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Story of Chess Records Hardcover – 22 Oct 1998

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  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (22 Oct. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0747537135
  • ISBN-13: 978-0747537137
  • Product Dimensions: 20 x 21.7 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 56,626 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The story of Chess Records, set up by the Chess brothers, who signed the two great musical pioneers Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley and provided the shop window for Chicago bluesmen. The text both examines the subject of exploitation in the music business and celebrates the work of Berry and Diddley.

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