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Disco Queen Donna Summer Dead at 63

May 17, 2012  •  Post A Comment

Disco music legend Donna Summer died today at 63. The singer, who released a string of hits during the 1970s and 1980s, died this morning in Florida following a battle with cancer, TMZ.com reports.

The story reports: “Sources close to Summer tell us … the singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps. We spoke to someone who was with Summer a couple of weeks ago … who says she didn’t seem too bad.”

Summer, a five-time Grammy winner, was reportedly working recently to try to finish an album.

She was known for 1970s hits including "Last Dance," "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls,” along with the 1980s smash "She Works Hard for the Money."

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  1. Where’s the obligatory “teaser” headline, to force us to click through? (e.g., Famous disco singer dies at 63)

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