As a founding member of Chic, he was responsible for some of the most enduring music of the disco era. As a songwriter and producer, he singlehandedly steered pop music into funky new directions, ensuring it would never be the same again.
David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran, Diana Ross, Sister Sledge, Daft Punk, The B-52s and INXS are just a handful of the dozens of acts who’ve mad monstrous hits courtesy of Rodgers’ work. We just need to figure out how to fit all that amazing music into two short hours.
Join Gemma Pike for the Nile Rodgers J Files, Thursday 29 March from 8pm on Double J