Phil Chess, Co-Founder of Legendary Blues Record Company, Dies at 95

A Jewish immigrant from Poland, Phil and his brother Leonard began Chess Records in Chicago, popularizing artists like Etta James, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, and Chuck Berry


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How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing


Shades of Gray

Duo opens new chapter in the history of black-Jewish collaboration

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