R.I.P. Donna Summer: December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012

It feels like this has been a weekly segment lately! Sadly, Donna Summer died this morning after a battle with cancer. According to TMZ, she was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63 years old.
She may be known as “The Queen of Disco”, with smash hits in the 70s such as “MacArthur Park“, “Hot Stuff“, and “Bad Girls“, but she continued to have success in our ’80s.

Here is a list of Donna Summer’s hits that reached the Top 10 in the U.S. in the ’80s:

“On the Radio”

Peaked at #5 in 1980:

“The Wanderer”

Peaked at #3 in 1980:

“Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)”

Peaked at #10 in 1982:

“She Works Hard for the Money”

This is the one everybody knows. It peaked at #3 in 1983:

“This Time I Know It’s for Real”

This was her last top 10 hit, peaking at #7 in 1988:

What are you favorite Donna Summer songs?

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One thought on “R.I.P. Donna Summer: December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012”

  1. Always respected Donna Summer’s work, but I REALLY liked that last song the most. Farewell, Donna.

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