Fonda Rae

Fonda Rae Wood (performing as simply Fonda Rae) is an American R&B singer best known for her club hits like "Over Like a Fat Rat" and "Touch Me" (the latter which was later covered by Cathy Dennis).[1][2]

Fonda Rae
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Background information
BornOssining, New York, United States
OriginUnited States
GenresR&B, jazz, funk, dance
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1982–present
LabelsPosse Records, Streetwave Digital Jukebox Records
Associated actsBlak Prophetz, Funk Division, Patrick Adams
Websitewww.fondarae.com

She has also worked with artists such as Don Armando, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Taka Boom, The Fat Boys and Debbie Harry.[3]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Title Chart positions[1][4]
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. Club Play U.S. R&B UK
1982 "Over Like a Fat Rat" #22 #75
1983 "Heobah" #19
1984 "Touch Me" #70 #49
1996 "Living in Ecstasy" #7
2016 "Think About You"
2018 "Search'in" #2 #15

LegacyEdit

"Over Like a Fat Rat" was sampled by the following artists:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fonda Rae (singles)". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  2. ^ "Fonda Rae (discography)". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  3. ^ "Fonda Rae". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-04-23.
  4. ^ Charstats. Fonda Rae - "Touch Me". Retrieved December-2011.
  5. ^ "radio graffiti - grand puba". SPIN. 7: 20. Jan 1992.

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