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Floyd Cramer and Chet Atkins: The Quiet Men from Nashville, Tennessee

Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 15 September 1962

THE TWO most dominant figures in the Nashville, Tennessee, music scene – a scene noted for loud noises – are QUIET men. Chet Atkins, we noted, was the tall handsome one in the blue suit. Floyd Cramer, the tall handsome one in the grey suit.

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