Nile Rodgers
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1952-09-19
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Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers Biography (Wikipedia)

Nile Gregory Rodgers Jr. (born September 19, 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and guitarist. The co-founder of Chic, he has written, produced, and performed on records that have cumulatively sold more than 500 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide. He is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a three-time Grammy Award-winner, and the chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Known for his "chucking" guitar style, Rolling Stone wrote in 2014 that "the full scope of Nile Rodgers' career is still hard to fathom."

Formed as the Big Apple Band in 1970 with bassist Bernard Edwards, Chic released their self-titled debut album in 1977. It included the hit singles "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" and "Everybody Dance". The 1978 album C'est Chic produced the hits "I Want Your Love" and "Le Freak", with the latter selling more than 7 million singles worldwide. The song "Good Times" from the 1979 album Risqué was a number one single on the pop and soul charts, and became one of the most-sampled songs of all time, "ushering in" hip-hop via The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight", inspiring Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust", and anchoring the Daft Punk hit "Around the World".

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Nile Rodgers Performances & Interviews


Nile Rodgers Tracks

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Sigala
Give Me Your Love
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Give Me Your Love
Chic
I'll Be There (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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I'll Be There (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Angel
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Angel
Laura Mvula
Overcome (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Overcome (feat. Nile Rodgers)
Duran Duran
Pressure Off (feat. Janelle Monáe & Nile Rodgers)
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Pressure Off (feat. Janelle Monáe & Nile Rodgers)
George Michael
Fantasy (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Fantasy (feat. Nile Rodgers)
Nile Rodgers
Dance Dance Dance (Live At The Eden Sessions June 2019)
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Dance Dance Dance (Live At The Eden Sessions June 2019)
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Till The World Falls
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Till The World Falls
NERVO
The Other Boys
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The Other Boys
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I Want Your Love (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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I Want Your Love (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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Thinking Of You (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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Thinking Of You (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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Le Freak (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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Le Freak (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
Bernard Edwards
Good Times
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Good Times
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Lost In Music (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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Lost In Music (Live At The Eden Sessions 2019)
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Past BBC Events

6 Music at Bestival
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Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight
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6 Music at Bestival

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Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight
Glastonbury: 2013
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2013-06-28T07:10:37
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2013
Glastonbury: 2013

Glastonbury: 2013

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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