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Donna Summer

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Aliases
Donna Gaines
Gayn Pierre
Real name
LaDonna Adrian Gaines
Born
December 31, 1948
Died
May 17, 2012
Country
United States
IPI
00087935816 46 works
00087936029 33 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Disco and R&B singer
Member of
Ensemble ,,Ich bin ich" "Nell" (under the name Gayn Pierre)
Family
Bruce Sudano Spouse (1980-2012)
Mary Ellen Bernard Sister
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1987 Belle Lawrence
May 1979 (3 artists)
October 25, 1977 Dee Dee Smith
1994 Monique [DK]
May 13, 1977 (2 artists)
1979 (21 artists)
Sampled by Cookie Crew
May 13, 1977 The Connection Group
February 26, 1974 (2 artists)
May 13, 1977 (4 artists)
1994 Kimberley Locke ft. EMP3
March 5, 1976 (2 artists)
May 1979 (8 artists)
1987 Brenda Russell
August 1977 (6 artists)
1987 Leata Galloway
October 25, 1977 Ariana DeBose
1991 LaChanze
1991 Regina Belle
May 1979 (89 artists)
October 1980 Ariana DeBose, Christina Robinson, Anissa Felix, Wonu Ogunfowora
May 13, 1977 (66 artists)
1982 Pål Thowsen
Sampled by Cassius
October 25, 1977 Dee Dee Smith
October 25, 1977 (2 artists)
May 13, 1977 (7 artists)
May 1979 (2 artists)
February 26, 1974 Su Kramer
October 1980 Grace Kennedy - Orchestra conducted by John Coleman
1983 Lisa Nilsson
1982 (4 artists)
1982 Carol Lynn Townes
1989 (2 artists)
May 13, 1977 (8 artists)
August 27, 1975 (23 artists)
Sampled by Beyoncé
November 1994 Carol Saunders (avex trax Studio Artists)
1982 (2 artists)
October 1979 (24 artists)
1987 Awaken [BE]
1979 (2 artists)
October 1979 (33 artists)
May 1979 Páll Óskar og Unun
August 27, 1975 Storm Lever, LaChanze
Protection Donna Summer July 19, 1982 Unverified
April 11, 1983 Flashdance Orchestra
2000 Geno y Chenoa
October 25, 1977 (3 artists)
1983 (21 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
June 1982 Dusty Springfield
May 20, 2008 LaChanze, Jared Zirilli, Storm Lever, Kimberly Dodson, Wonu Ogumfowora, Anissa Felix, Ken Robinson
May 1979 (2 artists)
 REC August 20, 1996 Originally by Amii Stewart REL
May 13, 1977 (2 artists)
i October 25, 1977 Awaken [BE]
May 20, 2008 LaChanze
October 1980 (3 artists)
1982 (4 artists)
1989 (10 artists)
 REC August 20, 1996 (4 artists)
Originally by Frida REL
1983 (3 artists)
March 5, 1976 Jazzateers
November 12, 1996 Sussan Kameron (Open Records Studio Artists)
August 27, 1975 (2 artists)
October 11, 1976 (3 artists)
 REC August 20, 1996 Originally by Amii Stewart REL

Covers by Donna Summer

Title Performer Release date Originally by
2005 Mister Rogers
January 30, 2007 Brad Kane & Lea Salonga
1984 Ringo Starr
1994 Chris Eaton, Amy Grant
1994 (unknown), (unknown), Harry Simeone Chorale
March 5, 1976 Featherbed featuring Barry Manilow, Barry Manilow
1996 Reba with Linda Davis
August 20, 1996 (unknown), Julie Covington
1984 Reba Rambo & Dony McGuire
April 1996 Nanci Griffith REL, Julie Gold REC, (unknown)
January 25, 1979 Donna Summer
August 20, 1996 The Real Thing [GB]
1989 Princess [GB]
1994 Bing Crosby
June 1999 Andrea Bocelli REL,PRF
Covered by (4 artists)
  April 22, 1978 Michel Colombier, Bardot - Gainsbourg REC, Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg REL
April 22, 1978 Paul Jabara
1993 Edith Piaf, Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Dick Williams
  1982 King Cole and His Trio - Orch. cond. by Pete Rugolo REL, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra REC
August 31, 1978 Richard Harris [IE]
Covered by (12 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
August 20, 1996 Helen St. John
August 31, 1978 Marion Harris REC, Adele Astaire PRF, Ivie Anderson PRF, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ivie Anderson REL, Sophie Tucker
1984 Steam
November 17, 2017 Dan Fogelberg
June 21, 2004 Barbra Streisand with Donna Summer
1994 (unknown), (unknown)
1994 Emily Laurey, (unknown)
2005 The Sandpebbles, Luther Vandross
January 15, 1971 The Jaynetts
November 14, 1989 Paul Jabara
1982 Jon and Vangelis
  1994 The King Cole Trio with String Choir REL, Nat "King" Cole [Trio] REC
1984 The Drifters [US1]
August 31, 1978 Barbra Streisand
1984 Eric Burdon and War
March 1, 2011 Toni Braxton, Seal, Donna Summer
1968 The Company [Hair, Original Cast] REC,REL, Warren Burton and Company PRF
Covered by (2 artists)
  1994 Bing Crosby & Marjorie Reynolds [dubbed by Martha Mears] BRD, Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC,REL

