This is the fourth book master discographer Ruppli has contributed to Greenwood's outstanding series, and it is as well organized and authoritative as its predecessors. After Atlantic, Chess was the most important black-oriented, independent American label. . . . Session musicians, recording dates, and label numbers are given when available, and can be cross-referenced. Invaluable for researchers. Library JournalRuppli, Michel is the author of 'The Chess Labels: A Discography, Vol. 7', published 1983 under ISBN 9780313234712 and ISBN 031323471X.