2008 release. First installment in this fantastic series of releases focused on the iconic and groundbreaking Chess Records label. Each of these fantastic individual albums is jam packed with genre defining hits and classic artists. It's impossible to imagine the landscape of popular music looking and sounding quiet the same had it not been for the Chess label. Each disc includes digitally remastered tracks and full detailed track annotations by MOJO writer Lois Wilson. 20 tracks including cuts from Chuck Berry, Etta James, Bo Diddley, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter and others. Universal.