KC & The Sunshine Band's songs, including their 5 #1 hits in the United States, were written by Casey with their bass player Rick Finch. When Casey signed with Epic Records, Finch left the group, but he returned to work on this song. Says Finch, "They said, 'Please come back and just help us with one more song.' And so I did. But then I left again with a bad taste in my mouth, and so did they. We had some really ugly words to one another. That was the beginning of the end. And now there's this extreme hatred that exists from their end. It shouldn't go like that. I've tried over the years to be in touch with Harry but he has a lot of people who seem to be more interested in keeping us apart rather than for us to resolve any past differences. I know what their reasons are and like everything else in life it seems to always boil down to money. It's worth more to them to keep us apart than to allow for things to get patched up. We did a lot of great work as a team – created music that has stood the test of time, music that will outlive both of us. Life's too short for the B.S."
Explaining his contribution to the song, which Casey wrote with Deborah Carter, Finch said, "The bass line, and the smoothness of the song arrangement. After that, nothing." (Here's our full interview with Richard Finch