With their ‘Out Of Our Heads’ album, The Rolling Stones penned their first truly classic song and found themselves thrust into the mania of global stardom.
Chess Records had its first hit record on 29 July 1950, Gene Ammons' ‘My Foolish Heart’, then went on to provide the soundtrack to Black America in the 1950s.
The full, rarities-packed collection is due on 11 October on Sailor/Capitol/UMe.
After his self-titled breakthrough, the trailblazer from McComb, Mississippi was a hot property on the US R&B singles chart.
It’s a heady mix of R&B, soul and Motown, country music, psychedelia, rockabilly and classic rock’n’roll that comes together to create the soundtrack to swamp rock.
You’ll find answer records in all walks of music. Some are aggressive, some motivated by a sense of injustice, and others show contempt through wit.
'Zoot Suit' and 'I'm The Face' came out as the debut single on 3 July 1964 by the once and future Who.
‘All Blues’ also marks Frampton’s best overall sales numbers and chart positions since the release of his album ‘Fingerprints’ in 2006.
The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at The Paradiso on 26 May 1995.
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.
Twenty of the best Muddy Waters songs: legendary cuts from the blues legend who helped launch Chess Records and inspired The Rolling Stones.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
The San Francisco band's second release was a live album, taken from performances at the famed Fillmore East and Fillmore West
Our tribute to arguably the greatest rock singer, from Who classics and live favourites to more recent solo projects.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.