Chic

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Kris Kristofferson, Nile Rodgers, Berry Gordy & More Remember The Beatles on ‘Ed Sullivan’

“The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” airs on CBS Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET.

02/07/2014

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Watch Bono Cover Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ With Nile Rodgers

Check out the footage of the U2 singer going in on what Nile Rodgers called the “most influential song of his career.”

11/25/2013

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Rock Hall Nominees 2014: Nirvana, Hall & Oates, KISS, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt & More

Let the arguments begin: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the ballot for the class of 2014.

10/15/2013

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Bad Case Of Missing You

Robert Palmer. I remember buying the Power Station album in LaCrosse, Wisconsin and listening to the aggressive drumming of Tony Thompson (RIP, drummer from Chic) and the boys from Duran Duran Andy and John Taylor, and hearing […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/26/2013

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Nile Rodgers’ Perfect Marriage with ‘Coming to America’

Coming to America is a truly timeless comedy: Eddie Murphy in his prime and Arsenio Hall before people forgot who Arsenio Hall is. The film was a domestic and worldwide success, earning over $128 million […]

08/14/2013

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Paul McCartney Rules Outside Lands 2013 Day 1

Taking the stage just after 7 p.m., McCartney launched into a nearly 3-hour set heavy on hits from the Beatles and McCartney’s ’70s band Wings, like a pyrotechnics-packed rendition of “Live and Let Die.”

08/10/2013

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Nile Rodgers Set To ‘Get Lucky’ Again With Daft Punk For New Chic Music

Nile Rodgers says he will team up with French electronic duo again. This time for his own album.

07/10/2013

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Is 2013 Disco’s Year? Donna Summer, Chic On Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ballot

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2013 ballot is out, and disco icons Donna Summer and Chic are both up for induction this year. Of course, “rock” fans have a complicated history with disco, although Chic’s Nile Rodgers has produced albums for rock icons including Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Bruce Springsteen, meanwhile, thought enough of Donna Summer to write “Protection” for her.

10/04/2012

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Nile Rodgers Gets The Best Birthday Card Ever

Nile Rodgers is a well-liked guy. As the leader of Chic, he’s responsible for some of the biggest hit singles ever, including “Le Freak” and “Good Times.” And as a producer, he’s helmed records by Madonna, David Bowie, David Lee Roth and Mick Jagger. So, it’s no surprise that he has a lot of famous friends, many of whom sent him video or voicemail messages to celebrate his 60th birthday.

09/25/2012

Lysa D.'s KOOL Kollective

Lysa D.’s KOOL Kollective – 6/1/12

Happy Friday! Today’s KOOL Kollective group is one of my faves! The group was put together and organized by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards. Chic had numerous hits and success in the disco/funk era from […]

06/01/2012

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