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Richard Finch, legendary co-founder/bassist/song arranger/writer/producer and engineer of the mega-group "KC & the Sunshine Band" is renowned for developing a unique fusion of R&B, Funky Soul and Country, meshed with a Latin/Caribbean groove which catapulted the band to worldwide fame. Through his creative vision, consumer insight and engineering ... See full bio »

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 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - as Richard Raymond Finch)
 2015 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- I'm Just a Bill (2015) ... (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man" - uncredited)
- Put a Ring on It (2015) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes" - uncredited)
 2015 1992 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (writer: "Please Don't Go" - as Finch)
 2015 Dope (writer: "I Wanna Rock")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 12: The Semi-Final (2014) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes" - uncredited)
- Week 5 (2014) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drew Barrymore/Peter and Bobby Farrelly/Johnny Marr (2014) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2013 Three Many Weddings (writer: "Please Dont' Go" - as Finch, Richard)
 2013 Lovelace (writer: "Rock Your Baby")
 2012 When Disco Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Rock Your Baby", "Get Down Tonight")
 2009-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Saturday Night Glee-ver (2012) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes", "That's The Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2009) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2012 My Way (writer: "I'm your boogie man")
 2012 The Joy of Disco (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Rock Your Baby")
 2011 What's Your Number? (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 2011 Zookeeper (writer: "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - as Rick Finch)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2011 Semi-Final (2011) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.4 (2011) ... (writer: "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - uncredited)
 2011 Qualquer Gato Vira-Lata (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - as Richard Raymond Finch)
 2011 Hop (writer: "Boogie Shoes" - as Richard Raymond Finch)
 2011 Drive Angry (writer: "That's the Way I Like It" - as Rick Finch)
 2010 The Hooker with a Heart of Gold (writer: "I'm Your Boogieman")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top Seven Perform (2010) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes")
 2009 Couples Retreat (writer: "MISSISSIPPI CHA CHA SLIDE A/K/A STOMP")
 2009 Flashforward (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 137 Sekunden (2009) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Two: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - uncredited)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2009 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions in New York (2009) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2009 Vive les vacances! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (writer: "That's the Way I Like It" - as Finch)
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (writer: "That's The Way I Like It")
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2009 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Results Show: Two Contestants Eliminated (2009) ... (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2009 Watchmen (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man")
 2008 Game Boys (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) ("That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.6 (2008) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2008 Sex: The Revolution (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tainted Love (2008) ... (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - uncredited)
 2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan (writer: "Connected")
 2008 Definitely, Maybe (writer: "Connected" (1992))
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2007 Yu-Gi-Oh! Cr@psule Monsters (TV Series) (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - uncredited)
 2007 Superbad (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Circle the Wagons (2007) ... (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - uncredited)
 2007 The Baker (writer: "Let me (let you be your lover)")
 2007 The Education of Charlie Banks (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - as Richard Raymond Rinch)
 2007 Are We Done Yet? (writer: "Take It to da House" - as Richard Raymond Finch)
 2007 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top Secret (2007) ... (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2007 Gracie (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Best Christmas Story Never (2006) ... (writer: "That's The Way I Like It")
 2006 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Girl with the Curl (2006) ... (writer: "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - uncredited)
 2006 RV (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty")
 2006 Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details (TV Movie) (writer: "Boggie Shoes" - uncredited)
 2005 Romanzo Criminale (writer: " (Shake Shake Shake) Shake your booty", "Please Don't Go")
 2005 Roll Bounce (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man" - as Richard Raymond Finch)
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto (writer: "Rock Your Baby" (1974) - as R. Finch)
 2005 Wedding Crashers (writer: "Keep It Comin' Love" (1976))
 2005 Taiko: Drum Master (Video Game) (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2005 The Wedding Date (writer: "Boogie Shoes")
 2005 Inside Deep Throat (Documentary) (writer: "Keep It Coming Love")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Daniela (2004) ... (writer: "Please Don't Go" - uncredited)
 2004 The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (writer: "I Get Lifted" - as Rick Finch)
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "Shake It (Like a White Girl)" - as Richard Raymond Finch)
 2004 Soul Plane (writer: "Gin & Juice" - as R. Finch)
 2004 Kingdom Hospital (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thy Kingdom Come (2004) ... (writer: "Gin and Juice" - uncredited)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Porcelain God (2004) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 2003 From Justin to Kelly (writer: "That's the Way I Like It")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2003 Bruce Almighty (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 2003/I The In-Laws (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2003 11:14 (writer: "Shake It Like A White Girl")
