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Record Producer and Disco Star Nile Rodgers

In the late 1970s Rodger's band Chic was one of the most successful disco groups. Its hits included "Dance, Dance, Dance," "Everybody Dance," and "Le Freak." Rodgers' is featured in "VH1 Presents the 70's," a new five part documentary series by the cable channel VH1 on the music of the 1970s. As a record producer, Rodgers has worked with Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, and Madonna.


Other segments from the episode on August 20, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 20, 1996: Interview with Nile Rodgers; Review of Marilyn French's novel "My Summer with George."


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