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✨✧ Steve AlaimoEvery Day I Have To Cry ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
Miami magic from Steve Alaimo – quite a big record back in the day, and a set with a surprisingly soulful undercurrent too! There's a fair bit of tears on the record – as most tunes continue the "cry" theme started by the big title hit – and production almost feels like ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsEarly Visions (Chess Jazz Masters Series) ... LP
Chess, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP ... Out Of Stock
24 tracks that perfectly illustrate all that was great about Gene Ammons in his early days – a set of singles and 78s recorded for Chess in the late 40s and early 50s, featuring players that include Tom Archia, Matthew Gee, Junior Mance, Sonny Stitt, and Bill Massey. Titles include "Do ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue. Cover has minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsOnce In Awhile/Tenor Eleven ... 78 RPM
Chess, 1950s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsPennies From Heaven/Last Mile ... 78 RPM
Chess, 1950. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsSoulful Saxophone ... LP
Chess, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ten tracks that perfectly illustrate all that was great about Gene Ammons in his early days – a set of singles and 78s recorded for Chess in the late 40s and early 50s, done in a laidback and soulful style that had a tremendous influence on the work of other tenor players at the time! The ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Black label pressing, with deep groove – nice and clean! Cover has a small cutout hole, but is nice too!)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsYoung Jug ... CD
Chess, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great collection of early 78rpm material that Gene Ammons cut for Chess Records – 20 tracks in all! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittJug & Sonny (jug & corn cover – purple border) ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A nice little album – featuring some of the sides that Gene Ammons cut "off contract" for Chess/Argo during the early 60s, and ones that feature him paired with Sonny Stitt, his longtime partner in legendary tenor battles from the 50s. The two horns aren't really locked in combat ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittJug & Sonny (jug & corn cover) ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
A nice little album – featuring some of the sides that Gene Ammons cut "off contract" for Chess/Argo during the early 60s, and ones that feature him paired with Sonny Stitt, his longtime partner in legendary tenor battles from the 50s. The two horns aren't really locked in combat ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label pressing in the cropped black & white cover, with some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Gene Ammons with Marry GrahamBless You/My Foolish Heart ... 78 RPM
Chess, Late 40s. Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have light wear.)

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✨✧ Kip Anderson & Willie WalkerSouthern Soul Stock Vol 1 ... LP
Chess/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An excellent Japanese-only collection – featuring rare Chess deep soul singles by both artists who recorded for the label in the 60s! Titles include "A Knife & A Fork", "Without A Woman", "I Wanna Be The Only One", "If That Don't Make You Cry", and ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chuck BerryAfter School Session ... LP
Chess, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Raucous, rumbling and hard-charging Chess rhythms, rock and roll by Chuck Berry – his legendary After School Session – and possibly his greatest album ever! It features not only some of Chuck Berry's most famous material, but some of the best early rock songs, period –particularly ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s French Vogue pressing. Cover has just a trace of a stain on the upper corner.)
Also available After School Session (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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Chuck BerryAfter School Session (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Chess, 1957. Used ... $4.99
Raucous, rumbling and hard-charging Chess rhythms, rock and roll by Chuck Berry – his legendary After School Session – and possibly his greatest album ever! It features not only some of Chuck Berry's most famous material, but some of the best early rock songs, period –particularly ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Chuck BerryAnthology ... CD
MCA/Chess, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A great two disc collection packed with goodies – includes 49 tracks. (Soul) CD

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✨✧ Chuck BerryBio ... LP
Chess, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked early 70s set from the legendary Chuck Berry – one that has him in a really great setting that shows just how much Chuck continued to grow over the years! Sure, plenty of folks would have been content to live off their early hits – especially if those hits were as great ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chuck BerryChess Box (3CD box set) ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used 3 CDs ... $24.99
An essential collection of Chuck Berry material for Chess Records – 71 songs in all, including some unreleased numbers! (Soul) CD
(Out of print. Box is solid with some discoloration on the back and edges, inner contents are in great shape!)
Also available Chess Box (6LP Box Set) ... LP 43.99

