John Knowles Interview, Chet Atkins first CGP “When you jump & land, you don’t break, you bounce…”

John shares loads of stories about working with & being mentored by Chet Atkins, growing up the son of a preacher, and the impact this had on him… and a great story how he gave up his original academic career as a physicist working for Texas Instruments, to play classical acoustic guitar, instead. GREAT stories here, from a bright, lifelong career musician:

John was the first Certified Guitar Player Chet Atkins appointed. John’s written songs for and recorded with Chet, Jerry Reed, Lenny Breau, the Romero Family and James Galway… plus he had an international hit song recorded by Raffi and XUXA

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