Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers

 

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Nile Gregory Rodgers, Jr. (born September 19, 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and guitarist. He is the lead guitarist and co-founding member with Bernard Edwards of the band Chic, which has been active since 1976 and was one of the most successful groups of the disco era. He is famed for his "chucking" rhythm guitar style.

Although he recorded three solo albums during the 1980s and 1990s, and one as part of the short-lived group Outloud, Rodgers has found more success in collaboration as producer and performer with many artists including Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Philip Bailey, Thompson Twins, Sheena Easton, David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Duran Duran, Madonna, INXS, Britney Spears, Spoons, and more recently, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Avicii, Disclosure, Sam Smith, Pitbull, Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, Nervo, Laura Mvula, Sigala, Keith Urban and Christina Aguilera. On April 7, 2017, Rodgers was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received an Award for Musical Excellence.[1]

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My Fire Extended Remixes Vol. 4
Song
My Fire Extended Remixes Vol. 4 is a song by musical artist Nile Rodgers, released on October 6, 2017.
My Fire
 
"My Fire" is a song recorded and performed by American Dance musicians Nile Rodgers and Tony Moran, featuring vocals from American singer (and Chic vocalist) Kimberly Davis.
My Fire
Album
My Fire is an album by musical artist Nile Rodgers, released on June 30, 2017.
My Fire Extended Remixes Vol. 3
Song
My Fire Extended Remixes Vol.

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Popular Songs7

Song Appearances & References38

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Other Music-Related Relationships27

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Spotify - Albums & Singles127

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming Concerts9

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Nile Rodgers reveals ‘100% recovery’ following cancer surgery
  –  December 6, 2017
Chic’s Nile Rodgers has revealed a private cancer battle. The musician said his prognosis was “100% recovery” after undergoing surgery in the United States. A growth on his right kidney was found to be cancerous earlier this year. He wrote on his ...
Nile Rodgers reveals he has had cancer surgery
  –  December 6, 2017
Musician Nile Rodgers has revealed he recently underwent cancer surgery and that his prognosis is "100% recovery". The Chic co-founder said doctors had discovered a "mysterious growth" on his right kidney that turned out to be "two different cancers within ...
Nile Rodgers’ gratitude to George Michael and songwriter David Austin
  –  October 30, 2017
Songwriter David Austin pulled Nile Rodgers out of a funk by pestering him to share his remastered version of George Michael’s Fantasy. The song was originally intended to appear on late singer George’s iconic album Listen Without Prejudice Vol.
Nile Rodgers Had Surgery Following Cancer Diagnosis
  –  December 7, 2017
(Radio.com) Legendary producer and CHIC guitarist Nile Rodgers has shared that he expects to make a "100% recovery" after having cancer surgery earlier this year. Rodgers made the revelation in a new blog post, where he explained how a bout of food ...
Nile Rodgers reveals ‘100% recovery’ following cancer surgery
  –  December 6, 2017
Chic’s Nile Rodgers has revealed a private cancer battle ... Topping 2017 is pretty hard but it’s doable.” The US producer and guitarist is due to perform with Chic during a New Year’s Eve concert in London.
Chic Feat. Nile Rodgers announce special New Year’s Eve gig
  –  November 22, 2017
Nile Rodgers have announced a special London show on New Year’s Eve. The legendary disco band will welcome in 2018 with a celebratory show at Central Hall Westminster in the capital on December 31. The gig, which is being billed as ‘Good Times’, will ...
Nile Rodgers praises King of Sweden's 'air-guitar'
  –  October 30, 2017
Chic frontman Nile Rodgers says his band's disco grooves so moved King Carl Gustaf of Sweden, that he spotted the reigning monarch playing air guitar at a recent charity do in Stockholm. "I couldn't believe it," he told BBC Music News LIVE. "It was so ...

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