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Chuck BerryChess Box (6LP Box Set) ... LP
Chess/MCA, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Very Good+ 6LP Box Set ... $43.99 49.99
Seminal work from one of the greatest guitarists of all time! (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – The bottom half of the box has staining, waviness and heavier wear with some splitting – due to moisture. The booklet is also half stained. But the vinyl is nice!)
Also available Chess Box (3CD box set) ... CD 24.99

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✨✧ Chuck BerryChuck Berry On Stage ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chuck BerryChuck Berry's Greatest Hits ... LP
Chess, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Chuck's classic work for Chess/Checker – featuring tunes like "Roll Over Beethoven", "Rock & Roll Music", "Johnny B Goode", "Nadine", "Maybelline", "Sweet Little 16", "Thirty Days", and "Memphis". (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label stereo pressing, in a black & white cover, with a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Chuck BerryChuck Berry/More Chuck Berry ... CD
Chess/BGO (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A double-helping of Chuck Berry brilliance from his early years on Chess Records – music that always has way way more to offer than you might think! Sure, some of Chuck's hits are very familiar – and sure, the man could later be a bit of a parody of himself – but there's no ... (Soul) read more CD

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Chuck BerryGreat Twenty Eight ... CD
Chess, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $4.99
Includes the songs "Maybellene", "30 Days", "You Can't Catch Me", "Too Much Monkey Business", "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man", "Roll Over Beethoven", "Havana Moon", "School Days", "Rock And Roll Music", "Oh ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryGreat Twenty Eight ... LP
Chess, 1950s/1960s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Great Twenty Eight ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Chuck BerryLondon Sessions ... LP
Chess, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Chuck Berry makes the same London move as some of his other Chess Records contemporaries – and the result is one of Chuck's best albums from the later years! The set's not as star-studded as other efforts of this nature – but that's fine with us because Chuck really shines as the lead ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing, in the textured cover with light edge wear.)

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Chuck BerryMore Rock N Roll Rarities From The Golden Era Of Chess Records ... LP
Chess/MCA, Mid 50s-Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryNew Juke Box Hits ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
As with many of the Chuck Berry full LPs for Chess, this one's filled with some great obscure material that always gets eclipsed by Chuck's big hits. Despite the idea that these would be "new jukebox hits", the material has an approach that was probably a bit too hard for radio, but that' ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s pressing in a barcode cover, with a bit of light wear.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryOne Dozen Berrys ... LP
Chess, 1958. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One dozen "berrys", all of them great – the fresh fruits of the labors of a young Chuck Berry – heard here at his raw, early best! The sound here is stunning – a version of Chuck that gets way past any oldies cliches – and which reminds us that at the start, his ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label pressing. Cover has a cut corner, a name in marker, and light wear.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryRamona, Say Yes/Lonely School Days ... 7-inch
Chess, 1966. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Chuck BerryRock N Roll Rarities ... LP
Chess/MCA, Mid 50s-Mid 60s. Near Mint- 2LP ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Chuck BerryRockin At The Hops ... LP
Chess, 1960. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Chuck Berry's way more than just rocking for sock hops here – as the set has the seminal figure working at the height of his powers – in a raw, stripped-down setting that still packs way more punch than you might remember if you only think of Chuck in terms of all those over-used ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s French Vogue pressing in a barcode cover, with lightly bent corners.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerrySt Louis To Liverpool ... LP
Chess, 1964. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Almost all original tunes from Chuck Berry – and a lot more St Louis than Liverpool! (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chuck BerrySt Louis To Liverpool (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Geffen/Chess, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD

