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Nile Rodgers

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Nile Rodgers: Adventures In The Land Of The Good Groove

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, July 1983

SINCE NILE RODGERS (A) is democratic enough to include Wall Street within the borders of good-groove land (see the map on the album cover), and ...

Nile Rodgers: "Alright!"

Interview by Davitt Sigerson, High Fidelity, February 1984

What do Southside Johnny, David Bowie, and Diana Ross have in common? ...

Nile Rodgers of Chic: '80s Funk with 60s Roots

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar Player, November 1984

GUITARISTS SINCE Charlie Christian have spent a lot of time and effort trying to play guitar like a horn. Nile Rodgers does it differently; he ...

Nile Rodgers: B-Movie Matinee (Warner Bros.)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 23 June 1985


Nile Rodgers: Sophisticated Funk

Interview by Gene Santoro, Downbeat, September 1985

IN FUNKLAND there are many traditions, only two of which need concern us right now. The first comprises guitarists who could be described as Rhythm ...

Source of the Nile

Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 22 August 1986

Funk guitar specialist Nile Rodgers is also one of the world's great producers. Adam Sweeting reports ...

Nile Rodgers: Man of the Moment

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 4 October 1986

Buddies with Bowie, big pals with Duran, mate of Al Jarreau, is there no-one NILE RODGERS doesn't know? Adam Sweeting charts the changing life and ...

Nile Rodgers

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 19 September 1952, New York, USA ...

Nile Rodgers: The Winter Of Our Discotheque

Interview by Dorian Lynskey, The Word, November 2011

Chic's Nile Rodgers recalls the chilling dance-music backlash of 1979 — "the more dominant tribe basically saying, It's time to thin out the herd" ...

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers: Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, The Times, 25 March 2015

THE RETURN of Chic to public prominence has been one of the more uplifting comeback stories of recent years, particularly as Nile Rodgers, the band's ...

Nile Rodgers: The Next, Not the Last

Report and Interview by Alan Light, Savoy Magazine, Fall 2018

Nile Rodgers has long been considered one of the coolest artists on the music scene, and shows no sign of slowing down. Following his victory ...

see also Chic


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