No need for fancy explanations about this one: Two master guitarists, Leo Kottke and Chet Atkins, perform a sublime version of the Santo & Johnny’s instrumental classic from 1959, “Sleep Walk,” on Prairie Home Companion back in 1987. The video is less than ideal, but the audio is excellent and the performance sublime! —Blair Jackson


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Santo and Johnny Farina scored a #1 hit with “Sleep Walk” in September 1959.