Fonda Rae

Real Name:
Fonda Rae Wood
Profile:
American R'n'B/disco/house music singer.

Born: (date unknown) in Ossining, New York, USA.

Her seminal single "Over Like A Fat Rat" (1982), was #22 on U.S. Club Play chart, #75 on U.S. R'n'B Chart). Among others, it's been sampled by Eric B. & Rakim in their single "Eric B. Is President" (1986); by Grand Puba in "Fat Rat" for the "Strictly Business (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)" (1991); by SWV in their single "On & On" (1996); and by Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo in their single "Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous" (1996).

Her other classic single "Touch Me (All Night Long)" (1984), as lead vocalist of group Wish (3) was #70 in the U.S. R'n'B chart, #49 in UK chart, and would later become a huge success with Cathy Dennis on her cover version, "Touch Me (All Night Long)" (1991).

She charted again with "Heobah (Hey-O-Bah)" (1983), #19 in U.S. Club Play chart, and was the lead singer for the Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba Band track "Deputy Of Love" (1979), and the Fantasy (2) track "You're Too Late" (1980).

Additionally, she has sang for artists Rainbow Brown, Players Association, Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Taka Boom, Deborah Harry, and many others.
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Singles & EPs

Fonda Rae - Over Like A Fat Rat album art Fonda Rae Over Like A Fat Rat (Maxi, Single) Vanguard US 1982 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Heobah (Hey-O-Bah) album art Fonda Rae Heobah (Hey-O-Bah) (Single) Posse Records US 1983 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Live It Up album art Fonda Rae Live It Up Posse Records US 1983 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Touch Me (All Night Long) album art Fonda Rae Con Wish (3) Fonda Rae Con Wish (3) - Touch Me (All Night Long) (Single, Maxi) KN Records Spain 1984 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Making Love Feel So Good In The Morning album art Wish (3) Featuring Fonda Rae Wish (3) Featuring Fonda Rae - Making Love Feel So Good In The Morning Gold Cleft US 1985 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Born To Love / Touch Me (All Night Long) album art Claudja Barry / Fonda Rae Claudja Barry / Fonda Rae - Born To Love / Touch Me (All Night Long) Power Records (7) Canada 1985 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Last Train To Clarksville album art Fonda Rae Last Train To Clarksville (Single) Urban Rock Records Germany 1986 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - The Price You Pay album art Fonda Rae The Price You Pay Fila Records,Inc. US 1987 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Do You Want My Love? album art The Rock Posse Featuring Fonda Rae The Rock Posse Featuring Fonda Rae - Do You Want My Love? Flatbush Beat Records Italy 1990 Sell This Version
INV 36007 Fonda Rae - Heart To Heart album art Loud Flower Featuring Fonda Rae Loud Flower Featuring Fonda Rae - Heart To Heart(12") Invasion Recordings INV 36007 US 1991 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Who Is She? album art Fonda Rae Who Is She? Great Music Vibrations US 1991 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Touch Me / Nice & Soft album art Wish (3) & Fonda Rae / Wish (3) & La-Rita Gaskin Wish (3) & Fonda Rae / Wish (3) & La-Rita Gaskin - Touch Me / Nice & Soft (EP, Single) Unidisc Canada 1991 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Keep On Dancing album art Neon Light featuring Fonda Rae Neon Light featuring Fonda Rae - Keep On Dancing (Maxi) Inside (5) US 1991 Sell This Version
OG 4205 Fonda Rae - Tuch Me / Who Do You Love? album art Fonda Rae / Intruders* Fonda Rae / Intruders* - Tuch Me / Who Do You Love?(12", Single) Old Gold (2) OG 4205 UK 1991 Sell This Version
SPEC-1517 Fonda Rae - Touch Me / Nice & Soft album art Wish (3) & Fonda Rae / La-Rita Gaskin Wish (3) & Fonda Rae / La-Rita Gaskin - Touch Me / Nice & Soft(12", EP, Blu) Unidisc SPEC-1517 US 1991 Sell This Version
ECHO 39 Fonda Rae - I Heard It Through The Grapevine album art Fonda Rae I Heard It Through The Grapevine(12", W/Lbl) Echo USA ECHO 39 US 1992 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Parade! album art Community Featuring Fonda Rae Community Featuring Fonda Rae - Parade! (Maxi) Class X Recordings US 1993 Sell This Version
006042-0 CLU Fonda Rae - Over Like A Fat Rat / Touch Me album art Community Featuring Fonda Rae Community Featuring Fonda Rae - Over Like A Fat Rat / Touch Me(12") Club Tools 006042-0 CLU Germany 1995 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - You Don't Have To Worry album art 250 Lbs. Of Blue Featuring Fonda Rae 250 Lbs. Of Blue Featuring Fonda Rae - You Don't Have To Worry (Single) Eightball Records US 1996 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Living In Ecstasy (I Like What You Do) album art Fonda Rae Living In Ecstasy (I Like What You Do) (Single, Maxi) Freetown Inc UK 1996 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Get Into You album art Deep Bros* Featuring Fonda Rae Deep Bros* Featuring Fonda Rae - Get Into You (Single) Arthrob, Coalition Recordings UK 1998 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Living In Ecstasy / My Love album art Fonda Rae / People Underground Fonda Rae / People Underground - Living In Ecstasy / My Love Freetown Inc UK 1998 Sell This Version
EN2U071 Fonda Rae - EN2U album art Fonda Rae EN2U(12") Noiz Records EN2U071 US 2000 Sell This Version
Fonda Rae - Alternations album art Adam Goldstone Feat. Fonda Rae Adam Goldstone Feat. Fonda Rae - Alternations Nuphonic UK 2001 Sell This Version
none Fonda Rae - Tonight album art Fonda Rae Tonight(CD, Single, Promo) U-Set Music none US 2011 Sell This Version