WorldCat Identities

Chess Records (Firm)

Overview
Works: 195 works in 370 publications in 3 languages and 5,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biographical films  Blues (Music)  Rhythm and blues music  Rock music  Soul music  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  History  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Chess Records (Firm)
 
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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 350 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 Chuck Berry( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings of Chuck Berry on the Chess record label
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chess box by Willie Dixon( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 249 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 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For decades, Chess Records was a powerful force in the world of popular music. The label's legacy is celebrated with the original recordings of songs that are featured in the 2008 film Cadillac Records
Bo Diddley : the Chess box by Bo Diddley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 181 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

Examines the origins of urban blues and rock 'n' roll music, explaining how a group of African-Americans in Chicago joined with a group of Jews recently arrived from Eastern Europe to create and market a product that transformed the music world
The complete Chess studio recordings by Buddy Guy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Chess masters : 1950-1967 by Little Walter( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 55 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 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess classics( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 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 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Chess jazz( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Berry : the great twenty-eight by Chuck Berry( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 13 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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best of Chess jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoochie coochie man by Muddy Waters( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet little sixteen by Chuck Berry( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chess Records americké hudební vydavatelství

Chess Records label discographique américain

Chess Records US-amerikanisches Musiklabel

Chess Records δισκογραφική εταιρεία

Чес Рекърдс

צ'ס רקורדס

체스 레코드

チェス・レコード

切斯唱片

切斯录音室

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