Chet had two brothers and one sister.
Chet had one child.
Chet Atkins: I'm probably known as a country musician because of my relationship with the music business in Nashville. That really doesn't bother me, because I'm very proud of the work that I've done there. If a label has to be put on the music that I play, I'd just as soon it be country as anything else.
Chet Atkins: Years from now, after I'm gone someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.