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Nile Rodgers

Nile Gregory Rodgers (born September 19, 1952, New York City) is an American musician, producer, composer, arranger, and guitarist.

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'I kept bumping into wonderful people and life kept expanding': on speaking to the souls of millions
Chic's Niles Rodgers delivers keynote at amid reports of bands scheduled to play being denied entry to U.S.…
Nile Rodgers at SXSW: 'Any song that gets to the top 40 is a great composition' (-
Check out "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers on Amazon Music.
Lady Gaga has performed with legends on the stage of the before, Elton John, Tony Bennett, Nile Rodgers and now…
Only Lady Gaga could perform at the with Elton John, Tony Bennett, Nile Rodgers for a David Bowie tribute and M…
Lady Gaga graced the stage with legends Elton John ('10), Tony Bennett ('15) and Nile Rodgers ('16)!. THIS Sunday…
"At Last I Am Free" written by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards for Chic with brilliant cover by Robert Wyatt. Which is your favourite?
Nile Rodgers responds to Chic’s latest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snub
" … I feel like somebody put me in the lifeboat and told my family they can't get in." -.
Nile Rodgers is easily one of the most underrated musicians of all-time (And one of the nicest I've ever interviewed).
glad Nile Rodgers is getting an award for "musical excellence" in the Rock Roll HOF, but basically an admission Chic will n…
Chic trivia: The summer "Get Lucky" was the biggest song in the world, saw Nile Rodgers flying coach on a Southwest flight from NY to LA
It's so awkward to me how they're awarding/inducting Nile Rodgers and not Chic. He says he's "perplexed," as am I.
Yes, Pearl Jam, Tupac, ELO, Joan Baez and Journey all make the cut, while Chic's Nile Rodgers to receive "Musical...
"Chic's Nile Rodgers will be given the Award For Musical Excellence. "
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Nile Rodgers has very mixed feelings about getting the Hall of Fame's Musical Excellence award.
I will never forget meeting Nile Rodgers at the AES conference a few years back!
1. Congrats, Nile Rodgers. This is long overdue. 2. Chic deserves to be there.
Wait, Nile Rodgers getting inducted too! He definitely deserves it too! Love him. 🙌
Nile Rodgers/Chic's music continues to feed me delicious images of the good life I just knew was waiting for me...
Nile Rodgers said he's "perplexed" by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Me too, Nile. Me too.
Nile Rodgers on Rock Hall award, Chic snub: "I'm happy, but perplexed"
i only know nile rodgers + 2pac i have no idea who the rest are ⚡Meet the 2017 class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Nile Rodgers and Lady Gaga re-recorded a new version of 'I Want Your Love' earlier this year which will be on the new Chic…
Well you can knock me over with a feather this morning. . CHECK THIS OUT:
There's a new Chic album coming in 2017, says
Sharon Jones was "an incredibly strong person & magical performer" -- reaction from Questlove, Nile Rodgers & more
they just brought Nile Rodgers out here and he's playing Le Freak this is anarchy
Had NO idea Johnny Mathis did an album produced ENTIRELY by Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards. Apparently it was never released tho...
Happy Birthday to Nile Rodgers! Co-founding member with Bernard Edwards of the band Chic, which has been active...
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Just found out bout Nile Rodgers's the man behind some of greatest hits like Madonna's Like A Virgin, David Bowie's, Dianna Ross's. Genius!
The legendary launches first https:…
OK, I'll admit it. I think I like a Pitbull song. Which is also a Keith Urban song. I blame Nile Rodgers.
Check out interview on where he talks about his upcoming collaborations + more!
She's working with Elton John, Fernando Garibay, Diane Warren, Nile Rodgers and Riot City as well. 😩
Wait wait wait... I gotta go figure out something else to do now... Yesterday took the cake. Nile Rodgers.
flicking through music tv, stopped on the new sigala song, my three year old pipes up 'Mummy, I love Nile Rodgers' :D hehe
Our home. Painting by Keren Boyko, piano by Stuttgart pianos, disco by Nile Rodgers
WIN a pair of tickets to see CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers play Live At The Marquee on June 2! Just FOLLOW and RT!
So LG5 has Mark Ronson and supposedly RedOne, Nile Rodgers and Garibay?
Interview: UK dance phenom on house music & his upcoming collaborations
Nile Rodgers, Spike Lee and more pay tribute to Prince in LA:
Nile Rodgers and Spike Lee were among Prince's friends and family who said goodbye at a special memorial service:
I went to some BANGIN panels feat. Wondaland + Nile Rodgers, respectively. I interviewed Saul Williams + Egyptian Lover. GREAT and +
Nile Rodgers: I feel braggadocious about my songs - Hamilton Spectator
Laptop insurance - because accidents happen!
