Nearly two years after their split, the British trio were still a chart force to be reckoned with.
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.
Chess Records and its founders, Leonard and Phil Chess, played a bigger part than any other record label in making the blues a worldwide phenomenon.
As one of the most influential forces in music and culture, here is infographic snapshot of historical milestones that helped to bring about the blues.
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.
Highway 61 runs for 1,400 miles between New Orleans and Wyoming, but for our purposes, we'll concentrate on the section dubbed “The Highway Of The Blues”, the area that is the Mississippi...
The Stones' old friend Guy features Jagger on a remake of 'Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)' from the new 'Chicago Plays The Stones' album.
The ZZ Top legend's new album 'The Big Bad Blues', is due for release on 21 September through Concord Records.
Confessin’ The Blues collects together the greatest ever bluesmen, such as Chuck Berry, B.B King, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters.
The follow-up to 2015's 'Perfectamundo' sees the ZZ Top man back with the blues.
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no...
Pioneering blues star Sister Rosetta Tharpe's legendary Decca and Verve catalogue is to be made available to stream and download for the first time.
A new agreement between the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and curator MajikBus unlocks treasures by Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash and many more.
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.
The unparalleled career of Muddy Waters is observed with a 2CD, 40-track retrospective of his entire Chess career, Can't Be Satisfied, on 16 March 2018.
The Record Store Day team have released a full list of the 2017 Black Friday releases for the US only event on 24 November 2017