Chet Atkins: Driving Force

Chet Atkins


Chet Atkins (1924-2001)

Guitarist Chet Atkins, “The Country Gentleman,” was one of the originators of “The Nashville Sound” in country music.  He was born on June 20, 1924, and died on June 30, 2001.  He won 14 Grammys plus a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame.

The following two-diagram puzzle features something Atkins said about his motivation.

(NOTE:  Diagram 2 involves one wraparound or “hidden adjacency”: Even though they do not appear to be adjacent, each of the letter pairs H and F, O and T, and W and S are actually adjacent — on the hidden back side of the Quipto(R) rack.  For an explanation of hidden adjacencies, click on the link “How to Solve Quip-Find Puzzles,” above, and read pages 130-131.)

Diagram 1:

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 Diagram 2:

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