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KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band performing at Loessfest in Council Bluffs in 2017
|Origin||Hialeah, Florida, United States|
|Genres||Disco, funk, R&B|
|Years active||1973–1985, 1993–present|
|Labels||TK, RCA Victor, Epic, Meca, ZYX Music, Sony BMG, Sony Music, Sunshine Sound Productions|
|Members||Harry Wayne Casey
Maria De Crescenzo
|Past members||Richard Finch
Oliver C. Brown
KC and the Sunshine Band is an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida. 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 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. The group had six top 10 singles, five number one singles and one number two single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
On July 6, 2013, KC and the Sunshine Band were honored with a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.
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