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Calvin Bostick TrioAll Of My Life/People Will Talk About You ... 78 RPM
Chess, 1950. Very Good+ ... $14.99
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Eddie BoydI Got The Blues/She's The One ... 78 RPM
Chess, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Ben Branch & The Operation Breadbasket OrchestraLast Request ... CD
Chess (Japan), 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
A very hip album that mixes gospel and jazz – recorded in 1968 as a tribute to Martin Luther King, but a set that more than stands on its own – at a level that's way different than the usual King tribute records! The album was put together by Jesse Jackson's Operation Breadbasket ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Solomon BurkeMusic To Make Love By ... CD
Chess/Elemental (France), 1975. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible record – a real standout in Solomon Burke's career! This set features him working with arrangements that are smooth, mellow, and sexy – very much in the Barry White and Isaac Hayes mode, a style that's a perfect fit for Solomon's voice, which was warm and deep back when ... (Soul) read more CD
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ Solomon BurkeMusic To Make Love By ... LP
Chess, 1975. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
An incredible record – a real standout in Solomon Burke's career! This set features him working with arrangements that are smooth, mellow, and sexy – very much in the Barry White and Isaac Hayes mode, a style that's a perfect fit for Solomon's voice, which was warm and deep back when ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellNight At The Vanguard ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A hip live date from Kenny Burrell – recorded with a trio that includes Richard Davis on bass and Roy Haynes on drums – both of whom help Kenny find a groove that's a bit lighter and more fluid than usual! The rhythms here are quite gentle, almost spare at times – and always ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellRecapitulation ... LP
Chess, Late 50s/1960s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A collection of tracks pulled from Burrell's 60s work on Cadet, with titles that include "Mother In Law", "Isabella", "Tender Gender", "Tricotism", "Suite For Guitar And Orchestra", "Blues Fuse", "My Favorite Things", "Wild ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby CharlesChess Masters ... LP
Chess, Mid/Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue.)

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✨✧ Mitty CollierI Had A Talk With My Man/Free Girl (In The Morning) ... 7-inch
Chess, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful Chicago soul from Mitty. "I Had A Talk" is her secularization of a James Cleveland classic, but it's still got a rich gospelly soul feel to it. "Free Girl" is another nice one, and was written by Collier herself. (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Mitty CollierShades Of Mitty Collier – The Chess Singles 1961 to 1968 ... CD
Chess/Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A mighty helping of music from the overlooked Mitty Collier – a 60s soul singer on Chess Records, and one who was every bit as great as bigger label stars like Etta James or Fontella Bass! Like both of those singers, Mitty's got a voice that grabs you right from the get-go – a deeply ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Mitty CollierShades Of Mitty Collier – The Chess Singles 1961 to 1968 ... CD
Chess/Kent (UK), 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mighty helping of music from the overlooked Mitty Collier – a 60s soul singer on Chess Records, and one who was every bit as great as bigger label stars like Etta James or Fontella Bass! Like both of those singers, Mitty's got a voice that grabs you right from the get-go – a deeply ... (Soul) read more CD

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Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues BandDifferent Strokes For Different Folks ... LP
Chess/Janus, 1970. Sealed Gatefold ... $16.99
A real lost chapter in the career of the great Don Covay – material done after his original funky soul on 60s Atlantic Records, and before his return to fame in the early 70s on Mercury – done in a raw vibe that has a lot more grit than you might expect! There's touches of psychedelic ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition RSD Essentials pressing – on red vinyl, still sealed with hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Don Covay & The Jefferson Lemon Blues BandDifferent Strokes For Different Folks (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Chess/Reel, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A real lost chapter in the career of the great Don Covay – material done after his original funky soul on 60s Atlantic Records, and before his return to fame in the early 70s on Mercury – done in a raw vibe that has a lot more grit than you might expect! There's touches of psychedelic ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Different Strokes For Different Folks ... LP 16.99

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✨✧ DellsDells (Greatest Hits) ... LP
Chess/MCA, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of tracks recorded during the late 60s and early 70s – when the Dells were at their peak, recording at Cadet with arrangers and producers like Charles Stepney, Bobby Miller, and Don Davis. Titles include "Love Is Blue (I Can Sing A Rainbow)", "There Is", ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing – white label promo. Cover has light wear.)

