Category: Dance


Fire on Blonde

fire-on-blondeFire on Blonde was a pop\dance music duo from Los Angeles, California that originally consisted of singer Suzie Benson and keyboardist Jim Vukovich.
stop-and-thinkThe duo formed in 1985 and a year later in 1986, they released their debut single “Stop and Think” which didn’t appear to generate any success. Due to creative differences with Suzie Benson, Jim Vukovich left Fire on Blonde in 1987 and was replaced by Swedish keyboardist Scott Rudgress.
bounce-backDuring that same year, Fire on Blonde released their second single “Bounce Back” which also failed to gain any success, but three years later in 1990, pop\dance singer Alisha covered the song which became a moderate hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
wrong-numberFire on Blonde’s last single “Wrong Number” was released, but didn’t chart. It also covered in 1990 by pop\dance singer Alisha for her album “Bounce Back.” In 1988, Fire on Blonde disbanded.

These days, Suzie Benson continues to sing along with doing voice over & writing songs for television & movie placements, vocal producing in-studio for artists and teaches voice & acting. It’s unknown what Jim Vukovich and Scott Rundgress are up to these days.

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

To see a fan-made video for “Stop and Think,” go to:

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

Koffie

and-im-telling-youKoffie was a female dance music singer from the ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to Pandisc Records.

In 1983, she released a cover version of Jennifer Holliday’s song “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going.” It’s unknown how or if the song made any impact on the charts.
total-eclipseA year later in 1984, Koffie released her second single, a cover version of Bonnie Tyler’s hit song “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” Like her previous single, it’s unknown how or if this song made the charts at all.

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

To see a fan-made video for “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going,” go to:

To see a fan-made video of “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” go to:

Christina

a-583545-1473890854-3747Christina was a freestyle\dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to Skyyline Records.

In 1988, she released the single “Come and Get It.” It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all.

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

To see a fan-made video for “Come and Get It,” go to:

kelly-stewartKelly Stewart was a freestyle\dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to Joey Boy Records.
same-old-song-and-danceIn 1988, she released her only single “Same Old Song and Dance.” It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all.

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

To see a fan-made video for “Same Old Song and Dance,” go to:

magda-laynaMagda Layna was a female Hi-NRG\dance singer from the early ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to Megatone Records.
r-175019-1380909290-7508In 1983, she released her only single to date, a cover version of Gamble & Huff’s song “When Will I See You Again”. It’s unknown how or if the single made any music charts at all.

After that, it seems as if Magda Layna has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what she’s up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “When Will I See You Again,” go to:

11:30

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11:30 was a female dance-pop duo from Montreal, Quebec, Canada that consisted of twin sisters Toni & Trish Sherwood (born on November 30, 1980). Their stage name referred to their birthdate: November 30th.

The twins’ father is Dorian Sherwood, who is known for his on-stage vocal work & was featured on recordings for artists such as Celine Dion, Robert Palmer, Corey Hart and Lara Fabian.
ole-ole-singleIn 2000, 11:30 released their debut single “Olé Olé” (which was written & produced by the girls’ father) which peaked at #10 on the Canadian Singles chart, making it their only chart appearance to date.
ole-ole-albumDuring that same year, they released their debut (and only) album “Olé Olé.” It’s unknown how or if the album charted at all.

After that, it seemed as 11:30 faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what the Sherwood sisters are up to these days.

To see the music video for “Olé Olé,” go to:

Denise Guarde

san-francisco-salsaDenise Guarde was a freestyle\dance singer from the ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to the Angel Eyes Records ‎label.

In 1989, she released her only single “San Francisco Salsa” (which she wrote, composed & produced). It’s unknown how or if the song made the charts at all.

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

To see a fan-made video for “San Francisco Salsa,” go to:

mary-buffettMary Buffett is a former pop\dance singer from the mid-’80s. In 1981, she co-founded her own music post-production company called Independent Sound which provided music for commercials for 10 years (including

In 1984, she released her only single to date, a cover version of the Angels’ song “My Boyfriend’s Back” on Moby Dick Records. It’s unknown how or if the single ever made the charts, but a music video was made for the song.

In 1991, Mary co-founded Superior Assembly Edition Co., Inc. which was a highly successful editorial house. The company won numerous MTV awards and she also worked with artists such as Paula Abdul, Eminem, Michael Jackson, Don Henley and Madonna. The company also worked with film director David Fincher (editing films such as “The Game” “Fight Club” & “Panic Room”) and also Michael Bay, Dominic Senna and Zack Snyder.

Since then, Mary has become a best-selling author, entrepreneur, international speaker & a political and environmental activist. In 1997, she released her first book “Buffettology” which became a New York Times & Business Week best-seller. She has also appeared on TV as one of America’s top finance experts on networks such as CNN, CNBC, BBC and MSNBC. These days, she is a blogger with the Huffington Post.

To see the music video for “My Boyfriend’s Back”, go to:

Billy Clift

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Billy Clift was a pop-rock\dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about him, but he was signed to Nightwave Records.

In 1987, he released his only single “Somewhere in the Night.” It’s unknown how or if the single ever charted at all.

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

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Abby

abbyAbby was a female hi-NRG dance singer from the late ’80s. Not much information is given about her, but she was signed to Nightwave Records.
take-my-heartIn 1987, she released her only single “Take My Heart” which didn’t appear to make any music charts at all.

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

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