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KC & the Sunshine Band

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Biography

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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Top Tracks

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    Popularity
  2.   Get Down Tonight
  3.   (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
  4.   Please Don't Go
  5.   That's the Way (I Like It)
  6.   I'm Your Boogie Man
  7.   Boogie Shoes
  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.   Sound Your Funky Horn
  15.   Do You Wanna Go Party
  16.   Queen of Clubs
  17.   It's the Same Old Song
  18.   Stand by Me
  19.   Baby I Love You (Yes I Do)
  20.   Movin' Your Body
  21.   Just a Groove
  22.   Dancin' in the Streets by Teri DeSario
  23.   Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  24.   Who Do Ya Love
  25.   (You Said) You'd Gimme Some More
  26.   Sunshine City
  27.   Wrap Your Arms Around Me
  28.   Give Me Some More (Aye Yai Yai) featuring Nile Rodgers
  29.   When It Comes to Love
  30.   Come Back
  31.   Down Again
  32.   All That Good Stuff
  33.   Higher Love
  34.   Love Dissapers
  35.   I'll Be There for You
  36.   When I Close My Eyes
  37.   We Belong Together
  38.   Go Tell It on the Mountain
  39.   Carol of the Bells
  40.   Last Christmas
  41.   Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  42.   Jingle Bell Boogie
  43.   The After Christmas Song
  44.   Bad Girl
  45.   You're Going out of Your Mind
  46.   Vayamos Rock And Roll
  47.   Ponga Sus Brazos Alrededor de Mí
  48.   Por Favor, No Vayas
  49.   Ésa Es la Manera (Me Gusta)
  50.   I Love You More
  51.   Bring It on Home to Me
  52.   You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling by Jason Scheff
  53.   Tell it Like it is
  54.   You Really Got a Hold on Me
  55.   Oh How Happy
  56.   (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me
  57.   Holdin on So Long
  58.   Only Love
  59.   Whats Wrong?
  60.   Nothing Sadder Than a Heartache
  61.   (Shake Shake Shake) Shake Your Booty
  62.   It
  63.   Let It Go
  64.   I Can See Clearly Now
  65.   Megamix
  66.   I Want to Take You Higher
  67.   Do You Wanna Party
  68.   Hey J
  69.   All My Love
  70.   Baby I Want Your Loving
  71.   Uptight (Everything's Alright)
  72.   Do It
  73.   Don't Let Go
  74.   Blow Your Whistle
  75.   Please Don't Go '92
  76.   Black Water Gold
  77.   I Don't Wanna Make Love
  78.   Space Cadet
  79.   I Will Love You Tomorrow
  80.   Come to My Island
  81.   I'm a Pushover
  82.   I Can't Forget
  83.   Do You Feel All Right
  84.   Shotgun Shuffle
  85.   Something's Happening
  86.   All Through the Night
  87.   Love Me
  88.   Baby, I'm Yours
  89.   Go Now (Before There's Trouble)
  90.   It Happens Every Night
  91.   Don't Say No
  92.   Let's Go Rock and Roll
  93.   Que Pasa?
  94.   Ooh, I Like It
  95.   I Betcha Didn't Know That
  96.   Party With Your Body
  97.   What Makes You Happy
  98.   The Little Drummer Boy
  99.   A Sunshine Christmas
  100.   Do You Hear What I Hear?
  101.   All I Want
  102.   Let's Go Party
  103.   Get up off Your Love
  104.   Wanna Be Your Lover
  105.   Remember
  106.   All I Really Want to Do
  107.   Queens Of Clubes
  108.   Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  109.   Todo Lo Que Quiero
  110.   Escopeta Aleatorio
  111.   Sonido Su Funky Cuerno
  112.   Estoy Your Boogie Man
  113.   I Hear a Symphony
  114.   You Really Got Me
  115.   Blowin' in the Wind by Unity On the Bay Choir
  116.   Words
  117.   Dreams
  118.   You Keep Me Hangin' On
  119.   I Ask Myself
  120.   Please Don't Let Go
  121.   S.O.S.
  122.   Don't Run (Come Back to Me)
  123.   It's Too Hard to Say Goodbye
  124.   In My World
  125.   So Glad
  126.   Sho Nuff'
  127.   You Don't Know
  128.   Summer Nights
  129.   Sway
  130.   The Painter
  131.   Stand Up
  132.   I've Got the Feeling
  133.   Hooked on Your Love
  134.   Boogie Man Medley: I'm Your Boogie Man/Keep It Comin' Love/It's the S
  135.   Let It Go, Pt. 1
  136.   Reina de Clubes
  137.   On the One
  138.   Why Don't We Get Together
  139.   Put a Little Love in Your Heart
  140.   Sweet Soul Music
  141.   Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu
  142.   Let It Go, Pt. 2
  143.   I Love You
  144.   Funky '75
  145.   Are You Feeling Like Me
  146.   When You Dance to the Music
  147.   Do Me
  148.   Make Me a Star
  149.   How About a Little Love
  150.   Do It Good
  151.   Por Favor No Te Vayas (Please Don't Go)
  152.   Let's Go Dancing With Santa
  153.   Come on In
  154.   I'm So Crazy ('Bout You)
  155.   Party Zone
  156.   Both Sides Now
  157.   Sex Machine / I Got You (I Feel Good)
  158.   I Need a Little Lovin'
  159.   Fire in Your Eyes
  160.   Ain't Nothin' Wrong
  161.   I'm Gonna Do Something Good to You
  162.   Redlight
  163.   Miss B. (Theme)
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