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  1. Top of the Charts: Drake makes nine weeks at number oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... single from her self-titled debut album, took her to the top of the Hot 100 for two weeks in summer 1989. Donna Summer had a good summer in 1979. It started with her big single, "Hot Stuff," spending three non-consecutive weeks at number one. Then, ...


  2. Boogie Down Friday at Rye Town Park, 6pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | My Rye

    ... It achieved peak popularity during the mid-1970s to the early 1980s.Well-known 1970s disco performers included Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, Boney M, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Trammps, Gloria Gaynor and Chic.Now a new generation can learn how to ...


  3. 'Only Human? Born Happy and Ready to Forgive' by Graham Bott is publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | PR Log

    ... I even liked the caravan despite the damp and obvious leakages after a downpour. I played Disco all the time, Donna Summer and the 3 degrees were my favourites. I knew all the moves and had begun to play around with the idea of forming a dance ...


  4. News / 19 minutes agoJon Anderson on how Vangelis album inspired ThrillerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Metal Hammer

    ... riff and made it funky for Billie Jean . Quincy said he'd been recording our song State Of Independence with Donna Summer, and I said he had an incredible guy singing backing vocals. "He said, 'That guy was Michael - we were both digging your ...


  5. Republic, Casablanca Bring Back Disco Era With 'I Feel Love,' An 'Immersive Live Experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 |

    ... and reimagined live by today's top artists." Recently resigned to CASABLANCA RECORDS, where he produced some of DONNA SUMMER's disco-era classics, GIORGIO MORODER will perform both nights with ARMAND VAN HELDEN, JACKMASTER, SOUL CLAP, OLIVER, KUNGS ...


  6. Jazz singer Stephanie Harrison, of Stamford, joins the 9th Note Jazz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Westport News

    ... night performance at the 9th Note Jazz Supper Club in Stamford. talk about his long association with singer Donna Summer , or touring with Blood, Sweat and Tears, or playing on Broadway in the Gloria Estefan His attitude toward such celebrity gigs ...


  7. July 12, 1979: 'The Night Disco Died' - Or Didn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | National Public Radio

    It was the summer of 1979, and disco was taking over the world. Donna Summer , Chic and Gloria Gaynor were at the top of the charts.


  8. An hour's worth of birds in the sky compressed into a minuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | TreeHugger

    ... then compressed it into a timelapse. "While this is unsettling enough, particularly with the distorted remix of Donna Summer's "I Feel Love" keeping up the soundtrack," writes Mufson, "Parker cranks the creepy up to 11 by replicating the time-lapse ...


  9. Meet The Man Behind Chicago's 1979 Disco Riot And His Biggest CriticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Chicagoist

    ... have brought a Marvin Gaye record which wasn't a disco record, and that got accepted and blown up along with Donna Summer and Anita Ward, so it felt very racial to me." Lawrence told Chicagoist he "absolutely" still feels the same way today, finding ...


  10. U R Trash Disco Night @El-Rocko LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Connect Savannah

    ... more. If Vampyros Lesbos gives you the vapors, if Jellybean makes you jiggle, if Kraftwerk makes you twerk, if Donna Summer makes you saunter, get on down to El Rocko - in costume, naturally. Connect Savannah Arts & Entertainment Editor Anna ...


  11. It's Time To Boogie: Disco Night Comes To Rye Town ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Rye Daily Voice

    ... the mid-1970s, features a blend of funk, soul, pop and salsa. Well-known performers of the genre included Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, Boney M, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Trammps, Gloria Gaynor and Chic. Toward the end of the event - at 9:15 p.m. ...


  12. FENDI Celebrates 90 Years Anniversary with a Spectacular Event in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Business Wire

    ... of the disco music, that has collaborated with the biggest stars on earth as Barbara Streisand, Freddy Mercury, Donna Summer and Daft Punk. He has an award winning record: 3 Academy Awards for the music of the famous movies Top Gun, Flashdance and ...


  13. Oil's Disco Inferno Is Less Hot NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Bloomberg

    ... share of oil production is back to its highest since the 1970s. Let's face it, the 1970s were great for, say, Donna Summer; not so much for the oil sector. Thankfully, that market share chart tells only half the story. Today's competitive ...


  14. Interview: Kingston's 80s pop star Hazell Dean gears up for Rewind festivalRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 |

    The legacy of Donna Summer's feel-good classics have inspired generations of music-lovers, none more so than 80s pop sensation Hazell Dean. Combining high tempo disco music with electronic dance, Hazell was one of the leading lights of the Hi-NRG music genre in the 80s, taking inspiration from songs like Donna Summer's I Feel Love.


  15. The worst songs ever by N.J.'s most iconic musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 |

    It's the closest Springsteen's ever been to disco - he originally wrote this silly dance jam for Donna Summer. While Roy Bittan's piano melody is plenty catchy, "Cover Me" is as pandering and commercial as The Boss has even been.


  16. Jimmy Webb is returning to MacArthur Park on July 9 to sing 'MacArthur Park'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... song has been recorded. There is, of course, the highest profile version by Harris, the 1978 disco remake by Donna Summer and noteworthy interpretations by Frank Sinatra, Glen Campbell, Liberace and, yes, even Weird Al Yankovic. Webb's career ...


  17. 'Queen Of The South' Composers Giorgio Moroder &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Deadline

    Italian dance music legend Giorgio Moroder has the almost unique distinction of twice changing the face of popular culture forever. First in the 1970s when he pioneered the the sound of disco and italo-disco both solo and with artists like Donna Summer and directly influenced the development of electronic music as a genre along with countless subsequent artists.


  18. Giorgio Moroder Returns To Casablanca RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Billboard

    On Wednesday, Giorgio Moroder announced his return to Casablanca Records. Several of his most famous releases came out on the label in the late '70s -- including his solo album, E=MC , and the Donna Summer records I Remember Yesterday and Bad Girls , which Moroder helped to write and produce.


  19. Fort Worth Symphonya s a Rock On!a was born to be mildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 |

    ... No More Tears (Enough is Enough) , a tune made famous by noted rocker (not!) Barbra Streisand and disco queen Donna Summer; Conga , the breakout hit for Latin music star Gloria Estefan; The Garden of Gethsemane from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus ...


  20. The legacy of Michael GlynnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Sydney Star Observer

    ... friendship with him, it was one or the other." This was a man who once shared a dance floor with disco queen Donna Summer at Studio One, worked for Robert F. Kennedy, studied music and psychology, and lied his way across many kitchens to eventually ...