Phil Chess, Co-Founder of Chicago’s Influential Chess Records, Dies at 95

Phil Chess, the co-founder of the influential Chicago record label that was home to Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Etta James, Willie Dixon, Howling’ Wolf and many other blues and R&B heavyweights, has died. He was 95. Chess died Tuesday night at his home in Tucson, Ariz., the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Phil Chess and his brother,… Read more »

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