I'm at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - for Duran Duran, CHIC and Nile Rodgers in The Woodlands, TX
GIVE LIFE BACK TO MUSIC feat. Nile Rodgers by Daft Punk on RANDOM ACCESS MEMORIES in KaiserTone
have you heard jess's new song with DJ Cassidy Alex newell and Nile Rodgers. Kill the lights. Amazing song!!! 🙌🏻😎
Fantastic remix!. Kill The Lights (with Nile Rodgers) - Dimitri from Paris Remix by Alex Newell ♫
Nile Rodgers: 'Chic was toxic. Even my friends were bad-mouthing us'
On this day in 1983, released his 15th studio album "Let's Dance" produced by both Nile Rodgers & Bowie. https:…
who do you think is worth more: Nile Rodgers or Mimi Rogers?
I'm speaking at an event that last year featured: Salma Hayek, Jeremy Paxman, Brian Cox, Rio Ferdinand, Nile Rodgers, Ellie Goulding & more.
Duran Duran's John Taylor talks about Nile Rodgers, David Bowie, 'Save a Prayer' and more
Sam Smith x Nile Rodgers x Disclosure x Jimmy Napes - Together’ on The Better breakfast ever for me
Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic will also be inducted at a ceremony in New York on June 9 via
Nicky Romero pairs with Nile Rodgers for 'Future Funk' - Dancing Astronaut -
Thank you to the incredible Nile Rodgers, Raphael Saadiq, Richard Jackson.
Nile Rodgers defends Lady Gaga's David Bowie tribute at the Grammys: Nile Rodgers, who acted as musical direct...
I think it's safe to say that the is an appropriation of David Bowie . I don't care if Nile Rodgers is on the bass!
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Watch "Nile Rodgers, Bernie Worrell and Nona Hendryx's performance at IMS" on YouTube -
Lady Gaga to pay tribute to David Bowie at the Grammys; Nile Rodgers to direct
RedOne, Nile Rodgers, Giorgio Moroder, Mark Ronson, Diane Warren & Elton John are collaborators on LG5. Gaga is not pla…
just found out Nile Rodgers was in the Black Panthers, more proof that Chic were the greatest group of all time in case …
Nice piece. How bout Bowie as English gentleman indebted to the black man- Luther Vandross, Nile Rodgers. Cant beat Modern Love.
Master the styles of 10 key Bowie players, including *** Ronson, Nile Rodgers and Carlos Alomar:.
If it were Iggy, Eno, Fripp and Nile Rodgers it might have some merit. But those four... Nope.
Carlos Alomar's bits in particular, are priceless! but there's also plenty of hilarious insights from Ava Cherry, Dennis Davis, Nile Rodgers
My new aesthetic is Nile Rodgers' white hat glowing like a halo on this Newsnight interview
collaboration with Nile Rodgers on "Let's Dance" helped break down the black music/white music dichotomy of 70's & 80's pop.
In addition to reuniting with Nile Rodgers? Bowie got back up with *** Ronson on "Black Tie, White Noise":
because work with Nile Rodgers (former guitar/ producer of Chic)? Your sound has much in common.VIP will be on the next in Brazil
Nile Rodgers: 'Le Freak' still chic -- and in demand
Duran Duran: The Paper Gods with CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers on August 3, at 7 p.m. $33.00
TBT- Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards and Debbie Harry at the Power Station recording studio in New York.
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Bowie is brilliant but he also worked with some amazing producers. Nile Rodgers, Brian Eno, Tony Visconti. Legendary people.
90s (?) remix for good disco photographer interview. Had a little Nile Rodgers, no Bernard Edwards or Tony Thompson.
Listen to Coke Studio: Mashrou' Leila & Nile Rodgers - Get Lucky (cover) by Ahmed Khaled H on
Nile Rodgers and Giorgio Moroder has been cited as producers for the record
U2 set to hook up with Chic legend Nile Rodgers - Irish Mirror: Irish MirrorU2 set to hook up with Chic legend...
We got Chic, Nile Rodgers, Earth Wind&Fire, Clean Bandit and The Skatalites at end of November. My nethers are also a-tingle!
Would've been better with Nile Rodgers instead of Jack White.
My first menswear collection inspired by Nile Rodgers who has given me the confidence to create it .Sep 13th lauch !x
Salute! & among the honorees at the 2015 http:/…
The Chic Organization with Chic - Nile Rodgers and the hit I'll Be There playing here on
Think Daft Punk and Nile Rodgers... Big opportunity opens up when we come together and collaborate. Redefining the possibilities!
Listening to - Daft Punk ~~ Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers)
Wesh quoi . CHIC Feat Nile Rodgers - I'll Be There (Enhanced with Lyrics) via
Sorry you no luck you could come back later >> Daft Punk - Get Lucky ft. Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers clikwee
Like to do on twits so people can see how wrong I am. We all have Good Times. Nile Rodgers
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"Don't assume you are so smart and talented that the world is absolutely going to find you on your own terms." -Nile Rodgers
The Chic Organization with Nile Rodgers and the hit Do What You Wanna playing here on
in the Treehouse : Daft Punk f. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers - Lose Yourself To... Tune In at
I just saw "Coming to America" for like the 150th time last night. Nile Rodgers is genius. That is all.
