", A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs. The song became a tribute to hard-working women everywhere. She works hard for the money. Enter your email address to subscribe for notifications of new posts by email. She works hard for the money. It became her first Top 10 album in the U.S. since 1979 and produced a massively successful hit single in the form of the title track. So you better treat her right. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Aux États-Unis, la chanson a débuté à la 67e place du Hot 100 de Billboard (dans la semaine du 28 mai 1983)[1] et atteint la 3e place (pour la semaine du 6 août)[2],[3]. Onetta there in the corner stands And she wonders where she is. She Works Hard for the Money was universally acclaimed by music reviews and the album had helped establish her place as a 1980s pop/dance diva. "The only thing we can control is our reaction to that ,” said Swift. Donna Summer, who died today (Rest in Peace), found Grammy success for her disco and rock songs in the 1970s, that suggested female empowerment (“Hot Stuff”) and tackled unique subjects for the genre (“Bad Girls,” referencing prostitution). 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Summer thought to herself, Wow, she really works hard for her money. Love to Love You Baby(1983, réédition) Unconditional Love(1983). La chanson a été publiée en single avant la sortie de l'album (aux États-Unis, en mai). (Rescue Me).". Lyrically, the album dealt with subjects such as social injustice ("Stop, Look and Listen"), Jesus Christ ("He's a Rebel") and missing children ("People, People"). PolyGram issued these tracks on the Mercury label as She Works Hard for the Money with the title cut issued as advance single on May 10, 1983: the "She Works Hard for the Money" single became Summer's biggest hit since 1979 with a #3 peak on the Hot 100 in Billboard where it also spent three weeks at #1 on the R&B chart with this success impelling its parent album, released June 13, 1983, to #9. Ultimate Panopticon, "She Works Hard for the Money" as written by Michael Omartian Donna Summer, Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group. I used to dance to her, MJ & Prince’s songs n my room playin like I was the radio DJ when I was kid, Reblogged this on "You Jivin' Me, Turkey?" One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer.". :*(. ", "George Bush doesn't care about black people. She Works Hard for the Money was more pop/dance oriented than the two precedent Donna Summer albums, but also contained some soulful ballads, including "Love Has a Mind of Its Own", a duet with gospel singer Matthew Ward. Taylor Swift's “Shake It Off” was inspired by how she'd learned to deal with all the false rumors that circulated about her. "And then I thought, 'man, that's a song. Le clip vidéo de la chanson, réalisé par Brian Grant , a fait ses débuts sur MTV et est devenu la première vidéo d’une artiste afro-américaine à être placée dans une "rotation lourde" (c'est le terme utilisé à l’époque par MTV pour indiquer une vidéo fréquemment diffusée). The "Jet City Woman" in the Queensrÿche song is Seattle. And she's seen a lot of tears Of the ones who come in. During the 1970s, Summer's management had worked hard to portray her as a powerful, sexual fantasy figure to the point where they had become too involved in her personal life (which led to a period of depression for Summer before becoming a born-again Christian and filing a lawsuit against her record label). "You can either let it get to you … [or] you just shake it off.". Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. "Me And Bobby McGee" was written by Kris Kristofferson and first recorded by Roger Miller. Summer was credited with writing or co-writing every track on the album, mostly alongside Michael Omartian, who was also the album's producer. It also contained a reggae-styled song called "Unconditional Love" which featured vocals by young black British group Musical Youth. "Stop, Look and Listen" peaked at #57 on the UK Music Chart. Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2020 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, She Works Hard For The Money song meanings, Donna Summer – She Works Hard For The Money. How to play "She Works Hard For The Mo…" Print According to Summer, this was to show they have overcome their challenges and succeeded. La chanson a été écrite par Donna Summer avec Michael Omartian, qui a produit l'album She Works Hard for the Money[7]. A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band. Taylor Swift's “Shake It Off” was inspired by how she'd learned to deal with all the false rumors that circulated about her. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Donna Summer – She Works Hard for the Money, Prayuth Chan-ocha – Because You Are Thailand, Katrina & The Waves – Walkin’ On Sunshine, The Legendary K.O. L'une est la modification unique; l'autre reste fidèle à la longueur originale de la version album de la chanson. ( Log Out /  So you better treat her right. The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. "Politics and music don't necessarily go hand in hand. She'll never sell out, she never will, not for a dollar bill. "Mr. Jones" took on new meaning when the song about a misguided view of fame made Adam famous. The music video was directed by Brian Grant, who was one of the first directors in the medium, having done clips for Queen and The Human League the predated MTV. Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. ", A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, More songs about people with financial problems, More songs with videos directed by Brian Grant. ( Log Out /  ", "Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.". *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alone, Encyclopedia of recorded sound Frank W. Hoffmann, Howard Ferstler – 2005 – Volume 2 – Page 1079 "She won Grammy awards for Best Inspirational Performance in 1983 and 1984, for "He's a Rebel" and "Forgive Me," respectively. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! "Me And Bobby McGee" was written by Kris Kristofferson and first recorded by Roger Miller. "Tainted Love" started as a 1964 soul song by Gloria Jones, became a huge hit when Soft Cell covered it in 1981, and was the basis for Rihanna's 2006 #1 "S.O.S.