He was born Jerry Marvin Stembridge in Atlanta, Georgia and was famous for his thumb-style guitar picking. Young played on records by Eddy Arnold, Bobby Bare, J. J. Cale, Guy Clark, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Kris Kristofferson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Louvin, Charlie McCoy, Ronnie Milsap, Willie Nelson, The Oak Ridge Boys, Dolly Parton, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Charley Pride, Leon Russell, Earl Scruggs, Nancy Sinatra, Tanya Tucker, Tony Joe White, and many more.
- Jesus Was a Capricorn, Kris Kristofferson, 1972
- Breakaway, Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge, 1974
- Jolene, Dolly Parton, 1974
- Night Things, Ronnie Milsap, 1975
- Joe Ely, Joe Ely, 1977
- Honky Tonk Masquerade, Joe Ely, 1978
- Feel the Fire, Reba McEntire, 1980
- Heart to Heart, Reba McEntire, 1981
- One of a Kind, Moe Bandy, 1982
- Unlimited, Reba McEntire, 1982
- Bobbie Sue, The Oak Ridge Boys, 1982
- Behind the Scene, Reba McEntire, 1983
- American Made, The Oak Ridge Boys, 1983
- Just a Little Love, Reba McEntire, 1984
- Island in the Sea, Willie Nelson, 1987
- Just One Love, Willie Nelson, 1995
- Twistable, Turnable Man, a tribute album to Shel Silverstein, 2010
Producer and engineer discographyEdit
- "Chip Young, Legendary Nashville Session Guitarist and Producer, Dies at 76". nashvillescene.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
- "Guitarist and Producer Chip Young Dies at 76". Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved 16 July 2017.