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Chess Records (Firm)

Overview
Works: 313 works in 344 publications in 3 languages and 5,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Rock music  Biography  History  Remixes  Fiction  Blues (Music) 
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 355 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 301 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 298 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 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chess box by Willie Dixon ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 254 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 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chess blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The record men : the Chess Brothers and the birth of rock & roll by Rich Cohen ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 76 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 32 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
The history of Chess jazz ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 18 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
You shook me the complete Chess masters by Muddy Waters ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 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
Muddy and the Wolf by Muddy Waters ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chess soul a decade of Chicago's finest ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chess story 1947-1975 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cadillac Records by Darnell Martin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1947, it began recording blues music with Muddy Waters and Little Walter. This eventually gave birth to rock and roll in 1955 with Chuck Berry. Record producer Leonard Chess has an ear for this different type of music and believes he can cash in by signing up new talent such as songwriter Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, and Etta James. Chess makes all of his artists part of his family and takes care of them. This is not easy since they spend a small fortune on booze, drugs, and the high life. When Chuck Berry goes to jail, Leonard is able to find another talented performer, Etta James, to take his place. In the late sixties, as their music goes out of favor, Leonard Chess gets out of the record business
The best of Chess blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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