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Donna Summers Dead
wsvn.com ^ | 5/17/12

Posted on 05/17/2012 9:10:24 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Donna Summer, disco singer,.has died.of cancer at the age of 63 in Florida.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cancer; disco; donnasummer; music; notbreakingnews; obituary
Breaking on local Miami news.
1 posted on 05/17/2012 9:10:27 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

This sucks! RIP, Donna...


2 posted on 05/17/2012 9:12:46 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Donna Summer
3 posted on 05/17/2012 9:13:15 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I hated Disco.

But I could stand Donna Summers. Prayers for her family and friends


4 posted on 05/17/2012 9:13:28 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

R.I.P. enjoyed her music.


5 posted on 05/17/2012 9:15:38 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Thanks...came down as “news.alert” on local news.


6 posted on 05/17/2012 9:18:26 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why that sure is a coincidence when Donna Summer and Donna Summers both die on the very same day.


7 posted on 05/17/2012 9:18:50 AM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: SoFloFreeper
Donna Summers?

Never heard of Donna Summers.

Guess it is because she was a DISCO singer.

I never listened to "Disco".

Always sad to hear about "anyone" dying

-but-

When DISCO Died,- who cared?

8 posted on 05/17/2012 9:19:35 AM PDT by jongaltsr
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To: SoFloFreeper

“On the Radio”

Rest in peace


9 posted on 05/17/2012 9:22:05 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: SoFloFreeper

RIP to a talented woman who certainly worked hard for her money.

I believe her father was an African Methodist Episcopal preacher. She claimed to be a Christian. I hope she truly was and is with Christ in heaven right now.


10 posted on 05/17/2012 9:23:16 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Responsibility2nd
I hated Disco.

But I could stand Donna Summers. Prayers for her family and friends

She and the Bee Gees could pull a little art out of the genre.

RIP

11 posted on 05/17/2012 9:23:57 AM PDT by eddie willers
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To: jongaltsr; SoFloFreeper

Unfortunately, I’ll never forget her rendition of “MacArthur Park.” I enjoyed the original Richard Harris version, but after hearing Donna Summers’ disco version nearly every hour as I drove from Chicago to Tucson in September 1978, I grew to detest it. Also from that drive is “I never promised you a rose garden,” which I also grew to loathe. This is like hearing Louie Louie played night after night by one of the guys in the dorm during my freshman year at college in 1965.

She was a talented singer and I enjoy other recordings she made.


12 posted on 05/17/2012 9:26:43 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: jongaltsr

Post of the day!


13 posted on 05/17/2012 9:29:32 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Damn.. sad to hear... RIP..


14 posted on 05/17/2012 9:31:07 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I knew her brother-in-law in New York in the late 1970s. Never met her, though.


15 posted on 05/17/2012 9:32:50 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: SoFloFreeper

She was great. RIP


16 posted on 05/17/2012 9:33:52 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: ReformationFan

She worked hard for her money so you better treat her right.............


17 posted on 05/17/2012 9:34:02 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Same here, I spent a lot of time in the mobile disco scene and it was nightmarish, but she was bearable.


18 posted on 05/17/2012 9:34:07 AM PDT by ansel12 (When immutable definition of Bible marriage of One Man, One Woman, is in jeopardy, call the Mormon.)
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To: All

How sad :(

I hope her ‘Last Dance’ is the best!


19 posted on 05/17/2012 9:34:13 AM PDT by PrairieLady2
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To: Vendome

I just heard “On the Radio” last week! RIP, Donna.


20 posted on 05/17/2012 9:39:55 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: GOPsterinMA

“toot toot ahhh beep beep”

Sucks indeed, loved her stuff.

RIP


21 posted on 05/17/2012 9:43:35 AM PDT by free me (heartless)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sad news, I just got a total flashback to those disco days.

RIP Donna Summer, you got a lot of people up on the dance floor and that’s a good thing.


22 posted on 05/17/2012 9:45:24 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: SoFloFreeper

I just saw this on my homepage. I LOVED Donna Summer. She was one classy lady. Prayers up for her family. They’ll never be another like her. :(


23 posted on 05/17/2012 9:48:05 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: SuziQ

That was my favorite song of hers.


24 posted on 05/17/2012 9:49:32 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
My thanks for the joy you brought to my life. Rest in peace.


25 posted on 05/17/2012 9:51:05 AM PDT by frithguild (You can call me Snippy the Anti-Freeper)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I remember spending a lot of Friday and Saturday nights in the 1970’s whirling and twirling ladies aroudn the dance floor to “Last Dance.”

I also remember watching some of her live performances on TV, and thinking that every straight male in the audience had to be envious of her microphone.

Yeah, disco wasn’t good music, I preferred funk, but disco brought dance partners back in touch, and dancing together.


26 posted on 05/17/2012 9:52:18 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: SoFloFreeper

RIP - Love to Love You Baby!


27 posted on 05/17/2012 9:53:27 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Her version of O Holy Night is amazing. RIP Donna.


28 posted on 05/17/2012 9:55:44 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Rest in peace Donna Summer.


29 posted on 05/17/2012 9:59:28 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: SoFloFreeper

May she RIP.....

