Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records by Nadine Cohodas
Approx. 137,160 words.
Published on May 16, 2012 by
The story of the Chess brothers, who worked hand-in-glove with disenfranchised black musicians, and how their lives entwined with the great blues, r&b, and rock artists who appeared on their legendary record labels. They changed what America and the world listened to, introducing us to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Etta James and countless others.