Chic’s Nile Rodgers: Five Crucial Inspirations
Pop mastermind and Chic leader talks flipping for Hendrix, tripping to the Doors
Nile RodgersÂ boasts one of the most impressive rÃ©sumÃ©s in pop, having produced David Bowie, Diana Ross and Madonna in hisÂ Eighties heyday. Lately, theÂ guitarist and producer has been on a freshÂ tear, working on aÂ new ChicÂ album ””Â which he calls “the most self-indulgent thing I’ve ever done” ”” staging his own all-star festival, and collaborating with everyone from Duran DuranÂ to Keith Urban. RodgersÂ took time out of his busy schedule to tell us about five songs that changed his life.