Singer Norma Jean Wright recorded both under her own name and as Norma Jean -- not to be confused with the same-named country singer.The Elyria, OH, native first came to fame as a vocalist with Chic. Chic leaders Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards produced her debut single "Saturday" in summer 1978. Her self-titled LP, produced by Rodgers and Edwards, was released by Bearsville Records in July 1978. The follow-ups were a cover of Sam Cooke's "Having a Party" and the title track single from her next LP, High Society, from late 1979.
Norma Jean Wright related releases are Sister Sledge (We Are Family [Rhino]), Randy Crawford (Abstract Emotions), Nick Scotti (Nick Scotti), Nelson Rangell (Nelson Rangell), Madonna (Madonna) and Luther Vandross (Never Too Much/Forever, for Always, for Love). ~ Ed Hogan