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10:56 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Donna Summer Defined Disco Culture Of 1970s

Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 10:57 am

Disco queen Donna Summer has died of cancer at the age of 63. For many music fans, Summer's soaring voice and glittering style epitomized the excess and electricity of the 1970s. Host Michel Martin takes a look back at her music and her legacy with Mark Anthony Neal, a Duke University professor of black popular culture.