'Zoot Suit' and 'I'm The Face' came out as the debut single on 3 July 1964 by the once and future Who.
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.
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.
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers 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.'
The man who was billed later in his career as 'The 500% Man' had a guitar sound like no other and one that influenced The Rolling Stones early in their career.
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.
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 and Motörhead.