NORMA JEAN WRIGHT: Classic Soul 1978 Interview

2021 Introduction: From 1977 to 1978, the primary lead vocalist on Chic's global hits was Norma Jean Wright and with Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards masterminding her first solo album, Norma Jean shared with David Nathan in 1978 about an Earth Wind & Fire tryout and a gig with The Spinners prior to her tenure with Chic…

Ask Yourself: Don't Chic Deserve to Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

On April 8, 2017, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame sort of righted a classic wrong by awarding Nile Rodgers an Award for Musical Excellence. The songwriter/producer/guitarist - part of the nucleus of beloved disco group Chic - graciously accepted, but it was not lost on Rodgers nor his countless fans that Chic had made the ballot for Hall of Fame induction 11 times, and never made it in.