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Chess Records (Firm)

Overview
Works: 182 works in 348 publications in 4 languages and 5,328 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Rock music  History  Biography  Live sound recordings  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  Remixes (Music)  Demo recordings  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Chess Records (Firm)
Howlin' Wolf Moanin' in the moonlight by Howlin' Wolf( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His second and third album are brought together on one disc to contain all of his early hits including How Many More Years; Moanin' At Midnight; Smokestack Lightning; Forty Four; Evil; and I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chess box by Chuck Berry( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings of Chuck Berry on the Chess record label
The complete plantation recordings the historic 1941-42 Library of Congress field recordings by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chess box by Willie Dixon( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 cd sets in different container
The best of Chess Records( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 1940s, 1950s & 1960s original-artist versions of the songs re-recorded for the film "Cadillac Records"
Bo Diddley the Chess box by Bo Diddley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The record men : the Chess Brothers and the birth of rock & roll by Rich Cohen( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You shook me the complete Chess masters by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smokestack lightning the complete Chess masters 1951 to 1960 by Howlin' Wolf( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess classics( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of hand-picked classics that showcases the depth, versatility, and impact of the Chess Records label on the blues, R&B, rock'n'roll, soul and jazz music scene
Poinciana by Ahmad Jamal( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Chess jazz( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More rock 'n' roll rarities from the golden era of Chess Records by Chuck Berry( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Chess jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoochie coochie man by Muddy Waters( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muddy and the Wolf by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet little sixteen by Chuck Berry( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First time I met the blues by Buddy Guy( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chess Records label discographique amricain

Chess Records US-amerikanisches Musiklabel

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