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DellsOh What A Night – The Great Ballads ... CD
Chess/MCA, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
Includes the songs "Oh, What A Night", "Close Your Eyes", "The Love We Had (Stays On My Mind)", "Soul Strollin'", "Always Together", "O - O I Love You", "My Pretending Days Are Over", "I Miss You", "Does Anybody ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ DellsOn Their Corner – The Best Of The Dells ... CD
Chess, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyAnother Dimension ... LP
Chess, 1971. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Funky Bo Diddley – one of Bo's key early 70s sessions for Chess Records – all of which have him stepping out in a much harder groove than years past! The sound here is relatively tight – with Diddley guitar and vocals on top of some larger arrangements from Bob Gallo – ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 2000s reissue. Cover has a tiny corner bend, but looks great overall.)

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyDrive By Bo Diddley – Tales From The Funk Dimension 1970-1973 ... CD
Raven/Chess (Australia), Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Bo Diddley we already love you – but this set gives us another reason why! Although Bo's probably best known for his classic R&B work of the late 50s and early 60s, but during the 70s he also managed to cut some massively funky albums for Chess – working in the blues revival/funk ... (Blues) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyGot My Own Bag Of Tricks ... LP
Chess, Late 50s/1960s. Very Good+ 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice little collection of Bo Diddley's earlier work for Chess – put together in the early 70s, when Bo was in his Black Gladiator phase, as pictured on the cover – but featuring the rawer, rougher grooves of his initial recordings in the late 50s and early 60s! The Bo Diddley groove ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner. Vinyl has a short click on "Mona".)

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyHis Greatest Sides ... LP
Chess, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Raw, ragged, rough, and ready – killer early work by Bo Diddley, clearly in a class by itself! The Bo Diddley groove isn't blues, isn't soul, and isn't R&B – it's instead a mad blend of rhythm, scratchy guitar, and spontaneously playful vocals that few other singers could ever hope ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyI'm A Man – The Chess Masters 1955 to 1958 (4LP silver vinyl) (2023 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Chess/Third Man, Mid 50s. New Copy 4LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The birth of a genius – and an amazing batch of early material from the legendary Bo Diddley! Even at his start, Bo was unlike anyone else – a completely unique, completely self-contained bluesman who not only brought a wealth of new songs and styles to Chess Records, but who also did ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyLet Me Pass (500% More Man) ... CD
Chess/Elemental (Spain), 1965. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mid-60s smoker from the great Bo Diddley – a set that's maybe more obscure than some of his initial classics, but equally great! Bo's completely on fire right from the start – fast-riffing his guitar with that rhythm he invented, and which bore his name for decades to come – ... (Blues) read more CD
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyWhere It All Began ... LP
Chess, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Nasty nasty funk from the great Bo Diddley – one of his rare funky 70s classics for Chess – produced by Johnny Otis with a really tripped-out groove! The album's got an edge that seems to go even farther than some of Bo's other Chess work at the time – and picks up the full-on ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in the die-cut gatefold cover. Gatefold panel is bent at the sides, with a small tear at the right side.)

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✨✧ Willie DixonWillie Dixon – Chess Box (2CD box set) ... CD
Chess, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A rich collection of work from this legendary Chicago bluesman – 36 tracks on 2 CDs, plus an oversized booklet with nice photos and notes! (Blues) CD

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✨✧ Art Farmer & Benny GolsonBlues On Down ... CD
Chess/GRP, 1960/1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
Killer grooves from the Jazztet – lean, lanky, and plenty darn soulful! (Jazz) CD
(1994 MCA/GRP pressing – part of the Original Chess Masters series.)

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✨✧ Art Farmer/Benny GolsonMeet The Jazztet ... CD
Argo/Chess, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
Landmark work by one of the greatest jazz outfits of the early 60s! Art Farmer and Benny Golson were both known as well-composed players during the 50s – strongly soulful, but often with a fine sense of arrangement that usually tended towards the lyrical side of things. With this group, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(1990 Chess/MCA pressing – still sealed!)

