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KC of Sunshine Band Falls from stage (or 'I wanna take off ma ma ma ma ma Boogie Shoes!')
Newsday.com ^ | May 9, 2005 | Associated Press

Posted on 05/09/2005 8:28:34 PM PDT by Beowulf9

"NEW YORK -- For KC of KC and the Sunshine Band, falling off the stage during a concert is definitely not the way he likes it. Uh huh, uh huh.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsday.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: boogieshoes; disco; kc; sunshineband
KC, whose real name is Wayne Casey, took a headfirst fall off a 6-foot-high stage while performing Saturday at the Cinco de Mayo Festival in Phoenix. The 54-year-old singer suffered a sprained knee and a cut over his right eye that needed six stitches.

The band was two songs into its set when Casey took the tumble, just as "Boogie Shoes" was beginning.

"I left my shoes at the hotel and had to perform in a new pair," Casey, who is recovering at his Miami home, said in a statement Monday. "I picked the wrong pair of Boogie Shoes!"

Casey nevertheless resumed his performance and went to a local hospital afterward.

KC and the Sunshine Band's `70s disco hits include "(That's the Way) I Like It," "Get Down Tonight" and "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty."

They will continue with shows in Winter Haven, Fla., on Friday and in Atlanta on Saturday".

Ouch Kc. Now I know why HipHop artists wears sneaks.

1 posted on 05/09/2005 8:28:35 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

It's the end of times no doubt!

They kept on going though. The power of disco.


2 posted on 05/09/2005 8:29:31 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Beowulf9

"I'm Your Boogie Man" is a far better song. I hope he was able to get that in.


3 posted on 05/09/2005 8:31:53 PM PDT by Dont Mention the War (Proud Member of the WPPFF Death Cult - We're coming after YOU next!)
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To: Beowulf9


4 posted on 05/09/2005 8:32:11 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Beowulf9

Disco still sucks.


5 posted on 05/09/2005 8:34:04 PM PDT by South40 (Amnesty for ILLEGALS is a slap in the face to the USBP!)
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To: Beowulf9

6 posted on 05/09/2005 8:34:47 PM PDT by perfect stranger (I need new glasses.)
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To: cyborg

OMG

Did he smash a hip?


7 posted on 05/09/2005 8:36:21 PM PDT by Petronski (Pope Benedict XVI: A German Shepherd on the Throne of Peter)
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To: Petronski

I love KC and the Sunshine Band. I love all of disco.


8 posted on 05/09/2005 8:37:37 PM PDT by cyborg (Serving fresh, hot Anti-opus since 18 April 2005)
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To: Beowulf9
Do a little dance.
Make a little love.
Fall down tonight.
9 posted on 05/09/2005 8:38:08 PM PDT by labette
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To: Beowulf9

Disco is an abomination.


10 posted on 05/09/2005 8:40:47 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: IronJack

You misspelled "Rap."


11 posted on 05/09/2005 8:42:07 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (*Gregoire is French for Stealing an Election*)
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To: South40

"disco still sucks"
I was a latecomer to the disco scene back in the SEventies.True,a lot of it sounded the same and could be monotonous.Yet there was some great disco songs.To name a few-Shame by Evelyn King,Disco Nights by GQ,Good Times by Chic,If You Think I'm SExy by Rod Stewart,Disco Inferno by the Trammps,Night Fever and You Should be Dancing by the Bee Gees,Off the Wall and Rock With You by the once great Michael Jackson and Boogie Ooogie Ooogie by Taste of Honey.
I can't stand heavy metal or punk rock.Very grating and disturbing music.Yet the real old rock and roll like Berry,Little Richard,Jerry Lee Lewis,etc still rocks the house likle nothing else.


12 posted on 05/09/2005 8:42:24 PM PDT by Riverman94610
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To: Beowulf9

Did he forget to take his Geritol spiked with Vitamin E, Centrum Silver and Sawtooth Palmetto?


13 posted on 05/09/2005 8:44:04 PM PDT by Calusa (itís a mere fig leaf of fairness.)
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To: hole_n_one

you have way too much time on your hands.


