Thursday, May 17, 2012

LaDonna (Donna Summer) Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012)

Queen of Disco

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012) known by the stage name Donna Summer was an American singer/songwriter who gained prominence during the disco era of the 1970s. She had a mezzo-soprano vocal range, and was a five-time Grammy Award winner. Summer was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums reach number one on the US Billboard chart, and she also charted four number-one singles in the United States within a 13-month period. Summer died on May 17, 2012. The Associated Press reports that she died in the morning at her home in Key West, Florida at age 63 following a battle with cancer


Anonymous said...

Now those were the times to be single!

Was in my twenties, went clubbing every weekend with Donna Summer, et. al.!

Fun times! K. :)

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

Hi, K.! I'm a frustrated professional dancer, and loved to dance to Donna Summer, et. al. lol

Agree, some of the best years of my life!