Category: Dance


Margie Martinee

Leave Me This Way (Why Oh Why?)

Margie Martinee was a female freestyle/dance music singer from the early ’90s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to the Metropolitan Recording Corporation label.

In 1991, she released the single “Leave Me This Way (Why Oh Why)?” which didn’t appear to make the Billboard charts at all.
Distant EmotionsA year later, she released her second single “Distant Emotions” which also didn’t make the charts at all either.

After that, it seems as if Margie Martinee has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from her since the ’90s.

To see a fan-made video for “Leave Me This Way” (Why Oh Why?),” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Distant Emotions,” go to:

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Kristin Baio
Kristin Baio was a freestyle/dance music singer from the late ’80s/early ’90s. Not much information is given about her, but she released singles under two different record labels.
Don't Turn Your Back On LoveIn 1988, she released her debut single “Don’t Turn Your Back On Love” on Vendetta Records which peaked at #18 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart, staying on the chart for 7 weeks.
Keep On Runnin'After that, not much was heard from Kristin until 1992 when she released the single “Keep On Runnin'” on the Metropolitan Recording Corporation record label which didn’t appear to make the charts at all.

After the release of her second single, it seems as if Kristin Baio has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what she is up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “Don’t Turn Your Back On Love,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Keep On Runnin’,” go to:

The Breekout Krew

Matt's MoodThe Breekout Krew was a hip-hop/dance music duo from the ’80s. Not much information is given about them, but they were signed to Next Plateau Records.

In 1984, they released a single called “Matt’s Mood” which peaked at #51 on the U.K. Singles chart, but not in the United States.

After that, it seems as if the Breekout Krew has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from them since the ’80s.

To see a fan-made video for “Matt’s Mood,” go to:

back stabbersBig Mama Duke was a dance/electronic music artist from the ’90s. Not much information is given about this artist, but she was signed to the High Power Records label.

In 1993, she released the single “Back Stabbers.” It’s unknown how or if the single made any impact on the charts at all.

After that, it seems as if Big Mama Duke has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from her since the ’90s.

To see a fan-made video for “Back Stabbers,” go to:

Abby

abbyAbby was a female dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to the Nightwave Records label.
take my heartIn 1987, she released her only single “Take My Heart.” It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all.

After that, it seems as if Abby has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from her since the ’80s.

To see a fan-made video for “Take My Heart,” go to:

Secret TiesSecret Ties was a dance-pop music group from San Diego, California that was formed in 1985 by producer/songwriter/keyboardist Brian Soares which consisted of him and various female vocalists Linda Harmon, Cheryl Ford, Christina Veronica and Shari Wilson.
Dancin' In My SleepIn 1986, the group released their debut single “Dancin’ in My Sleep” on the Nightwave Records label which peaked at #29 on Billboard’s Hot Dance\Disco Club Play chart (staying on the chart for 6 weeks) and received a lot of airplay on the radio.
All Through The NightA year later in 1987, Secret Ties released their only album “All Through the Night.” It’s unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.
One NightTheir follow-up single “One Night” peaked at #46 on Billboard’s Hot Dance\Disco Club Play (staying on the chart for only 3 weeks).
Dancin' InsanityThe last single released from the album “Dancin’ Insanity” failed to make the charts at all. It would turn out to be their last single released on Nightwave Records.

In 1989, Secret Ties released two singles “Boy Oh Boy” (on the Soaring Records label) and “You Can Lick It” (on the Megatone Records label), but neither of them appeared to make any impact on the charts at all.

After that, Secret Ties disbanded and appeared to have faded into obscurity. Sadly on February 15, 1997, Brian Soares passed away from complications due to AIDS. According to Discogs.com, Brian was working on a musical play about a woman living with HIV before he died.

It’s unknown what the female vocalists of Secret Ties are up to these days or if they’re still active in the music business.

To see a fan-made video for “Dancin’ In My Sleep,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “One Night,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Dancin’ Insanity,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Boy Oh Boy,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “You Can Lick It,” go to:

Aida

aidaAida (born Aida Hernandez from New York) was a female dance music singer from the ’80s.
number oneIn 1983, she released her debut single “Number One” on Vanguard Records which peaked at #19 on Billboard’s Dance\Disco Top 80 chart in January of 1984, making it her only charting single to date.

Aida’s follow-up singles “Cupid” (released in 1985 on the Bolstar record label) and “One Ticket to Love” (released in 1987 on the Matra record label in Canada) didn’t appear to make much impact on the charts.

Since then, it seems as if Aida has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from her since the ’80s.

To see a fan-made video for “Number One,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Cupid,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “One Ticket to Love,” go to:

My House
Irene Ortiz was a dance music singer from the early ’90s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to the 111 East Records label.

In 1991, she released her only single “My House.” It’s unknown how or if the song made any impact on the charts.

After that, it seems as if Irene Ortiz has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what she is currently up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “My House,” go to:

Roni Hill

roni hillRoni Hill was an dance/R&B singer from the ’70s. Not much information is given about her, but she released three singles on three different record labels.
You Keep Me Hanging On : Stop! In The Name Of LoveIn 1976, she released her first single, a cover version of the Supremes’ songs “You Keep Me Hanging On/Stop! In the Name of Love” on the Creole record label which peaked at #33 on Billboard’s National Disco Action Top 40 chart and managed to peak at #36 on the U.K. Singles chart.

Roni’s follow-up singles “In My Life” (released in 1977 on the Roulette record label) and “Fire and Water” (released in 1978 on the Hansa International record label) didn’t make much impact on the charts.

After that, Roni faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what she’s currently up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “You Keep Me Hangin’ On/Stop! In the Name of Love,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “In My Life,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Fire and Water,” go to:

Romi & Jazz

Romi & JazzRomi & Jazz were a British music duo from the late ’80s\early ’90s. Not much information is given about them, but they were primarily signed to Chrysalis Records.
Reach OutIn 1988, they released their debut single “Reach Out.” It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all.

The duo’s next two singles “People In the House” and “Love Crime” also failed to make any impact on the charts.
One Love One WorldIt wasn’t until 1990 that Romi & Jazz were able to make the music charts with the single “One Love One World” which peaked at #98 on the U.K. Singles chart.

After that, it seems as if they have faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what they’re up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “Reach Out,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Love Crime,” go to:

To see the music video for “One Love One World,” go to: