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La Bionda is an Italian musical duo formed by the brothers Carmelo and Michelangelo La Bionda. They are considered pioneers of the Italo disco music genre.

Carmelo and Michelangelo La Bionda's family was originally from Sicily(Ramacca) but they grew up in Milan. They debuted as songwriters with "Primo sole, primo fiore", a piece the pop band Ricchi e Poveri presented at the Song Festival in Venice in 1970. They also wrote "Neve bianca, Amica, Gentile se vuoi" for the Italian female singer Mia Martini, and "Piccolo uomo" with Bruno Lauzi (lyrics). Michelangelo La Bionda also did some session work. In 1975 he played acoustic guitar on the album Volume VIII by Fabrizio De André.

Between 1973 and 1975 La Bionda recorded two albums of acoustic ballads, Fratelli La Bionda srl (1973) and Tutto va bene (1975). "Tutto va bene" was recorded at the Apple Studios in London, and features Nicky Hopkins on piano.

La Bionda became popular when they turned to disco music. They moved to Munich, when they started recording under the pseudonym D. D. Sound (short for Disco Delivery Sound), a moniker that would accompany them for their entire recording career. Their first two disco singles, "Disco Bass" and "Burning Love", became international hits. They were followed by "Cafè" (1977) and "1, 2, 3, 4 Gimme Some More".

In 1978, they released their album, La Bionda. It included "Sandstorm" and "There for Me", as well as the worldwide hit "One For You, One For Me". "There for Me" was subsequently covered by other artists, including Sarah Brightman & Josh Groban, Dalida, Patty Pravo and Paul Potts. Jonathan King's cover version of "One for You, One for Me" reached the 29 spot in the UK charts at the end of 1978, outperforming La Bionda's original which had only reached number 54.

From 1978 to 1981, La Bionda continued to record more dance music, either under their name (as with the albums Bandido, High Energy and I Wanna Be Your Lover) or as D. D. Sound (as with the singles Cafe, The Hootchie
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