Formed in 1977 by Bernard Edwards (October 31, 1952 – April 18, 1996) and Nile Rodgers (born September 19, 1952), Chic are widely considered to be one of the most creative and innovative bands of the 'Disco Era'.

Current line-up: Nile Rodgers (guitar, vocals), Jerry Barnes (bass, vocals), Ralph Rolle (drums, vocals), Kimberly Davis (lead vocals), Folami (lead vocals), Richard Hilton (keyboards), Russell Graham (keyboards), Bill Holloman (horns), Curt Ramm (horns).
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9 38319-6, 6-38319 Chic - The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle illustration d'album Sex Pistols Le Freak - Lesson Three Sex Pistols - The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle(Laserdisc, 12", NTSC) Warner Reprise Video, Warner Reprise Video 9 38319-6, 6-38319 US 1992 Vendre cette version
GR 06 Chic - 2 illustration d'album Groove Connektion Groove Connektion - 2(12", Unofficial) Groove Connektion GR 06 UK 1997 Vendre cette version
east 52 Chic - Sticky Situation / Juice It illustration d'album Break Juice It Break - Sticky Situation / Juice It(12") Eastside Records east 52 UK 2003 Vendre cette version

Instruments & Performance

M 1494F Chic - Upside Down illustration d'album Diana Ross Diana Ross - Upside Down(7", Jam) Motown M 1494F Jamaica 1980 Vendre cette version
W 0114, 5439-18839-7 Chic - Go Go Dancer illustration d'album Carmen Electra Carmen Electra - Go Go Dancer(7", Single) Paisley Park, Reprise Records W 0114, 5439-18839-7 UK 1992 Vendre cette version
01241-41556-2 Chic - Smooth illustration d'album Smooth (4) Ghetto Style Smooth (4) - Smooth(CD, Album) TNT Recordings (2), Jive 01241-41556-2 US 1995 Vendre cette version
488662 2, COL 488662 2 Chic - Big Willie Style illustration d'album Will Smith It's All Good Will Smith - Big Willie Style(CD, Album, Tex) Columbia, Columbia 488662 2, COL 488662 2 Europe 1997 Vendre cette version
7559-62307-2 Chic - Seven & Seven illustration d'album MC Lyte Woo Woo (Freak Out) MC Lyte - Seven & Seven(CD, Album) EastWest Records America, First Priority Music 7559-62307-2 Europe 1998 Vendre cette version
CDRHYTM 11, 7243 8 85636 0 4 Chic - Made It Back illustration d'album Beverley Knight Feat. Redman Beverley Knight Feat. Redman - Made It Back(CD, Single, Enh) Rhythm Series, Rhythm Series, Dome Records CDRHYTM 11, 7243 8 85636 0 4 UK 1998 Vendre cette version
Chic - 60 Minutes Of Funk (The Mixtape Volume III: The Final Chapter) illustration d'album Funk Master Flex* Freestyle Over Chic et 3 de plus… Funk Master Flex* - 60 Minutes Of Funk (The Mixtape Volume III: The Final Chapter) Loud Records, RCA, Franchise Records, Steven Rifkind Company Japan 1998 Vendre cette version
TBCD 1348 Chic - Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump illustration d'album De La Soul U Can Do (Life) De La Soul - Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump(CD, Album) Tommy Boy TBCD 1348 Europe 2000 Vendre cette version
TG 65 01 00 Chic - TG CD Volume 65 (Essential Listening For All Guitarists) illustration d'album Various Le Freak (Live) Various - TG CD Volume 65 (Essential Listening For All Guitarists)(CD, Comp) Total Guitar TG 65 01 00 UK 2000 Vendre cette version
560 950-2 Chic - Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 9 illustration d'album Various Lady (Remix) Various - Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 9(CD, Comp, Enh, Mixed + CD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3), Kontor Records, Universal, Urban 560 950-2 Germany 2000 Vendre cette version
587 060-2 Chic - Chillin' Revisited illustration d'album Modjo Modjo - Chillin' Revisited(CD, Single) Sound Of Barclay 587 060-2 Canada 2001 Vendre cette version
XLCD187X Chic - The Singles illustration d'album Basement Jaxx Jus 1 Kiss Basement Jaxx - The Singles(2xCD, Comp, S/Edition) XL Recordings XLCD187X Europe 2005 Vendre cette version
88697034052 Chic - Full Circle illustration d'album Xzibit Family Values Xzibit - Full Circle(CD, Album) Open Bar Entertainment, NEO, Sony BMG Music Entertainment 88697034052 Europe 2006 Vendre cette version
none Chic - Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler Vol. 27 illustration d'album DJ Morgoth Chic Franzie Boys DJ Morgoth - Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler Vol. 27(18xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Not On Label (DJ Morgoth) none Germany 2009
none Chic - Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler Vol. 43 illustration d'album DJ Morgoth Good Times Bite The Dust DJ Morgoth - Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler Vol. 43(16xFile, MP3, Comp, Unofficial, 320) Not On Label (DJ Morgoth) none Germany 2010
399 359-2 Chic - La Croisière illustration d'album Eric Neveux Le Freak Eric Neveux - La Croisière(CD, Album) Milan 399 359-2 France 2011 Vendre cette version
none Chic - Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler Vol. 52 illustration d'album DJ Morgoth Crazy Time To Relax DJ Morgoth - Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler Vol. 52(16xFile, MP3, Comp, Unofficial, 320) Not On Label (DJ Morgoth) none Germany 2011
Chic - The Documentary 2 illustration d'album The Game (2) LA The Game (2) - The Documentary 2 (Album) Blood Money Entertainment, eOne US 2015 Vendre cette version
Chic - Sleazy Egyptian illustration d'album Go Home Productions Get Horny Go Home Productions - Sleazy Egyptian (EP) Not On Label (Go Home Productions Self-Released) UK 2015
BV007 Chic - Angel Dust illustration d'album V.S. & The HOG* Angel Dust V.S. & The HOG* - Angel Dust(12", Single, Promo, Unofficial) Blue Velvet BV007 UK 2017 Vendre cette version

