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Chicago’s Chess Records Studios at 2120 S. Michigan Avenue


Muddy Waters at Chess recording studios at mixing desk , Chicago , 1969 . Marshall Chess , behind to the right . American blues singer , musician , born McKinley Morganfield 4 April 1915 , died 30 April 1983 . Marshall Chess , son of Leonard Chess , co founder of Chess Records .


Buddy Guy in Cambridge, MA 1968. George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American guitarist and singer. Critically acclaimed, he is a pioneer of the Chicago blues sound and has served as an influence to some of the most notable musicians of the 20th century. In the 1960s Guy was a member of Muddy Waters' band and was a house guitarist at Chess Records.


Magic Slim at Chess Records, May 5th, 1975


John Lee "Sonny Boy" & Lacey Belle Williamson, Muddy Waters (left) and Eddie Boyd (standing), mid 1940s at the Club Georgia on Chicago's south side; others are Andrew 'Bo' Bolton (Muddy's long time chauffeur, right), the woman standing is Mrs. White, wife of the club owner, the boy on the left is Mrs. White's son, who helped out at the club; source: Mike Rowe: Chicago Blues - The City and the Music.- NY (Da Capo Paperback) 1975, p. 42 (credited to "Chess Records"); photoshopped by Stefan…