Chet Nichols

Chet Nichols

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Unique - General | Waving Prairie, Illinois, United States
Total Song Plays: 38,797   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: 1/20/2019
   Sounds Like: Don Henley, Tim Buckley, Eric Clapton, Little Feat, Joni Mitchell, Donovan

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The Waving Prairie


This is Chet's re-mastered 2nd album produced for Kama Sutra in 1972. Included are some amazing single-track, acoustic guitar tracks and visual...

Serengeti Rain


"Serengeti Rain" is a collection of instrumental compositions that cover the World Music genres.

Cross Country (NEW 2018)


This is a collection of alternative country, folk and bluegrass songs. Thoughtful, easy-going and insightful. Enjoy.....

Hollywood Altars (NEW 2018)


A long-time project that has taken several years to complete. Focus is on the media and entertainment industries.... A very versatile collection of...

The Blue (New 2018)


A collection of singer-songwriter tracks that mix jazz, folk and pop genres.

An easy-going, mellow album to chill-out with.

The Ice Cream Man Review (NEW 2018)


A collection of classic and roots rock 'n' roll and blues. These are songs Chet wrote back in the 1960s and are now available as newly recorded...

Twilight Journals (2019-20 - In Production)


I am like a lot of other songwriters who find inspiration all around them. I carry pocket journals and writing journals with me everywhere and have...

The Last Riders On Route 66 (In Production-2018)


This is a collection of Country-Rock, Folk-Rock and Americana songs.

Beetles Are Coming (2015)


This album is a the collection of songs in the long-awaited 2015 release of Chet Nichols' CD, "Beetles Are Coming", which includes ALL-NEW...

Desert Sunrise (2018)


A collection of instrumental tracks from various songwriter tracks. Nice easy-going tracks to sit back and enjoy.

Nazareth (2017)


A collection of Rock-Americana songs, American Blues, Folk-Rock and Alternative Country. All the songs are structured as story-telling songs. Vivid...

No Band Man (In Production)


A collection of early Folk-Rock-Alternative songs from the 70's and 80's.

My Town At Christmas


A fun, swampy, southern-rock country song. Giddyee up Santa...and watch out for Grandma and Grandpa!

The Apocalypse (2016)


A collection of songs in the jazz-folk-singer-songwriter-world-fusion genres. The songs ponder the trials and tribulations that the world and people...

Music From Trees (2016)


A collection of New Age and World instrumentals. There a lot of flavors in this collection....enjoy the buffet!

Seeds (2015)


A collection of solo and semi-solo songs. Minimalist and poignant this collection highlights the lyrics and melodies and ideas behind the "SEEDS"...

Bricks (2015)


This is a collection of solo performances of recent songs written, preformed and produced by Chet Nichols. All of these songs are or were #1 songs on...

I Was Dreaming (2014)


This is an award-winning collection of contemporary singer-songwriter pieces. The music runs from Jazz, to Folk-Fusion, to Pop-Easy Listening and New...

Paradise Unplugged (In Production)


"Paradise Unplugged". is an instrumental collection of New Age-World-Fusion compositions. Sublime, serene and fun, it's a great collection to...

Walking In Circles (2010)


The album, "Walking In Circles", is a singer-songwriter collection of songs that combine a lot of different musical influences and crosses several...

The Spirits Of Christmas (2015)


This is a rare single release of a song for Christmas.

Sunday Morning (2005)


This is a singer-songwriter CD. These songs are about love and range from jazz, folk, pop, alternative country and bluegrass. 24 months in the...

Peak To Peak (2004)


This CD is a collection of compositions designed to sooth and relax and invoke soothing mental animations. It is filled with stirring World Music...

Earthways (2003)


A new collection of hypnotic, melodic instrumental compositions. This CD is the follow-up to Chet's critically acclaimed and award-winning CD, "Red...

Prairie Harvest (2003)


This is a collection of Chet's most popular singer-songwriter songs from 1990-2003. It includes a wide variety of musical styles and generous...

Red Mesa Sunset (2002)


An instrumental CD that leans toward New Age and Pop Genres. Several songs on this CD have won numerous awards and have been used in film and TV. The...

Modern Progress (2001)


Great singer-songwriter CD. Lots of memorable songs. Several songs have won major songwriting awards. The songs, "The Last Riders On Rt. 66" and "The...

One Man Band (1998)


A "Greatest Hits" CD from Chet. Includes songs from his last 4 singer-songwriter CDs.

Lucky Man (1995)


Very inventive alternative country CD with many memorable songs. Several songs have won songwriter's awards. (1998)

Solos: 1968-1978 - VOL.1 (1979)


This is a select collection of the best solo vocal and guitar performances by Chet Nichols from 1968-1978.

Taxi To Tonganoxie (1976)


"Taxi To Tonganoxie", is the first CD of Chet Nichols' music that features full back-up bands in the studio.

The material on this CD...

Black & White (1972)


This is a recording of a "LIVE" solo show performed by Chet when he opened for The Kansas City Philharmonic at Cowtown Ballroom on September 11...

Time Loop (1971)


(1971) Chet Nichols : Time Loop

Category : criminally overlooked
4.33 stars

If you're into smart and poetic...

Raw & Roll (Chet Nichols & The Chosen Few - 1965)


This is the only recording of Chicago's famous garage band (basement band) for the early 60's in Chicago. Recorded in 1964, it demonstrates some...

Film & TV Music Cues - Vol.3 - "Asian Music"


Asian music cues for TV/ Film and Multi-Media

Film & TV Music Cues - Vol.3 - "Easy Acoustic"


This is a collection of "Easy Acoustic" music cues for use in films, TV and other media.

Band In The Basement (2014)


(2014) Back in 1963 to 1968, I had a rock band outside of Chicago. We were known as The Chosen Few.

We played the typical cover...

Earth River (In Production)


This is a collection of free-form, contemporary folk-jazz-fusion songs that are poetic, dynamic and committed to vivid story-telling.

No Band Man (In Production)


Folk - Alternative

A collection of early Folk-Rock-Alternative songs from the 70's and 80's.

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