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Chess Rhythm and Roll - Various Artists (Cassette)

Chess Rhythm and Roll - Various Artists (Cassette)

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Chess Rhythm and Roll - Various Artists (Cassette)

 This set presents the rhythm & blues side of Chess Records and, in many ways, is the more entertaining of the two. Ninety-nine tracks cover the label's astonishing breadth of jump blues combos, vocal groups, and rock & roll pioneers.

Cassette #1 1947-1955

1-1 The Five Blazes– Chicago Boogie
1-2 Clarence Samuels– Boogie Woogie Blues
1-3 The Dozier Boys– Hey Jack
1-4 Earl & His Blue Rockets– Little Boy, Little Boy
1-5 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats– Rocket 88
1-6 Rosco Gordon– Booted
1-7 Jackie Brenston– Leo The Louse
1-8 Bobby Lewis– Mumbles Blues
1-9 Willie Mabon– I Don't Know
1-10 Mitzi Mars– Roll 'Em
1-11 Danny Overbea– Train, Train, Train
1-12 James "Sugar Boy" Crawford– Jock-A-Mo
1-13 The Coronets (8)– Should I
1-14 Jimmy Binkley & His Orchestra– Wine, Wine, Wine
1-15 Leon D. Tarver & The Chordones– I'm A Young Rooster
1-16 The El-Rays– Darling I Know
1-17 The Swans (6)– Will You Be Mine
1-18 Larry Liggett– That Man Is Walking
1-19 The Daps– Love Your Lovin' Way
1-20 The Moonglows– Sincerely
1-21 Bo Diddley– Bo Diddley
1-22 The Flamingos– Need Your Love
1-23 Chuck Berry– Maybellene
1-24 The Moonglows– No One
1-25 Paul Gayten– If You Love Me, Tell Me So

Cassette #2 1955-1957
2-1 Bobby Charles– See You Later Alligator
2-2 Bobby Tuggle– 64,000 Question
2-3 The Flamingos– I'll Be Home
2-4 Bullmoose Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats*– Heavyweight Baby
2-5 Chuck Berry– Too Much Monkey Business
2-6 Bo Diddley– Who Do You Love
2-7 Earl Hooker– Frog Hop
2-8 Four Tops– Country Girl
2-9 The Moonglows– See Saw
2-10 Stanley Mitchell & The Tornados (6)– Four O'Clock In The Morning
2-11 Bobby Charles– Laura Lee
2-12 Clarence "Frogman" Henry– Ain't Got No Home
2-13 Clifton Chenier– The Big Wheel
2-14 The Pastels (2)– Been So Long
2-15 Chuck Berry– School Day
2-16 Johnnie & Joe– Over The Mountain, Across The Sea
2-17 Jody Williams– Lucky You
2-18 The Tune Weavers– Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
2-19 Dale Hawkins– Suzie Q
2-20 Clarence "Frogman" Henry– Lady With The Hat Box
2-21 Paul Gayten– Nervous Boogie
2-22 Dick Glasser– Crazy Love
2-23 Eddie Bo– Walk That Walk
2-24 T.V. Slim And His Bluesmen– Flatfoot Sam
2-25 Lee Andrews & The Hearts– Teardrops

Cassette #3 1957-1959
3-1 G.L. Crockett– Look Out Mabel
3-2 The Monotones– Book Of Love
3-3 Jimmy Nelson (3)– Mr. Big Wheel
3-4 Eddie Fontaine– Nothin's Shakin'
3-5 Chuck Berry– Johnny B. Goode
3-6 Bo Diddley– Say Man
3-7 Jimmy McCracklin– Everybody Rock
3-8 The Kents (2)– I Found My Girl
3-9 The Students– I'm So Young
3-10 Bo Diddley– I Love You So
3-11 Johnny Fuller– You Got Me Whistlin'
3-12 The Brothers*– Lazy Susan
3-13 Dale Hawkins– La-Do-Dada
3-14 Chuck Berry– Do You Love Me
3-15 Rusty York– Sugaree
3-16 Bo Diddley– What Do You Know About Love
3-17 Sugar Pie DeSanto– I Want To Know
3-18 Oscar Boyd & The Calvaes– Anna Macora
3-19 The Sonics (2)– This Broken Heart
3-20 Billy Emerson– Um Huh My Baby
3-21 The Falcons– This Heart Of Mine
3-22 Gene Simmons (2)– Goin' Back To Memphis
3-23 Rod Bernard And The Twisters– This Should Go On Forever
3-24 Chuck Berry– Let It Rock
3-25 The Miracles– All I Want Is You

Cassette #4 1960-1967
4-1 Etta James– At Last
4-2 L.C. Cook– I Need Your Love
4-3 Etta & Harvey– My Heart Cries
Remix [From Original Chess 4-Track Recordings] – Bill Inglot
4-4 The Sensations (2)– Let Me In
4-5 Little Milton– Saving My Love For You
Producer – Oliver Sain
4-6 The Marathons– Peanut Butter
4-7 The Vibrations– You're Mine
4-8 The Corsairs– Smokey Places
Producer – Abner Spector
4-9 The Tune Weavers– Your Skies Of Blue
4-10 Billy Stewart– Reap What You Sow
Remix [From Original Chess 4-Track Recordings] – Bill Inglot
4-11 Bo Diddley– You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover
4-12 Jan Bradley– Mama Don't Lie
Producer – Curtis Mayfield
4-13 Cookie & His Cupcakes– Got You On My Mind
4-14 Tommy Tucker– High Heel Sneakers
4-15 The Gems (2)– That's What They Put Erasers On Pencils For
4-16 The Jaynetts– Sally Go 'Round The Roses
Producer – Abner Spector
4-17 Chuck Berry– No Particular Place To Go
4-18 Bill & Will– Goin' To The River
4-19 Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure– Don't Mess Up A Good Thing
Remix [From Original Chess 4-Track Recordings] – Bill Inglot
4-20 Little Milton– Who's Cheatin' Who
4-21 Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces– Searching For My Love
4-22 Big Maybelle– Maybelle Sings The Blues
4-23 The Dells– O-O I Love You
Producer – Bobby Miller
4-24 Etta James– Tell Mama
Producer – Rick Hall & Staff

Label: MCA Records – CHD4-9352
Format: Box Set, Remastered 4 x Cassette
Released: 1994
Genre: Rock, Blues
Style: Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues

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