Chip Young (May 19, 1938 – December 20, 2014), was an American session guitarist, and later record producer who worked primarily out of Nashville, Tennessee.


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.[1][2]


Producer and engineer discographyEdit


  1. ^ "Chip Young, Legendary Nashville Session Guitarist and Producer, Dies at 76". Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Guitarist and Producer Chip Young Dies at 76". Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved 16 July 2017.