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Song of the Day #1479

Song of the Day: Lost Love [YouTube lyrics link], words and music by Stonebridge, Aubrey Logan, and Lisa Cole, who sings this 2017 dance hit with a throwback sound. Check out the official music video and the extended mix. And...

Posted in Notablog on July 22, 2017 12:38 AM

Song of the Day #1112

Song of the Day: The Pink Panther ("It Had Better Be Tonight"/"Meglio Stasera"), composed by Henry Mancini, is one of my all-time favorite Mancini tunes (along with the original Pink Panther theme too). It is also known as "Meglio Stasera,"...

Posted in Notablog on February 20, 2013 02:50 PM

Song of the Day #1063

Song of the Day: Love to Love You Baby was written by Pete Bellotte, Giorgio Moroder, and Donna Summer, whose moans and groans drove the song to #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart in 1975. Temperatures are headed...

Posted in Notablog on June 20, 2012 01:03 PM

Song of the Day #1055

Song of the Day: No More Tears (Enough is Enough), words and music by Paul Jabara and Bruce Roberts, went to #1 in 1979 on the vocal strength of Two Divas kickin' butt (and a lousy man "out that door"):...

Posted in Notablog on May 25, 2012 11:39 AM

Song of the Day #1054

Song of the Day: MacArthur Park, composed by Jimmy Webb, has been performed by many artists through the years, including one by an actor who first took it, in 1968, to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart: Richard...

Posted in Notablog on May 24, 2012 03:25 PM

Song of the Day #1053

Song of the Day: On the Radio, music by Giorgio Moroder, lyrics by Donna Summer, was recorded in 1979 by the singer for the soundtrack to the film, "Foxes." It is also featured in two versions on the singer's third...

Posted in Notablog on May 23, 2012 07:30 PM

Song of the Day #1052

Song of the Day: Love is in Control (Finger on the Trigger) features the words and music of Rod Temperton, Merria Ross, and Quincy Jones, who produced the 1982 album "Donna Summer," on which this song appears. This enjoyable funky...

Posted in Notablog on May 22, 2012 02:03 PM

Song of the Day #1051

Song of the Day: She Works Hard for the Money, words and music by Donna Summer and Michael Omartian, is the title track to Summer's eleventh studio album and her biggest hit in the 1980s. It was also a #1...

Posted in Notablog on May 21, 2012 04:26 PM

Song of the Day #1050

Song of the Day: Bad Girls, words and music by the Brooklyn Dreams and Donna Summer, is the title track to Summer's 1979 album, which became a #1 pop, dance, and R&B smash. Check out the single version, the extended...

Posted in Notablog on May 20, 2012 10:15 PM

Song of the Day #1049

Song of the Day: Hot Stuff, words and music by Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer, and Keith Forsey, is one of the "essential" Donna Summer dance hits, a rock-disco hybrid, electrified by the guitar work of Jeff "Skunk" Baxter. Summer got...

Posted in Notablog on May 19, 2012 11:40 PM

Song of the Day #1048

Song of the Day: I Feel Love was written by Giorgio Moroder, Peter Bellotte, and Donna Summer, who propelled this driving synthesized track (from her 1977 album, "I Remember Yesterday") to its exalted status in dance music history, influencing later...

Posted in Notablog on May 18, 2012 05:39 PM

Song of the Day #1047

Song of the Day: Dim All the Lights was written and recorded by the "Queen of Disco," Donna Summer, the five-time Grammy Award winner who died today at the age of 63. Featured on her hugely successful "Bad Girls" album,...

Posted in Notablog on May 17, 2012 08:00 PM

Song of the Day #565

Song of the Day: Last Dance, music and lyrics by Paul Jabara, won the 1978 Academy Award for Best Song, from the film "Thank God It's Friday." Listen to an audio clip by Donna Summer (and check out the original...

Posted in Notablog on March 4, 2006 11:30 AM

Song of the Day #451

Song of the Day: I Got Your Love, words and music by Bruce Roberts and Donna Summer, who performs this song with both intensity and restraint. This hot dance track was heard in 2003 on "Sex and the City," but...

Posted in Notablog on November 9, 2005 08:00 AM

Song of the Day #365

Song of the Day: Name "Locale::Maketext::Lexicon" used only once: possible typo at /www/sites/nyu.edu/htdocs/projects/sciabarra/public_html/cgi-bin/MT-3.2-en_US/extlib/Locale/Maketext.pm line 653. Once Upon a Time features the words and music of Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte and singer Donna Summer, who performs this disco classic. Listen to an audio clip here....

Posted in Notablog on August 16, 2005 10:51 AM

Song of the Day #354

Song of the Day: Rumour Has It features the words and music of Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte, and singer Donna Summer, who performs the song. At the height of her Disco Diva status, Summer belted this one with gusto. A...

Posted in Notablog on August 6, 2005 12:22 PM

Song of the Day #306

Song of the Day: This Time I Know It's for Real features music and lyrics by Matthew James Aitken, Michael Stock, Peter Alan Waterman, and vocalist Donna Summer, who performs the song. Standing on the precipice of Summer, what better...

Posted in Notablog on June 20, 2005 08:04 AM

Song of the Day #155

Song of the Day: Lush Life, a Billy Strayhorn masterpiece, has been performed by artists as varied as Nat King Cole (listen to the audio clip at that link) and Donna Summer. A lyrically shattering portrait of loneliness....

Posted in Notablog on January 27, 2005 09:31 AM