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Cover of: Machers and Rockers by Rich Cohen

Machers and Rockers
Chess Records and the Business of Rock & Roll

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English.

About the Book

A book on the record label "Chess", and also the story of the Chess brothers.

First Sentence

Marshall Chess was laughing it up.

Table of Contents

1 Today you are a man, go get me a drink 13
2 Jew Street 23
3 They call it the blues, but it makes you want to dance 69
4 2120 South Michigan 119
5 The kids dig it, but the kids are sick 155
6 The record man pays for our sins 179
Sources 199
Suggested listening 203
Acknowledgments 206
Index 209

Edition Notes

Series Enterprise
Genre music industry

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination 220 p.
Number of pages 220
Dimensions 15 x 21 x 2 cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library OL7451864M
ISBN 10 039305280X
ISBN 13 9780393052800
Library Thing 80577
Goodreads 235984


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History Created April 29, 2008 · 8 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON / OPDS

August 5, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
April 24, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Fixed duplicate goodreads IDs.
April 16, 2010 Edited by bgimpertBot Added goodreads ID.
April 14, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Linked existing covers to the edition.
April 29, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Inital record created, from an record.