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Roosevelt – “Passion” (Feat. Nile Rodgers)

Roosevelt just followed up last year’s Polydans album with quite the high-profile collaboration. On new single “Passion,” the German producer teams up with none other than Chic’s Nile Rodgers for what’s billed as a tribute to Studio 54. Sleek and funky and melodious, it definitely hearkens back to the disco era but with a more modern glint. Those who enjoyed Rodgers’ famous Daft Punk collaboration will probably dig this too — and honestly those folks should find their way to Polydans if they’re seeking more sparkling disco revivalism.
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Nile Rodgers wrote ‘Le Freak’ after being rejected from Studio 54

A Studio 54 miss turned into one of the disco era’s biggest hits. Famed guitarist and Chic founder Nile Rodgers kicked off Ian Schrager’s new music series at Bar Chrystie telling New York tales — including the time he was rejected from Studio 54 and how it inspired his hit record “Le Freak.”
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Fender salutes Nile Rodgers with new signature Hitmaker Stratocaster

The new model is based on the white hybrid Strat the funk guitar legend has used on innumerable hit songs through the decades. Fender has honored funk electric guitar legend Nile Rodgers with a new signature guitar, the Hitmaker Stratocaster. Rodgers' ultra-bright, clean and propulsive guitar work – a great...
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Duran Duran Recruits Nile Rodgers, Chic for Select North American Headline Tour Dates

Click here to read the full article. Duran Duran are heading out on the road for a 14-date North American headline tour in support of their 2021 album Future Past. For eight dates of the trek, including a stop at Madison Square Garden, the band will be joined by guests Nile Rodgers and Chic. Duran Duran will kick off the tour on August 19 in Welch, Minnesota, with a show at the Treasure Island Amphitheater. Throughout August and September, they will make stops in Chicago, Toronto, Washington, D.C., Fort Worth, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Phoenix. The tour wraps on Sept. 11...
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Westport home of Grammy winner Nile Rodgers listed for $5.25M

The all-white home on 9 Covlee Drive in Westport fits in with any of its coastal neighbors with balconies, outdoor entertaining areas and access to the water. What makes this home stand out is the famous resident that’s selling it. The 4,100-square-foot Westport home is owned by Grammy-winning singer...
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Graham Nash tells Nile Rodgers about legendary Crosby, Stills & Nash, Joni Mitchell, “Our House,” “Marrakesh Express,” and more on Apple Music 1

Nile Rodgers talks songwriting with Graham Nash of the legendary Crosby, Stills & Nash on Deep Hidden Meaning Radio, and hears the stories behind classics like “Marrakesh Express,” “Our House” and “Teach Your Children.” Graham tells Nile how his former band The Hollies' version of “Marrakesh Express” was "terrible,” how they needed to get David Crosby drunk to sing one of his most famous songs and how one of CSN's biggest hits was the result of a bet with a drug dealer.
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Nile Rodgers says Johnny Marr is like 'a brother' to him.

Nile Rodgers says Johnny Marr is like a "brother" to him. The Chic legend, 69, and the former Smiths star, 58, have been close pals for years and the former has admitted he always feels "cool" whenever he's in the same room as the ' This Charming Man' hitmaker. Thank...
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