Nile Rodgers: How I wrote Let's Dance with David Bowie | Off The Record

  • Published on Jan 6, 2022
  • To mark what would have been David Bowie's 75th birthday, American guitarist, singer-songwriter Nile Rodgers reveals the history behind the riff to Let's Dance, the title track from Bowie's 1983 album.
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Comments • 10

  • Chase Mason
    Chase Mason 4 months ago +7

    Nile Rodgers recalling making this song in the early 80s with so much detail today is amazing. What a musical talent he is!

  • Khrisi
    Khrisi 3 months ago

    He's a legend, these new artist know nothing about creating music nor the process of evolving a song into greatness.

  • Micah Weber
    Micah Weber 4 months ago +1

    Brilliant song. Thanks for sharing!

  • Donna Mascio
    Donna Mascio 4 months ago +1

    Serious Moonlight tour! Came to Philly 4 nights,! I went to all 4 shows with a different pair of red shoes every night! Just another good memory!

  • Igor R
    Igor R 4 months ago +1

    2:28 Well isn't this the Personal Jesus riff also?

  • Julia Naylor
    Julia Naylor 4 months ago


  • Les Bell
    Les Bell 2 months ago

    ;People are always claiming their input was so much more with David's work since he died , didn't hear any of this when he was alive ???

    ETERNAL ~ LUV 4 months ago +1

    ``` ...tHANK U MUCH for Sharin'....such A Wonderful Experience,,,dEAR,,, ' Niles Rodgers '

  • Butterfly
    Butterfly 4 months ago


  • Guff
    Guff 4 months ago

    Nile Rodgers did not write ANY of that song. That song was composed 100% by Bowie