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Yakety Axe
Composer: James Rich / Boots Randolph

Yakety Axe was played on December 9, 1971 at Scotty's Music Store, St. Louis by Jerry Garcia, Buddy Cage, and, possibly, others.

Yakety Axe is a guitar version, originated by Chet Atkins, of the Boots Randolph instrumental Yakety Sax. Yakety Sax was inspired by a saxophone solo in the Coasters 1958 hit record Yakety Yak.



Yakey Axe recordings

no info More of That Guitar Country, Chet Atkins, 1965
no info Single (Yakety Axe / Letter Edged In Black), Chet Atkins, 1965
no info Bluegrass Jug Band, Joe "Fingers" Carr, 1966
no info Best of Chet Atkins, Vol. 2, Chet Atkins, 1966
no info Winging It with Norvel & Ivy, Jimmy Bryant & Red Rhodes, 1967
no info Chet All The Way, Chet Atkins, 1968
no info The Guitars of, Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith, 1968
no info Modern Country Hits of Today, Various Artists (Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith), 1968
no info Country Music Hall of Fame, Volume 8, Various Artists (Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith), 1968
no info More Nashville SOunds, Danny Davis, 1969
no info Golden Guitar Hits, Tennessee Guitars, 1970
no info This Is Chet Atkins, Chet Atkins, 1971
no info Now and Then, Chet Atkins, 1972
no info Finger Pickin' Good, Chet Atkins, 1973
no info Famous Country Music Makers, Chet Atkins, 1975
no info Orange Blossome Special, Danny Davis, 1975
no info And Then Came Chet, Chet Atkins, 1979
no info The Best of Chet Atkins, Chet Atkins, 1980
no info Country Music, Chet Atkins, 1981
no info 20 of the Best, Chet Atkins, 1985
no info A Man & His Guitar, Chet Atkins, 1985
no info Down Home Favorites, Danny Davis, 1988
no info Country U.S.A: 1965, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 1989
no info Neck & Neck, Chet Atkins with Mark Knopfler, 1990
no info Guitar for All Seasons, Chet Atkins, 1991
no info The RCA Years, 1947-1981, Chet Atkins, 1992
no info Classic Country Instrumentals, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 1993
no info The Essential Chet Atkins, Chet Atkins, 1996
no info The Essential Series Sampler, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 1996
no info Pickin' the Hits, Chet Atkins, 1997
no info All Time Country Greats, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 1997 no info Super Hits, Chet Atkins, 1998
no info Double Barrel Country: The Legends of Country Music, Floyd Cramer & Chet Atkins, 1998
no info Classic Country: 1964-1968, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 1999
no info Chet Atkins/Doug Stone, Chet Atkins & Doug Stone, 2000
no info Guitar Legend: The RCA Years, Chet Atkins, 2000
no info Guitar Man, Chet Atkins, 2000
no info No Doubt About It, 4 Wheel Drive, 2000
no info Pickin' The Hits, Chet Atkins, 2001
no info Guitar Country/More of That Guitar Country, Chet Atkins, 2001
no info A Master & His Music, Chet Atkins, 2001
no info Best Selections, Chet Atkins, 2002
no info Hall of Fame 1973, Chet Atkins, 2002
no info Legendary, Chet Atkins, 2003
no info Guitar Pickin'/Finger Pickin' Good, Chet Atkins, 2004
no info Go West, Bob Howe, 2006
no info Country Gold: 50 Years of Country Hits, 1965-69, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2004
no info All American Country, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2006
no info The Essential, Chet Atkins, 2007
no info Country Gentleman: A Tribute To Chet Atkins, Pat Bergeson, 2007
no info Fretwalkin', Giovanni Pelosi, 2007
no info Guitar Instrumental Classics, Thomas Sensabaugh & Friends, 2007
no info 100 Hits: Country, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2007
no info Only the Best of, Chet Atkins, 2008
no info Unplugged and Naked, Miss Behavin', 2008
no info Country Ballads, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2008
no info Pure...Country, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2010
no info Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1965, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2011
no info The Perfect Country Collection, Various Artists (Chet Atkins), 2011


Yakey Sax recordings

no info Single (Yakety Sax / Percolator), Randy Randolph, 1958
no info Single (Yakety Sax / I Really Don't Want To Know), Boots Randolph, 1963
no info Yakety Sax, Boots Randolph, 1963
no info The Play the Big Ones, De-Fenders, 1963
no info Gravy Waltz and 11 Current Hits!, Steve Allen, 1963
no info The Yakin' Sax Man, Boots Randolph, 1964
no info Live, Ace Cannon, 1965
no info A Taste of Honey/The In Crowd, Bill Justis, 1966
no info Mexicali Singers, Mexicali Singers, 1966
no info Single (Mexicali Rose / Yakety Sax, Mexicali Singers, 1966
no info Single (Shadow Of Your Smile / Yakety Sax), Boots Randolph, 1967
no info Live, Glen Campbell, 1969
no info Chet-Floyd-Boots, Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer & Boors Randolph, 1971
no info The Greatest Hits, Boots Randolph, 1974
no info Single (Redneck Rock / Yakety Sax), Bill Black Combo, 1975
no info Greatest Hits, Boots Randolph, 1976
no info It's Honky Tonkin' Time, Bill Black Combo, 1977
no info 16 Greatest Hits, Ace Cannon, 1985
no info Boots Randolph's Yakety Sax, Boots Randolph, 1988
no info Live, Boots Randolph, 1992
no info The Best of Benny Hill, Benny Hill, 1992
no info Yakety Madness, Boots Randolph/Richie Cole, 1992
no info Your Hit Parade: 60's Instrumentals, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1993
no info Plays Yakety Sax & Other Hits, Nashville Sax, 1994
no info 1950's Rock & Roll Revival, Bill Haley & His Comets, 1994
no info Monument Story, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1994
no info Entertainer, Ace Cannon, 1994
no info Tequila: Rockin' Instrumentals, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1995
no info Vintage Instrumentals, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1996
info Televisions Greatest Hits, Vol. 6 - Remote Control, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1996
no info Little Zane, Raymond Fairchild, 1997
no info The Best of Boots Randolph, Boots Randolph, 1997
no info Hear My Song, Robert Wolfe, 1997
no info Late Night Nashville, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1997
no info More Instrumental Gems of the '60s, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1997
no info Party Super Hits, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1998
no info Road Jams, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 1999
no info The Warner Brothers Years & More, Bill Haley, 1999
no info Best of the Best: Put Ace In Your Place, Ace Cannon, 2000
no info Teen Beat, Vol. 5, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 2000
no info Yakety Sax and Other Instrumental Classics, Boots Randolph & Others, 2002
no info Hard to Find Pop Instrumentals, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 2003
no info Let's Polka 'Round, Jimmy Sturr, 2003 no info 20 Country Hits, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 2004
no info 60's Smash Hits, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 2005
no info 50 Years of Dueling Banjos, Various Artists (Arthur SMith), 2005
no info Flushed Away Soundtrack, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 2006
no info Best of Rock & Roll: Instrumentals, Various Artists (Boots Randolph), 2010

 
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