The Night Atlanta Burned

The Night Atlanta Burned

Infobox Album
Name = The Night Atlanta Burned
Type = studio
Longtype =
Artist = Chet Atkins

Released = 1975
Recorded = RCA 'Nashville Sound' Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre = Country, folk, bluegrass
Length = 27:15
Label = RCA Victor
Producer = Bob Ferguson and Chet Atkins
Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5 [ link]
Chronology = Chet Atkins
Last album = "Chet Atkins Picks on Jerry Reed"
This album = "The Night Atlanta Burned"
Next album = "Chet Atkins Goes to the Movies"

"The Night Atlanta Burned" is an album by Chet Atkins and is credited to "The Atkins String Co." — a quartet including Chet, Johnny Gimble, Paul Yandell and Lisa Silver. The album is a fusion of classical musical techniques with country, folk and bluegrass.

The liner notes are by John D. Loudermilk who discusses the burning of Atlanta and the Atlanta Conservatory of Music during the American Civil War.

"The Night Atlanta Burned" was re-released on CD in 2007 packaged with "The First Nashville Guitar Quartet" on Raven Records.

Track listing

ide one

# "Sonora" (John D. Loudermilk) – 3:20
# "Mostly Mozart" (Mozart) – 3:51
# "Bill Cheatham" (Traditional) – 2:41
# "San Antonio Stroll" (Noah) – 2:46
# "To Ann" (Loudermilk) – 2:05

ide two

# "The Night Atlanta Burned" (Loudermilk) – 2:16
# "Carnavalito" (Zaldivar) – 3:12
# "Mother of Ireland" (Traditional) – 2:28
# "Scotland" (Monroe) – 2:33
# "Odd Folks of Okracoke" (Loudermilk) – 2:03


*Chet Atkins - guitar
*Johnny Gimble - mandolin
*Paul Yandell - guitar
*Lisa Silver - violin, viola

Production notes
*Produced by Bob Ferguson and Chet Atkins
*Engineered by Chuck Seitz and Bill Vandervert
*Technicians: Al Patchucki, George Bennett, Bubba Campbell

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