Bernard Edwards


Birthday October 31, 1952

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace North Carolina

DEATH DATE Apr 18, 1996 (43)

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American bassist and producer best known as the bassist for the funk band Chic.

Before Fame

He formed Big Apple Band with Nile Rodgers in 1972.


His iconic bass line on the song Good Times is one of the most famous in music history and served as the inspiration for Another One Bites the Dust by Queen.

Family Life

His son Bernard is a highly-successful record producer.

Associated With

He and guitarist Nile Rodgers were members of the seminal funk band Chic.