Donna Summer dead at 63
2012-05-17 by MO | 40 Comments

Donna Summer, famous for such songs as "She Works Hard for the Money", "Hot Stuff" and "Last Dance" has died at the age of 63. Nicknamed "The Queen of Disco" she became a hit and helped define the sound of the 70's, with her genre-crossing sound which connected with a variety of audiences.

The cause of death remains undisclosed; however family and friends said she had succumb to a battle with cancer she kept a secret.

http://arts.nationalpost.com/2012/05/17/donna-summer-dead-at-63/

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Dolving999
May 17th 2012

1609 Comments


Didn't know her, but RIP.

klap
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2012

10251 Comments


RIP

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AsoTamaki
May 17th 2012

2525 Comments


^^ Youtube the songs mentioned in the article.

A true legend. She won't be forgotten.

KILL
May 17th 2012

70543 Comments


damn rip

i feeel loooooooooooooooooooooove

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WeepingBanana
May 17th 2012

10040 Comments


really only know her by name but clearly she was a big deal

RIP

Recspecs
May 17th 2012

9820 Comments


Goddammit people are dropping left and right RIP

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PistolPete
May 17th 2012

3556 Comments


yeah "Last Dance" is kinda classic and legendary. That was the song that many of our parents hoped would come on at dances so they could slow-dance with the person they were chasing after =P my dad was a huge fan

R.I.P.

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bloc
May 17th 2012

34669 Comments


How tragic, RIP

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DeadBeat
May 17th 2012

529 Comments


Respect, RIP

TooLateToGoBack
May 17th 2012

1750 Comments


RIP

PuddlesPuddles
May 17th 2012

4764 Comments


Enjoyed "I Feel Love" in my younger days

RIP

DoubtGin
May 17th 2012

6748 Comments


I Feel Love is a classic song.

RIP

Ovrot
May 17th 2012

10460 Comments


RIP

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PorkchopExpress
May 17th 2012

387 Comments


Her voice was awesome, and she was goddamn gorgeous in her day. RIP

Lambda
May 17th 2012

2409 Comments


R.I.P.

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Motiv3
May 17th 2012

8906 Comments


Damn and they keep dropping like flies.....

RIP

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ILJ
May 17th 2012

6615 Comments


I literally just learned about her last week in an art education class.

I hate disco, but she wasn't all that bad. RIP.

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LepreCon
May 17th 2012

3562 Comments


Hate disco with a passion but RIP

CaptainDooRight
May 17th 2012

28306 Comments


my sister has went to sleep, but one day she shall awake

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undertakerpt
May 17th 2012

1174 Comments


RIP, cancer is a bastard

CaptainDooRight
May 17th 2012

28306 Comments


so am I, sucks my dad died

sleepyhead
May 17th 2012

593 Comments


believe it or not, Pink Floyd and Donna Summer were the main influences on Steven Wilson's song writing. there's some trivia for ya

undertakerpt
May 17th 2012

1174 Comments


My thoughts are with you captain, and thank you sleepyhead for making me forget somthing else

CaptainDooRight
May 17th 2012

28306 Comments


thanks under :]

porch
May 17th 2012

8448 Comments


shame

taylormemer
May 17th 2012

4913 Comments


Damn. Such a talent. RIP

rockandmetaljunkie
May 17th 2012

3302 Comments


RIP you beauty

MO
May 17th 2012

18221 Comments


RIP hard

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TheNotrap
May 17th 2012

7978 Comments


RIP

CaptainDooRight
May 17th 2012

28306 Comments


sorry MO I can't take you seriously when you say RIP with that ass facing me

jackalope11
May 17th 2012

330 Comments


RIP, amazing vocalist.

MO
May 17th 2012

18221 Comments


"sorry MO I can't take you seriously when you say RIP with that ass facing me"

in this case ignore the avatar bro, a genuine loss

drasticaction74
May 17th 2012

1718 Comments


another dead babe RIP

Manqaness24
May 17th 2012

128 Comments


Rip hope your in a better place.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
May 18th 2012

5908 Comments


RIP

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gabethepiratesquid
May 18th 2012

4521 Comments


this sucks seriously tho.

simonpettersen
May 18th 2012

272 Comments


rip, this sucks

DallyLama
May 18th 2012

1064 Comments


dubstep killed her

lancebramsay
May 18th 2012

1585 Comments


RIP

Ballz3D
May 21st 2012

552 Comments


RIP. Love live the Queen of Disco.



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