Five picker picks from the American Song database

Chet AtkinsThe American Song database has tons of albums by some of the most talented instrumentalists recorded. Here are five albums – and some nice youtube clips – that feature outstanding guitar players.

American Song should open right up if you’re on campus; from off campus, you’ll have to input your MyAladin credentials when you click any of the links below.

Norman Blake – “Live at McCabe’s”


Doc & Merle Watson – “Then and Now”


The Tony Rice Unit – “Acoustics”


Chet Atkins – “The Early Years”


Merle Travis – “In Boston 1959” (also available at the Music Library as CD 4786)