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✨✧ Rev CL FranklinEagle Stirreth Her Nest – Sermon 21 ... LP
Chess, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
(Gospel) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rev CL FranklinFaith To See Us Through The Storm – Chess Sermon No 70 ... LP
Chess, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
(Gospel) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lowell FulsonComplete Chess Masters – The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection ... CD
Chess, Mid 50s-Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
(Blues) CD

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✨✧ Paul Gayten & OthersPaul Gayten Presents The Crescent City Roll 1957 ... LP
Chess/P-Vine (Japan), 1957. Near Mint- 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A very cool collection – all rare New Orleans R&B, originally issued on 50s singles by Chess Records, mostly handled by producer/arranger Paul Gayten! Features work by Al Little, Ralph Williams, TV Slim, Robert Green, Roland Cook, Sherman Jones, Charles Williams, Buddy Stewart, Virginia ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Al GreyBasic Grey ... LP
Argo/Cadet, Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Great work from Al Grey – one of the most soulful trombonists of his time – all pulled from the Chess/Argo albums Last Of The Big Plungers, Snap Your Fingers and Al Grey Billy Mitchell Sextet LPs! Easily some of Grey's hippest work – with players who include Billy Mitchell on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Buddy GuyBuddy's Blues – The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection ... CD
Chess, 1960s. Used ... $1.99 2.99
(Blues) CD

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✨✧ Buddy GuyComplete Chess Studio Recordings ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
(Blues) CD

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✨✧ Buddy GuyI Was Walking Through The Woods ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Buddy Guy reached much bigger fame on later labels, but he sounds pretty darn great here in a set of early recordings done for Chess – all sides recorded in the first half of the 60s, when Buddy represented one of the best talents in a new generation of bluesmen rising up in Chicago! The ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue fade label pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear, a small tear at the opening, and is slightly wavy at the back panel.)

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✨✧ Buddy GuyI Was Walking Through The Woods ... CD
Chess, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Buddy Guy reached much bigger fame on later labels, but he sounds pretty darn great here in a set of early recordings done for Chess – all sides recorded in the first half of the 60s, when Buddy represented one of the best talents in a new generation of bluesmen rising up in Chicago! The ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ Dale HawkinsDale Hawkins – Chess Rock N Rhythm Series ... LP
Chess, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Way more than just a "hits" collection – as the package featuers a huge amount of unissued tracks and unissued takes! Titles include the classic (and sublime) original version of "Susie Q" – plus "Lulu", "Four Letter Word", "Little Pig" ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s pressing. Cover has light ring impressions.)

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✨✧ Murray HeadOne Night In Bangkok/Merano ... 12-inch
RCA, 1984. Sealed (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
(Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ John Lee HookerHis Best Chess Sides ... CD
Chess, Early 50s/Mid 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
With 15 tracks including "Mad Man Blues", "Leave My Wife Alone", "Please Don't Go", "High Priced Woman", "The Waterfront", and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, and One Beer". (Blues) CD

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✨✧ John Lee HookerHouse Of The Blues ... LP
Chess, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rootsy cover, and some rootsy blues to match – a fairly stripped down session from John Lee Hooker –- and one that mostly just features vocals and guitar, plus some occasional added guitar and piano! Most of the recordings here are from the early 50s, pulled together in a full LP at ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Original Chess Masters pressing. Cover has light wear, lightly bent corners, and is bent a bit at the bottom right edge.)

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✨✧ John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker Plays & Sings The Blues ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
About as pure as you can get for John Lee Hooker – a classic set of cuts for Chess, recorded with a feel that's almost folksy at times! The guitar has a raw edge that goes way back to the delta – and the overall approach is much more gritty than even some of Hooker's labelmates at the ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ Howlin WolfAin't Gonna Be Your Dog – Chess Collectables Vol 2 ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
(Blues) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole, cover has a small mark.)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfChange My Way ... CD
Chess/Traffic, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Almost a decade's worth of great work from Howlin Wolf – late 50s and early 60s recordings done for Chess Records in Chicago, nicely packaged up here in an archival series album with full notes on the sessions and music! Nearly all tracks are originals by Wolf – aka Chester Burnett ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ Howlin WolfChess Box (3CD set) ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer collection of Howlin Wolf material for Chess records – with two unreleased tracks, some rare interview material, and other rare cuts too! (Blues) CD
(Out of print and nice shape – box has just a few small cosmetic scuffs – a great copy!)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfEssential Original Albums (Moanin' In The Moonlight/Sings The Blues/Rockin' Chair Album/Singles I, II & III) (3CD set) ... CD
Chess/Crown/Masters Of Music (Spain), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 3 CDs ... Out Of Stock
(Blues) CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)

