Donna Summer

Donna Summer

Real Name:
LaDonna Adrian Gaines
American singer and songwriter, born 31 December 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and died from cancer 17 May 2012 in Englewood, Florida, USA.
Donna, also known as the 'Queen of Disco' got her stage name from Helmut Sommer (3), an Austrian actor to whom she was married for two years. Her sisters are: Dara Bernard and Mary Bernard. In 1980 she married Bruce Sudano, their daughter is Amanda Grace Sudano.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 (Performer).

Donna Summer Discography


LGR 8301 Donna Summer Lady Of The Night (Album) Groovy LGR 8301 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
OCLP 5003 Donna Summer Love To Love You Baby (Album) Oasis OCLP 5003 US 1975 Sell This Version
50 266 Y Donna Summer A Love Trilogy (Album) Oasis 50 266 Y France 1976 Sell This Version
NBLP 57038 Donna Summer Four Seasons Of Love (Album) Casablanca NBLP 57038 US 1976 Sell This Version
NBLP 7056-V Donna Summer I Remember Yesterday (Album) Casablanca NBLP 7056-V Canada 1977 Sell This Version
NBLP 7078 Donna Summer Once Upon A Time... (Album) Casablanca, Casablanca NBLP 7078 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
LPCAS 8021 Donna Summer Live And More (Album) Casablanca, Casablanca LPCAS 8021 Chile 1978 Sell This Version
NBLP 7150-2 Donna Summer Bad Girls (Album, Comp) Casablanca NBLP 7150-2 Hong Kong 1979 Sell This Version
1084 Donna Summer The Wanderer (Album) Geffen Records, Geffen Records 1084 Turkey 1980 Sell This Version
99163 Donna Summer Donna Summer (Album) Geffen Records 99163 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
812 265-4 Donna Summer She Works Hard For The Money (Album) Mercury, Mercury, Mercury 812 265-4 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
30/08338 Veit Marvos, Red Point Orchestra, Donna Summer And Other Friends* Veit Marvos, Red Point Orchestra, Donna Summer And Other Friends* - Summernight (Album, Comp) Boom Germany 30/08338 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
GHS 24040 Donna Summer Cats Without Claws (Album) Warner Bros. Records GHS 24040 US 1984 Sell This Version
P-13411 Donna Summer All Systems Go (Album) Geffen Records P-13411 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
255 976-2 Donna Summer Another Place And Time (Album) Atlantic, Warner Bros. Records 255 976-2 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
9031-75159-4 Donna Summer Mistaken Identity (Album) Warner Bros. Records 9031-75159-4 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
P2-22694 Donna Summer Christmas Spirit (Album) Mercury P2-22694 US 1994 Sell This Version
PHCR-1492 Donna Summer I'm A Rainbow (Album) Casablanca, Mercury, Chronicles PHCR-1492 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
494532 4 Donna Summer VH1 Presents Live & More Encore! (Album, Comp) Epic 494532 4 1999 Sell This Version
88697 31683 2 Donna Summer Crayons (Album) Burgundy Records 88697 31683 2 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
0602537506583 Donna Summer Love To Love You Donna (Comp, Album) Verve Records 0602537506583 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
9002986428244 Donna Summer I Feel Love · Live From New York City(CD, Comp) MCP Sound & Media 9002986428244 Europe 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

6004 986 The Me Nobody Knows Ensemble, Ingeburg Thomsen, Donna Summer, Laura Currie The Me Nobody Knows Ensemble, Ingeburg Thomsen, Donna Summer, Laura Currie - Licht singt / Die Welt(7", Single) Global Records (5) 6004 986 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
DEL 811.006 Donna Summer Denver Dream (Single) Lark DEL 811.006 France 1974 Sell This Version
GR 1208 Donna Summer Lady Of The Night (Single) Groovy GR 1208 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version

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August 14, 2015
NO it IS Adrian !
Ya' gotta remember that in America names aren't always the same gender as everywhere else.
They have a habit of inventing names as well, hence all the Lawanda's, Latoyah's AND Ladonna [Donna's REAL first name !] etc that pop up on US talk-shows.
All countries have names that can be both, remember the mum in The Waltons ?
HER real name is Michael Learned !


August 1, 2015
Thank you for the music Donna. Youre sadly missed X


August 1, 2015
Thanks Paisleyboy...I was a bit suspicious about the Adrian bit...My all time fave female singer...


May 29, 2015
edited 11 months ago
I've seen a picture of a [1 track ?] promo CD Single for 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' which isn't listed.
It had the same cover picture as the Anthology collection had.


November 15, 2012
oops - it's LaDonna ANDREA Gaines, not 'Adrian' !

Just one of the best singers of all time, her seventies albums with Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte are absolute classics, groundbreaking in their day ... We will not see her like again.

love to love you Donna


May 25, 2012
edited about 1 year ago
Donna Summer was the First Pop Star I ever remember 'liking'.
There's a warmth in her voice that shines even in her shout-ier moments.


May 18, 2012
edited over 4 years ago
Summer 1979 was the year that Anita Ward and Donna Summer fought unholy war with each other in the Euro charts. I think Anita won with "Ring my Bell" against Donna's "Hot Stuff". but it was only a battle .. Donna won the war in the end. I'd love to say to that it was sugared up disco bollocks, but there is a soul in Donna (much helped by 3rd parties mind you), her voice that just said: adolescents of the world unite! I only hope Katie Perry ( I would mention Lady Gaga but she isn't worth Donna's spit actually) manages a SHADOW of what Donna was capable of achieving. RIP Donita! Dueña de los aires ahora eres!


May 17, 2012
damn shame ... thank you for the club sounds, hot stuff!


May 17, 2012
R.I.P. Donna :'(

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