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Sunday, 30 October 2016

Chess Records: Co-Founder Phil Chess Dies At 95 (NPR)

From National Public Radio - Cheryl Corley, October 20: "By 1950, Leonard and Phillip Chess had established Chess Records as the label for urban blues. Leonard died in 1969. Phil died on Wednesday at the age of 95".

Story Of The Song: Promised Land, Chuck Berry (1964), The Independent - "Behind the glass sat the producer Phil Chess, his fingers around the knobs, a smile on his face".

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