Update 107 | 16 January 2020

CDs are now being phased out and are increasing in value. The Chess catalogue has been extensively reissued on CD. Many of the CDs are also available to download as mp3 files from the usual suppliers. It is impossible to list all of them – there are more than 70 CDs of Chuck Berry, for instance – so we are going for the ones which appear to still be available. CDs are understood to be of Chess origin or of Chess artistes. Please advise us of any errors found. Thankyou!

Bass, Fontella

The Very Best of Fontella Bass
Rescued: The Very Best Of

Berry, Chuck

The Ultimate Chuck Berry
The best of Chuck Berry
On the blues side
Rockin’ at the hops
San Francisco Dues
Greatest Hits (Red box)
Chuck Berry in the 50s
Johnny B Goode, his complete 50s Chess recordings 4 CD Set
The best of Chuck Berry
His best Volume 1
His best Volume 2
Live at the Fillmore
Let it rock: As good as it gets
The best of the Chess Years
Greatest Hits (Platinum)
Reeling and Rocking: the Very best of Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry is on top
St Louis to Liverpool
Five Classic Albums
Johnny B. Goode – His complete 1950s Chess Recordings
You Never Can Tell – His complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966

Bradley, Jan

Mama didn’t lie
Soul boppin’ Ladies

Chandler, Gene

Soul Master

Collier, Mitty

Shades of Mitty Collier
Shades of a genius
Soul boppin’ Ladies

Dells, The

Sing Dionne Warwicke’s greatest hits
Oh what a night: The great ballads
Standing Ovation: The very best of 1966-1981

Diddley, Bo

The story of Bo Diddley
His Best
Road Runner
Bo Diddley’s a Twister
Bo Diddley’s a gunslinger
Beach Party

Dodds, Nella

Soul boppin’ Ladies

Guy, Buddy

Complete Chess studio recordings

James, Etta

At Last
The best of Etta James

King, Albert, and Rush, Otis

Door To Door

Lee, Laura, and Thomas, Irma

Muscle Shoals Soul

Lee, Laura

The Chess Collection
Love more than Pride
Muscle Shoals Soul

Lewis, Ramsey

Greatest Hits
The In Crowd

Milton, Little

The complete Checker hit singles
If walls could talk – earlier version
If walls could talk (Kent version)

Moonglows, The

Their greatest hits
The complete singles
The Millennium Collection

Moore, Bobby, and Rhythm Aces, The

Go ahead and burn

Ripperton, Minnie

Her Chess years

Ross, Jackie

Soul boppin’ Ladies

Rush, Otis, and King, Albert

Door To Door

Stewart, Billy

Unbelievable/Cross my heart
One more time
The Millennium Collection

Stitt, Sonny

How high the moon

Taylor, Ko Ko

What it takes

Thomas, Irma, and Lee, Laura

Muscle Shoals Soul

Walter, Little

His best

Waters, Muddy

Hard again
His best 1947 to 1955
You shook me
The anthology
The Chess Box
Electric Mud
The complete Plantation recordings
I’m ready
The Woodstock Album

Williamson, Sonny Boy

His best

Wolf, Howling

Millennium Collection – CD
The collection
The complete Chess Masters
Moanin’ in the moonlight
The genuine article
Blues from Hell

Various Artists

The Aristocrat of the blues
The Chess 50th anniversary collection
Chess Blues Guitar
Chess Soul – a decade of Chicago’s finest
Chess Blues Classics 1957 to 1967
Chess Blues
Hoochie Coochie Man – The Chess Story
Chess Club Rhythm and Soul
Chess Pieces – The very best of Chess Records
Chess Northern Soul
Chess soul sisters
Chess Classics
Chess tear jerkers
Just Keep on Dancing – Chess Northern Soul
Chess Uptown Soul
Where the girls are
The Chess Story: From R%B to Soul
The Chess Story: From blues to doo-wop
Chess: The rhythm and the blues
Essential Chess blues
Chess Chartbusters Vol 1
Chess Chartbusters Vol 2
Chess Chartbusters Vol 3
Chess Chartbusters Vol 4
Chess Chartbusters Vol 5
Chess Chartbusters Vol 6
Chess Rhythm and Roll
Jan Bradley, Nella Dodds, Jackie Ross, Mitty Collier: Soul boppin’ Ladies

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