Unquestionably, 'The Folk Singer' by Muddy Waters is one of the greatest blues albums ever recorded, but far too many have overlooked it.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
On 14 April 1951, the great bluesman hit the Billboard R&B chart with the song that he later said was his absolute favourite among all his recordings.
'Blues' includes never heard before tracks, special guest sessions with legendary blues artists Muddy Waters and Albert King and lost radio sessions.
Twenty of the best Muddy Waters songs: legendary cuts from the blues legend who helped launch Chess Records and inspired The Rolling Stones.
Chuck's review of new music for the punk fanzine Jet Lag in 1980 read like a bridge between cultures.
To pick the best Eric Clapton songs, this playlist spans his early years with the Yardbirds, to Cream, Blind Faith and his prolific solo career.
A pioneer who influenced everyone from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards, Sister Rosetta Tharpe “played rock’n’roll way before anyone else”.
Over the course of his career, Muddy Waters was one of the catalysts for a rock'n'roll revolution, uDiscover talks with his daughter about his influence.
The 2019 ceremony will also recognise, among other blues standards, the Muddy Waters song that gave the Rolling Stones their name.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
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.
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.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
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.