 2003 The Real Cancun (Documentary) (writer: "Take It To Da House")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty", "Get Down Tonight")
 2003 Freak Out (writer: "Keep It Comin' Love")
 2002 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crimes of the Hot (2002) ... (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) (as Richard Raymond Finch, "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (writer: "Hey Goldmember", "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2002 My Own Private Oshawa (TV Movie) (writer: "That's the Way I Like It")
 2001 Osmosis Jones (writer: "Take it to Da House" - as R. Finch)
 2001 Legally Blonde (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 2001 Blow (writer: "Keep It Comin' Love")
 2001 Down to Earth ("Gin and Juice")
 2001 Saving Silverman (writer: "Connected")
 2001 Save the Last Dance ("Only You")
 2000 Unison (Video Game) (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 2000 Loser (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 2000 A Chinese in a Coma (writer: "Please Don't Go")
 2000 Gun Shy (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (writer: "THAT'S THE WAY (I LIKE IT)")
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (writer: "Connected", "Get Down Tonight")
 1999 Me and Will (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1999 Boys Don't Cry (writer: "Rock Your Baby")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Boogie Shoes", "Rock Your Baby")
 1999 Dick (writer: "Rock Your Baby")
 1999 Mystery Men (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV Movie) (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1999 Hit and Runway (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - as Finch)
 1999 Arlington Road (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1998 Sports Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dear Louise (1998) ... (writer: "Boogie Shoes" - uncredited)
 1998 A Night at the Roxbury (writer: "Bamboogie")
 1998 Rush Hour (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1998 L'odore della notte (writer: " (Shake Shake Shake) Shake Your Booty" - as R. Finch)
 1998 West Beirut (writer: "Rock Your Baby")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Wanna Go Party", "That's The Way (I Like It)", "Get Down Tonight" - uncredited)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1998 That's the Way I Like It (writer: "That's The Way I Like It")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- Lisa the Simpson (1998) ... ("That's The Way (I Like It)")
- The War of the Simpsons (1991) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 1998 Real Women (TV Series) (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie) (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 1997 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- High School (1997) ... (writer: "Shake Your Booty" - uncredited)
 1997 Boogie Nights (writer: "Boogie Shoes")
 1997 Cop Land (writer: - as Richard French) / (writer: "Freaky Tale")
 1997 Plump Fiction (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man", "Rock Your Baby")
 1997 True Love and Chaos (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 1997 She's So Lovely (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" (1976))
 1997 Picture Perfect (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1997 Balkanisateur (writer: "That's the Way I Like It")
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Keep It Comin' Love")
 1996 Space Jam (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man")
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man")
 1996 Love Serenade (writer: "Rock Your Baby")
 1996 Celtic Pride (writer: "Connected")
 1995 Casino (writer: "That's the Way I Like It")
 1995 Mallrats (writer: "Boogie Shoes")
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hello Goodbye (1995) ... (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - uncredited)
 1995 Hackers (writer: "Connected")
 1995/I The Last Supper (writer: "I'm Your Boogie Man", "Get Down Tonight")
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short) ("Who Am I (What's My Name)")
 1994 The Stöned Age (writer: "I Like To Do It")
 1994 In the Army Now (writer: "Get Down Tonight")
 1992-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Girls Town (1994) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
- Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) ... (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty")
 1994 Forrest Gump ("Get Down Tonight" (1975))
 1994 No Escape (writer: "BOOGIE SHOES")
 1978-1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Helen Hunt/Snoop Doggy Dogg (1994) ... (writer: "Gin & Juice")
- Bill Russell/Chicago (1979) ... (writer: "Shake your Booty" - uncredited)
- Robert Klein/Bonnie Raitt (1978) ... (writer: "That's The Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 1994 House Party 3 (performer: "I Wanna Rock" - as R. Finch) / (writer: "I Wanna Rock" - as R. Finch)
 1994 The Brit Awards 1994 (TV Special) (writer: "Connected")
 1993 Carlito's Way (writer: "(Shake Shake Shake) Shake Your Booty", "That's The Way (I Like It)", "Rock Your Baby")
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... (writer: "That's the Way I Like It")
 1991 Suburban Commando (writer: "Do You Want To Party?")
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Honeymoon Express - April 27, 1960 (1989) ... (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)" - uncredited)
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "Get Down Tonight" - as R. Finch)
 1985 Rm 328 (writer: "That's the Way I Like It", "Get Down Tonight" - uncredited)
 1976-1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 10 January 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Please Don't Go")
- Episode dated 20 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Please Don't Go")
- Episode dated 5 August 1976 (1976) ... (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty")
- Episode dated 22 July 1976 (1976) ... (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty")
 1979 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.15 (1979) ... (writer: "Hits Medley: Get Down Tonight/That's the Way I Like It/Shake Your Booty/I'm Your Boogie Man/Keep It Comin' Love/It's the Same Old Song", "Do You Feel Alright?")
 1978 Musikladen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.43 (1978) ... (writer: "Let Me (Let Me Be Your Lover)")
 1978 The Stud (writer: "That's the Way (I Like It)")
 1978 Eyes of Laura Mars (producer: "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - as K.C.-Finch) / (writer: "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty")
 1977 Saturday Night Fever (writer: "Boogie Shoes")
 1976 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1976) ... (writer: " (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" - uncredited)
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