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Dusty Springfield

Springfield was a pop chanteuse with a blond beehive until she recorded 1969’s erotically charged Dusty in Memphis, backed up by crack Southern musicians; it set the mold for almost every U.K. soul woman to follow.


The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time: Number 35, Dusty Springfield

The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: Number 89, Dusty Springfield's Dusty in Memphis

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