THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
78-Donna Summer-Love to Love You Baby.
1975-Number 4 single.
Best Bit-At 11.40.(It’s worth the wait.) If you were born sometime in 1976 there is a fair chance you were conceived to this song.
Donna Summer was born LaDonna Adrian Gaines,December 31,1948 in Boston,Massachusetts,she died of lung cancer on May 17,2012,she was known worldwide as the ‘Queen of Disco.’
Summer first met this songs writers and producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte while living and working in Germany.It was Summer who originally came up with the idea for the song,but because of her religious upbringing she didn’t want to perform it herself.Summer’s erotic moans and groans impressed Moroder so much that he persuaded her to release it as her own song.In an interview in 1976 Summer answered the questions everyone was asking,’Everyone’s asking,were you alone in the studio? Yes,I was alone.Did you touch yourself? Yes,well,actually I had my hand on my knee.Did you fantasise on anything? Yes,on my handsome boyfriend Peter.’
Peter Bellotte was born in 1943 in Barnet,England,other artists he has written for and produced include,Elton John,Tina Turner and Janet Jackson.
Giorgio Moroder was born,26 April,1940 in Urtijei,Italy,he is known as the ‘Father of Disco.’He is credited with pioneering Electronic Dance Music and his work with synthesizers influenced several music genres such as New Wave,Techno and House Music.To date he has written or produced four UK Number 1 singles.
‘When you’re laying so close to me,there’s no place I’d rather you be than with me.’
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This is the 2nd highest placed Donna Summer song on this countdown.YOUTUBE.COMDonna Summer – Love To Love You Baby (Original Extended Version) Oasis Records 1975“Love to Love You Baby” is a song by American singer Donna Summer released in 1975. It became one of the first ever disco hits to also be…