14 posted on 05/09/2005 8:49:44 PM PDT by politicalwit (USA...A Nation of Selective Law Enforcement.)
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To: labette

LOL!


15 posted on 05/09/2005 8:50:15 PM PDT by mwyounce
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To: labette

LOL!


16 posted on 05/09/2005 8:51:57 PM PDT by Tabi Katz
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To: Beowulf9

"Do a little dance. Make a little love. Fall down tonight! Fall down tonight!"


17 posted on 05/09/2005 8:52:07 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("My guvnor don't got the answer")
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To: Beowulf9
KC, whose real name is Wayne Casey, took a headfirst fall off a 6-foot-high stage while performing Saturday at the Cinco de Mayo Festival in Phoenix.

That's the way, uh-huh uh-huh, he likes it. Uh-huh, uh-huh.

18 posted on 05/09/2005 8:52:16 PM PDT by general_re ("Frantic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith, but in doubt." - Reinhold Niebuhr)
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To: labette

LOL. Beat me to it.


19 posted on 05/09/2005 8:52:27 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("My guvnor don't got the answer")
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To: cyborg

Me too baby...those were fun times!


20 posted on 05/09/2005 8:53:30 PM PDT by international american (Tagline now flameproof....purchased from "Conspiracy Guy Custom Taglines"LLC)
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To: Dan from Michigan

: )


21 posted on 05/09/2005 8:54:15 PM PDT by international american (Tagline now flameproof....purchased from "Conspiracy Guy Custom Taglines"LLC)
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To: international american

I'm watching Blues Brothers on tv. They don't make movies like that anymore.


22 posted on 05/09/2005 8:54:43 PM PDT by cyborg (Serving fresh, hot Anti-opus since 18 April 2005)
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To: cyborg

I loved disco too, some of the songs were beautiful (More than a woman) and very romantic. Was nice to see the guys clean, dressed up and dancing. Even Fred Astaire approved one night on the Johnny Carson show, (course that didn't compare to him and Ginger).

Love that album cover.

Here in Phoenix on a call in talk show a caller who was at the concert said KC had blood streaming down his face, got up and sang two more songs; (including Boogie Shoes)then went to the hospital.


23 posted on 05/09/2005 8:55:17 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Dont Mention the War

I loved that song. er... I still love that song


24 posted on 05/09/2005 8:55:28 PM PDT by expatguy (http://laotze.blogspot.com/)
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To: Riverman94610

Well said. Classic rocks! Most disco I can do without, but it does serve its purposes, like aiding workouts and inducing massive laughing fits (Exhibit A = Disco Duck).

And I do rather like KC, especially the song "I'm Your Boggie Man".


25 posted on 05/09/2005 8:55:40 PM PDT by Tabi Katz
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To: cyborg

They don't make MUSIC or FILMS like they used to...enjoy!!


26 posted on 05/09/2005 8:55:46 PM PDT by international american (Tagline now flameproof....purchased from "Conspiracy Guy Custom Taglines"LLC)
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To: Dan from Michigan

Remember those shirts with the bands' various logos? Allegedly, they were great "chick getters."


27 posted on 05/09/2005 9:00:38 PM PDT by labette
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To: cyborg

Joliet Jake Blues was my fallback halloween costume for many years.


28 posted on 05/09/2005 9:00:55 PM PDT by Petronski (Pope Benedict XVI: A German Shepherd on the Throne of Peter)
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To: Beowulf9

Good sense of humor about it, I have to say.


I loved KC and SB. Still do. Ummmmmmm, my *mother* told me how good they were, and how fun the music was to dance to... (that's it.);)

To KC, wishing a quick recovery.


30 posted on 05/09/2005 9:06:07 PM PDT by JesseJane (Close the Borders.)
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To: Dont Mention the War

Haven't heard from his duet partner Terry DeSario in about 25 years or so.


31 posted on 05/09/2005 9:09:07 PM PDT by speedy
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To: fieldmarshaldj
"You misspelled 'Rap.'"

Lol

32 posted on 05/09/2005 9:10:45 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: Beowulf9
Hey KC- give it a rest!
33 posted on 05/09/2005 9:14:35 PM PDT by scott says
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To: speedy
"Haven't heard from his duet partner Terry DeSario in about 25 years or so."

