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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 09: Nile Rodgers performs onstage during the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 47th Annual Induction And Awards at Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 9, 2016 in New York City.

Nile Rodgers is easily one of the music’s most prolific producers working with an incredibly diverse roster of artists, from Diana Ross to Mick Jagger to Duran Duran, but one of his biggest musical contributions is his work on David Bowie’s massive 1983 album Let’s Dance.

In honor of Rodgers’ birthday, we look back at the clip below where he talks about how the Let’s Dance title track came to be.

Nile Rodgers Tells the Story of David Bowie's "Let's Dance"

Live onstage at the Village Recording Studios during 2015 Grammy Week

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.