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 Risque 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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Chic
I'll Be There (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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I'll Be There (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Sober (feat. Craig David & Stefflon Don)
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Sober (feat. Craig David & Stefflon Don)
Christina Aguilera
Telepathy (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Telepathy (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Till The World Falls (feat. Mura Masa, Cosha & Vic Mensa)
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Till The World Falls (feat. Mura Masa, Cosha & Vic Mensa)
Chic
Sober
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Sober
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Le Freak
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Le Freak
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Good Times
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Good Times
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Do You Wanna Party (feat. LunchMoney Lewis)
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Do You Wanna Party (feat. LunchMoney Lewis)
Nile Rodgers
State Of Mine (It's About Time) (feat. Philippe Saisse)
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State Of Mine (It's About Time) (feat. Philippe Saisse)
Nile Rodgers
Till the World Falls
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Till the World Falls
George Michael
Fantasy (feat. Nile Rodgers)
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Fantasy (feat. Nile Rodgers)
Raymond Angry
You Had Me
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You Had Me
Daft Punk
Get Lucky (feat. Nile Rodgers & Pharrell Williams)
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Get Lucky (feat. Nile Rodgers & Pharrell Williams)
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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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2014

6 Music at Bestival

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Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight
Glastonbury: 2013
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2013
Glastonbury: 2013

Glastonbury: 2013

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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