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RIP Donna Summer: a look at the Queen of Disco's legacy

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Singer Donna Summer performs during the David Foster and Friends concert at the Mandalay Bay Events Center October 1, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The queen of the disco era Donna Summer died today at the age of 63 after a long battle with cancer. Her family confirms to the Associated Press. Summer had massive hits in the 1970’s like “Last Dance," "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls." She also co-wrote "Love to Love You Baby" and many other hits. We’ll take a look at her life and work.

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Alice Echols, Professor in Contemporary Gender Studies at USC and author of "Hot Stuff and the Remaking of American Culture"

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