Donna Summer

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LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name based on her married name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and actress.wikipedia
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Disco

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She gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s.
Well-known disco artists include Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, the Bee Gees, Chic, KC and the Sunshine Band, Thelma Houston, Sister Sledge, Cerrone, Village People and Michael Jackson.

Love to Love You Baby (song)

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Joining a touring version of the musical Hair, she left New York and spent several years living, acting and singing in Europe, where she met music producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte in Munich, where they recorded influential disco hits such as "Love to Love You Baby" and "I Feel Love", marking her breakthrough into an international career.
"Love to Love You Baby" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from her second studio album Love to Love You Baby (1975).

Giorgio Moroder

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Joining a touring version of the musical Hair, she left New York and spent several years living, acting and singing in Europe, where she met music producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte in Munich, where they recorded influential disco hits such as "Love to Love You Baby" and "I Feel Love", marking her breakthrough into an international career.
He produced singles for Donna Summer during the mid-to-late 1970s disco era, including "Love to Love You Baby", "I Feel Love", "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)", and "On the Radio", and is the founder of the former Musicland Studios in Munich, a recording studio used by many artists including The Rolling Stones, Electric Light Orchestra, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen and Elton John.

Last Dance (Donna Summer song)

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Summer returned to the United States in 1975, and other hits such as "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Heaven Knows", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (duet with Barbra Streisand) and "On the Radio" followed. In 1978, Summer acted in the film Thank God It's Friday, the film met with modest success; the song "Last Dance", reached No.
"Last Dance" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from the soundtrack album to the 1978 film Thank God It's Friday.

Bad Girls (Donna Summer song)

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Summer returned to the United States in 1975, and other hits such as "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Heaven Knows", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (duet with Barbra Streisand) and "On the Radio" followed.
"Bad Girls" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from her 1979 seventh studio album of the same name, released as the second single from the Bad Girls album on June 23, 1979, through Casablanca Records.

Hot Stuff (Donna Summer song)

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Summer returned to the United States in 1975, and other hits such as "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Heaven Knows", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (duet with Barbra Streisand) and "On the Radio" followed.
"Hot Stuff" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from her seventh studio album Bad Girls (1979), produced by English producer Pete Bellotte and Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and released as the lead single from Bad Girls on April 13, 1979, through Casablanca Records.

Heaven Knows (Donna Summer song)

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Summer returned to the United States in 1975, and other hits such as "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Heaven Knows", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (duet with Barbra Streisand) and "On the Radio" followed.
"Heaven Knows" is a song by American singer and songwriter Donna Summer, with guest vocals from Brooklyn Dreams released at the height of her fame during the 1970s disco era.

I Feel Love

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Joining a touring version of the musical Hair, she left New York and spent several years living, acting and singing in Europe, where she met music producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte in Munich, where they recorded influential disco hits such as "Love to Love You Baby" and "I Feel Love", marking her breakthrough into an international career.
"I Feel Love" is a song by American singer Donna Summer, produced and cowritten by Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte.

On the Radio (Donna Summer song)

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Summer returned to the United States in 1975, and other hits such as "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Heaven Knows", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (duet with Barbra Streisand) and "On the Radio" followed.
"On the Radio" is a song by American singer and songwriter Donna Summer, produced by Italian musician Giorgio Moroder, and released in late 1979 on the Casablanca record label.

Dance Club Songs

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While her fortunes on the Hot 100 waned through those decades, Summer remained a force on the US Dance Club Songs chart over her entire career.

Electronic dance music

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Moroder described Summer's work with them on the song "I Feel Love" as "really the start of electronic dance" music.
European acts Silver Convention, Love and Kisses, Munich Machine, and American acts Donna Summer and the Village People were acts that defined the late 1970s Euro disco sound.

Could It Be Magic

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The song has been recorded by a number of other artists over the years, most successfully by Donna Summer in 1976 and by Take That in 1992.

Pete Bellotte

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Joining a touring version of the musical Hair, she left New York and spent several years living, acting and singing in Europe, where she met music producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte in Munich, where they recorded influential disco hits such as "Love to Love You Baby" and "I Feel Love", marking her breakthrough into an international career.
Peter John Bellotte (born 28 August 1943, Barnet, Hertfordshire, now North London, England) is an English songwriter, record producer and author based in England, most famous for his main body of work with Donna Summer alongside his partner Giorgio Moroder.

Casablanca Records

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Seeking an American release for the song, it was sent to Casablanca Records president Neil Bogart.
Casablanca became one of the most successful American labels of the 1970s, signing and releasing albums by such acts as Kiss, Donna Summer, Village People, Cher, Lipps Inc. (with lead vocalist Cynthia Johnson), and Parliament (featuring George Clinton).

Try Me, I Know We Can Make It

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"Try Me, I Know We Can Make It" is a song by American singer and songwriter Donna Summer from her third studio album A Love Trilogy album released in 1976.

Barbra Streisand

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Summer returned to the United States in 1975, and other hits such as "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Heaven Knows", "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Dim All the Lights", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (duet with Barbra Streisand) and "On the Radio" followed.
1), "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (1979, with Donna Summer), which is reportedly still the most commercially successful duet, (US No.

Hair (musical)

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Joining a touring version of the musical Hair, she left New York and spent several years living, acting and singing in Europe, where she met music producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte in Munich, where they recorded influential disco hits such as "Love to Love You Baby" and "I Feel Love", marking her breakthrough into an international career.
A German production, directed by Castelli, opened a month later in Munich; the tribe included Donna Summer, Liz Mitchell and Donna Wyant.

Once Upon a Time (Donna Summer album)

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The single would attain Gold status and the album went Platinum in the U.S. Another concept album, also released in 1977, was Once Upon a Time, a double album which told of a modern-day Cinderella "rags to riches" story.
Once Upon a Time is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Donna Summer.

The Hostage (song)

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It became a hit in the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Belgium on the strength of two songs, "The Hostage" and the title track "Lady of the Night".
"The Hostage" is a song by American singer Donna Summer.

Spring Affair

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"Spring Affair" is a song by American singer and songwriter Donna Summer from her 1976 album Four Seasons of Love.

I Remember Yesterday

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In 1977, Summer released the concept album I Remember Yesterday.
I Remember Yesterday is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Donna Summer.

A Love Trilogy

Casablanca wasted no time releasing the album A Love Trilogy, featuring "Try Me, I Know We Can Make It" No.
A Love Trilogy is the third studio album by American singer and songwriter Donna Summer.

Thank God It's Friday (film)

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In 1978, Summer acted in the film Thank God It's Friday, the film met with modest success; the song "Last Dance", reached No.
Produced at the height of the disco craze, the film features The Commodores performing "Too Hot ta Trot", and Donna Summer performing "Last Dance", which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1978.

Winter Melody

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"Winter Melody" is a song by American singer and songwriter Donna Summer released as a single in early-1977 from her Four Seasons of Love album.

Four Seasons of Love

52, which was followed by Four Seasons of Love, which spawned the singles "Spring Affair" No.
Four Seasons of Love is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Donna Summer.