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Fortune Favors the Brave: Madonna and Kylie Minogue Pick Up Donna Summer’s Torch and Run With It

Fourteen years after Donna Summer's declaration of independence from disco, Madonna and Minogue took up the torch of redefinition with Bedtime Stories and Kylie Minogue.

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To the Queen, With Love: Donna Summer Revisited, Day 2

Today brings part two of our Donna Summer special. In the clubs and on the airwaves, Summer remains a vital force. PopMatters celebrates the hits that spawned a revolution in dance music.

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She’s a Rainbow: A Tribute to Donna Summer

Wynonna, Ziggy Marley, Liza Minnelli, and more than 20 other artists, songwriters, and producers explain who they "love to love" as PopMatters studies the remarkable four-decade career of Donna Summer.

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The Queen and Her Crayons: An Interview With Donna Summer

Donna Summer has sadly passed away at the age of 63 and we offer this fabulous 2008 interview by way of tribute. Stay tuned tomorrow for more.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or Shame?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?

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Here’s Your 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

While some music fans believe that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a great honor, others believe that it’s only a chance

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And the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Are…

When the list of nominated artists for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was released this morning, there were a few surprises.

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Could These Be the Nominees for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

This year’s list of nominees will be released on Tuesday, September 28th, with over 500 selected industry insiders choosing which five acts will be honored.

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Donna Summer: To Paris With Love (new single)

Add another color to that crayon box. Highlighting yet another facet of the vocal versatility she exhibited on Crayons (2008), Donna Summer delivers a late-summer dance

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Some Highlights from the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ballot

The 2010 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced. The ballot includes KISS, the Stooges, Genesis, LL Cool J, ABBA, Jimmy

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Brooklyn Dreams 2.0: A Conversation with Bruce Sudano and Joe “Bean” Esposito

Snoop Dogg and Donna Summer, doo-wop and disco. Brooklyn Dreams have had an anything but predictable career trajectory since their 1977 debut. Nearly 30 years after their last album, Bruce Sudano and Joe "Bean" Esposito remember the long, winding, and sometimes bumpy road from Flatbush to Hollywood.

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21 Jul 2008 // 4:57 AM

Donna Summer could have taken the easy way out. She could have hopped on the nostalgia train and trotted out “Hot Stuff” to a backing

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Donna Summer: Crayons

The core theme of Crayons is variety. It brazenly flaunts a collage of sounds, while showcasing the multiplicity of Donna Summer's musical selves.

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Donna Summer - 3 June 2008, New York

Pictures by Craig Bailey / Words by Christian John Wikane.

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15 Feb 2008 // 3:40 AM

The Queen of Disco is still going strong at age 59. Donna Summer’s groundbreaking disco anthems have provided the soundtrack for countless gyrating hedonists on

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A Long Way from Wonderland

In 1980, Donna Summer walked away from disco's strobe-lit boogie wonderland on The Wanderer. Critics embraced her bold statement; audiences less so. Where exactly was Summer going?

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7 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Donna Summer: Bad Girls (Deluxe Edition)

Originally released as a double-LP in 1979, Bad Girls fully established Donna Summer as pop icon. Replete with the epic production work of Giorgio Moroder and

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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