This Weekend: Playing Chess


Saturday night at 7 PM, “The Grooveyard” celebrates recording executive Leonard Chess with an hour of songs released on Chess Records and it’s subsidiaries shortly after what would have been his 101st birthday.

Founded in 1950 and run by Leonard and his brother Phil, the company produced and released many important singles and albums, which are now regarded as central to the rock music canon. Musician and critic Cub Koda described Chess Records as “America’s greatest blues label.”  The Grooveyard Top Ten will feature the hits of March 24, 1957, and we’ll play your requests during the Grooveyard Party Hour.

WCWP logo newListen to “The Grooveyard” following “Rick’s Redneck Ranch” each Saturday night at 7 PM on 88.1 FM on Long Island, by clicking the 88.1 FM link on wcwp.org or via the TuneIn app.  or the 88.1 FM button on the new WCWP app for Android or iPhones.  You can also follow us on Twitter.

Join us for the Greatest Hits and Forgotten Favorites on. . .

“The Grooveyard”

…Where Oldies Come Alive!

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