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Donna Summer Article Archive

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This is a collection of articles about Donna Summer, taken from various online and offline resources - including the now defunct original official website. Most of these are text ONLY - no graphics are included. 
 

The 70s

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Oui September 1976  

After Dark April 1977

Rolling Stone March 23, 1978

Record World 1979

Penthouse July 1979

Honolulu Fan Report (with photos)

 

The 80s

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Redbook December 1980 (recipe - yes, I said RECIPE!  LOL) 

Contemporary Christian Music June 1981

Song Hits December 1982

Toronto Sun June 22, 1983 (concert review)

The Advocate (mid 80s)

Toronto Sun, June 23, 1983 (short "celebrity sighting" article)

Long Island Nightlife October 1987

The Advocate July 4, 1989

 

The 90s

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Billboard September 25, 1993

Billboard September 3, 1994 (interview)

Billboard September 3, 1994 (article)

Diamondhard July 1996

Music Times February 27, 1996

New York Times March 3, 1996

Knight-Ridder Tribune News Wire 1996

Village Voice December 17, 1996

Billboard January 11, 1997

Miami May 15-21, 1997

Stagebill March 1998

HX Magazine interview March 6, 1998

HX Magazine Carnegie Hall review 1998

Cathy's review of Carnegie Hall March 1998

Billboard March 16, 1998

GMHC Press Release March 17, 1998

LETTERS From CAMP Rehoboth  April 10, 1998

Playbill July 8, 1998

The Tennessean July 10, 1998

Gabe's Old Navy Concert review July 29, 1998

Harper's Bazaar November 1998

Pages From The Heart presentation January 1999

Hammerstein Taping February 1999

Hammerstein article roundup February 1999

May/June 1999 Article Round-up

Open House Party (transcript) June 5, 1999

New York Amsterdam News June 24, 1999

People June 28, 1999

Atlantic City July 1999

World Entertainment News Network July 27, 1999

Genre August 1999

Fan Reviews (summer 1999)

World Entertainment News Network October 12, 1999

Black Elegance October 1999

El Pais October 1999 (Translation)

Blues And Soul October 1999

BoyzUK October 1999  

Gay Times "Wrongly Punished" November 1999

Cathy's November 1999 concert report

Looking back..... (1999 The Year In Review, and The Fabulous Albert Has His Say)

* Donna's Holiday Greeting To The Fans December 1999

 

The 00s part 1

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Cathy's Soapbox April 2000 (Divas 2000 and Boston)

Variety April 17, 2000 (Divas 2000)

Tin Pan South Article Round-up April, 2001

Ahoy, Holland: Fan Reviews April, 2001  

Race to Erase MS Benefit Fan Review May 18, 2001  

Vara July 14-20, 2001 (in Dutch - presented as page scans only)

A Tribute To America (including Silver Girl lyrics) September 15, 2001

* Donna's Holiday Letter to the fans December 2001

* Donna's Message To The Fans July 26, 2002

* Donna's Holiday Message to the fans December 23, 2002

Beautiful Fan Reviews 2003

Casino Rama concert 2003 - Fan Reviews

Casino Rama - National Post September 2, 2003

Bad Girls Deluxe Edition reviews Round-up

Billboard articles from September 2003

Entertainment World September 30, 2003 (review)

Rolling Stone September 30, 2003 (review)

Random House synopsis of Ordinary Girl: The Journey. [Version with spoilers]  [Edited version with no spoilers] October 2003

Cathy's Soapbox October 2003 (Reviews of The Journey and Ordinary Girl)

All Music Guide review of The Journey October 2003

David Nathan's Newsletter Sept/Oct 2003

Cleveland Plain Dealer October 5, 2003

Boston Globe October 9, 2003

Entertainment Tonight October 14, 2003

Associated Press October 15, 2003

Contact Music News  15, 2003

NY Daily News October 15, 2003

NPR (article) October 21, 2003

NPR Tavis Smiley (transcript) October 21, 2003  

Manila Times October 21, 2003

CNN (interview) October 22, 2003

Billboard October 25, 2003

Sacramento Observer October 30, 2003

Larry King Live (transcript) December 7, 2003  

The Abrams Report (transcript) December 12, 2003  

Book Talk December 20, 2003  

Mojo January 2004  

Fan Reviews Of The Orlando concert  March 27, 2004  

PS Magazine Online May, 2004  

PS Magazine May 2004 (print edition)  

