That’s The Way I Like It (Part 4)

Don’t blame it on the sunshine

Now you’re hip to the groove and diggin’ it! Ok, ok, ok, getting down with the funk. Time to check out the lead part dudes.

This takes two forms. The chorus and the verse. Basically the bit that goes before the A-ha, Aha’s and over the chord accompaniment we learned in part 3. Ok, let’s keep on truckin’


That’s The Way I Like It (Part 3)

Yeah they were dancin’ and singin’

Well now we’re really motorvatin’. We’ve worked out the chorus and the intro, so now it’s time to learn a chord accompaniment to fit behind the verses.

This won’t take long at all. You just have to play some long notes and keep to the beat. Let’s get movin’ to the groovin’. (more…)

That’s The Way I Like It (Part 2)

Dance with the boogie, get down

In the first part of this series, we learned two lines you can play to fill the chorus to the song. The ‘A-ha, A-ha’ parts.

Now it’s time to learn the Intro Theme. This starts the song and is repeated towards the end. It’s not difficult. But like the rest of the song, you need to keep it funky!

Ok, ok, ok let’s boogie on down brothers and sisters.


That’s The Way I Like It (Part 1)

Whatever it is, it’s got be funky!

Ok, ok, ok, disco time people! And here’s the groove to really lay it on. Get your harmonica chops ready for KC & The Sunshine Band….aaaah that’s the way, a-ha, a-ha, I like it, a-ha.

That’s The Way I Like It was a disco hit in 1975 when trousers were so flaired they called them bell-bottoms and the waist band came up so high you could count the buttons. In the summer time, a short trouser emerged which they named ‘hot pants’. And as for the shoes they called spoons…go ask grandad! But hey, whatever it was, as long as it was funky, it was cool. Now let’s go disco. (more…)