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Sep 30, 04 09:55 AM

It's Raining Men.

R.I.P., Izora Armstead, 19?? - 2004, dead of heart failure in San Francisco. She was a member (along with Martha Wash) of the Weather Girls (credited as Two Tons of Fun when they did backing vocals on Sylvester's "(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real"), the original singers of "It's Raining Men."

She had 11 children.

Posted by Mike at September 30, 2004 9:55 AM

The weird thing about this is that I had downloaded a Minneapolis show of yours on Tuesday where you mention "It's Raining Men" (as a yell-out-obnoxiously-during-a-show substitute for "Free Bird"). And then yesterday I read this on CNN. Anyway, thank you (x 1 billion) for making music.

Posted by: Petra at September 30, 2004 1:57 PM

it's a damn shame. damn shame...

Posted by: carlie at September 30, 2004 7:06 PM

ah, it was such a celebratory song, too. a song for celebration, that's whats missing right now.

Posted by: One at October 1, 2004 1:12 AM