Dusty Springfield
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1939-04-16
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Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive sensual sound, she ...

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Biography

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive sensual sound, she was an important blue-eyed soul singer and at her peak was one of the most successful British female performers, with six top 20 singles on the United States Billboard Hot 100 and sixteen on the United Kingdom Singles Chart from 1963 to 1989. She is a member of both the US Rock and Roll and UK Music Halls of Fame. International polls have named Springfield among the best female rock artists of all time. Her image, supported by a peroxide blonde bouffant hairstyle, evening gowns, and heavy make-up, as well as her flamboyant performances on the black and white television of the 1960s, made her an icon of the Swinging Sixties.

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Goin' Back
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Goin' Back Goin' Back Goin' Back Goin' Back
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You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
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You Don't Have To Say You Love Me You Don't Have To Say You Love Me You Don't Have To Say You Love Me You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
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Son Of A Preacher Man
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Son Of A Preacher Man Son Of A Preacher Man Son Of A Preacher Man Son Of A Preacher Man
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In Private
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In Private In Private In Private In Private
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Lovin' Proof
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Lovin' Proof Lovin' Proof Lovin' Proof Lovin' Proof
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I Only Want To Be With You
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I Only Want To Be With You I Only Want To Be With You I Only Want To Be With You I Only Want To Be With You
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Love Power
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Love Power Love Power Love Power Love Power
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In The Middle Of Nowhere
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In The Middle Of Nowhere In The Middle Of Nowhere In The Middle Of Nowhere In The Middle Of Nowhere
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My Colouring Book
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My Colouring Book My Colouring Book My Colouring Book My Colouring Book
Pet Shop Boys
What Have I Done To Deserve This?
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What Have I Done To Deserve This? What Have I Done To Deserve This? What Have I Done To Deserve This? What Have I Done To Deserve This?
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How Can I Be Sure
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How Can I Be Sure How Can I Be Sure How Can I Be Sure How Can I Be Sure
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I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
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I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
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I Close My Eyes & Count To Ten
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I Close My Eyes & Count To Ten I Close My Eyes & Count To Ten I Close My Eyes & Count To Ten I Close My Eyes & Count To Ten
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Son Of A Preacher Man (Charlie Beale Edit)
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Son Of A Preacher Man (Charlie Beale Edit) Son Of A Preacher Man (Charlie Beale Edit) Son Of A Preacher Man (Charlie Beale Edit) Son Of A Preacher Man (Charlie Beale Edit)
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The Look of Love
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The Look of Love The Look of Love The Look of Love The Look of Love
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I Only Want
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I Only Want I Only Want I Only Want I Only Want
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No Easy Way Down
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No Easy Way Down No Easy Way Down No Easy Way Down No Easy Way Down
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Biography

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive sensual sound, she was an important blue-eyed soul singer and at her peak was one of the most successful British female performers, with six top 20 singles on the United States Billboard Hot 100 and sixteen on the United Kingdom Singles Chart from 1963 to 1989. She is a member of both the US Rock and Roll and UK Music Halls of Fame. International polls have named Springfield among the best female rock artists of all time. Her image, supported by a peroxide blonde bouffant hairstyle, evening gowns, and heavy make-up, as well as her flamboyant performances on the black and white television of the 1960s, made her an icon of the Swinging Sixties.

Born in West Hampstead, London to a family that enjoyed music, Springfield learned to sing at home. In 1958 she joined her first professional group, The Lana Sisters, and two years later formed a pop-folk vocal trio, The Springfields, with her brother Tom. Her solo career began in 1963 with the upbeat pop hit, "I Only Want to Be with You". Among the hits that followed were "Wishin' and Hopin'" (1964), "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself" (1964), "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" (1966), and "Son of a Preacher Man" (1968).

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