Russell Brand's Recovery Radio

21 December 2016

#LondonArts with Jenny Runacre - Nile Rodgers -- @z1radio @nilerodgers @indigo2

Jenny Runacre presents #LondonArts - the show with its finger on London ‘s cultural pulse on ZoneOneRadio.

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This week a very special one-off show.

Jenny spends an hour with one of the men behind this summer’s biggest record - Nile Rodgers.

Nile Rodgers’ music career began in the late sixties as a house musician at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

After a spell with the Sesame Street touring band fell into New York’s Crazy disco scene.

With his band Chic, he recorded multi-million selling hits like “Good Times”, “Le Freak” and “Everybody Dance”

In the Eighties he went on to produce hit records for other artists including - Madonna’s “Lke a Virgin”, David Bopwie’s most commercially successful album ever - “Let’s Dance”

After a battle with a very aggressive form of prostate cancer he’s now back at work

“Get Lucky” - which he co-wrote with Daft Punk - got to number one in over 20 countries

And he’s gone down a storm on the festival circuit -

Last Saturday Jenny caught up with him backstage ahead of his gig at Indigo2.

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Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Chic - Good Times
The Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK
The Clash - Rock The Casbah
Chic - sound check
Chic - I want Your Love
Run DMC - Rock Box
Chic - Everybody Dance
Tinie Tempah - Trampoline


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