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1980

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Note: There is reportedly a lot of unreleased material from the 80s locked away in Donna's vault somewhere. Maybe someday Donna will choose to share some of it with us. <fingers crossed!>
Foxes - soundtrack (Casablanca, 1980)
Giorgio Moroder, producer.

On The Radio (D.Summer/G.Moroder)
On The Radio (Instrumental) (D.Summer/G.Moroder)

Walk Away (Casablanca, 1980)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.

Bad Girls (D.Summer/E.Hokenson/B.Sudano/J.Esposito)
Hot Stuff (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
On The Radio (D.Summer/G.Moroder)
Giorgio Moroder, producer.
I Feel Love (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
*Walk Away (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer)
Last Dance (P.Jabara) Sunset People (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
MacArthur Park (J.L.Webb)
Our Love (G.Moroder/D.Summer)

Columbia's Hit Line 80 by various artists (Columbia, 1980)
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (P.Jabara/B.Roberts)
The Wanderer (Geffen, 1980)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.

*The Wanderer (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
*Looking Up (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Breakdown (H.Faltermeyer/P.Bellotte)
Grand Illusion (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
Running For Cover (D.Summer)
*Cold Love (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
*Who Do You Think You're Foolin' (P.Bellotte/S.Levay/J.Rix)
Nightlife (G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Stop Me (P.Bellotte/K.Forsey)
I Believe In Jesus (D.Summer)

I Won't Let Go by the Brooklyn Dreams (1980)
A Lover In The Night (B. Sudano)
I Won't Let Go (J. Esposito/ B. Sudano)

1981

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I'm A Rainbow (Mercury, 1996)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
This album was recorded in 1981. Geffen Records declined to release it, and instead paired Donna with Quincy Jones to make
Donna Summer. Bootleg copies of this album circulated for years, until it was finally released on Mercury Records in 1996. (Note: some bootlegs contained an additional track called Walk Hand In Hand which I have heard may have actually been recorded for the Quincy Jones album. And I have also heard that Donna recorded You'll Never Walk Alone for this album, but then replaced it with Don't Cry For Me Argentina. Supposedly, You'll Never Walk Alone is now being saved for a POSSIBLE future gospel album.)

I Believe (In You) (H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
True Love Survives (P.Bellotte/D.Summer)
You To Me (P.Bellotte/S.Levay)
Sweet Emotion (P.Bellotte/S.Levay)
Leave Me Alone (H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
Melanie (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
Back Where You Belong (H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
People Talk (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
To Turn The Stone (G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Brooklyn (P.Bellotte/S.Levay/D.Summer)
I'm A Rainbow (B.Sudano)
Walk On (Keep On Movin') (G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Don't Cry For Me Argentina (A.Lloyd-Webber/T.Rice)
Runner With The Pack (P.Bellotte)
Highway Runner (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
Romeo (P.Bellotte/S.Levay)
End Of The Week (P.Bellotte/S.Levay)
I Need Time (G.Moroder/P.Bellotte/D.Summer)

Memories by Barbra Streisand (Columbia, 1981)
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (P.Jabara/B.Roberts)
Gary Klein, producer.
Fugitive Kind by Bruce Sudano (Millennium, 1981)
Tony Camillo and Bruce Sudano, producers.
Credits Donna Sudano on backing vocals.

*Pretenders (B.Sudano/B.Incorvaia/J.Esposito)
A Girl Like You (B.Sudano/B.Incorvaia)
True Love (B.Sudano/D.Summer/B.Incorvaia/J.Esposito)
Modern Age Love Affair (B.Sudano)
Talk To Me (B.Sudano/B.Incorvaia)

1982

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Fast Times At Ridgemont High - soundtrack (Elektra/Asylum, 1982)
Highway Runner (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
Giorgio Moroder, producer.
Fire And Ice by various artists (Warner, 1982)
The Wanderer (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
Donna Summer (Geffen, 1982)
This album was also released on a picture disk.
Quincy Jones, producer.

*Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (Q.Jones/ R.Temperton/M.Ross)
Mystery Of Love (J.Lang/R.Page/B.Meyers)
*The Woman In Me (M.Clark/J.Bettis)
*State Of Independence (Vangelis/J.Anderson)
Livin' In America (D.Summer/Q.Jones/ R.Temperton/D.Foster/S.Lukather)
*Protection (B.Springsteen)
(If It) Hurts Just A Little (M.Sembello/D.Sembello/D.Batteau)
Love Is Just A Breath Away (D.Summer/R.Temperton/D.Foster)
Lush Life (B.Strayhorn)

Sometimes Like Butterflies (B.Roberts/D.Summer) (Geffen, 1982)
Quincy Jones, producer.
B-side to the single Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
This was later released on CD on a Mark Tara compilation called Different Love.
 
