Dusty Springfield. Dusty Springfield, OBE (* 16. April 1939 in Hampstead, London; † 2. März 1999 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire; bürgerlich Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien) war eine britische Pop - und Soulsängerin. Wegen ihrer für eine Weiße sehr ungewöhnlichen Soulstimme wird sie „The White Queen of Soul“ genannt.
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE  (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), known professionally as Dusty Springfield, was an English singer whose career spanned over five decades.
- Early Years
- Solo Career
- Troubled Years
- Final Years and Death
A British singer whose style and husky voice emulated the Motown sounds she adored, Dusty Springfield was born Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien on April 16, 1939, in London, England. Her love of music came early. At a young age, she teamed up with her older brother Dion, singing with him in their parents' garage. They liked to record their ...
In late 1963, The Springfields disbanded, allowing Springfield to launch a successful solo career. Over the next half-decade, Springfield was a fixture on the pop charts. The run of success began just months after The Springfields ended, with the January 1964 hit "I Only Want to Be With You," which reached No. 4 in the U.K. and No. 12 in the U.S. B...
Springfield's career following Dusty in Memphisproved inconsistent. Long fascinated by the United States and a bit of a Civil War geek, she moved to America in 1970. But her life only took on more struggles in her new home. Beset by drug issues and other personal problems, Springfield failed to capture the run of stardom she'd once enjoyed. She did...
Springfield, who returned to England in the early 1990s, released her final studio album, A Very Fine Love,in 1995. That same year, she was diagnosed with cancer. From there on out, health problems were a constant in her life. Still, her final years introduced a renewed interest in her work and career. In 1997, Mercury Records issued a 3-CD set, Th...
Dusty Springfield was an enormous cat lover. She left behind her twelve year old pet cat, Nicholas. She had suffered from drug and alcoholism during the seventies. She was the first person to bring the sound of Motown to England in her variety music show. She performed "Mockingbird" with Jimi Hendrix.
- Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien
Aktuelles Album. Dusty Springfield Dusty In Memphis. Die "White Queen Of Soul" riss Scheuklappen nieder. Die Künstlerin kommt am 16. April 1939 im Londoner Hampstead als Mary Isobel Catherine ...
Full list of Dusty Springfield songs:http://tsort.info/music/p4hxrk.htm
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