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Machers & Rockers – Chess Records & The Business Of Rock & Roll (hardcover)

Book (Item 534056) Atlas, 2004 — Condition: New Copy
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A unique account of the oft-told history of Chess Records by author Rich Cohen – focusing on the business acumen the the Chess Brothers, and the brazen approach that brought the music of juke joints to the mainstream. Cohen doesn't pull any punches when it comes to the exploitational side of the Chess story, telling the story of the Chess Brothers and the artists that changed music forever, with a focus on the facsinating and complicated business behind it. Hardcover, 220 pages.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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