Fonda Rae

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Fonda Rae
Background information
BornOssining, New York, United States
OriginUnited States
GenresJazz, Funk, Dance, R&B
Years active1982 - present
LabelsPosse Records, Streetwave Digital Jukebox Records
Associated actsBlak Prophetz, Funk Division, Patrick_Adams_(musician)

Fonda Rae Wood (performing as simply 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 latter which was later covered by Cathy Dennis).[1][2]

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



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


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


  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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