Chet Nichols

Chet Nichols

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Unique - General | Waving Prairie, Illinois, United States
Total Song Plays: 38,767   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: 1/21/2019
   Sounds Like: Don Henley, Tim Buckley, Eric Clapton, Little Feat, Joni Mitchell, Donovan

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Inductee: The Kansas Music Hall Of Fame
2017 Top 40 Finalist: "6-Pack Song Contest"
"The Sands Of Time" - #1-Broadjam: Earth 11/17
"I Was Dreaming" - #1-Broadjam:Earth
"If You See Kaye"-Best Song BJ-July '15
"I Know Who You Are"-Finalist/Toronto/Chicago IMSTA Best Song'15
"Tangled Up In You"-Best Instr. Song for June '13
"Waving Prairie"-Best Song April '12
"Jezebel"-Best Song Feb '12
"Electra"-Best Song Award August '11
"The Love I Want To Show"-Best Philosophical Song June '10
"Kilimanjaro Moondance"-Best Exercise Song Sept '09
"Spinning On The Time Loop"-Best Rock Song OCT '08
"Walking In Circles"-Best Lyrics June '08
"Waving Prairie"-Best Folk Song June '07
"Beijing Dawn" & "Serengeti Rain" - Best Songs: Music-Aid
"The Last Riders On Route 66" & "The Mother Road"-Grand Prize: Int'l Route 66 Song Contest.

Chet was an "Opening Act" for: Jefferson Airplane, Jethro Tull, Hot Tuna, Poco, The Dirt Band, Linda Ronstadt, B.B. King, Ozark Mt. Daredevils, John Denver, The Dead and more.

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Latest News

Chet just released 3 new albums: 1. "The Ice Cream Man Review" (classic rock 'n' blues) 2. "The Blue" (singer-songwriter jazz-folk-pop fusion) and, 3. "Hollywood Altars" (a sonic bio of the perils and draws of Hollywood). 3 very different albums. Give them a listen and send your feedback. Visit:


Margie & Art Corey posted 4 hours ago to Chet Nichols

Dear Chet, we went and listened to your site for your albums, really enjoyed your tune, "Six Feet Under" & "Walking in Circles", GREAT SONGS SIR!!! must have been a real Heart Breaker in your Day!! Wowza ladies....stand back, it's the Chetster and he's Playing Red Hot Dulcimer.....
Great tunes.......
Margie & Art Corey

Peter G Olach - PGO posted 7 days ago

thx for the review of Cryin' Out Loud. that's Nils Rurack on guitar plus he programmed the rhythm tracks based upon a melody I originally recorded in Nashville. this version was mixed and mastered at my North Carolina home studio.

George Michael John posted over 30 days ago

Hey Chet, thanks so much for the stars on Everything and Nothing, much appreciated!!

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