Chet Atkins

Dead

Born: 6/20/1924 in Luttrell, Tennessee, USA
Died: 6/30/2001
Age: 77
Cause of death: cancer.

Full name: Chester Burton Atkins
Noted For: guitarist; hits include "Yakety Axe" (1965). Won 14 Grammy awards, elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame (1973). Designer of guitars. Producer & executive at RCA Records.

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