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Chic is an American disco and R&B band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards. During 1977, Edwards and Rodgers had former LaBelle and Ecstasy, Passion, & Pain drummer Tony Thompson join the band. Thompson recommended keyboardist Raymond Jones, 19, to join the band, they had worked together with the hit group Ecstasy, Passion & Pain previously. Needing a singer to become a full band, they engaged Norma Jean Wright. (Wikipedia)