Chet Atkins / Les Paul : Chester And Lester

CD [Cover Art for Chet Atkins / Les Paul / Chester And Lester] Your Price: $7.14
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Sell date: 7/2007
Label: Rca Records/Sbme
Mfg's Catalog#: 76379
CDC Part#: 436884
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Extra Trks
 
Particularly enjoyed the banter between cuts.
- Jerald Goehring, 04/09/2013, USA

Brilliant guitar work as usual.
- Philip Fryer, 11/18/2011, Australia

A great sleeper Councilmen of Stringsville. Clear audios.
- Clark Hofmann, 08/13/2011, USA

Best CD I ever purchased.
- James Restrich, 09/01/2010, USA

What wonderful music and virtuosity, and what great interplay between these two guitar greats. The recording quality is also very good. Highly recommended.
- Christopher Ingram, 08/24/2010, Hong Kong

CHESTER & LESTER was probably the only jam session record to win a Grammy. Today, such an album would merely seem like clever marketing: two virtuosos from different genres, country and pop, joining forces. Not so in 1976. Truth was, Chet Atkins and Les Paul had way more in common than many realized. Each made groundbreaking records that put electric guitars on the map and influenced the sound of rock. Both experimented with electronics. The electric guitar models named for both men over half a century ago are considered classics, still produced today by the same companies. Three decades can't diminish CHESTER & LESTER'S wonderfully free musical and personal interplay. on record, their divergent personalities were reflected in their verbal bantering, Chet's taciturn personality and dry humor a terrific foil for Les's ornery schoolkid exuberance. It was something both admired about the record. It is now re-releasesed here and includes 4 bonus tracks.

 
 Tracks
 
It's Been a Long, Long Time
Medley: Moonglow/Picnic (Theme From'Picnic')
Caravan
It Had to Be You
Out of Nowhere
Avalon
Birth of the Blues
Someday Sweetheart
Deed I Do
Lover Come Back to Me
The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
Caravan
Medley: Moonglow/Picnic (Theme From'Picnic')