Son of Chess records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess gives uDiscover Music an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
Chess Records laid the foundation for rock’n’roll, and its influence can still be felt today, as this guide to the 10 best Chess blues records shows.
From blues and jazz to rock'n'roll and soul, here are the 50 best Chess Records singles to discuss and debate, but mainly to hear and consider.
Chess Records and its founders, Leonard and Phil Chess, played a bigger part than any other record label in making the blues a worldwide phenomenon.
'Live Peace In Toronto 1969' was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to Eric Clapton and Motörhead.
'I Wanna Be Your Man', The Rolling Stones second 45 was released in November 1963, but it was not what Decca Records had originally planned.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Rick had been developing a country-influenced sound for many years when an October 1971 concert brought him to a crossroads.
The Rolling Stones' first tour, which began on 29 September 1963, was a star-studded affair featuring the Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley and Little Richard, among others.
The restored and expanded film features their Miami concert with guest spots from Bo Diddley, Sheryl Crow and Robert Cray.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.