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Spinning Blues into Gold: Chess Records (book)

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Spinning Blues Into Gold. Chess Records: The Label That Launched The Blues - a book by Nadine Cohodas

Chess Records was synonymous with the sound that swept up from the south, embraced Chicago and spread out into mid-century America. Spinning Blues into Gold is a meticulously researched account of two Jewish brothers Leonard and Phil Chess, how they transitioned from running a liquor store and nightclub to building their empire on R&B, soul and gospel, and the influence the label output had on wider popular music culture. Nadine Cohodas investigates behind the scenes, taking a good look at the the brothers, their (often fractious) relationships with the artists, the label and the music industry context of the time.

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