Tawatha – Thigh Ride (1987)

Tawatha Agee is an accomplished singer and songwriter born in Philadelphia, later becoming a New York-based singer.

Tawatha has worked consistently as a backing singer from the mid-70’s through to the present day, working with artists such as Bruce Fisher, (‘Red Hot’, 1977), Cabo Frio, The Heath Brothers, David Sanborn, B.B & Q., Levert, Kashif, Keni Burke, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Roxy Music, Rena Scott, Jewel, David Bowie, Celine Dion, R Kelly, Sting and The O’Jays.

She was also the featured vocalist on many of Mtume’s hits including ‘Juicy Fruit’ which reached the number one R & B spot, in the States, for eight weeks in summer 1983.

Tawatha’s only album to date, ‘Welcome To My Dream’, was issued by Epic in 1987 and was produced by James Mtume and Mtume member, guitarist Ed Moore and James Batton.

The first single from “Welcome To My Dream” was “Thigh Ride” and was released in the US & Europe on 12″ single by Epic Records.

Thigh Ride (Whisker Burn Mix)              4:55

Thigh High Mix (Dub Mix)                       6:15

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