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donna summer queen of disco diesDonna Summer was called the Queen of Disco for good reason.

Summer had her first big success was with the song “Love to Love You Baby,” which caused some controversy due to her orgasmic moaning. The track was also released as a 17-minute single in order to get more play in disco clubs and hit No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. That song was the first in a series of singles to top or make it to the top 10 on the Billboard Dance charts.

Donna Summer is known for her many hits, including “Hot Stuff,” “Last Dance,” “She Works Hard for the Money” and “Bad Girls,” among many others, and won five Grammys over the course of her career. Donna had her first big success was with the song “Love to Love You Baby,” which caused some controversy due to her orgasmic moaning. The track was also released as a 17-minute single in order to get more play in disco clubs and hit No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. That song was the first in a series of singles to top or make it to the top 10 on the Billboard Dance charts.

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In 1978, Summer hit No. 3 on the singles chart with “Last Dance,” a song taken from the disco-themed movie “Thank God It’s Friday,” in which she acted. She then had her first No. 1 single with “MacArthur Park,” and topped the chart three times in 1979 with “Hot Stuff,” “Bad Girls” and “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough),” a duet with Barbra Streisand. “Last Dance” and “Hot Stuff” also won Grammy’s.

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She was known as the diva of style, and the delivery of dance! Check out the gallery below!

Donna Summer’s Musical Legacy [PLAYLIST] was originally published on elev8.com

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