American Idol Fan Report May 12, 2004

The Independent Review June 1, 2004  

The 2004 UK Fan Reports  

Sunday Express June 13, 2004  

icWales June 14, 2004  

SFGate.com June 15, 2004 

BBC News June 17, 2004  

We Love Telly June 19, 2004

TV Magazine June 19, 2004  

The Telegraph June 24, 2004  

Attitude August 2004

Denver Charity Event Fan Reports September 2004

Dance Music Hall Of Fame Report 2004

AnneCarlini.com 2004 interview

November 2004 Concerts - Fan Reports

*Message From Donna December 23, 2004

Puerto Rico 2005 Reports

Florida 2005 Fan Reports

Celebrity Fight Night 05 - Fan Review

Lavender June 2005  

Prior Lake fan reviews June 26, 2005

Chicago fan reviews  June 28, 2005

Toronto fan reviews June 30, 2005

Atlantic City fan reviews July 2-3, 2005

Wolftrap fan reviews July 5, 2005

Boston fan reviews July 7, 2005

Jones Beach fan reviews July 9, 2005

Texas fan reviews July 22, 23, 24, 2005

Houston Chronicle July 22, 2005  

Dallas Morning News July 22, 2005

The Monitor July 22, 2005  

Atlanta fan reviews July 27, 2005

Kettering fan reviews July 30, 2005

Sterling Heights fan reviews July 31, 2005

Bethlehem fan reports August 5, 2005

PNC Arts Center fan reports August 6, 2005

California fan reports August 2005

Las Vegas fan reports September 2005

Night Of The Proms reports October - November 2005

Corriere Della Sera (IN ITALIAN) October 21, 2005 [Now with English translation] 

 

The 00s part 2

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*Message 1 from Donna 2006 (or possibly late 2005)

V Magazine - Spring 2006

Florida Fan Reports - May 2006  

Long Island Fan Reports - June 2006  

Las Vegas Fan Reports - June 2006  

California Fan Reports - June 2006  

Oregon Fan Reports - July 2006  

Toronto Fan Reports - July 2006  

Connecticut Fan Reports - July 2006  

Atlantic City Fan Reports - July 2006  

Mohegan Sun Fan Reports July 2006

Los Angeles Fan Reports October 2006

Nashville Fan Reports November 2006

* Message 2 from Donna 2006

Orlando Fan Reports February 2007

San Juan Fan Reports March 2007

Dance To Erase MS Fan Reports April 2007

Gay Days Fan Reports June 2007

Foxwoods Fan Reports July 2007

Night Of The Proms 2007

* Message from Donna 2007

Fan reports from Florida February 2008

Energy 97's ERoom  May 23, 2008 (fan reports)

Chicago's Music Experience May 24, 2008 (fan reports)

Ovaciones June 1, 2008 (in Spanish)

Today Show and Mansion Launch Party

People June 9, 2008  

Gay Times June 2008

Performing Songwriter June 2008

Santa Rosa Fan Reports August 17, 2008

Vienna, VA Fan Reports July 5, 2008  

Bethel, NY Fan Reports July 11, 2008

Boston, MA Fan Reports July 12, 2008

Ottawa Bluesfest July 13, 2008 

Baltimore, MD July 16, 2008

PNC Arts July 18, 2008

Jones Beach July 19, 2008

Seneca Casino July 20, 2008

Casino Rama July 22-23, 2008

Atlantic City July 25-26, 2008

Westhampton Beach July 27, 2008

Vancouver August 8-9, 2008

Saratoga, Ca August 13, 2008

Reno, NV August 15, 2008

Oakland August 16, 2008

"The Cake" August 16, 2008

Los Angeles August 22-23,2008

Windsor, ON August 27-28, 2008

Ravinia Festival (Chicago) August 30, 2008

Prior Lake, MN August 31, 2008

Ebony September 2008

Hollywood Florida fan reports May 17, 2009

Santa Barbara Press June 19, 2009

Santa Ynez California fan reports June 25,2009

Paris France fan reports July 7, 2008

Berlin concert press release

Berlin Germany fan reports July 30, 2009

Lokeren Belgium fan reports August 1, 2009

Niagara Falls fan reports August 20-21, 2009

Windsor, ON fan reports August 22, 2009

Hammond, IN fan reports August 23, 2009

Coney Island Fan Reports August 27, 2009

Foxwoods fan reports August 28, 2009

Atlantic City Fan Reports August 29, 2009

Los Angeles fan reports September 25, 2009

Brazil fan reports November 2009

California fan reports June 2010

Fan reports August 2010

San Francisco Remember The White Party 2010

Phoenix fan reports October 16, 2010

* Message 1 from Donna 2010

* Message 2 from Donna 2010

Reports from Summer: The Donna Summer Musical 2017

 

 

And finally: Gilbert's letter - My final word on "the rumor"....

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