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Gloria Gaynor

Gloria Gaynor, ( Born in New Jersey, September 7, 1949), singer.

In the 1960s, Gaynor was a singer with the Soul Satisfiers[?], a jazz/pop band. Her first solo single was "She'll Be Sorry/Let Me Go Baby" (1965).

She is best-known for the disco hit songs "I Will Survive" (1979) and "Never Can Say Goodbye" (1973). "I Will Survive"'s lyrics, written from the point of view of a woman recently dumped telling her ex-lover that she can cope without him and doesn't want anything more to do with him, have become something of an anthem of female emancipation, and the song is still a staple of office parties and karaoke nights, not to mention an anthem in North American gay culture. She also sang on lesser-known disco songs like "Honey Bee" (1973), "Casanova Brown" (1975), and "I Am What I Am" (1983).

She continued recording for many years, releasing "Last Night" in 2000, "Just Keep Thinking About You" in 2001, and "I Never Knew" in 2002.

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