Fonda Rae

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Fonda Rae
Born Ossining, New York, United States
Origin United States
Genres R&B
Post-disco
Boogie
Garage
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Labels Posse Records, Streetwave

Fonda Rae is an American rhythm and blues singer best known for her club hits like "Over Like a Fat Rat" and "Touch Me" (the later which was later covered by Cathy Dennis).[1][2]

She also worked with part-time chart-toppers such as Don Armando and Kid Creole and the Coconuts. Rae also collaborated with more mainstream artists such as Taka Boom, The Fat Boys and Debbie Harry.[3]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

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" #49
1996 "Living in Ecstasy" #7

Legacy[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.