplace:
Die: 06-30, 2001
Occupation: Musician

Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), known as "Mr. Guitar" and "The Country Gentleman", was an American musician, occasional vocalist, songwriter, and record producer, who along with Owen Bradley and Bob Ferguson, among others, created the country music style that came to be known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country music's appeal to adult pop music fans (wikipedia)