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Donna Summer

Born: Dec 31, 1948 in Boston, MA
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Died: May 17, 2012 in Naples, FL
Genre: Other, R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock
Biography: Donna Summer's title as the "Queen of Disco" wasn't mere hype -- she was one of the very few disco performers to enjoy a measure of career longevity, and her consistent chart success was rivaled in the disco world only by the Bee Gees. Summer was certainly a talented vocalist, trained as a powerful gospel ...Read full biography
She Works Hard For The Money
Released: 1983
Label: Island Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
Donna Summer's brassy, matter-of-fact mezzo does not play the sexy sanctified diva, and her musicians' crisp, loud beats don't evoke rapture or delirium. Instead, she and her rhythm men live up to the ...Read full review
Bad Girls
Released: 1979
Label: Island Def Jam
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Bad Girls marked the high-water mark in Donna Summer's career, spending six weeks at Number One, going double platinum, and spinning off four Top 40 singles, including the chart-topping title song and ...Read full review
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