Perhaps it was the unfamiliar rawness of 'You' that prevented it from going higher than No. 34 in the pop market, but it climbed to No. 7 on the soul side.
Louis Jordan was dubbed the King of The Jukebox and rightly so, he was a huge star and one that is sadly much less remembered than he ought to be…
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.
Truly making its mark on popular culture, ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ took Demi Lovato’s career to a whole new level, making sure her voice was heard.
The fourth single from Taylor Swift’s debut album, ‘Picture To Burn’ lit a fire in her fans, with a sentiment that remains as strong as ever.
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Completed at the end of 1978 at ABBA's Polar Music Studios, ‘Chiquitita’ soon emerged as the first single from their ‘Voulez-Vous’ album.
The band's sixth studio album included the mighty 'Wishing Well' and was a strange but memorable post script to their time together.
The defining album of the Summer Of Love, The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band remains a benchmark album in music history.
What came to be known as 'The day the music died' was an infamous day in rock’n’roll history when Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and JP (The Big Bopper) Richardson died in a tragic plane crash.
With ‘Rebirth’, Lil Wayne threw down the rap-rock gauntlet, resulting in one of the most unlikely success stories – and influential albums – of the 2010s.
The profile of the Canadian rock giants was about to rise around the world, as their seventh album hit the US chart on 2 February 1980.
When Phil Collins took the vocal reins from the departed Peter Gabriel, fans soon gave the new era their seal of approval.
The album was a gold-certified No. 2 hit in the US, spending spent over a year on the bestsellers.
A Blue Note sample helped New York jazz-soul vocal stylist Marlena Shaw appear in the UK top ten on 'Remember Me.'