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Dusty : an intimate portrait of a musical legend

Author: Karen Bartlett
Publisher: New York, NY : Lesser Gods, Minneapolis, MN : Consortium Book Sales & Distribution. [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From the launch of her solo career in 1963, Dusty Springfield exuded beauty and glamour with a distinctively unique voice that propelled her into the charts time and again. Ahead of her time, with an unrivalled musical ear, she was heavily influenced by Motown artists and was the first British artist to appreciate their impact. When she hosted her own TV shows, she introduced her audience to such Motown
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dusty Springfield; Dusty Springfield
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bartlett
ISBN: 1944713026 9781944713027
OCLC Number: 959035510
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : Robson Press, 2014.
Description: xi, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction. No easy way down --
Mary O'Brien --
You've got what it takes --
The Springfields --
Something about love --
A girl called Dusty --
Dusty v. apartheid --
The icon --
Definitely Dusty --
You don't have to say you love me --
Where am I going? --
Dusty in Memphis --
A brand new me --
Beverly Hills beige --
Longing --
In the winter --
I'm coming home again --
What have I done to deserve this? --
Since you went away... --
Goin' back --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Karen Bartlett.

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The first definitive biography of one of pop music's most enduring and influential voices, with startling new insights and revelations.  Read more...

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"The most definitive biography yet" --Choice magazine"A vivid portrait of a tortured soul" --Out in the City"A heart-breaking read" --Record Collector

 
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