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KC & the Sunshine Band

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The Bee Gees may have been the undisputed disco kings of the late '70s, but KC & the Sunshine Band weren't far behind. During the mid- to late '70s, the multi-member and racially integrated group -- led by bandleaders Harry Wayne "KC" Casey and Richard Finch -- racked up some of the era's biggest, most recognized dance hits. Casey and Finch first met in 1972 while both were employed by TK Records in Miami, where among other chores, Casey served as a personal secretary and booking agent for artist Timmy Thomas. KC & the Sunshine Band officially formed in 1973, but a debut single, "Blow Your Whistle," sunk from sight upon release. It was another Casey/Finch original, 1974's "Rock Your Baby," that R&B artist George McCrae scored a hit with as KC & the Sunshine Band began issuing further albums and singles, quickly scoring big hits on their own. Beginning in 1975, the group sustained an impressive run of disco hits: 1975's "Get Down Tonight" and "That's the Way (I Like It)," 1976's "Shake Shake Shake (Shake Your Booty)," 1977's "I'm Your Boogieman" and "Keep It Comin' Love," 1978's "Boogie Shoes" (included on the monster-selling soundtrack to the hit John Travolta disco movie, Saturday Night Fever), and 1979's "Do You Wanna Go Party" and "Please Don't Go." Despite earning nine Grammy nominations (receiving three awards) and selling millions of records, KC & the Sunshine Band were still susceptible to the backlash that disco bands felt by the dawn of the '80s, eventually leading to dwindling sales and the group's split by the early '80s (although KC scored a moderate solo hit in 1983 with "Give It Up"). Come the '90s, an appreciation of everything '70s swept across the U.S., which led to a renewed interest bands from the era, prompting KC & the Sunshine Band to re-form for concert performances. That decade saw the release of countless KC "hits" collections and even an episode of VH1's popular Behind the Music series that studied the group's ups and downs. Casey led a studio album, 1993's Oh Yeah!, as well as the concert album Get Down Live! based on tour dates throughout North and South America. The group continued to appear on the oldies circuit, also appearing in the studio for occasional albums such as 2001's I'll Be There for You, and 2007's Yummy. In 2015, they delivered the tribute to '60s pop music, Feeling You! The 60's. ~ Greg Prato
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Albums by
KC & the Sunshine Band

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    18 songs

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    We Belong Together

    1 song

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    We Belong Together

    19 songs

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    All In a Night's Work (Expanded Version)

    14 songs

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    The Painter (Expanded Version)

    12 songs

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    A Sunshine Christmas

    17 songs

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    Feeling You! The 60's

    16 songs

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    KC and the Sunshine Band

    16 songs

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    Part 3...And More

    3 songs

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    I Love You More Remix - Deluxe

    7 songs

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    Do You Wanna Go Party?

    9 songs

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    The Sound of Sunshine

    8 songs

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    Who Do Ya Love

    9 songs

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    Do It Good

    9 songs

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    KC and the Sunshine Band

    10 songs

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    Space Cadet

    5 songs

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    Rhino Hi-Five: KC & The Sunshine Band

    27 songs

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    KC & The Sunshine Band: 25th Anniversary

    2 songs

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    (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty/Boogie

    2 songs

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    That's the Way (I Like It)

    2 songs

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    That's the Way (I Like It)

    2 songs

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    Get Down Tonight/You Don't Know [Digital 45]

    14 songs

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    Dance Remixes

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    The Best of

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    Greatest Hits [CBS]

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Top Songs by
KC & the Sunshine Band

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    Popularity
  2.   Get Down Tonight
  3.   (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
  4.   That's the Way (I Like It)
  5.   Please Don't Go
  6.   Boogie Shoes
  7.   I'm Your Boogie Man
  8.   Keep It Comin' Love
  9.   Give It Up
  10.   Yes, I'm Ready
  11.   I Get Lifted
  12.   I Like to Do It
  13.   Rock Your Baby
  14.   Do You Wanna Go Party
  15.   Queen of Clubs
  16.   Sound Your Funky Horn
  17.   (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty (Single/LP Version]
  18.   It's the Same Old Song
  19.   I'm a Pushover
  20.   Por Favor No Te Vayas (Please Don't Go)
  21.   Goo a Little Dance (Get Down Tonight)
  22.   Let's Go Rock and Roll
  23.   Dancin' in the Streets by Teri DeSario
  24.   KC in the House
  25.   Escopeta Aleatorio
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Stations & Shows Featuring
KC & the Sunshine Band

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    '80s #1 Hits

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    Soft Hits

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