Words And Music (DIR, 1982)
This is a promotional three record set of a two hour radio special from October 17, 1982. It features songs, interviews clips and even the commercials.

On The Radio (D.Summer/G.Moroder)
Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (Q.Jones/ R.Temperton/M.Ross)
Last Dance (P.Jabara)
Bad Girls (D.Summer/E.Hokenson/B.Sudano/J.Esposito)
Hot Stuff (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (P.Jabara/B.Roberts)
State Of Independence (Vangelis/J.Anderson)
Love To Love You Baby (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
MacArthur Park (J. Webb)
Mystery Of Love (J.Lang/R.Page/B.Meyers)
The Woman In Me (M.Clark/J.Bettis)
Livin' In America (D.Summer/Q.Jones/ R.Temperton/D.Foster/S.Lukather)
Sunset People (P.Bellotte/H. Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
Protection (B. Springsteen)
(If It) Hurts Just A Little (M.Sembello/D.Sembello/D.Batteau)
Love Is Just A Breath Away (D.Summer/R.Temperton/D.Foster)
Lush Life (B.Strayhorn)
Try Me, I Know We Can Make It (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Walk Away (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer)

Disco Round 2 - by various artists (EMI, 1982)
Released in Germany.

Walk Hand In Hand (B. Brodersen)

1983

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Flashdance - soundtrack (Polygram, 1983)
Romeo (P.Bellotte/S.Levay)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
She Works Hard For The Money (Mercury, 1983)
Michael Omartian, producer.

*She Works Hard For The Money (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Stop, Look And Listen (D.Summer/M.Omartian/G.Phillinganes)
He's A Rebel (D.Summer/M.Omartian/J.Graydon)
Woman (D.Summer/B.Sudano/M.Omartian/J.Graydon)
*Unconditional Love (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
*Love Has A Mind Of It's Own (D.Summer/B.Sudano/ M.Omartian)
Tokyo (D.Summer/B.Sudano/M.Omartian)
People People (D.Summer/B.Sudano/M.Omartian)
*I Do Believe (I Fell In Love) (D.Summer)

Different Style by Musical Youth (MCA, 1983)
Peter Collins, producer.

Incommunicado (B.Sudano/C.McKee/G.Grody)

A Blue Live Lady (Buccaneer, 1983)
Released in Italy.
(This is actually the same exact concert that was used for the video A Hot Summer Night With Donna.)

MacArthur Park (J.L.Webb)
Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (Q. Jones/ R.Temperton/M.Ross)
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (P.Jabara/B.Roberts)
Unconditional Love (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Romeo (P.Bellotte/S.Levay)
Don't Cry For Me Argentina (A.Lloyd-Webber/T.Rice)
On The Radio (G.Moroder/D.Summer)
Forgive Me (R.Rambo/D.MacGuire)
Woman (D.Summer/B.Sudano/M.Omartian/J.Graydon)
Dim All The Lights (D.Summer)
Sunset People (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
Bad Girls (D.Summer/B.Sudano/E.Hokenson/J.Esposito)
Hot Stuff (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
Last Dance (P.Jabara)
She Works Hard For The Money (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
State Of Independence (Vangelis/J.Anderson)

Disco Stars (1983)
Released in Holland. (Anymore info anyone???)

Walk Hand In Hand (B. Brodersen)

1984

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NBC Source (NBC Broadcasting, 1984)
This is a promotional two record set of a radio concert broadcast in February, 1984.
Cats Without Claws (Geffen, 1984)
Michael Omartian, producer.

*Supernatural Love (D.Summer/M.Omartian/B.Sudano)
It's Not The Way (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
*There Goes My Baby (B.Nelson/L.Patterson/G.Treadwell)
Suzanna (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Cats Without Claws (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Oh Billy Please (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
*Eyes (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Maybe It's Over (D.Summer)
I'm Free (D.Summer/M.Omartian/B.Sudano)
Forgive Me (R.Rambo/D.MacGuire)

Face The Music (D.Summer/M.Omartian/B.Sudano) (Geffen, 1984)
Michael Omartian, producer.
B-side to the single Supernatural Love.
The Box (C.1984)
This is a three LP set containing the albums The Wanderer, Donna Summer and Cats Without Claws.
Spotlight Specials (ABC Watermark, 1984)
This is a two disk set of music by Donna and commercials. It originally aired on the radio October 21, 1984.

