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Nile Rodgers talks to music aficionado Vicki Wickham about his life in the music business, his inspirations and some of the famous artists he has worked with on classic hits.

In the final programme of Nile Rodgers in conversation with music aficionado Vicki Wickham - we have a world exclusive - a brand new track that Nile has produced for Chic which will have its first play during this show. Also Nile talks about first encountering Madonna at a New York night club and how he wasn't sure about her act. He also reveals her ambition even then was to become the biggest star in the world and he offered his help, and worked on her Like a Virgin album which set her on her way to global domination.

He also talks about working with Beyonce as well as his collaborations with French dance duo Daft Punk which produced the massive hit classic Get Lucky. He reflects on his home in Westport and the importance of New York in his life. He continues to tour constantly with Chic as well as producing or playing his guitar on tracks for a whole litany of artists from Sting to Lady GaGa, and from Britney Spears to Sigala. The future for Mr Rodgers is always lost in music...

57 minutes

Last on

Sat 16 Mar 2019 02:00

Music Played

  • Chic

    Everybody Dance

  • Duran Duran

    The Reflex

  • Madonna

    Everybody

  • Jenny Burton

    Remember What You Like

  • Destiny’s Child

    Upside Down

  • Madonna

    Borderline

  • Madonna

    Like A Virgin

  • Madonna

    Material Girl

  • Chic

    Good Times

  • The Sugarhill Gang

    Rapper's Delight

  • Queen

    Another One Bites The Dust

  • The Archies

    Sugar Sugar

  • Daft Punk

    Da Funk

  • Chic

    Le Freak

  • Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

    Get Lucky

  • Chic featuring Nile Rodgers

    Chic Medley

  • Eric Clapton

    Stone Free

  • Jeff Beck

    Ambitious

  • Mick Jagger

    Secrets

  • Grace Jones

    I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You)

  • Thompson Twins

    Lay Your Hands On Me

  • Al Jarreau

    L is for Lover

  • Mariah Carey

    You Need Me

  • NERVO, Jake Shears, Kylie Minogue & Nile Rodgers

    The Other Boys

  • Britney Spears

    Anticipating

  • Paul Simon

    Think Too Much

  • INXS

    Original Sin

  • The B‐52s

    Roam

  • Lady Gaga, Nile Rodgers & Daft Punk

    Hero

  • Odyssey

    Native New Yorker

  • Chic

    I Believe in Music

  • Sister Sledge

    Lost In Music

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