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Donna Summer (LaDonna Adrian Gaines)

Donna Summer (LaDonna Adrian Gaines) (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012) Known by her stage name, Donna Summer, Was an American singer, songwriter, and painter. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s. A five-time Grammy … Continue reading

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Adam Nathaniel Yauch AKA MCA

Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced /ˈjaʊk/; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) Was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He was … Continue reading

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Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm

Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012) Was an American rock and Americana musician and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for The Band. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, … Continue reading

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