Donna Summer: Rest in Peace

Like Whitney, she was a voice and a presence synonymous with the clubs and nightlife and beach afternoons of my wanton yet strangely innocent gay youth. Hers were some of the first songs, like “Hot Stuff” and “Love To Love You Baby,” that featured a subtext dripping  with lust, matching  just how we felt at the time, a lust that seems to be missing in today’s “Life.”

Her passing at a still young 63  forces us, once again, to confront our own mortality.

May she rest in peace.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s