The Queen of Disco

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012) aka Donna Summer was a singer, songwriter, and actress who gained international recognition during the 1970s disco era. Summer charted a top-40 hit every year between 1975 and 1984, charted four number-one singles […]

Hot Stuff: Donna Summer

Donna Summer was know as the “queen of Disco” in her era due to her powerful vocals. Donna had a unique voice that carried her all the way to stardom. When she dropped the song “Love to Love you Baby” she was an instant sensation and a force to be reckoned with. Donna’s voice incorporated […]

Donna Summers by Tyria Gilmore

Thesis: Donna Summers was the most prominent figure in Disco due to her beauty and talents. Disco is a genre of music that emerged from urban night life in the 1970s.  Disco was catered to Blacks, Latinos, and gays.The first disco qua disco hit was Gloria Gaynor’s “Never Can Say Goodbye” (1974), one of the […]

The Lady Behind The Voice- Donna Summer, The Queen of Disco

By: Gabrielle Weeden The Music That Makes People Want to Dance Disco is a form of dance music that first became popular in the 1970s. The word “disco” comes from the term “discotheque,” which refers to a club or party where people danced to recorded pop music. Disco music has a basic tempo of 12 […]

is disco really dead?

Is Disco really dead? Disco was in its prime in the early 60’s through late 70’s. This new fun sound of music was at the top of the charts and people’s hearts. The mix between strings, synthesizers, and electronic instruments had the dance floor going crazy. Many new dances formed because of this genre including […]

Donna Summer: A Disco Icon

Donna Summer: A Disco Icon By Camille Adams-Lonzer When you think of iconic women many come to mind, but when you think of icons in disco the first person that comes to peoples minds is Donna Summer. This disco queen dominated the realm of disco as you could her voice pouring out of any club […]

Let’s Boogie!

Let’s Boogie! Thesis Disco is by far one of the most influential genres that produced historic cultural moments and shaped American pop culture in general. About Disco was inspired by genres such as funk, soul, salsa, and pop. Disco is a genre of music commonly listened to when people want to dance. The term “disco” […]

Donna Summer

The Queen of Disco Born Ladonna Adrian Gaines, Donna Summer was a famous singer and songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. She was born on December 31, 1948. She started signing in her church choir and then later sang in clubs around Boston. She was apart if the German musical production, Hair, and studied opera with […]