Tag Archives: Martha Wash

Trans Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner To Perform At New York Mets LGBT Pride Night [VIDEO]

Back in February, I reported that the New York Mets will host its first-ever LGBT Pride Night on August 13th. Today we learn that pre-game entertainment will be provided by dance legend Martha Wash, the Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Marching Band, and renowned trans concert pianist Sara Davis Buechner. From Buechner’s Facebook page: This is certainly one of the ...

Read More »

First Ladies of Disco – Show Some Love

Martha Wash, Linda Clifford, and Evelyn “Champaign” King. (Via JMG reader Jonathan)

Read More »

Martha Wash Tops Billboard’s Dance Chart

Gay favorite Martha Wash first topped Billboard’s dance chart way back in 1978 as Sylvester’s backing vocalist and since then she’s landed a dozen dance chart #1 singles as one-half of the Weather Girls, as a solo artist, and as the uncredited vocalist for Black Box and C+C Music Factory. This week she returns to the pinnacle position in a ...

Read More »

First Ladies Of Disco – Show Some Love

First Ladies Of Disco are Martha Wash, Linda Clifford, and Evelyn “Champagne” King. This is the remix of their first single, which I posted last month. Both versions are now available on iTunes.

Read More »

First Ladies Of Disco – Show Some Love

Every gay man of a certain vintage is very familiar with these ladies. Via Eurweb: In case you haven’t heard, Disco queens Evelyn “Champagne” King, Martha Wash and Linda Clifford have come together as the “First Ladies of Disco.” Look for the ladies to soon be out and about promoting their new single “Show Some Love” which is is set ...

Read More »

Martha Wash – I’m Not Coming Down

(Tipped by JMG reader Wayne)

Read More »

New Duet From RuPaul & Martha Wash

RuPaul’s new album Born Naked is out today and the first track we’re hearing is a sparse and lovely duet with Martha Wash, Can I Get An Amen. The lyrics are from one of RuPaul’s most famous quotes: “If you can’t love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” The album’s title itself references another RuPaul gem: ...

Read More »

UK: It’s Raining Men Re-Enters Pop Chart

Earlier this month a member of Britain’s far-right UKIP party declared that God was flooding the country in anger over the legalization of same-sex marriage. That prompted a Facebook campaign to push It’s Raining Men to #1 on the singles chart more than 30 years after its release. The Guardian reports that might happen: Three decades after its original release, ...

Read More »

British Headline Of The Day

When Margaret Thatcher died last year, a social media campaign succeeded in pushing Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead to #2 on the British single charts. This week there’s a similar campaign after a now-suspended member of Britain’s far-right UKIP party declared that God was sending floods because of gay marriage. A Facebook campaign has been launched to get 80s ...

Read More »

Martha Wash – It’s My Time

I’ve been streaming this track all summer and finally there’s a video. A dance remix EP has also just gone live on iTunes.

Read More »

Martha Wash At AIDS Walk New York

JMG reader Wayne sends us his video of Martha Wash performing You’ll Never Walk Alone at yesterday’s AIDS Walk New York. The second clip is Alex Newell’s stirring rendition of I Know Where I’m Going. Newell plays Unique on Glee.

Read More »