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Chaka Khan

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Chaka Khan (1978)

Interview by Howie Klein, Rock's Backpages Audio, October 1978

Just having left Rufus, Chaka talks about making her solo debut (featuring 'I'm Every Woman'), her Chicago roots, her dislike of disco and her surprising love of punk rock.

File format: mp3; file size: 33.9mb, interview length: 36' 59" sound quality: ***

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan: Rufusized (ABC Dunhill)

Review by Idris Walters, Let It Rock, March 1975

RUFUS DATE back to 1968. They were called the American Breed. They had 'Bend Me Shape Me' for a hit record. The American Breed became ...

Rufus' Chaka Khan: Golden Lady

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, December 1975

IT'S DIFFICULT to believe that much of the power, strength and soul that you hear when you hear Rufus stems from anyone as petite and ...

Chaka Khan: The Risk Pays Off

Interview by Howie Klein, BAM, December 1978

LOS ANGELES – In the stately Beverly Hills suite of offices which houses B and B Associates, Chaka Kahn's prestigious management firm, the air is ...

Chaka Khan: Chaka (Warner Bros.) ****

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, December 1978

NOW THEN, an album which the whole team involved has obviously spent a good deal of time thinking about. Chaka Khan needs songs which exploit ...

Chaka Khan

Report by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, February 1979

B&S award is more meaningful, says Chaka... ...

Chaka Khan: Chaka Really Is Every Woman

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1979

OVER THE years, we have covered just about every possible facet of Chaka Khan's career. So, during a break whilst recording a new album with ...

Chaka Khan: I Feel For You (Warner Bros.)

Review by Don Snowden, Boston Phoenix, The, November 1984

CHAKA KHAN'S quest to distance her solo work from Rufus' sly, slinky funk led her into an electronic embrace with producer Arif Mardin Two albums ...

Chaka Khan: Life Is A Dance - The Remix Project (Warner Brothers)

Review by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 1989

THIS ALBUM IS simply staggering, as magnificent in finished form as its conception is bizarre. Imagine, if you will, the highlights of a singer's career ...

Chaka Khan: Khanal Knowledge

Interview by John McCready, Face, The, 1989

"ASK ME what you want, John. I can take it. I mean, what are you going to do — spank me?" ...

Chaka Khan: Vivid And Real

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, May 1989

CHAKA KHAN, the smooth voice of early '70s soul, has been thrust back into the limelight with a new dance cut of her hits I'm ...

D Mob: Mixing With The Mob

Interview by Jack Barron, New Musical Express, June 1989

From DJ to A&R man, to the mixmaster behind D MOB's summer of '88 hit 'We Call It Acieed', DANNY D has moved on to ...

Chaka Khan: Back...From Back In The Day

Interview by David Nathan, SoulMusic.com, October 2007

LOS ANGELES, October 11, 2007: I've been talking to Chaka Khan since 1974. Through the years, I've been a witness to her through-the-fire-days, her almost-have-it-together-days, ...

see also Taka Boom

see also Rufus

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