Lot 236: KC and The Sunshine Band( Shake Shake Shake...)
Rare Autograph, Manuscripts & Book & Aviation Auction
October 27, 2016
Miami, FL, USA
Description: This is an original "KC and the Sunshine Band" performance worn costume that was worn on stage by KC (Harry Wayne Casey), circa 1975. This detailed jacket has amazing work in it, with Parrots and jewels and beads adorning the jacket on all sides and sleeves. The Jacket has on the lable sewed in his initials H.C. [Harry Casey] and is paired with incredible pants that make you remember the disco age. This significant vintage disco- era piece from the late 1970's, is a true emblem of that period. Grammy winning KC and the Sunshine Band, who rode the crest of the disco wave with such mega hits at "Shake, Shake, Shake (Shake Your Booty)","Your Boogie" and "(That's the Way) I Like It" were known for their live performances which was made up of a band consisting of a horn section, percussion, guitar, back-up singers and KC (Harry Wayne Casey) as lead singer and keyboardist. This costume is comprised of the jacket and a pair of green flare pants with elaborate studding and rhinestones throughout. One leg features a large green parrot and the other the moon and stars. The top is a green jacket with a large collar edged with studs, with a star shaped stud at each end and elaborate studded cuffs with large round buttons. The round metal studs and stars are featured throughout the jacket and the back of the jacket features incredibly delicate green parrots that have been carefully sewed on, with the studs and stars sprinkled throughout. The front of the jacket bears the stitched green parrots as well, with rhinestones, and the other side is edged in studs and features six large stars surrounded by rhinestones.An incredible piece and reminder from that Disco period.The Pants are fantastic condition, the Jacket is in good condition as well, although some of the area of the Parrots has spots where the threads are showing the base color underneath. This outfit would look amazing in any display.
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