Historic Site of Vee-Jay Records

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1449 S Michigan Ave (bt E 14th & 16th Sts)
Chicago, IL 60605

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  • Situated on this stretch of the former 'record row,' Vee-Jay Records was the largest, most successful R&B label of its time, and recorded blues greats like Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker and others.
  • Situated on this stretch of the former record row, Vee-Jay Records was the largest, most successful R&B label of its time, and recorded blues greats like Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker and others.
  • Vee-Jay distributed early Beatles material ("Please Please Me" "From Me to You" "Do You Want to Know a Secret?""Thank You Girl" "Love Me Do" "P.S. I Love You" "Twist and Shout" "There's A Place" )
  • Its for sale! Yes you can buy an historic building!
  • Considering the historical significance, it's just a run down boarded up building. Very sad.
  • For some bizarre reason, most probably having to do with the "jazz police"; Eddie Harris wouldn't perform his POP-chart-reaching version of "Exodus" (on Vee Jay) for years after 1962. 3=(}
  • nice places