Nile Rodgers, creator of the video promoting diversity tat James Dobson attacked, responded with this
i wonder how much Kim Jones got LVMH to pay Nile Rodgers to play "Chic Cheer" 3 times for the Louis Vuitton menswear show
"“John Deacon was sitting right next to me when ‘Good Times’ was recorded,” ...Nile Rodgers told Spin in 1997."
Ready to rock Puyallup? & Nile Rodgers at Washington State Fair on Sep 23!
Nile Rodgers: I follow crazy dreams: Nile Rodgers is glad some of his closest friends agreed to feature on Chi...
Chic ft Nile Rodgers with Sister Sledge and their latest hit Pretty Baby playing here on
Nile Rodgers on the move. David Bryant check out his videos.
Chic ft Nile Rodgers with Chic and their latest hit Le Freak playing here on
good research there mate, see the Thompson twins were on the bill , with Nile Rodgers of all people
Common, CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, Robin Thicke, Jonathan Butler and Miri Ben-Ari to perform Legacy of Hope...
Common, Robin Thicke, Nile Rodgers carry out receive advantages for Nelson Mandela Health Facility
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Well hello there, Duran Duran with Janelle Monae and Nile Rodgers! ♫
I can't remember detail, just remember it's nuts. Can't wait to revisit later. BTW Nile Rodgers class on the song, of course
They say, "is good for the I'd listen to this journalist!
'Chic/Nile Rodgers - I'll Be There' in your earholes on ShoutDRIVE
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Now playing on Duran Duran Ft. Janelle Monae and Nile Rodgers - Pressure Off
Robin Thicke, Common, Jonathan Butler and Nile Rodgers to Perform at the Legacy of Hope Foundation Concert .
The Spoons were produced by Nile Rodgers in the prime of his career, they must be on CBC's list of the Best Canadian bands, right?
8 new songs you need to hear:Duran Duran, Janelle Monáe,Nile Rodgers, Mark ...
'I made £12.30' Nile Rodgers goes busking incognito after singing to thousands in London
David Bowie, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Nile Rodgers, and Bernard Edwards all on the same song wow
Your song of the day is by Nile Rodgers , Disclosure , Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith - Together Classic
Nile Rodgers confident Riverhead music festival will be a success
Tomorrow, Chic will be lighting up Hyde Park. Here's Nile Rodgers on why disco takes dedication:
Nile Rodgers, Giorgio Moroder, Todd Edwards, Pete Tong and more will appear on Daft Punk Unchained, which is…
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A new Daft Punk documentary will feature interviews with Kanye, Pharrell, Nile Rodgers and Michel Gondry:
HARDtalk with Nile Rodgers, music producer., A great interview with a legend! A humble soul.
Look what's on ShoutDRIVE right now! 'Chic/Nile Rodgers - I'll Be There'
Nile Rodgers, Diana Ross, Jellybean and me wearing a skirt Keith Haring. Painted for me! Doesn't get much better!!
The man with two brains: Kate Mossman goes inside the strange mind of Nile Rodgers
Greg Kelly, Chaka Khan, Nile Rodgers and Rosanna Scotto on the Red Carpet during the We Are Family…
Virgin Radio Dubai interview today with me and Nile Rodgers calling in all the way from Los Angeles, right before...
Nile Rodgers will perform, but no Adam mention... American Idol' Finale
Dr Richard harass president of council of foreign relations Nile Rodgers was on yesterday still to watch
Nile Rodgers: I thought I'd go first - Nile Rodgers vowed to be there for late Chic bassist Bernard Edwards after ...
Nile Rodgers on like that time Alec Douglas-Hume appeared on Old Grey Whistle Test.
looking for 3 tickets for chic and Nile Rodgers on Friday 21st, anyone ?
Making music with the hit maker Nile Rodgers at Golden Kamera Awards in Hamburg.!
and I spotted your mate Nile Rodgers whilst waiting for you earlier 😂 had to leave Hamburg before you tho x
. shares what Daft Punk has up their sleeves next.
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Daft Punk have made a film to accompany new Chic album – here's a still:
Nile Rodgers' style on guitar... Funky and scratchy... \m/
Nile Rodgers has signed a new record deal with Warner Bros
Keith Urban channels his inner rock as he cuddles up to producer Nile Rodgers
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nile Rodgers and Olly Murs are honoured at tonight's in Germany
Nile Rodgers preps first Chic album in 23 years -
Nile Rodgers & Chic : I want your love : LIVE at Glastonbury 2013: via
.drops a gold-dipped video for 'Magic' featuring and
Congrats to winner of Best International Music Award at Germany's Goldene Kamera Awards-where he performed with Nile Rodgers.
Olly Murs' blazer very similar to our Poolewe worsted scarf: via
I just want Nile Rodgers to be happy all the time?
The boss and ledge that is Nile Rodgers @ Hamburg Messe
Want to listen to something sunny while doing this damned transcription work. Can't decide between Nile Rodgers or Teenage Fanclub...
Miley with Nile Rodgers and Ricky Martin at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party 2015 tonight
Oh look they brought Richard Sherman to the too... Nevermind it's Nile Rodgers
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Presenters announced for THE 57TH GRAMMY AWARDS, Feb 8: three-time GRAMMY Award winner Nile Rodgers; Golden Gl...