Writing & Arrangement

2371 991 Chic - The Non Stop Dancing Sound Of The 80's illustration d'album James Last Good Times James Last - The Non Stop Dancing Sound Of The 80's(LP, Album) Polydor 2371 991 Italy 1979 Vendre cette version
485 Chic - Discoteque Hit Parade illustration d'album Grupo Pendulum Grupo Pendulum - Discoteque Hit Parade(7", EP, Ltd, Promo) Mad (5) 485 Brazil 1979 Vendre cette version

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17 juin 2011
edité over 7 years ago
On June 16, 2011, Chic gave a concert in Paradiso Amsterdam. I was standing pretty close in row 8. Just before the concert Nile came out to have look at his audience. With his camera he made pics of his longtime fans. They opened with Everybody Dance. All their great songs past the revue, like Dance Dance Dance, I Want Your Love, Le Freak and Good Times. After 2 songs he stopped to talk about Bernard. It is almost the 15th anniversary of him sadly passing away. Every April they travel to Japan to commemorate. An emotional moment for me and i'm sure for everybody. Next were the songs written by him for Sister Sledge (We Are Family), Diana Ross (I'm Coming Out & Upside Down), Sheila & B. Devotion (Spacer), Madonna (Like A Virgin) and this time they even played David Bowie's Let's Dance, which sounded very cool. Chic Cheer and My Forbidden Lover we're also great. Nile just recovered from cancer, unbelievable he was standing there, still sounding very smooth, slick and funky. The Chic Organization is a great band. We know how difficult it is, to let this music sound good live. They also played the lesser known Soup For One, Hangin' and the instrumental Open Up. Oh yes, and let's not forget 2 other of my favorite songs, He's The Greatest Dancer and Thinking Of You. All the above mentioned songs are either written or produced by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers. Great stuff. He mentioned Bernard a second time. Mr. Jerry Barnes formerly Juicy takes his place and is doing very well since we know how difficult some of their songs are on Bass. Bernard's spirit floats amongst them and is still present. Yes, time flies. Let's try to enjoy it. I did enjoy it very much. Maybe he'll be back sometime. Nile knows Holland loves him and i hope he'll be back for yet another fantastic evening with Chic!

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