I'm Your Boogie Man" is a song written and produced by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch, and performed by Casey's band KC and the Sunshine Band from the band's fourth album (1976). Part 3
Background [ edit ]
Richard Finch said that the song was written about a DJ at a
Miami, Florida radio station called Robert W. Walker, who was the first to give their hit single " Get Down Tonight" airplay. 
Chart performance [ edit ]
1977 the song reached the number one position on the and No. 3 on the soul charts. Billboard Hot 100 Billboard ranked it as the #11 song of 1977. The song was also an international chart hit, reaching number one in Canada and charting in Australia (No. 38), Belgium (No. 16), the Netherlands (No. 6), New Zealand (No. 12) and the United Kingdom (No. 41).
Use in popular culture [ edit ]
The song was sampled in at least one preview for all five of the
films, as well as in the Scary Movie 2005 film , the Roll Bounce 2007 film and comic-to-film-adaptation Superbad . It was also the opening song for the 1995 film Watchmen . The Last Supper
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
White Zombie version [ edit ]
White Zombie originally recorded a cover of "I'm Your Boogie Man" for the . However, since the song's release date, it has also appeared on The Crow: City of Angels Soundtrack Rob Zombie's greatest hits album and as a remixed version on the Past, Present & Future EP . The song is another different music style for the band as they are fusing Supersexy Swingin' Sounds disco with heavy metal. The audio samples in the song where children are heard saying "He's gonna get you! The Boogieman is coming!" are taken from the 1978 film , which would later be remade in 2007 by Rob Zombie. The remixed version was also heard on a Halloween episode of the ABC television series Halloween 666 Park Avenue.
Reception [ edit ]
Although the song failed to chart, it earned White Zombie their third and final
Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance in 1997.
Music video [ edit ]
music video features Rob Zombie singing along to the lyrics of the song. Rob's screen time is cut multiple times, flashing to select scenes from the film The Crow: City of Angels. The video also features Zombie's brother Spider One as a sort of mad scientist host of a television show called "The Dr. Spooky Show" playing as Dr. Spooky.
Track listing [ edit ]
"I'm Your Boogieman" – 4:27
Personnel [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Nagy, Evie (March 3, 2009). "Watching The 'Watchmen' Soundtrack". Billboard . Retrieved . May 5, 2016
^ "I'm Your Boogie Man by KC & The Sunshine Band". Songfacts . Retrieved . December 9, 2009
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^ CHART NUMBER 1064 – Saturday, June 04, 1977 at the Wayback Machine (archived February 11, 2006). CHUM.
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^ "Le Détail par Artiste" (in French). InfoDisc. Select "K.C. & The SUNSHINE Band" from the artist drop-down menu . Retrieved . May 5, 2016
^ " Nederlandse Top 40 – KC and The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved May 5, 2016.
^ " Dutchcharts.nl – KC & The Sunshine Band – I'm Your Boogie Man" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved May 5, 2016.
^ " Charts.org.nz – KC & The Sunshine Band – I'm Your Boogie Man". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved May 5, 2016.
^ " Archive Chart: 1977-05-01" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved May 5, 2016.
^ a b c "KC & the Sunshine Band – Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network . Retrieved . July 8, 2013
^ CASH BOX Top 100 Singles – Week ending JUNE 4, 1977 at the Wayback Machine (archived October 3, 2012). . Cash Box magazine
^ RECORD WORLD 1977 at the Wayback Machine (archived August 20, 2009). . Geocities.com. Record World
^ "Top 200 Singles of 1977". . Vol. 28 no. 14. December 31, 1977 RPM . Retrieved . May 5, 2016
^ "Top 100-Jaaroverzicht van 1977" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 . Retrieved . May 5, 2016
^ "Jaaroverzichten – Single 1977" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Hung Medien . Retrieved . May 5, 2016
^ "Top 100 Hits for 1977". The Longbored Surfer . Retrieved . May 5, 2016
^ The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1977 at the Wayback Machine (archived August 26, 2012). . Cash Box magazine