Chic – Good Times

Artists: Chic and Sugar Hill Gang
Tune: Good Times and Rappers Delight

One of the groups that I truly loved from the Disco Era was Chic. Bernard Edwards was the bass player. I’m not sure that there has ever been a dude that could consistently lay down a groove like BE. He was outstanding. Even in several of their average tunes Bernard Edwards was alway groovin’. “Good Times” was a huge, outstanding hit. It spent over 19 weeks on the BillBoard’s 100. Nile Rogers was the guitar player who became a HUGE producer in the ’80s. Tony Thompson was the drummer who laid down the beat and later played with the Power Station (huge super group – Duran Duran and Robert Palmer).

The Sugar Hill Gang wasn’t the first group to perform “Good Times,” but they were the ones that made a huge hit even bigger.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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