A video, further accentuating the impact of CHIC's "Good Times", have surfaced on Youtube. The clip features Debbie Harry singing a live jam version of "Good Times" together with jazz/new wave/punk artist James White (James Chance) and his then band's current incarnation "The Blacks" at the iconic new wave/punk club Hurrah in New York City in 1980. The film is by Libin+Cameron.
We've had the CHIC, Blondie & Fab Five Freddie gig in Bonds Club doing "Good Times/Rappers Delight" in 1981, surface as audio tapes, and now the above. Is it too much to hope for to have a clip (audio or video) of CHIC, The Clash & Blondie gigging together at Bonds too, in 80/81? Please please please!
Thanks to Graham Lewis for this find!
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CHIC EmulatorsPosted by FrenCHIC 2015-11-29 13:34 In 1983 the British new wave group Naked Eyes recorded his second hit single Promises, Promises. The intro. & some part are very inspired (it is almost a plagiarism) by CHIC's Good Times.
CHIC EmulatorsPosted by FrenCHIC 2015-11-08 13:17 Paul Rutheford of Frankie Goes to Hollywood fame recorded a brilliant cover of I Want Your Love in 1989. It was produced by Martin Fry & Mark White of ABC who worked with Bernard Edwards in 1987.