"Nile Rodgers. Paul McCartney. Red One. DJ White Shadow. Adele. They are all possible collaborators for Can you feel the slayage?" 😍
Nile Rodgers jams with Flea at Grammy event: (Photo by Rob Latour/Invision/AP). Recording artist Ric Ocasek, l...
What do you think, friends? Nile Rodgers continues to be pivotal force. This might work...
Nile Rodgers signs deal with Warner Bros, new album due in June -
Diane Warren, Nile Rodgers, RedOne, and now Adele! Get ready for an album that will slay everyone!
I love David Bowie's 1983 album Let's Dance. Two of my favourite guitar players play on that album. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Nile Rodgers.
"I'm Coming Out" is a hit single released by Motown singer Diana Ross in 1980, written and produced by Chic members Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers for ...
How did I miss this clip of James Corden being his annoying self around Pharrell & Nile Rodgers. So awkward
Johnny Marr, Nile Rodgers, Guy Pratt, Marcus Miller, Mark Knopfler and many others top musicians playing on the Bryan Ferry album
NEW!... working with Nile Rodgers on new album? ...pls RT
Lady Gaga working on new music with Nile Rodgers? - Digital Spy UK
Pharrell is better than Mc Cartney, Neil Young, John Lennon, Nile Rodgers, Meic Stevens.get used to it .!
So the new Duran album features legends like Nile Rodgers, John Frusciante, Mark Ronson...and then...Lindsay Lohan?. Hmm. I repeat, Hmm.
true art is organic and built from ground up whether it be Joey Ramone, Sylvia Robinson, or Nile Rodgers
On this day in music history: November 12, 1984 - "Arena", the fourth album by Duran Duran is released. Produced by Duran Duran and Nile Rodgers, it is recorded at The Oakland Coliseum, The Forum in Los Angeles, CA, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada, and Wembley Arena in London from December 1983 - April 1984 (live tracks) and Maison Rouge Studios in London in July 1984 (studio track only). Recorded live during the bands' "Sing Blue Silver" World Tour, the ten track album will also include the newly recorded studio track "The Wild Boys" (Pop) produced by Nile Rodgers. The video for the single will be an elaborate short film directed by Russell Mulcahy based on the William Burroughs novel "The Wild Boys: A Book Of The Dead". The clip is shot on the 007 Sound stage at Pinewood Studios in London at a cost of over one million dollars, making it one of the most expensive music videos made to that date. The original LP is packaged in a gatefold sleeve (designed by Assorted Images) with a bonus photo booklet ...
in no particular order: Prince, Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze, Nile Rodgers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Steve Lukather, David Williams
The blueprints for me in best bassists ever are Mark Adams (Slave), Marcus Miller, Nile Rodgers, Bootsy Collins and Victor Wooten.
- Nile Rodgers and Rudimental recruit youth for 'Le Freak' remix
Nile Rodgers with our Watchmakers for a unique jam session ! Discover this amazing moment !
I never get tired of Together by Disclosure, Sam Smith, Jimmy Napes & Nile Rodgers. It's just a masterpiece.
󾠕Everybody Dance...󾠕. It's time to get your groove on and get down with CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers Thursday...
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- Chic featuring Nile Rodgers round off Bestival by breaking th
Emmanuel Jal on Life as a Former Child Soldier and Working with Nelly Furtado and Nile Rodgers -
Amazing hour and great convo with the legendary Nile Rodgers and Tim Westergren. I could have listened…
The founder of and I will be together in a few hours
Make sure you make it to hear the founder of talk with about the future of fandom ht…
Didn't realise how many songs Nile Rodgers has wrote.
Pandora's Tim Westergren sat down with the legendary Nile Rodgers today at
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Is this the first question you would ask Nile Rodgers?
Nile Rodgers at Advertising Week talking about writing for David Bowie.
Nile Rodgers on producing and elevating talent!
Nile Rodgers to perform with late bandmates on new album
Tim Westergren and Nile Rodgers discuss the Transforming the Future of Music @
Bryan Ferry has enlisted Flea, Nile Rodgers and Johnny Marr for his upcoming new album:
[New Bryan Ferry album to feature Johnny Marr, Nile Rodgers and Flea: Ronnie Spector and Mark Knopf...
For more info - was formed in the late seventies by Nile Rodgers and the late Berna...
"Almost all the producers I know and dig, like Quincy Jones or Brian Eno, are really musicians first. I'm a composer, an orchestrator, an arranger and a musician first. I know how to write and rewrite songs, and the genius is really in the rewriting." ---Nile Rodgers
- Nile Rodgers: Get Lucky is a weird phenomena
Nile Rodgers and Rudimental recruit young people for remix -
you and Nile Rodgers would be fun too, but love your Music always have. Glad it ain't over til it's over. ..
Props to Nile Rodgers and his band for playing Bestival on Sunday just hours after their guitar tech died after 19 years touring together
Me and my T at ! Nile Rodgers defo topped Elton and even Stevie Wonder!!!
