Books and websites




A selection of books and websites including content about Chess Records of Chicago:


Chicago Soul by Robert Pruter. University of Illinois Press, 1992

Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records, by Nadine Cohodas, 2001

Rage to Survive by Etta James and David Ritz, 1995

The Sound Of The City: The Rise Of Rock And Roll by Charlie Gillett, 1996

The Story of Chess Records by John Collis, 1998

The Blues Encyclopaedia, Edited by Edward Komara and Peter Lee, Routledge, 2004

When I left home – My Story by Buddy Guy and David Ritz, 2012

Blues: A Regional Experience by Bob Eagle and Eric S. LeBlanc, edited by Norm Cohen, 2013

Ode to Etta James by Stephanie Lynne Thorburn (Ebook)


Blues: From the Perspective of Chess Records and Chicago Blues

Page updated 10 August 2014



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