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The Diva Series feat. Martha Wash

Martha WashIt’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally got around to inducting the dynamic and vocally gifted Martha Wash into the Diva Hall of Fame.  With her drama-filled soprano, Martha came to fame in the late 70s as part of the duo Two Tons O’ Fun.  Along with Izora Armstead, the ladies were the backup singers for the other “Queen of Disco” Sylvester.

In 1982, the duo’s name changed to The Weather Girls and they went on to record the biggest song of their career “It’s Raining Men,” a song passed over by Barbara Streisand for her “Wet” album.  To this day, the early 80s disco song is considered iconic and a classic by all standards.

After the duo split in 1985, Martha transitioned into house music and lent her voice to several massive hits by Black Box and C+C Music Factory.  As a solo artist, she continued to rack up several more #1 Billboard club hits like “Give It to You” and “Catch the Light.”

She continues to perform today and has had more recent #1 club hits (Keep Your Body Working, I’m Not Coming Down) performing with legendary DJ Tony Moran, the latter taken from her recent solo album “Something Good.”

Martha is a legend, an icon. an ally of the gay community, and a true goddess with an amazing voice.  It’s for these reasons and more that Party Favorz honors Miss Martha Wash by inducting her into the Diva Hall of Fame.  XOXOXO

Album : Martha Wash | The Diva Series
Genre : House Classics, Circuit House
Year : 2014
Total Time : 01:33:09
  1. C+C Music Factory – Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) (Hot Tracks Remix)
  2. Black Box – I Don’t Know Anybody Else (Steve Hurley’s Remix)
  3. Black Box – Strike It Up (Brothers In Rhythm Mixshow Edit).wav
  4. Martha Wash – Give It To You (Maurice’s 12” Mix)
  5. Martha Wash – Runaround (Tee’s 12” Mix Master Dub Fist Fusion)
  6. Martha Wash – Carry On [Full Intention Club Mix]
  7. Todd Terry – Keep On Jumpin’ (Tee’s Freeze Mix)
  8. Todd Terry – Something Going On (Original Mix)
  9. Black Box – Everybody Everybody feat. Martha Wash (Kinky Roland Balearic Remix)
  10. Martha Wash – I’m Not Coming Down (Wayne G. Throwback Club Mix)
  11. Martha Wash – It’s My Time (Papercha$er Extended Mix)
  12. Starchaser – Keep Me…! (Original Extended Vocal)
  13. Tony Moran – Keep Your Body Workin’ (Soulshaker vs. Bassmonkeys Club Mix)
  14. Martha Wash – Come (Hex Hector Maximum Room Mix)
  15. Martha Wash – Catch The Light (Sound Factory Club Mix)
  16. Small Voices Calling – Listen To The People (Haarmeyer Anthem Mix)
  17. Martha Wash – It’s Raining Men (Almighty Definitive Mix)
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