Check this out buddies... we have tickets to giveaway to see legends CHIC & Nile Rodgers with Enter here: https:…
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in the U.K. has now set the record for the world's largest disco ball. America, we're falling behind.
"We ain't no cover band" - Nile Rodgers, last night on the main stage. What a dude.
I vote for friquie and I have Nile Rodgers' assent on that.
Big thanks for sharing that performance...Stevie Wonder, Pharrell, Nile Rodgers...on the same stage, what did I exp…
Masterclass with Nile Rodgers, Jon Gomm and Newton Faulkner this weekend at LAGS 2014...little bit excited.
Errr, so last night I ended up on stage with Nile Rodgers in Croatia...
David Bowie, an up and coming Stevie Ray Vaughan & Nile Rodgers.
Nile Rodgers and Rudimental on the hunt for young people to help with Le Freak re-release
Emmanuel Jal's new album coming OUT September 9th featuring Nelly Furtado, Nile Rodgers and many more.
An AMAZING day in the studio! Roger Taylor, Simon LeBon, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes
.asked Nile Rodgers about the Chic/Johnny Mathis LP: "We probably pushed the envelope a little too far"
James Dean Bradfield, Nile Rodgers, Gabrielle Aplin, Jon Gomm - plus a load of beautiful guitars, is looking good this year
Great new tune from Nile Rodgers, following on from Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'
Nile Rodgers and Prince jamming Bowie's Let's Dance.I wonder how Prince did on Stevie Ray Vaughn's guitar...
Short Essence Festival answer: Prince was over the top in so many mostly good ways, Nile Rodgers and Chic were impressive, and Janelle Monáe is still finding her way with Essence audiences.
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Nile Rodgers and Chic revisited 'Good Times' past and present at 2014 Essence Festival
Ah. 4th July. The Americans get Prince and Nile Rodgers performing together, fancy swapping for Rolf Harris?
Jeff Beck goes off message in the new PRS magazine (cover star, Nile Rodgers).
Nile Rodgers: Complete Badass via Man, I love this guy
1944, Born on this day, Jeff Beck, guitarist. Beck worked with Screaming Lord Sutch before replacing Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds. As a solo artist, he released the 1967 single 'Hi *** Silver Lining', before forming The Jeff Beck Group, which featured Rod Stewart on vocals and Ron Wood on bass. His 1975 album Blow By Blow was produced by George Martin and set a new standard of jazz-rock fusion music. Beck had previously formed Beck, Bogart and Appice with Tim Bogert and Carmine Appice, and later recorded with The Honeydrippers, (alongside Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Nile Rodgers), who had the 1984 US No.3 single Sea Of Love.
As a semi-related sidenote, Nile Rodgers is being *** influential right now, and I genuinely feel the guy is probably one of the, if not;
I've also seen an inordinately large amount of Caucasian women with Bo Derek braids... And I saw one guy who looked like 1970's Nile Rodgers
Looking for some family fun tonight? Hear the Belgium's 52-piece world-renowned classical orchestra, a 24-voice choir, an 8-piece electric band with featured artists Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, The Pointer Sisters and Nile Rodgers & Chic all come together for this one UNIQUE night in Omaha on Sunday, June 22nd. See the hottest ticket in Europe for yourself tonight!
Absolutely fantastic show with music legend Nile Rodgers, Chic and Kathy Sledge!
Masters at Work: Louie Vega, Nile Rodgers, Kenny Dope in Ibiza performing at opening of Hard Rock Hotel great night ! On way home now arriving to Central Park Summer Stage Saturday June 14, 2014 5pm - 7pm is my DJ set! Followed by performance by Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound & La Mecanica!
So Mark Knopfler and Nile Rodgers also appeared on Ferry's 1985 album.
Alright Music lovers. I have one set of amazing concert tickets for sale!!! Kenny Loggins, Nile Rodgers, The...
This was the first hit song with a rap. Artists like Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, and Kurtis Blow had been rapping since the mid-'70s, and The Sugarhill Gang had the first Top 40 hit earlier in 1980 with "Rapper's Delight," but until "Rapture," rap had never been incorporated into a hit Pop song. Debbie Harry did the rap, and it was really ridiculous, with lyrics about the "Man from Mars eating cars," but the novelty helped the song become a hit. Harry's rap is so goofy that it sounds like she could be mocking the genre, but this was very early in the evolution of Hip-Hop, and many of the rhymes that came out of the New York block parties were just as silly. Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie championed rap and got involved in the community, often attending these block parties - they even took Nile Rodgers to one, which is where he learned that his song "Good Times" was a DJ favorite. Blondie brought rap to a far larger audience with this song; Debbie Harry says that a lot of rappers - including mem ...
