Donna Summer has died, a video to remember

Donna Summer performs on The Midnight Special, 1978

Donna Summer, queen of 1970s disco and 80s pop, has died at age 63. The Guardian are reporting that the five-time Grammy award winner passed away on Thursday from cancer.

Summer’s biggest 70s hits included “I Feel Love”, “Last Dance”, and “Love to Love You Baby”.

The Guardian Quote:

“Summer, a native of Dorchester, Massachusetts, died Thursday in Florida, according to the showbiz website TMZ, which first reported the news. A family statement later confirmed the death.

Born LaDonna Adrian Gaines, Summer broke into the music business in her early 20s as a backup singer for the soul group Three Dog Night. Her first hit, Love to Love You Baby, reached the No 2 spot on the Billboard charts in 1976. The string of hit singles that followed ā€“ Could It Be Magic, Last Dance, Hot Stuff ā€“ revolutionised 1970s disco.”

Enjoy this “Bad Girls” video in remembrance.

Donna Summer Wiki

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