Chic (band)  

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Chic is an American band that was organized in 1972 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards. It recorded many commercially successful disco songs, including "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" (1977), "Everybody Dance" (1977), "Le Freak" (1978), "I Want Your Love" (1978), "Good Times" (1979), and "My Forbidden Lover" (1979). The group regarded themselves as a rock band for the disco movement "that made good on hippie peace, love and freedom". In 2017, Chic was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the eleventh time.


Original line-up
Current line-up
  • Nile Rodgers – guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Barnes – bass, vocals
  • Ralph Rolle – drums, vocals
  • Kimberly Davis – lead vocals
  • Folami – lead vocals
  • Richard Hilton – keyboards
  • Russell Graham – keyboards

Brandon Wright - horns

  • Bill Holloman – horns
  • Curt Ramm – horns
Former members


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