Donna Summer: Her Life and Career in Photos
Donna Summer performing, 1987.

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Hi Gary,

So sad to lose another legendary singer and diva, Donna Summer. As if losing Whitney wasn't enough.

I'd really like to share my favourite Donna Summer songs:

1, "She Works Hard for the Money"
2, "This Time I Know It's for Real"
3, "Whenever There Is Love," duet with Bruce Roberts
4, "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)," with Barbra Streisand
5, "Hot Stuff"
6, "Last Dance"
7, "All Systems Go"
8, "There Goes My Baby"
9, "Breakaway"
10, "On the Radio"
11, "Dim All the Lights"
12, "The Wanderer"
13, "MacArthur Park"
14, "I Will Go With You"
15, "Could It Be Magic"
16, "Heaven Knows," duet with Brooklyn Dreams
17, "Only the Fool Survives," duet with Mickey Thomas
18, "Sand on My Feet"

19, "To Paris With Love"
20, "Back in Love Again"

Lastly, I really hope that the Grammy Awards will pay tribute to Donna Summer in a special segment next year. Hopefully, shows like