Though we are Stuck In The '80s, many of us fondly remember the '70s and shaking our booty to KC and the Sunshine Band. Though we traded in our bell bottom jeans for a skinny tie at the turn of the decade, that doesn't mean we can't forget our '70s roots and Give It Up.
While KC (Harry Wayne Casey) and his Sunshine Band had five No. 1 hits in the '70s with disco classic like That's The Way (I Like It) and I'm Your Boogie Man, that didn't mean KC went quietly into the boogie nights during the first half of the '80s. Even though he shed the Sunshine Band to go solo, KC started off the '80s with the number two duet hit Yes I'm Ready with Teri DeSario before hitting the Top 40 one last time in 1984 with Give It Up.
Give It Up made it all the way to No. 18 on the charts and was a number one hit in the U.K. The song has continued to live well, especially in England where it has become a soccer sporting chant and was featured in the 2014 box office smash Kingsman: The Secret Service. The video for Give It Up is cheesy fun with KC and his background dancers putting on the moves that are best described as "low-impact".
KC has since reunited with the Sunshine Band and they continue to release material and tour anywhere people want to get down tonight and shake their booty. http://www.heykcsb.com/