Chess Records Story, The [6 Music]

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The first part of a series tracing the story Chess Records and its crucial contribution to the evolution of rock 'n' roll, narrated by co-founder Leonard Chess's son Marshall. The Chicago-based label was home to many blues, rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll artists including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Sonny Boy Williamson and many, many more. The label's output was a big influence on The Rolling Stones, who also recorded there.

First broadcast in 2000.

Marshall Chess begins the story of the Chicago record label.

Marshall Chess tells the story of the Chicago record label.

0120170426 (6M)Marshall Chess begins the story of the Chicago record label.
0220170427 (6M)
20000000 (6M)

The second part of a series tracing the story Chess Records and its crucial contribution to the evolution of rock 'n' roll, narrated by co-founder Leonard Chess's son Marshall. The Chicago-based label was home to many blues, rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll artists including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Sonny Boy Williamson and many, many more. This episode includes tales of the mighty Howlin' Wolf and the visit to the Chess studio by the Rolling Stones.

First broadcast in 2000.

Marshall Chess concludes the story of the Chicago record label.

Marshall Chess tells the story of the Chicago record label.

0220170427 (6M)Marshall Chess concludes the story of the Chicago record label.