(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty

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"(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty"
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Single by KC and the Sunshine Band
from the album Part 3
B-side "Boogie Shoes"
Released 1976
Format
Genre Disco
Length 3:07
Label TK Records
Songwriter(s)
  • Harry Wayne Casey
  • Richard Finch
Producer(s)
  • Harry Wayne Casey
  • Richard Finch
KC and the Sunshine Band singles chronology
"I Get Lifted"
(1976)
"(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty"
(1976)
"I Like to Do It"
(1976)
"I Get Lifted"
(1976)
"Shake Your Booty"
(1976)
"I Like to Do It"
(1976)

"(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. The song became their third number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as their third number-one on the Hot Soul Singles chart.[1] The song was met with a degree of controversy, since the lyrics were interpreted or likely speculated by many as having sexual connotations. However, according to KC, it had a lot more meaning and depth, during his performance he would witness the entire crowd having a good time except for some minority. The song inspired people to "get off their can and get out there and do it",[2] the B-side of Shake Your Booty was "Boogie Shoes", which later became a hit on its own when it appeared on the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack in 1977.

"(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" holds the record for being the only number-one song title with a word repeated more than three times in it.[citation needed] The chorus consists of the title expression with the word "shake" appearing eight times.

Chart performance[edit]