Chess and Checker Records

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Description

Chess and Checker Records were popular blues labels in the 1950s and 60s. Based out of Chicago, they were started by brothers Leonard and Phil Chess. Checker Records, a subsidiary of Chess Records, mostly released work by African American musicians. Photo of "The Best of Chess Records: Original Artist Recordings Of Songs In The Film 'Cadillac Records.'"

Publisher

Geffen / Chess / Universal-Island Records

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Geffen / Chess / Universal-Island Records

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Chess Records 1.jpg
Chess Records 2.jpg

Citation

Chuck Berry, Etta James, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Howlin' Wolf, “Chess and Checker Records,” Whitman College Archives, accessed November 30, 2021, https://www.whitmanarchives.org/omeka/items/show/99.