KC and the Sunshine Band

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KC and the Sunshine Band is an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida.wikipedia
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Disco

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KC and the Sunshine Band is an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida.
Well-known disco artists include Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, the Bee Gees, Chic, KC and the Sunshine Band, Thelma Houston, Sister Sledge, Cerrone, Village People and Michael Jackson.

(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty

Shake Your Booty
Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up". The 1976 album Part 3 yielded two number one singles: "I'm Your Boogie Man" and "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty".
"(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" is a song recorded and released in 1976 by KC and the Sunshine Band for the album Part 3.

Keep It Comin' Love

Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up".
"Keep It Comin' Love" is a song by KC and the Sunshine Band, released as a single in 1977.

Boogie Shoes

Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up".
"Boogie Shoes" is a song by the disco group KC and the Sunshine Band, released in 1975 on the album KC and the Sunshine Band.

Harry Wayne Casey

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The band took its name from lead vocalist Harry Wayne Casey's last name ('KC') and the 'Sunshine Band' from KC's home state of Florida, the Sunshine State.
He is best known for his band, KC and the Sunshine Band, as a producer of several hits for other artists, and as a pioneer of the disco genre of the 1970s.

Get Down Tonight

Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up". With the release of the self-titled second album KC and the Sunshine Band in 1975 came the group's first major U.S. hit with "Get Down Tonight".
"Get Down Tonight" is a song released in 1975 on the self-titled album by the disco group KC and the Sunshine Band.

Jerome Smith (musician)

Jerome Smith
They were soon joined by guitarist Jerome Smith (June 18, 1953 – July 28, 2000) and drummer Robert Johnson, both TK studio musicians.
Jerome Smith (June 18, 1953 – July 28, 2000) was a guitarist at TK Records in Miami, Florida, who was a member of KC and the Sunshine Band.

Richard Finch (musician)

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He was introduced to Richard Finch, who was engineering records for TK, and the Casey-Finch musical collaboration began.
He is best known as the co-founder, producer and former bass guitar player of KC and the Sunshine Band.

Funk

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KC and the Sunshine Band is an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida.
Some disco music hits, such as all of Barry White's hits, "Kung Fu Fighting" by Biddu and Carl Douglas, Donna Summer's "Love To Love You Baby", Diana Ross' "Love Hangover", KC and the Sunshine Band's "I'm Your Boogie Man", "I'm Every Woman" by Chaka Khan (also known as the Queen of Funk), and Chic's "Le Freak" conspicuously include riffs and rhythms derived from funk.

KC and the Sunshine Band (album)

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With the release of the self-titled second album KC and the Sunshine Band in 1975 came the group's first major U.S. hit with "Get Down Tonight".
KC and the Sunshine Band is the second studio album by KC and the Sunshine Band.

Part 3 (KC and the Sunshine Band album)

Part 3
The 1976 album Part 3 yielded two number one singles: "I'm Your Boogie Man" and "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty".
Part 3 is the fourth studio album by the funk and disco group KC and the Sunshine Band.

George McCrae

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However, while working on demos for KC & the Sunshine Band, the song "Rock Your Baby" (George McCrae) was created, featuring Jerome Smith on guitar, and became a number one hit in 51 countries in mid-1974.
He was about to return to college to study law enforcement, when Richard Finch and Harry Wayne Casey of KC and the Sunshine Band invited him to sing the lyrics for a song that they had recorded for the band, but could not reach the high notes that were required for the song.

The Painter (KC and the Sunshine Band album)

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Two years after the release of the previous album, the band released two albums with new material: The Painter (1981) and Space Cadet Solo Flight (1981).
The Painter is the eighth studio album by the funk and disco group KC and the Sunshine Band.

Space Cadet Solo Flight

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Two years after the release of the previous album, the band released two albums with new material: The Painter (1981) and Space Cadet Solo Flight (1981).
Space Cadet Solo Flight is the seventh studio album by the funk and disco group KC and the Sunshine Band.

All in a Night's Work

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These albums generated little success, but in 1982, a hit track called "Give It Up" from the album All in a Night's Work (1982) brought a return to success in the UK, and appeared two years later in the U.S. Top 40.
All in a Night's Work is the ninth studio album by the funk and disco group KC and the Sunshine Band.

KC Ten

The song was also featured on the band's next album, 1984's KC Ten.
KC Ten is the tenth studio album by the funk and disco group KC and the Sunshine Band.

Teri DeSario

With a change in styles, Casey enjoyed success, dueting with Teri DeSario with "Yes, I'm Ready", which hit No.
It was then that she bumped into an old school mate she had as a teen, Harry Wayne Casey (KC) of KC and the Sunshine Band.

I'll Be There for You (album)

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In 2001, the band made a brief comeback into the music scene after an eight-year lull with the release of a new album titled I'll Be There For You.
I'll Be There for You is an album by KC and the Sunshine Band, released in 2001.

That's the Way (I Like It)

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Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up".
"That's the Way (I Like It)" is a song by the American group KC and the Sunshine Band from their second studio album.

Oh Yeah! (KC and the Sunshine Band album)

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The album Oh Yeah! was released in 1993 after a ten-year gap between new albums (excluding compilations).
Oh Yeah! is an album released in 1993 by KC and the Sunshine Band.

I'm Your Boogie Man

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Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up". The 1976 album Part 3 yielded two number one singles: "I'm Your Boogie Man" and "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty".
"I'm Your Boogie Man" is a song written and produced by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch, and performed by Casey's band KC and the Sunshine Band from the band's fourth album Part 3 (1976).

Please Don't Go (KC and the Sunshine Band song)

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Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up".
"Please Don't Go" is a song recorded and released in 1979 on the KC and the Sunshine Band album Do You Wanna Go Party.

Yes, I'm Ready

With a change in styles, Casey enjoyed success, dueting with Teri DeSario with "Yes, I'm Ready", which hit No.
DeSario, a vocalist from Miami, Florida, was a high school classmate of Harry Wayne Casey, best known as the lead vocalist and songwriter for KC and the Sunshine Band.

Give It Up (KC and the Sunshine Band song)

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Their best-known songs include the 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", "Boogie Shoes", "Please Don't Go" and "Give It Up". These albums generated little success, but in 1982, a hit track called "Give It Up" from the album All in a Night's Work (1982) brought a return to success in the UK, and appeared two years later in the U.S. Top 40.
"Give It Up" is a song by American disco group KC and the Sunshine Band, although it was simply credited as KC in many countries, including the US.

Dance Dance Revolution (1998 video game)

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"That's the Way (I Like It)" was included in the original Dance Dance Revolution, "Shake Your Booty" was in Dance Dance Revolution 4thMix and "Get Down Tonight" was in DDRMAX2 Dance Dance Revolution.