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Howlin WolfHis Greatest Sides Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Chess/Jackpot, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 23.99
The title definitely gets it right – as this 70s collection brings together most of the best Chess Records material by Howlin Wolf from the late 50s and early 60s – almost all of them small combo sides that present the man in all of his raspy, growling glory! The tracks span a space ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Howlin Wolf is really getting into his thing here – tightening it up a bit from his earliest years at Chess, and moving into a groove that would forever make him one of the key artists to record for the label! The raspy, rootsy feel of earlier years is still in place – but the ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf/Moanin In The Moonlight – Two In One ... CD
Chess, 1959. Used ... $3.99
2 blues classics from the great Howlin Wolf – back to back on a single CD! First up is the self-titled Howlin Wolf – a record that has Wolf tightening it up a bit from his earliest years at Chess, and moving into a groove that would forever make him one of the key artists to record for ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf/Moanin In The Moonlight – Two In One ... CD
Chess, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
2 blues classics from the great Howlin Wolf – back to back on a single CD! First up is the self-titled Howlin Wolf – a record that has Wolf tightening it up a bit from his earliest years at Chess, and moving into a groove that would forever make him one of the key artists to record for ... (Blues) read more CD
Also available Howlin Wolf/Moanin In The Moonlight – Two In One ... CD 3.99

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Howlin WolfHowlin' Wolf – Chess Blues Master Series ... LP
Chess, 1950s/Early 60s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A really well done collection of work recorded by Howlin Wolf for Chess – put together in the early 70s, but featuring sides from the 50s and 60s. The album's got a good set of notes by Pete Welding, and tracks that include "Down In The Bottom", "Forty Four', "My Country ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light aging and wear.)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfI Asked For Water/So Glad ... 7-inch
Chess, 1956. Good ... Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Howlin WolfLondon Sessions ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1989. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A famous date that showcases the Chess Records influence on the sound of the Brit rock scene – one that has a number of key players "giving back" to the label, and working on a special date with Howlin Wolf! Wolf's rough vocals are in the lead on all tracks, and he also plays a bit ... (Blues) read more CD
Also available London Sessions (180 gram pressing) ... LP 31.99

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✨✧ Howlin WolfLondon Sessions ... LP
Chess, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A famous date that showcases the Chess Records influence on the sound of the Brit rock scene – one that has a number of key players "giving back" to the label, and working on a special date with Howlin Wolf! Wolf's rough vocals are in the lead on all tracks, and he also plays a bit ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available London Sessions (180 gram pressing) ... LP 31.99

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Howlin WolfLondon Sessions (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Chess/Elemental (Spain), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $31.99 34.99
A famous date that showcases the Chess Records influence on the sound of the Brit rock scene – one that has a number of key players "giving back" to the label, and working on a special date with Howlin Wolf! Wolf's rough vocals are in the lead on all tracks, and he also plays a bit ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 – on heavyweight vinyl!)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfMessage To The Young ... LP
Chess/Elemental, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Funky blues work from Howlin Wolf – his key entry into the funked-up genre that Chess Records was cutting at the end of the 60s with other blues artists like Etta James, Bo Diddley, and Muddy Waters! As on records with those artists, Wolf's older modes are updated here for a hipper, younger ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Howlin WolfReal Folk Blues ... CD
Chess, 1966. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic work from Howlin Wolf – tunes recorded with incredibly raspy vocals, set to a folksy electric guitar sound – one that instantly conjures up images of the south side blues scene that Chess documented so well during the 50s and 60! The work here was recorded over a number of ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ Howlin WolfWho Will Be Next?/I Have A Little Girl ... 7-inch
Chess, 1959. Good ... Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalAhmad's Blues ... CD
Chess, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features the full Ahmad Jamal album on Argo, plus tracks from Portfolio Of Ahmad Jamal! (Jazz) CD

