About the Show
Linda Clifford is currently part of the on-going touring show, First Ladies of Disco, with a book and CD of the same name. Rounding out the cast of First Ladies of Disco includes the Original Weather Girl, Martha Wash and Evelyn Champagne King. Linda and the group’s current show dates are below.
3 extraordinary women who have made their marks on the pop, R&B and disco charts who have joined forces for the first time: Linda Clifford, Martha Wash, and Evelyn “Champagne” King. They come together as a powerful force known as First Ladies of Disco, a moniker inspired by a recently published book of the same name, compiled by author James Arena..The vocal power of this new ensemble is unsurpassed, and their style and energy meld perfectly on stage and in their debut single “Show Some Love.”
Available on Amazon.
About the Book/Memorabilia
The female vocalists who pioneered the disco genre in the ’70s and early ’80s were an extraordinarily talented group who dazzled the world with an exciting blend of elegance, soulful passion and gutsy fire. In this book of original interviews, 32 of these women tell their stories, explaining how they view their music, careers, connection to gay audiences, and their places in dance music history. Interviewed artists include: The Andrea True Connection; Claudja Barry; Pattie Brooks; Miquel Brown; Linda Clifford; Carol Douglas; Yvonne Elliman; Rochelle Fleming (First Choice); Gloria Gaynor; Debbie Jacobs-Rock; Madleen Kane; Evelyn “Champagne” King; Audrey Landers; Suzi Lane; Cynthia Manley (Boys Town Gang); Kelly Marie; Maxine Nightingale; Scherrie Payne; Wardell Piper; The Ritchie Family, 1975–1978: Gwendolyn Wesley, Cassandra Wooten and Cheryl Mason-Dorman; The Ritchie Family, 1978–1982: Theodosia “Dodie” Draher; Barbara Roy (Ecstasy Passion & Pain); Pamala Stanley; Evelyn Thomas; Jeanie Tracy; Anita Ward; Martha Wash; Carol Williams; Jessica Williams and Norma Jean Wright. Currently available at Amazon.
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