Dirty Linen - p.52
"A piece like 'Ain't Misbehavin'' neatly illustrates what Atkins did for fingerpicking: He didn't just play the melody over an alternating bass line, but gave the bass line real direction and then added middle voicings that moved accordingly to where they needed to go musically..."
MR. GUITAR is a monstrous, seven-CD box set that features all of Chet Atkins recorded work from 1955 through 1960. Atkins remarkable guitar technique is on display everywhere, and the music is charming, exciting, and thoroughly entertaining.