On stage with Nile Rodgers& Chic. Such wonderfull people. Behind our back : Mr. Funk bass monster Jerry Barnes (Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Carly Simon etc etc etc..) 3 times WAUW !!! (don't let the picture fool you, we actually had a blast ,but we forgot the put off our Rock&roll faces…)
How is it that Willie Nelson (Joni Mitchell (and Paul Simon (make the Rolling Stones Top 100 Guitarists of All-Time...yet Phil Keaggy, Brent Mason, Steve Lukather and Nile Rodgers get snubbed? And Prince is only at number 33?!?!...just five higher than the Edge? Their voting must have gone like this, "Bruce Springsteen? Yeah, I've heard of him...cool, he should be on the list (you've heard of him." Re-vote!
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Luther's star is in front of the Redbury and across from Capitol Records bldg. Clive Davis, Nile Rodgers, Johnny Gill, one guy from Troop, and others were there. I had a good time!!!
♩Now Playing: Disclosure, Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers and Jimmy Napes - Together - Listen at
HIStory: Blood On The Dance Floor was released today in 1997. Did you know that Nile Rodgers played guitar on BOTDF? ht…
Our Sunday night headliner Nile Rodgers challenges Rob da Bank to create the world's biggest discoball at the Desert Island Disco Bar, and we accept! Bestiva...
Paul Anthony and Bowlegged Lou hanging out with their old pal Nile Rodgers
Young British musicians take home most-sought-after prizes as veterans Nick Cave and Nile Rodgers also collect Ivors
Check out latest offering w Nile Rodgers & Adam Lambert What dyu think?
oh wow.I need the Nile Rodgers collabs in my life
Nile Rodgers is known as one of the most decorated musicians in the history of music, with his name appearing in the credits of countless smash hits. And whe...
Watch Chic feat. Nile Rodgers perform Good Times live at the Eden Project, Cornwall, in 2013. Don't forget to Subscribe/...
On the 30th Anniversary of the release of the single, "The Reflex," Duran Duran and Producer Nile Rodgers reflect on the band's first hit in the USA, and ...
Interesting stories! I love the Prince stories, Td Jakes and Nile Rodgers! I saw prince on the cover thats why I picked it up!
OLD SCHOOL SUNDAY WITH CHIC don't miss the nile rodgers with prince concert july 4
I always love spending time with Prince! Here's our chat in Essence Mag .
Nile Rodgers, uh marry me, now please. Thanks yeah. Bye.
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"Any song that sells a million copies is amazing because it means it connected on an emotional level with a million strangers. Think about that the next time you feel like trashing a super-successful pop artist. You may not like the song yourself, but a million people did. Are you smarter than a million people?" "Every song is non-fiction. The success comes when the listener is convinced to enter the reality provided by that song." -Nile Rodgers and Paul Williams
5 years ago almost to the day, I was sitting in News24's offices alone, working the 10pm - 6am shift, updating the elections map for a measly R400 so I could buy food for the month and have some change. I was on a steady diet of two minute noodles, water, and bread. Today, I'm sitting at Toronto airport leaving for New York, after playing a couple of shows here and in London too. Yesterday, I sat 10m from Quincy Jones and listened to him speak about his career and life for 2 hours. The day before I listened to Nile Rodgers speak about his. Life is weird, sometimes.
Nile Rodgers' mother: "Don't be sad my son, soon enough everyone will know you're a frickin' genius." Or something like that.
ESSENCE's June cover star interviews his good friend, the legendary hitmaker Nile Rodgers. The following is an excerpt of the feature "These Are the Good Times," found in the June issue of ESSENCE.
Nile Rodgers performs Bowie's Let's Dance at his instore at Polyester in Melbourne, Australia on March 7, 2012.
On way back from Canada, very good conference, with highlights being Nile Rodgers, meeting Andrew Canada, Ascap's Michael Todd and Socan's Michael Macarthy. Definately worth while trip, but can't wait to see Jayne Herbert and the kids.
Waiting on Alan Ryden to start his piano man show. Place is stowed oot. Nile Rodgers just got a knockback. Nae ticket.
A lad in work today asked "Are Brendan Rodges and Nile Rodgers related ?" I confidently replied "No" before continuing "It's impossible for two people from such diverse backgrounds to be related, one is the leader of a group that has enjoyed great success since the 70's, whilst the other is simply a Mayor Quimby lookalike".
Lay me Down , From Avicii TRUE album. Copyright and credit goes to Avicii, Adam Lambert , Nile Rodgers
I had the opportunity to meet legendary musician Nile Rodgers four times. I was on the phone trying to get guided to the bottom...
SAM LONDON, born Jared Samuel Erskine, is a 23-year-old singer songwriter from South Bend, Indiana. A natural tunesmith who possesses an R&B drenched honey toned tenor, London’s ability to craft infectious pop accessible melodies in seconds has led him to work with some of the biggest names in the music business. Much of his training came as a teenager, performing cover songs in local bands.“I basically learned how to imitate all the hot acts of the day whether it was R. Kelly, John Legend or Lenny Kravitiz and through that constant studying I found my own sound,” he says. “One thing I noticed about great songs is that they generally have great stories. As an artist my main objective is to reach people and tell them a story that they can either relate to or in some way learn from.” London recently wrote some songs with legendary Chic guitarist and producer, Nile Rodgers, the week after he received three Grammy awards from his work with Daft Punk and Parrell including “Get Lucky”.“How can y ...
