Martha Elaine Wash (born December 23, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and producer. Known for her distinctive and powerful voice, Wash first achieved fame as one half of the successful act Two Tons O' Fun who sang backing for American disco singer Sylvester. After gaining their own record deal, they released three consecutive commercially successful songs which all peaked at number 2 in the dance charts.
Martha Wash is the debut self-titled solo studio album by American singer and songwriter Martha Wash. It was released on February 23, 1993 through RCA Records. Recording sessions for the album took place in 1992 at several studios, after leaving her then-group The Weather Girls. The tracks in the album are a mixture of uptempo songs and ballads, which are basically inspired by R&B and house genres; it also features elements of soul and pop music.
Martha Wash is the self-titled solo debut album by Martha Wash, released in 1993 on RCA Records. The album peaked at on the Top Heatseekers chart, on The Billboard 200 and on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. It includes the two Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart hits, "Carry On" and "Give It To You" and the Top 10 hit, "Runaround". Give It To You" enjoyed limited success in the pop market, peaking at on the Billboard Hot 100. The other single released from the album was "Leave a Light On". Track listing.
Martha Wash – Martha Wash. Arranged By – Brian A. Morgan (tracks: 13), Jeanie Tracy (tracks: 13), Martha Wash (tracks: 13). Art Direction – Ria Lewerke. Backing Vocals – Arif St. Michael (tracks: 9), Biti Strauchn (tracks: 8, 9), Brian A. Morgan (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 13), Carl Hall (tracks: 12), Carmen Gonzales (tracks: 6), Charlene Moore (tracks: 13), Damon Horton (tracks: 1, 10), Douglas Kibble (tracks: 12), Jeanie Tracy (tracks: 13), Katreese Barnes (tracks: 8), Linda Pino (tracks: 9), Marlon D. Saunders (tracks: 9), Martha Wash (tracks
Features Song Lyrics for Martha Wash's Martha Wash album. Martha Wash - Martha Wash Album Lyrics. 1. Someone Who Believes in You (Prelude) Lyrics.
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Someone Who Believes in You (Prelude)
Gerry Goffin / Carole King
So Whatcha Gonna Do
Give It to You
Brian Alexander Morgan
Now That You're Gone
Brian Alexander Morgan
Things We Do for Love
Brian Alexander Morgan
Just Us (Dancin')
Leave a Light On
Eric Beall / Alexandra Forbes / Steve Skinner
Someone Who Believes in You
Buddy DeSylva / George Gershwin / Gerry Goffin / Carole King
Hold On, Pt. 1
Hold On, Pt. 2
When It's My Heart
Just Us (Singin')
Ray Bardani - Mixing Katreese Barnes - Vocals (Background) Chris Barnett - Mixing The Basement Boys - Producer Eric Beall - Composer, Producer Al Brown - String Contractor Terry Burrus - Keyboards Roger Byam - Saxophone David Carpenter - Mixing Bonzai Jim Caruso - Engineer, Mixing Frank Collins - Composer Tom Coyne - Mastering Rusty Cutchin - Engineer, Programming Melonie Daniels - Vocals (Background) Pavel DeJesus - Engineer, Programming Buddy DeSylva - Composer Barry J. Eastmond - Arranger, Conductor, Keyboards, Mixing, Producer, String Arrangements James Farrell - Assistant Engineer Alexandra Forbes - Composer Nat Foster - Assistant Engineer Larry Funk - Engineer, Mixing George Gershwin - Composer Dante Gioia - Mixing Gerry Goffin - Composer Pat Green - Engineer Bernard Grubman - Guitar (Acoustic) Omar Hakim - Drums Carl Hall - Vocals (Background) Alec Head - Engineer Mark Hensley - Mixing Damon Horton - Vocals (Background) Goh Hotada - Mixing Anthony Jackson - Bass Bashiri Johnson - Percussion Rich July - Mixing Douglas Kibble - Hair Stylist, Make-Up, Vocals (Background) Carole King - Composer Neill King - Engineer Bill Klatt - Engineer, Mixing Ria Lewerke - Art Direction Kenny McKinsey - Arranger Charlene Moore - Keyboards, Vocals (Background) Norman Moore - Design Brian Alexander Morgan - Composer, Drum Programming, Keyboards, Mixing, Producer, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals (Background) Axel Niehaus - Assistant Engineer, Engineer, Mixing Earl Owensby, Jr. - Saxophone Linda Pino - Vocals (Background) Len Prince - Photography Eric Rehl - Programming, Synthesizer Robinson - Arranger, Keyboards, Producer Arif St. Michael - Vocals (Background) Ira Siegel - Guitar Greg Skaff - Guitar Steve Skinner - Composer, Drum Programming, Engineer, Keyboards, Producer Arty Skye - Engineer, Producer Peter Smith - Programming Biti Strauchn - Vocals (Background) Todd Terry - Arranger, Composer, Keyboards, Producer Jeanie Tracy - Vocal Arrangement, Vocals (Background) Georg "Jojje" Wadenius - Guitar Martha Wash - Primary Artist, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals (Background) Karen Wheeler - Vocal Arrangement Andy Wright - Composer