Chic record ‘Live at the Budokan’ featuring the very last performance by Bernard Edwards (1996)

Chic’s ‘Live at the Budokan’ is a live album (featuring the very last performance by Bernard Edwards who died the following day) recorded on April 17, 1996 and released on February 23, 1999 By Sumthing Else.

Track Listing : 1.Le Freak (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 05:14 . 2.Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) (Bernard Edwards, Kenny Lehman, Nile Rodgers) – 07:35 . 3.I Want Your Love (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 06:17 . 4.He’S The Greatest Dancer (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 04:49 . 5.We Are Family (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 10:28 . 6.Do That Dance (Tanya Ramtulla, Nile Rodgers) – 03:24 . 7.Good Times/Rapper’S Delight (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 07:27 . 8.Stone Free (Jimi Hendrix) – 04:43. 9.Chic Cheer (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 14:20

Musicians : Bernard Edwards – Bass Guitar, Vocals . Omar Hakim – Drums . Slash – Guitar On (1 – 8) . Nile Rodgers – Guitar, Vocals . Gerardo Velez – Percussion . Philippe Saisse – Piano . Richard Hilton – Piano . Bill Holloman – Saxophone . Mac Gollehon – Trumpet . Christopher Max – Vocals . Jill Jones – Vocals . Sister Sledge – Vocals On (4 – 5) . Sylver Logan Sharp – Vocals . Steve Winwood – Vocals, Organ On (8) . Chic – Band

Recorded On April 17, 1996 At Tokyo’S Budokan.

Released On February 23, 1999 By Sumthing Else.

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Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
They’re all quite good, though Hakim’s subtle, slightly busy playing doesn’t quite fit the material – Tony Thompson’s solid straight-down-the-middle style would’ve worked better. A pleasant though unsurprising testament to the talents of Edwards and Rodgers. […]

allmusic
In the ’90s, two albums resulted from various reunions of Chic‘s co-founders/co-leaders Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards. The first was 1992’s Chic-Ism, a decent though uneven studio project that had its moments but fell short of the excellence of classics like C’est Chic and Risqué. The other was Live at the Budokan, a gem that was recorded in Tokyo, Japan in April 1996 for the JT Super Producers series […]

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