Nile Rodgers masterclass, Afropunk showcase, interview with the brilliant Saul Williams. Today alone has me so intellectually/artistically +
Drop The Mic:! Nile Rodgers, from his bio Le Freak: ''By now ''dance'' was a loaded word for me. The Disco *** backlash had given me a post traumatic stress disorder and I'd vowed not to write any songs with that word in them for a long time….It gets even more outrageous: In my early twenties I'd studied dance with famed choreographer Syvilla Fort, who taught the Dunham technique (Dunham has been called ''The Matriarch and Queen Mother of Black Dance) Later in life I even had the Nicholas Brothers tap on a Chic record out of sheer admiration for them. I had a spiritual and a physical connection to the word 'dance'. How could I be afraid of it? Its not impossible to explain. In almost every sphere of life I'd seen the same pattern: The dominant culture manages to direct less powerful people away from their cultural, financial, geographical and residential base so that the dominant culture can move in and claim it. They rename those assets and presto change, you've got gentrification. ..As a well-res ...
When are you going to do a Le Freak Zone and just have a couple of hours of Nile Rodgers records? When Stuart?
On this day in 1983, David Bowie was at No.1 on the UK album chart with Let's Dance, produced by Nile Rodgers.
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from "Nile Rodgers on Writing ‘Le Freak,’ Grace Jones, and the Disco Backlash"
Legendary Grammy winner Nile Rodgers at W.A.F foundation benefit. Blessed to be there hammerstein…
Pet Shop Boy Chris Lowe on Killers karaoke and what he learned from Nile Rodgers
Just a little trivia: Disco was the last mass popular music movement that was driven by the baby boom generation.[28] Disco music was a worldwide phenomenon, but its popularity declined in the United States in the late 1970s. On July 12, 1979, an anti-disco protest in Chicago called "Disco Demolition Night" had shown that an angry backlash against disco and its culture had emerged in the United States. In the subsequent months and years, many musical acts associated with disco struggled to get airplay on the radio. A few artists still managed to score disco hits in the early 1980s, but the term "disco" became unfashionable in the new decade and was eventually replaced by "dance music", "dance pop", and other identifiers. Although the production techniques have changed, many successful acts since the 1970s have retained the basic disco beat and mentality, and dance clubs have remained popular. A disco revival was seen in 2013, as disco-styled songs by artists like Daft Punk (with Nile Rodgers), Justin Tim ...
Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers) by Daft Punk is number 2 in El Salvador itunes top 100 songs
Available now! My March 2014 Week 2 edition of "New UK Chart Releases" ... a preview of tomorrow's UK chart releases. Please hit the favourite button on Mix Cloud! :) This week's UK chart releases include hot releases from One Direction with "Midnight Memories", Arctic Monkeys with "Arabella", Pixie Lott with "Nasty", Flo Rida with "How I Feel" which samples Nina Simone's amazing song "Feeing Good" and an amazing Tinie Tempah with his vocal version of DVBBS' "Tsunami". Amongst these, we have some amazing new releases from Chlöe Howl with "Rumour", Polly Scattergood with "Subsequently Lost", Lauren Aquilina with "Lovers or Liars", Lea Michele with Cannonball; an amazing and funky release from Redlight Ft. LOTTI with "36 (Thousand Feet)" and finally, Tensnake Ft. Nile Rodgers & Fiora with "Love Sublime".
What a way to finish BRITs 2014? Pharrell and Nile Rodgers prove they only deal in hits by performing a medley of 'Get Lucky,' 'Good Times' and 'Happy.' Get ...
that production is amazing earth wind and fire an Nile Rodgers Cassidy has just smashed it!
SUBSCRIBE: We've just heard the HQ preview snippet of Avicii's new track 'Lay Me Down' which features Nile Rodgers and...
Watched this "Unsung" -The Story of Nile Rodgers & Chic? The Chic sound is back full circle with" Get Lucky"
Stevie Wonder plays a harpejji g16 on Get Lucky by Daft Punk with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. WIN A HARPEJJI:
Never knew that Nile Rodgers worked on the soundtrack for Halo 2, no wonder it's so good
Also at 9PM - Yesterday presents 'The Joy of Disco', featuring the Bee Gees & Nile Rodgers. Swing on by at NMC:
Get Lucky-Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers Gonna learn a new song every month, starting with this one!