1985-86

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The Summer Collection (Mercury, 1985)
She Works Hard For The Money (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Michael Omartian, producer.
Bad Girls (D.Summer/E.Hokenson/B.Sudano/J.Esposito)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
On The Radio (D.Summer/G.Moroder)
Giorgio Moroder, producer.
Stop, Look And Listen (D.Summer/M.Omartian/G.Phillinganes)
Michael Omartian, producer.
Last Dance (P.Jabara)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
MacArthur Park (J.L.Webb)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
Heaven Knows (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
Unconditional Love (D.Summer/M.Omartian)
Michael Omartian, producer.
I Love You (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (P.Jabara/B.Roberts)
Gary Klein, producer.
De La Noche by Paul Jabara (Warner Brothers, 1986)
Paul Jabara, producer.

This Girl's Back In Town (P.Jabara/B.Esty)

1987

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All Systems Go (Geffen, 1987)
Harold Faltermeyer, producer.

All Systems Go (D.Summer/H.Faltermeyer)
Bad Reputation (D.Summer/P.Burnetta/J.Erikson)
Peter Burnetta and Rick Chudacoff, producers.
Love Shock (D.Summer/B.Sudano/H.Faltermeyer)
Jeremy (D.Summer/A.Slavik/H.Faltermeyer/H.Treiber/P.Floss)
*Only The Fool Survives (D.Summer/B.Sudano/ M.Omartian/V.Weber/J.Bettis/ H.Faltermeyer)
*Dinner With Gershwin (B.Russell)
*Fascination (E.Schwartz/D.Tyson)
Voices Cryin' Out (D.Summer/H.Faltermeyer)
Thinkin' About My Baby (D.Summer/J.Lams/K.Nelson)
Donna Summer, Keith D. Nelson and Jeff Lams, producers.

Tearin' Down The Walls (S.Garrett/T.Maiden) (WEA, 1987)
Michael Omartian, producer.
B-side to the 12" single, Dinner With Gershwin, released in England.
Quiet Rhythms by various artists (Geffen, 1987)
Fascination (E.Schwartz/D.Tyson)
Only The Fool Survives (D.Summer/B.Sudano/ M.Omartian/V.Weber/J.Bettis/H.Faltermeyer)
The Dance Collection (Casablanca, 1987)
Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, producers.

I Feel Love (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
With Your Love (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Last Dance (P.Jabara)
MacArthur Park Suite
MacArthur Park (J.L.Webb)
One Of A Kind (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
Heaven Knows (D.Summer/G.Moroder/P.Bellotte)
MacArthur Park (Reprise) (J.L.Webb)
Hot Stuff (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer/K.Forsey)
Bad Girls (D.Summer/B.Sudano/E.Hokenson/J.Esposito)
Walk Away (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer)
Dim All The Lights (D.Summer)
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (P.Jabara/B.Roberts)
Gary Klein, producer.

1989

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Greatest Hits And Misses by Paul Jabara (Polygram, 1989)
Paul Jabara, executive producer.

Shut Out/Heaven Is A Disco (P.Jabara/B.Esty - P.Jabara)
Something's Missing (P.Jabara/J.Asher)
Foggy Day/Never Lose Your Sense Of Humor (P.Jabara - P.Jabara/D.Summer/G.Mathieson)

Another Place And Time (Atlantic, 1989)
Stock Aitken and Waterman, producers.

*I Don't Wanna Get Hurt (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/P.A.Waterman)
When Love Takes Over You (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman)
*This Time I Know It's For Real (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman/D.Summer)
The Only One (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/P.A.Waterman)
In Another Place And Time (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman)
Sentimental (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/P.A.Waterman/ D.Summer)
Whatever Your Heart Desires (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman/D.Summer)
*Breakaway (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/P.A.Waterman)
If It Makes You Feel Good (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/P.A.Waterman)
*Love's About To Change My Heart (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman)

Spirit Of The Forest (K.Young) by Spirit Of The Forest (Virgin, 1989)
Vic Coppersmith-Heaven, Kenny Young and Nick Glennie-Smith, producers.
12" single recorded by an all-star chorus to promote awareness about the rain forests.
Atlantic's Year In Review by various artists (Atlantic, 1989)
This Time I Know It's For Real (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman/D.Summer)
Superstars/Super CD by various artists (WEA, 1989)
This Time I Know It's For Real (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman/Donna Summer)
Let's Start The Dance by various artists (Polygram, 1989)
Walk Away (P.Bellotte/H.Faltermeyer)
Freeway by various artists (WEA, 1989)
Love's About To Change My Heart (M.Stock/M.J.Aitken/ P.A.Waterman)
 

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