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The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time 

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

List of the best Chet Atkins albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Chet Atkins discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Chet Atkins albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Chet Atkins singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Chet Atkins album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Chet Atkins album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Chet Atkins album of all time?" or "What are the top Chet Atkins albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Examples of albums on this list include East Tennessee Christmas and Christmas with Chet Atkins.

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Neck and Neck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler (1990); Tracks: So Soft, Your Goodbye & Sweet Dreams

Length (mins): 00:38:28

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Country

2
Chet Atkins in Three Dim... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music, Classical music

3
Sneakin' Around is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed (1992); Tracks: Cajun Stripper, Summertime & The Claw

Length (mins): 00:46:35

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

4
Chester & Lester is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Les Paul and Chet Atkins (1977); Tracks: It Had to Be You, 'Deed I Do & Caravan

Genres (Music): Country, Jazz

5
East Tennessee Christmas... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1983); Tracks: The Christmas Song, The Little Drummer Boy & Silent Night

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Country, Christmas music

6
Christmas With Chet Atki... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1961); Tracks: Blue Christmas, White Christmas & The First Noel

Genres (Music): Christmas music

7
Almost Alone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1996); Tracks: Maybelle, Big Foot & Mr. Bo Jangles

Length (mins): 00:40:38

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

8
Finger Style Guitar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music, Classical music

9
Chet Atkins Picks on the... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1966); Tracks: Michelle, If I Fell & I'll Cry Instead

Genres (Music): Rock music, Country, Pop music

10
Sails is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1987); Tracks: Up in My Treehouse, Wobegon (The Way It Used to Be) & Sometime

Length (mins): 00:45:08

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Country, Jazz

11
Me & Chet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed (1972); Tracks: I Saw the Light, Jerry's Breakdown & Serenade to Summertime

Genres (Music): Country

12
Guitar Monsters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Jazz

13
Stringin' Along with Che... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

14
The Atkins-Travis Travel... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Merle Travis and Chet Atkins (1974); Tracks: Boogie for Cecil, I'll See You in My Dreams & Muskrat Ramble

Genres (Music): Country, Bluegrass

15
Chet Atkins' Workshop is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music, Jazz

16
Me and My Guitar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1977); Tracks: Kentucky Derby, Dill Pickles Rag & Rubber Doll Rag

Genres (Music): Country

17
The Other Chet Atkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1960); Tracks: Delicado, El Relicario & Streets of Laredo

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music, Classical music

18
Hometown Guitar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

19
Alone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1973); Tracks: Blue Finger, Me and Bobby McGee & The Watkins Man

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

20
From Nashville with Love... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

21
Chet Atkins Picks on the... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

22
Chet Atkins' Gallopin' G... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1953); Tracks: Lover, Come Back to Me & The Third Man Theme

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

23
C. B. Atkins & C. E.... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
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Chet Atkins in Hollywood... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins (1959); Tracks: Armen's Theme, Theme From "Picnic" & The Three Bells

Length (mins): 00:35:52

Genres (Music): Country, Pop music

25
The Day Finger Pickers T... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chet Atkins Albums of All Time
By Chet Atkins and Tommy Emmanuel (1997); Tracks: News From the Outback, Road to Gundaghi / Waltzing Matilda & To 'B' or Not to 'B'

Length (mins): 00:36:21

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Bluegrass