Henry Stone Music

These 10 Records from T.K. Disco Will Funk Up Your Dance Floor

10. King Tutt ‎– Hey Sexy / Keep On Genre: Funk / Soul Style: Soul, Disco Year: 1980     9. Joe Tex ‎– Discomonia / Fat People Label: T.K. Disco ‎– 410 Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM Country: US Released: 1979 Genre: Funk / Soul Style: Disco     8. King Sporty & […]

The Grammy’s KC & The Sunshine Band Recording Academy Feature

The Recording Academy® 2001  Florida Heroes Award Benefiting Florida Arts and Education and MusicCares® June 11, 2001 (The following article appears in the ©NARAS 2001 Program) Harry Wayne Casey ”KC” As the titular head of KC & The Sunshine band, Harry Wayne Casey has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and won three GRAMMY Awards (including two […]

Top 10 Hip Hop Samples of KC & The Sunshine Band

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10. TLC – Hat 2 Da Back Sample of “What Makes You Happy”   9. Mos Def – May December Sample of “Rock Your Baby”   8. The Jaz feat. Jay Z – “Pumpin’” Sample of “I Get Lifted”   7. 50 Cent feat Tony Yayo – I Just Wanna Sample of “”That’s The Way […]

KC and The Sunshine Band Sampled by Notorious B.I.G.

What does Miami r&b, dance, and funk have to do with Biggie Smalls? KC and The Sunshine Band are one of the most sampled groups in hip hop, and featured on tracks for artists including the Notorious B.I.G., Fifty Cent, Jay Z, Trick Daddy, Fabolous, Black Eyed Peas, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, Digital Underground, N.W.A., Big […]

Who Were Brandye on Kayvette Records and T.K. Disco?

Sexy, sultry, singing ladies with legs as long as US-1. These are the things dreams are made of. Kayvette Record’s Brandye recorded at least one single for T.K. Disco (“Rhythm of Love,” b/w “Curiosity”), and an album called Crossover To Brandye. Their real names are Cynthia Douglas, Donna Davis and Pamela Vincent. According to Discogs, “Brandye […]

King Sporty and The Roots Rockers “Get On Down”

King Sporty, aka Noel Williams, is one of the great heroes of Jamaican music; a pioneer in ska, dub, reggae, funk, soul, Miami bass, and electronic music, and a vital force in shaping the country’s musical identity. Rising from the streets of Kingston, where he was an early mobile soundsystem DJ, Sporty is also the […]

History of Henry Stone Music

History of Henry Stone Music Henry Stone, T.K. Office, Hialeah, Florida (1975) AMG Biography Born June 3, 1921, in the Bronx, NY, Henry Stone began playing the trumpet in his teens, inspired by jazz great Louis Armstrong. Later at a military camp in New Jersey, he played in bands. After being discharged in 1946, he […]