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Ahmad JamalBut Not For Me – Ahmad Jamal Trio At The Pershing ... CD
Argo/Chess, 1958. Used ... $6.99
Groundbreaking work from the legendary Ahmad Jamal – not just in his own career, but in live jazz in general! The album's a classic recording of Jamal's trio with Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – captured at the Pershing Lounge on the south side of Chicago, where ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalCount 'Em 88 ... CD
Chess/Universal (Japan), 1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
That's right, count 'em – 88 keys on the piano in all, and Ahmad does a pretty good job of hitting them all in this early album of piano virtuosity! The album's amazing – set the pace for a whole new generation of piano expressiveness, with a cool and earthy approach that also still ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalCount 'Em 88 (SHMCD pressing) ... CD
Chess/Universal (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $18.99 23.99 About April 17, 2024
That's right, count 'em – 88 keys on the piano in all, and Ahmad does a pretty good job of hitting them all in this early album of piano virtuosity! The album's amazing – set the pace for a whole new generation of piano expressiveness, with a cool and earthy approach that also still ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalCross Country Tour 1958 to 1961 ... CD
Chess/Universal, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Excellent live work by Ahmad Jamal – recorded during his classic years, when he was wowing audiences all over the US! The set features 2 CDs, with material recorded at the Pershing Lounge and Alhambra in Chicago, The Spotlite Club in Washington DC, and the Black Hawk in San Francisco. On ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalSun Set (Ahmad Jamal At The Pershing/Ahmad Jamal At The Blackhawk) ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A 70s 2-fer that collects 2 live sides originally issued by Argo, then subsequently by Chess under the Cadet label. Classic Chicago piano jazz – featuring the very popular pianist Ahmad Jamal, recorded at the legendary Pershing Lounge, down at 63rd and Cottage Grove and at the equally ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Etta JamesAt Last (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Argo/Chess, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
An amazing step forward for the young Etta James – a singer who was delivering a raw, shouting form of R&B just a few years before – but who here ascends into soul music heaven with her famous work on the album! The title cut is the stuff of legend – played and played, again ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Etta JamesAt Last (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Argo/Chess/Jackpot, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An amazing step forward for the young Etta James – a singer who was delivering a raw, shouting form of R&B just a few years before – but who here ascends into soul music heaven with her famous work on the album! The title cut is the stuff of legend – played and played, again ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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✨✧ Etta JamesCome A Little Closer ... LP
Chess, 1974. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
An excellent set of messed-up funky soul from Etta James – one of her killer early 70s sides for Chess! The album mixes together bluesy tracks and straight ahead soul – in a hip, bad-walking style that nicely updates Etta's older style for the 70s. The set includes a great funky cut ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Etta JamesEssential Etta James ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960s/Mid 70s. Used 2CD ... $5.99
44 tracks on 2CDs – including some previously unreleased tracks! (Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Etta JamesEtta Is Betta Than Evvah! (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Chess/Kent (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
One of the few funky late Chess gems for Etta James – recorded during the period when the company was owned by the All Platinum family of labels in New Jersey – with incredible vocals by Etta! Most of the record was cut in NJ, and features Etta's bluesy style meeting some nice funky ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Etta JamesEtta James Chess Box Set (3CD set) ... CD
Chess, 1960s/1970s. Used 3CD ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD

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✨✧ Etta JamesLove Songs ... CD
Chess, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The gentler side of Etta James – a great collection of ballads and love songs from her 60s years at Chess – a time when she was changing her game from the rougher R&B of the 50s, and turning into one of the most sophisticated soul stars on Chess! There's a great balance here ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Etta JamesSecond Time Around ... CD
Argo/Chess, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful Etta James album with heartbreaking vocals over icy Riley Hampton arrangements, and a classic bit of early Chicago soul. Tracks include "Don't Cry Baby", "Fool That I Am", and "I'll Dry My Tears". Sweet and mellow, and proof for anyone that the move to ... (Soul) read more CD
(CRC pressing)
 
 



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