63 is just too young to die.... but then, I am 63.


30 posted on 05/17/2012 10:00:28 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: freekitty

I loved her “disco” style music. She recorded some great songs - MAC Arthur’s Park was a classic. RIP


31 posted on 05/17/2012 10:03:21 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: SoFloFreeper

The song “hot stuff” comes to mind...

I wonder if her condition was anything like what Farrah Fawcett had.


32 posted on 05/17/2012 10:22:19 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: free me

...yep...


33 posted on 05/17/2012 10:23:58 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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To: jongaltsr

So you spent 1977-1984 without getting any, huh?

Disco sucked so much that it filled clubs nationwide for years.

I was not much of a dancing guy, but the club was the place to be.

Donna Summer was one of the better, more successful ones.


34 posted on 05/17/2012 10:31:08 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: jongaltsr

The only good disco song was Zappa’s “Dancing Fool.”


35 posted on 05/17/2012 10:33:32 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
I was just thinking of that (along with Disco Boy "run to the toilet and comb your hair"....)

That was coming-of-age for me and my big brother.

One night we went to a disco, because we were bored. And besides that, it was Cheap Pitchers of Beer night.

So we're sitting there having our beer, watching other people dance. There's a young guy out there who looks and dances just like John Travolta. He was pretty good actually, but we were into rock'n'roll, so we were contemptuous, as required.

And then the DJ put Dancin' Fool on the turntable, whereupon Travolta gets all pissed off, and stomps off the floor.

You know you've had a good laugh, when you wake up the next morning, and your stomach muscles hurt.

36 posted on 05/17/2012 10:44:13 AM PDT by FlyVet
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To: jongaltsr
When DISCO Died,- who cared?

I did! I CELEBREATED! I was so glad when Disco finally bit the dust. The '70s were bad enough without Disco!

37 posted on 05/17/2012 11:03:38 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent * By the way, Ted, voting for Romney is voting stupid.)
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To: SoFloFreeper; frithguild; Vermont Lt

I’m really sorry to hear this - she died young, by modern standards. She was a great performer, and disco was a lot of fun.

It wasn’t filthy and hostile, it was sexy without being gross, and it was also easy dancing music (strong beat) and the clubs were fun whether people danced or not. The clubs weren’t too serious or pretentious, and they were also very multi-racial and even, shall we say, multi-sexual (lots of gay guys). But it was all fun.

The closest thing to this now are the Latin clubs, where you have the same happy music, good beat, very mixed population, and it’s all fun. The only thing you have to do is dress well but that’s fun in itself. Just like disco.


38 posted on 05/17/2012 11:13:55 AM PDT by livius
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To: PrairieLady2

Donna, I loved you and your music. period!!! RIP, Queen & Princess of disco!!!


39 posted on 05/17/2012 11:48:08 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Mr. Wright

Agreed. Rush said on his program today he was on the same airplane she and her husband were. They came over and introduced themselves telling him they were Christians to the right in politics. He also said she was dressed to the T’s and was a beautiful woman. Her husband was quite handsome and they seemed to love each other very much. Rush said he was in awe.


40 posted on 05/17/2012 12:00:08 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

The woman reeked of class . . . now there would have been a “first lady” of whom American would have been proud.


41 posted on 05/17/2012 1:07:29 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Responsibility2nd
I hated Disco.

But I could stand Donna Summers. Prayers for her family and friends

Ditto

She rocked my world

42 posted on 05/17/2012 3:35:50 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I loved her stuff. “Love to Love You Baby”! And she truly worked hard for the money.

RIP Donna Summer.


43 posted on 05/17/2012 3:40:00 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useless and useful idiots.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I read that Elton John complained about this, and apparently it is true: Donna Summer is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Apparently she has been nominated for 2012:

http://rockhall.com/inductees/nominees/donna-summer/

This is ridiculous. Of course she belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She should have been inducted a long time ago.

R.I.P.

44 posted on 05/18/2012 12:30:30 AM PDT by TChad
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To: Vermont Lt
So you spent 1977-1984 without getting any, huh?

I never slept alone during that period and "Got Plenty"....

Disco sucked so much that it filled clubs nationwide for years.

Guess one had to be looking for DISCO clubs. I had other things to do - like skiing around the world, going on archeological digs, castle hopping in Europe.....

I was not much of a dancing guy, but the club was the place to be.

No comment...

Donna Summer was one of the better, more successful ones.

If you say so.....

45 posted on 05/18/2012 9:44:34 AM PDT by jongaltsr
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To: jongaltsr

You sound like a character from a Brad Thor novel.

If you are THAT cool, why are you posting here?


46 posted on 05/18/2012 2:25:16 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: jongaltsr

I hated disco but I loved her. She was a babe and could really sing.


47 posted on 05/18/2012 2:28:09 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Vermont Lt
You sound like a character from a Brad Thor novel. If you are THAT cool, why are you posting here?

I ain't cool. I'm just crazy and very opinionated.

48 posted on 05/20/2012 6:54:12 PM PDT by jongaltsr
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To: jongaltsr

Ok...I can respect that.


49 posted on 05/20/2012 7:07:17 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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