Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
Seventeen years after he was first on record, the British artist became the new sensation of the MTV generation.
The Motown/UMe album will be available digitally on 29 May, with CD and crystal-clear vinyl editions on 26 June.
The group's 1976 R&B hit would be hugely influential on Rodgers as he crafted a 1980s Bowie smash.
The superstar vocalist's career was transformed by producers Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.
Now for the first time, diana – original Chic mix will make its debut on vinyl on 21 April 2017, giving a whole new flavour to Diana Ross's landmark album.
Joni was the second oldest of the sisters from Philadelphia who will forever be associated with their role in the “Chic sound” of the late 1970s.
The Billboard Hot 100 for 12 May, 1979 showed Peaches & Herb's traditional soul sound stemming the disco tide, as 'Reunited' held at No. 1 amid dance fever.
The newly solo Supreme charts with the album of her first TV special.