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Blues Heaven Foundation, Chicago

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  • Excellent to see and hear start of Chess records. Tour guide genuinely loves her job. Says see still gets the chills envisioning Etta James singing in the studio. You can sense the greats walking up t...  more »
  • The Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Museum packs a lot of important historical information into a mid sized building, that was once the Chess Record recording studio. The Dixon family runs it, and passionat...  more »
  • This is the site of the Chess Studios where Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry, and a host of other Chicago blues (and rock) musicians recorded throughout the 50s, 60s, 70s, The address is the sa...  more »
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  • This is where rock n roll started (through the blues of course). Gave me goosebumps to be in the recording studio. Must see if you're in Chicago.
  • Currently closed until further notice. Still cool to see the building however
  • As the son of noted chess drummer BILLIE STEPNEY this is by far the best kept srcret in the ciry! Tourist come from all over the world to make a pilgrimage to this music mecca.yet mist natives don't even know it's here🐵 Why not invest $10 for the bestmusic history lesson you'll ever receive? BISHOP GREGORY K. STEPNEY SON OF FUTURE ROCK & ROLL INDUCTEE BILLIE STEPNEY DRUMMER P.S. LOOK HIM UP HE'S THE ONLY ONE OF HIS CONTEMPORARIES NOT IN. LETS MAKE IT RIGHT & PUSH TO GET HUM IN.
  • Willie Dixon rocks, who doesn't love a good facts filled adventure through the history of real music.
  • Great that they managed to hold on to the place, but it's a pretty half-hearted attempt at a museum. The video they make you watch is pretty hilarious.