Sampled songs

Songs written by Donna Summer

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
All Systems Go Donna Summer, Harold Faltermeyer Donna Summer 1987 Covered by Belle Lawrence
All Through the Night Donna Summer, Bruce Roberts Donna Summer May 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
A Man Like You Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 25, 1977 Covered by Dee Dee Smith
Any Way at All Donna Summer, Bruce Sudano, Eric Silver [US1] Donna Summer 1994 Covered by Monique [DK]
Back in Love Again Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer May 13, 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
Bad Girls Donna Summer, Joe Esposito, Eddie Hokenson, Bruce Sudano Donna Summer 1979 Covered by (21 artists)
Black Lady Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer May 13, 1977 Covered by The Connection Group
Christmas Is Here Donna Summer, Michael Omartian, Stormie Omartian Donna Summer 1994 Covered by Kimberley Locke ft. EMP3
Dim All the Lights Donna Summer Donna Summer May 1979 Covered by (8 artists)
Down Deep Inside John Barry, Donna Summer Donna Summer August 1977 Covered by (6 artists)
Faster and Faster to Nowhere Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 25, 1977 Covered by Ariana DeBose
Friends Unknown Donna Summer, Keith Diamond, Vanessa Smith, Anthony Smith [US1] Donna Summer 1991 Covered by LaChanze
Heaven Knows Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte, Greg Mathieson Donna Summer August 31, 1978 Covered by (12 artists)
I Believe in Jesus Donna Summer Donna Summer October 1980 Covered by Ariana DeBose, Christina Robinson, Anissa Felix, Wonu Ogunfowora
I Feel Love Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer May 13, 1977 Covered by (66 artists)
If You've Got It Flaunt It Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 25, 1977 Covered by Dee Dee Smith
I Love You Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 25, 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
I Remember Yesterday Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer May 13, 1977 Covered by (7 artists)
Looking Up Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 1980 Covered by Grace Kennedy - Orchestra conducted by John Coleman
Love Has a Mind of Its Own Donna Summer, Michael Omartian, Bruce Sudano Donna Summer 1983 Covered by Lisa Nilsson
Love Is Just a Breath Away Donna Summer, David Foster [CA], Rod Temperton Donna Summer 1982 Covered by Carol Lynn Townes
Love's Unkind Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer May 13, 1977 Covered by (8 artists)
Love to Love You Baby Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer August 27, 1975 Covered by (23 artists)
Melody of Love (Wanna Be Loved) Donna Summer, Robert Clivillés, David Cole, Joe Carrano Donna Summer November 1994 Covered by Carol Saunders (avex trax Studio Artists)
One of a Kind Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer August 31, 1978
Only the Fool Survives Donna Summer, John Bettis, Michael Omartian, Harold Faltermeyer, Bruce Sudano, Virgil Weber Donna Summer with Mickey Thomas 1987 Covered by Awaken [BE]
On My Honor Donna Summer, Harold Faltermeyer, Bruce Sudano Donna Summer 1979 Covered by (2 artists)
On the Radio Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder Donna Summer October 1979 Covered by (33 artists)
Our Love Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder Donna Summer May 1979 Covered by Páll Óskar og Unun
Rosie Christmas Donna Summer, Denise Rich, Garianno Lorenzo Donna Summer 2000 Covered by Geno y Chenoa
Rumour Has It Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 25, 1977 Covered by (3 artists)
She Works Hard for the Money Donna Summer, Michael Omartian Donna Summer 1983 Covered by (21 artists)
Sometimes Like Butterflies Donna Summer, Bruce Roberts Donna Summer June 1982 Covered by Dusty Springfield
Stamp Your Feet Donna Summer, Danielle Brisebois, Greg Kurstin Donna Summer May 20, 2008 Covered by LaChanze, Jared Zirilli, Storm Lever, Kimberly Dodson, Wonu Ogumfowora, Anissa Felix, Ken Robinson
Starting Over Again Donna Summer, Bruce Sudano Dolly Parton December 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
Take Me Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer May 13, 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
(Theme) Once upon a Time Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 25, 1977 Covered by Awaken [BE]
The Queen is Back Donna Summer, Evan "Kidd" Bogart, J.R. Rotem Donna Summer May 20, 2008 Covered by LaChanze
The Wanderer Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder Donna Summer October 1980 Covered by (3 artists)
This Time I Know It's for Real Donna Summer, Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, Pete Waterman Donna Summer 1989 Covered by (10 artists)
Unconditional Love Donna Summer, Michael Omartian Donna Summer with Musical Youth 1983 Covered by (3 artists)
Winter Melody Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte Donna Summer October 11, 1976 Covered by (3 artists)

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