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Martha Wash

Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes-Armstead, started out in the gospel group NOW (News of the World) before becoming backup singers for disco artist Sylvester in the 1970s. They formed the duo Two Tons of Fun, later changing their name to 'the Weather Girls' after moving to CBS Records. Together they scored a big hit with "It's Raining Men" in 1982 that... See full bio »
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 2014 The Footy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (performer: "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" - uncredited)
 2012 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stephen Colbert (2012) ... (performer: "It's Raining Men")
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "It's Raining Men")
 2010 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Penguin Ex Machina (2010) ... (performer: "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" - uncredited)
 2010 Unsung (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Uncut (2010) ... (performer: "Dance (Disco Heat)")
 2010 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Here Comes the Bride (2010) ... (performer: "Carry On")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (performer: "It's Raining Men")
 1997 Kiss Me, Guido (performer: "Magic Charms")
 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks (performer: "MR. BIG STUFF")
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Much Ado About Everything (1993) ... (performer: "Carry On")
 1986 Gung Ho (performer: "BREAKIN' THE ICE")
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Alternate Names:

Weather Girls | The Weather Girls

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She was in the midst of a big scandal in the early '90s, as she claimed that the C&C Music Factory didn't credit her for vocals on their #1 hit "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)." It was Wash's rich, shattering voice that turned "Everybody Everybody" into a smash for Black Box, but she wasn't featured in the video. Wash, who is overweight, was invariably replaced in the songs and videos... See more »

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