About ten years ago or so, DeSario claimed Merv Griffith (back in the disco days) demanded "servicing."

Don't know how that turned out...

34 posted on 05/09/2005 9:15:23 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter

Hmmm -- I'd always heard Mervie was inclined to the alternative lifestyle -- maybe he likes it whatever the source. Perhaps he took that "Yes I'm Ready" a little too seriously.


35 posted on 05/09/2005 9:19:48 PM PDT by speedy
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To: scott says
A little song

A little dance

A little seltzer

Down your pants

36 posted on 05/09/2005 9:21:12 PM PDT by battlegearboat
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To: speedy
"Perhaps he took that 'Yes I'm Ready' a little too seriously."

In the immortal words of Merv: Oooooohhh...."

37 posted on 05/09/2005 9:25:56 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter
In the immortal words of Merv: Oooooohhh...."

While Arthur Treacher looked on disapprovingly. Merv's next guest will be the lovely and talented Julie Budd.

38 posted on 05/09/2005 9:30:05 PM PDT by speedy
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To: All
Gotta feel sorry for all you Disco-haters. I had to watch an hour of Hee-Haw in order to watch the Six Million Dollar Man back in the 70s, so if you one of the ones that hate Disco, I hope Country is not your preference. Except for that period during the 90s when they mixed a boatload of Rock into Country, it has always sucked. Other than Hank Williams Sr., Disco was much better.

I saw Carlito's Way the other night, and they had Shake Shake Shake Your Booty in the movie, with the Bass mixed high, making it sound even better than normal. If you can't appreciate that, you have no taste or you routinely wear a sheet over your head. Lynyrd Skynyrd better than K.C. and the Sunshine Band? Please...

39 posted on 05/09/2005 9:47:36 PM PDT by Malcolm (There's no substitute for good manners)
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To: Malcolm

"Lynyrd Skynrd" LOL.

Words to Camp Grenada (some of 'em)

Hello muddah, hello faddah
Here I am at Camp Granada
Camp is very entertaining
And they say we'll have some fun if it stops raining.

I went hiking with Joe Spivy
He developed poison ivy
You remember Leonard Skinner
He got ptomaine poisoning last night after dinner.


40 posted on 05/09/2005 9:53:57 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Riverman94610

If You Think I'm Sexy by Rod Stewart

(performed nicely by Bob and Ray)


41 posted on 05/09/2005 10:19:33 PM PDT by aroostook war
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To: cyborg

Open Sesame and Jungle Boogie (Kool and the Gang).


42 posted on 05/10/2005 1:44:18 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Deport them all; let Fox sort them out.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
You misspelled "Rap."

Actually, YOU did. You left out the "c".

43 posted on 05/10/2005 4:44:50 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: Malcolm

I, however, was not in the movie..


44 posted on 05/10/2005 7:53:03 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty
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To: Beowulf9

Interesting useless factoid: The current sax player for the band, Peter Brewer, grew up in Gloucester, VA, and we used to duke it out with him musically in regional band tryouts (he always beat us). I eventually got tired of getting my butt kicked by him on alto (his preferred instrument at the time), and I moved to tenor sax (where I had a better run).


45 posted on 05/10/2005 11:38:32 AM PDT by beezdotcom (I'm usually either right or wrong...)
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To: Beowulf9

I love KC and being a native from South Florida where they reside and have played hundreds of shows over the years...my favorite of theirs is:

Everybody wants you
Everybody wants your love
I'd just like to make you mine all night
Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na
Baby give it up
Give it up
Baby give it up
Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na
Baby give it up
Give it up
Baby give it up
Everybody sees you
Everybody looks and stares
I'd just like to make you mine all mine
Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na
Baby give it up
Give it up
Baby give it up
Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na
Baby give it up
Give it up
Baby give it up
Can you give it
Can you give it
Give it up
Come on baby I need your love
Do you know I want it baby
Come on baby I want your love
Give it up, some of your love
Come on and play the game of love


46 posted on 05/10/2005 11:43:24 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache ( "I think she did too much coke, ahh you think so Doctor?")
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