Powered by Frooition Pro full size. Full Size Image 25th Anniversary Edition - CD Boxset NEW Artist: KC & the Sunshine Band Runtime: Not Available # CDs in Boxset: 2 Retail Price: $14.95
Tracks Details Notes Reviews
1. Get Down Tonight - (original single version)
2. That's the Way (I Like It) - (original single version)
3. Blow Your Whistle
4. Sound Your Funky Horn
5. Queen of Clubs
6. I'm a Pushover
7. Shotgun Shuffle
8. I'm So Crazy ('Bout You)
9. Rock Your Baby - (single mix)
10. Shake Your Booty, (Shake, Shake, Shake)
11. Boogie Shoes
12. I Like to Do It
13. I'm Your Boogie Man
14. Wrap Your Arms Around Me
15. Black Water Gold
16. I Get Lifted
1. Keep It Comin' Love
2. It's the Same Old Song
3. Do You Feel All Right - (single edit)
4. Who Do Ya Love
5. Do You Wanna Go Party - (full-length album version)
6. Please Don't Go
7. I Betcha Didn't Know That
8. Yes, I'm Ready
9. Let's Go Rock and Roll
10. All I Want
11. Dancin' in the Streets
12. Give It Up
13. Por Favor No Te Vayas :: Please Don't Go
14. Please Don't Go '92 - (USA radio edit)
15. Get Down Tonight - (A Tom Moulton mix) Tracks Details Notes Reviews
Tracks Details Notes Reviews
KC & The Sunshine Band includes: Harry Wayne Casey (vocals, keyboards); Anthony Battaglia (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Gary King (vocals, bass); Jerome Smith, Tommy Johnson, Steve Gordon, James Magnole (guitar); Victor Paliuca, Ernest Stewart, Blue Weaver (keyboards); Richard Finch (bass, drums, percussion); Emmanuel Taylor (bass); Robert Johnson, Harold Seay (drums); Fermin Goytisolo (congas, timbales, percussion); Oliver Brown, Jimmy "Bo" Horne (percussion).
Additional personnel includes: Teri Desario, Beverly Champion, Betty Wright, Jeanette Williams, Maxine Waters (vocals); Mike Lewis (tenor saxophone); Whit Sidener (baritone saxophone); Ken Faulk, Vinnie Tanno, Jerry Hey (trumpet); Bill Reichenbach (trombone); Carlos Vega (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion).
Producers: Richard Finch, Harry Wayne Casey, Robert Walker, Ron Taylor.
Compilation producers: David McLees, Brian Chin.
Engineers include: Richard Finch, Milan Bogdan, Erik Zobler.
Includes liner notes by Harry Wayne Casey and Brian Chin.
Digitally remastered by Bob Fisher.
In 1999, Rhino celebrated the 25th anniversary of KC & the Sunshine Band's formation with this two-CD anthology. But technically, 1999 was their 26th anniversary -- the soul/funk/disco band was formed in 1973, not 1974. For the casual listener and the budget-minded, a better and more concise choice would be Rhino's 1990 CD The Best of KC & the Sunshine Band, which summarizes their contributions with 16 tracks. But if your interest in KC goes beyond casual, 25th Anniversary Collection isn't a bad release to have. The set contains all of the essential '70s hits offered on The Best of KC & the Sunshine Band, including "Get Down Tonight," "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty," "That's The Way (I Like It)," "I'm Your Boogie Man," and "Keep It Comin' Love," as well as "Wrap Your Arms Around Me," "I Like To Do It," and the ballad "Please Don't Go." But 25th Anniversary Collection also has its share of material that is enjoyable though less than essential -- you need to be a seasoned, diehard KC fanatic to fully appreciate the Spanish-language version of "Please Don't Go" (titled "Por Favor, No Te Vayas"), Tom Moulton's 1994 remix of "Get Down Tonight," or KC and Teri DeSario's 1980 cover of Martha & the Vandellas' "Dancin' in the Streets." And if you're that much of a collector, you'll appreciate Brian Chin's comprehensive, informative liner notes -- the writer has no problem articulating why KC's music was so popular in the '70s and why his classic grooves excited many hip-hop, dance-pop and house enthusiasts in the '90s. Rock critics might have dismissed KC in the '70s, but time has made it clear that KC's admirers -- not the critics who gave him scathing...