Steven Van Zandt vowed that "the struggle against racism continues" as he received the Humanitarian Award from three-time Grammy award winner Nile Rodgers at t
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"I want your love" -Chic (Superb guitar work especially the bass & how the bass line falls in...)Nile Rodgers: Forever a musical genius
Absolute classic track from the producing genius of Nile Rodgers, Carl Simon 'Why'
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"I am frustrated receiving the peace award because my country is still at war"
Days after winning three GRAMMY awards for his guitarwork on Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," music legend Nile Rodgers stopped by for a Googl
Check out Night of the Proms airing tonight at 11 PM on PBS/ AETN - Arkansas Educational Television Network. Here is teaser reel for our show on June 20th!: The Show: “Night of the Proms” takes the audience on a journey through a rousingand familiar classical repertoire, timeless pop classics, sing-along tunesand get-up-and-dance music, all backed by spectacular sets, light shows and audio technology. The “Night of the Proms” orchestra, Il Novecento, conducted by Robert Groslot, along with a full choir and anElectric Band, led by John Miles, delights viewers with musical piecesfrom the past three centuries. The special features Michael McDonald, Donna Summer, Seal, James Blunt,John Miles, comedic opera diva Natalie Choquette, Il Novecento Orchestra and Fine Fleur Choir, as well as 2014 triple Grammy-winner Nile Rodgers with CHIC and the Pointer Sisters. “Night of the Proms” will host one of four inaugural U.S. concerts at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock Friday, June 20, featuring Michael .. ...
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Nile Rodgers' Guitar Style My favourite samples of Nile Rodgers signature rhythmic guitar playing from all over the years. Thanks to N. Rodgers for his work ...
In my guitar case I have strings, a tremolo arm, Allan keys, a lead (standard) the Nile Rodgers autobiography and a book called 'introducing Buddhism.' Because screw normality!
Check out my interview w Deco Drive where I talk about my work w Nile Rodgers, Vernon Reid, my latest song...
Just caught up with the Brits... thank God for the skip button. Physically cringed with embarrassment at James Corden, behaving like the naughtiest boy in school let loose in the adult's staffroom. Pharrell Williams was cringing as well as Corden sat with his back to Nile Rodgers to quiz Williams on his effing HAT! As for the Arctic Monkeys... felt quite sorry for them having THAT *** for a frontman. Thank God also for Beyonce. Is it any wonder Bowie didn't turn up.
Freaky Friday practice - Since 'Rappers Delight' has in a way made it back 'in the news' again, I thought I'd share the source material. "Good Times" was written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers, the founding members of Chic (as in Le Freak, c'est Chic) in 1979. It's the most sampled song in rap, with the Sugarhill Gang making it the most familiar and famous with Rapper's Delight. Since I'm teaching Simon bass, learning this bass line is a must!
The FULL Episode of this week's UNSUNG featuring NILE RODGERS AND CHIC is available on Soulmusic.com. While you're there, get the FULL CHIC experience br revisiting their Classic Interviews from 1978 and 1979 and the 2-part conversation Darnell Meyers-Johnson had with Nile Rodgers on the release of his no-holds-barred autobiography Le Freak in 2011. www.soulmusic.com/CHIC
Chaos and calamity surrounded the youthful years of Nile Rodgers. Nile was exposed to alternative and dangerous worlds that could have resulted in a short stint on planet earth. Nile Rodgers and his band Chic may be identified with the party anthem Good Times; but his path to a pop paradise was awash with mayhem and madness. The paths of addiction and ambition meet head on in Nile Rodgers: Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny (Little Brown Books); and an astonishing autobiography is unleashed. Rodgers childhood was surrounded by beatniks with insatiable appetites for fast living. Teenage Nile fled a family nest that was more like a mobile home with an interchangeable cast and he took to busking. He later jammed with Jimi Hendrix, toured with the Sesame Street road show, and played with a variety of acts. However, a 70’s bond with Bernard Edwards (Nard) was the inspiration to mix up diverse influences (including Roxy Music and Kiss) and as a result Chic and the sharp end of disco r ...
‘Entertainment Today’, quick recap…. David Bowie, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Bruno Mars and Daft Punk were among the winners at the BRIT Awards last night – see all the winners here:- Selfridge has been commissioned for a third series. Nile Rodgers says he has found ‘lost Chic tapes’ and is working on them now. Jamie Bell, Kate Mara and Miles Teller are reported to be joining Michael B Jordan in the reboot of The Fantastic Four.
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Had no idea Nile Rodgers produced all these records... Madonna "Like A Virgin". Dope!. Unsung TVONE. on again at 11pm
Good Times Warner Music Group party tonight Nile Rodgers and chic where amazing !
Adele Emerges to Attend Prince Concert in London While Adele keeps mostly to herself these days, one thing that can get her out in public is a great concert. Last year, she made the scene at Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga concerts, and on Monday night, she stepped out to check out an intimate show by Prince. The British paper The Daily Mirror reports that Prince staged the gig at the legendary London venue Ronnie Scott's, which only seats 140. The gig started at midnight and ran 'til 3am, but that didn't stop Adele from turning up, along with the likes of Kate Moss, Michelle Rodriguez, model Cara Delevigne, actor Steven Fry and Nile Rodgers of Chic and Daft Punk fame. Adele wore a hat and bulky striped coat to the gig, making her harder to spot than most of the other stars in attendance. Prince has been playing spontaneous, so-called "guerilla gigs" in London, as part of what he's calling the Hit and Run Tour, playing classics and surprise numbers.
Great Performance and sorry forgot to mention the great Nile Rodgers on guitar :) Disclaimer: I do not own these songs all rights go to Daft Punk and crew an...
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