Best known for the club classic, Touch Me, Fonda Rae sang lead on many disco records and provided backgrounds for others.

I actually didn’t realize just how many, until I came across this great interview (2003) from, where she speaks candidly about her history, including not being paid for Touch Me.


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Songs with Rainbow Brown, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Vickie Sue Robinson and Kurtis Blow.

Of course, hip-hop heads will recall the “Over Like a Fat Rat” sample in the Eric B. & Rakim classic, “Eric B. is President”