The Weather Girls: One-hit wonders

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The Weather Girls: The weather girls are a dance music duo and female R&B which is consisted of Martha Wash and Izora Armstead. Initially, they were popular as Two Tons o’Fun. Weather girls are active to the present with an updated lineup. They have given many classic hits, along with the gay and party anthem, Like It was Raining Men, in 1982.

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Formation of Two Tons o’Fun

During the mid-70s, the weather girls started as the Two Tons o’Fun’s duo, consisting of singers Martha Wash and Izora Armstead, born in 1953. Along with the party and gay anthem, they also released numerous records, including the album of 1980 and Bakatcha in 1981.

Some minor hits are I Got The Feelings, Two Tons of Fun, and Just Us. It means that weather girls have recorded numerous hits.

Weather Girls’ hit “It’s Raining Men.”

“Weather girls” is the changed name of The Two Tons of Fun and released the first record, It’s Raining Men, under the moniker written by the late singer/actor/producer/writer Paul Shaffer, known as the bandleader with David Letterman in his defunct Late Show.

Later she was relocated to Germany, where she further formed the Weather Girls with Dynelle, her daughter. 

This newer duo, Weather Girls, has released 3 top albums: Puttin, Think Big, and Double Tons of Fun. They toured throughout Europe and even represented Germany in various Eurovision Song competitions. However, with the song, Get Up, they did not bring it to the final round of the competition.

Later career

In 1988, Weather girls broke up from Two Tons o’ Fun and continued her career as a session vocalist and solo artist. She also took the part of lead vocals where some of her work is uncredited in songs like “I Don’t Know Anybody Else,” Everybody, Everybody, You’re My One and Only,” “Fantasy and many more.

Later she was relocated to Germany, where she further formed the Weather Girls with Dynelle, her daughter. 

This newer duo, Weather Girls, has released 3 top albums: Puttin, Think Big, and Double Tons of Fun. They toured throughout Europe and even represented Germany in various Eurovision Song competitions. However, with the song, Get Up, they did not bring it to the final round of the competition.

Later in 2004, Armstead died due to heart failure. Dynelle, her daughter with her cousin Ingrid Arthur, continued the Weather Girls. Since today, they both have managed and remained active in performing and recording. Alike the original Weather Girls, this duo also proves to be the best with the gay audience.