Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
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.
Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul announce the digital release of the career-spanning 'Soulfire Live!' album and embark on a major US, European tour.
uDiscover Music’s Chess Records mini-documentary will whet your appetite to learn more about the Chicago indie that gave rock’n’roll to the world.
Legendary record producer and Muscle Shoals studio pioneer Rick Hall, who worked with Aretha Franklin and many more has died aged 85
Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie spoke of her love for ex-boyfriend Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys, when she was featured on the BBC's Desert Island Discs.
A deluxe edition of soul singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton's Perfect Angel album, which contained 'Lovin' You,' will be released by UMG on 1 December 2017.
Soul man Don Bryant returns on Fat Possum on 12 May, 2017 with Don’t Give Up On Love, featuring members of the Gregg Allman Band and Hi Records musicians.
The Chess archives are being mined again on the new 42-track compilation Black Gold: Samples, Breaks & Rare Grooves From The Chess Records Archives.
'Mustang Sally' and 'Respect Yourself' writer Mack Rice died on Monday (27) at 82 in Detroit, of complications resulting from Alzheimer's disease.
Two vinyl box sets, each featuring seven double-sided Northern Soul singles from the vaults of Chess and Capitol, will be released by Universal on July 24.
The vital presence of women of soul in the history of R&B, from Nina Simone to Jessie Ware, is commemorated in the new UMC compilation ‘Soul Sisters.’
The Blues grew out of the heat, hardship and misery of the Mississippi Delta in the Southern United States before the flame travelled across the Atlantic.