From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
Just a few of the greats, whose influence spans continents, genres, and generations.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as 'England’s newest hit makers.'
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 love.
Twenty of the best Muddy Waters songs: legendary cuts from the blues legend who helped launch Chess Records and inspired The Rolling Stones.
The San Francisco band's second release was a live album, taken from performances at the famed Fillmore East and Fillmore West
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
The Rolling Stones’ classic cover of Buddy Holly’s 'Not Fade Away' was the group’s third UK single and their first to be released in America.
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.'
One of the greatest independent labels in history, the music of Chess Records still sounds revolutionary.
The live album 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 Motörhead.
The film is directed by longtime admirer Beverly Lindsay-Johnson and includes an interview with Little Anthony Gourdine.
Unlike pop stars, most blues artists have never been obsessed with image. But there are still some great blues album covers out there.
Rick and his Stone Canyon Band found new success with first the 'Garden Party' single, then the album of the same name.