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KC and The Sunshine Band

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KC and the Sunshine Band is an American musical group. Founded in 1973, their style has included funk, R&B, and disco. Their most well known songs include the disco hits That’s The Way (I Like It), (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty, I’m Your Boogie Man, Keep It Comin’ Love, Get Down Tonight, Give It Up, and Please Don’t Go. They took their name from Wayne Casey’s last name (“KC”) and the “Sunshine Band” from KC’s home state of Florida (‘The Sunshine State’).

The group was formed by Richard Finch, a budding studio engineer prodigy at TK Records and Harry Wayne Casey (“KC”), a record store employee and part-timer at TK Records in Miami. Though both worked at TK Records, their meeting was not immediate, with Finch spending much of his time in the recording studio working with other TK artists and Casey on the phones at the front desk. An introduction by Clarence Reid through a mutual friend was the beginning of their musical connection. Following demo work, Casey and Finch were encouraged to create their own group. The initial members were just Casey and Finch (first starting out as songwriting collaborators), but Finch soon added guitarist Jerome Smith (June 18, 1953 - July 28, 2000), and drummer Robert Johnson, both TK studio musicians.

The first few songs, “Blow Your Whistle” (September 1973) and “Sound Your Funky Horn” (February 1974), were released as singles, and had limited impact.

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  • black-berberis

    If you can listen to this band without the urge to dance... you have no soul! [2]

    27 Aug 5:04pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    весьма неплохо, американское диско все же всегда было лучше европейского аналога

    9 Mar 9:53am Reply
  • BoobyNoobie

    Give It Up :D

    28 May 2013 Reply
  • TheDarkSide73

    They're still together even though their last hit was in 1984

    31 Mar 2013 Reply
  • ruanpedreiro

    please dont go dont goooooooooooooooooooo

    30 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Jack-Spicer

    watchmen brought me here

    18 Dec 2012 Reply
  • A1enochka

    !!

    18 Oct 2012 Reply
  • monstercat-

    Do a little dance, make a little love, Get down tonight. УУУУУУУУ

    12 Jun 2012 Reply
  • I0O

    АГА АГА

    10 May 2012 Reply
  • chatterbabe

    awsomeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee band

    27 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Dack47

    Please Don't Go *-*

    8 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Daiiany

    I Love "Give It Up" ♥ ♥ ♥

    6 Mar 2012 Reply
  • DavidBN

    That's the way, uh-huh uh-huh, I like it, uh-huh, uh-huh.

    1 Mar 2012 Reply
  • RussellChap

    'Give It Up' disco pop cheese classic

    18 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Kali0str0

    авесомный бэнд!

    17 Jan 2012 Reply
  • SunMan24

    Легендарный бэнд!

    9 Jan 2012 Reply
  • NIGHTPROWL3R

    If you can listen to this band without the urge to dance... you have no soul!

    12 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Eddie19598813

    Back in the day when the song came on "shake shake shake,shake yo booty came on everybody got on the floo.

    21 Nov 2011 Reply
  • CrissH23

    nananananananana now baby give it up , give it up

    14 Aug 2011 Reply
  • foxyvaq24

    I'm going to see this group tonight at the Montbleu Casino in Lake Tahoe and I enjoy them very much I can see KC any time and I would never get bored seeing or listening to them either. He creates great music and does perform very well also.

    8 Aug 2011 Reply
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