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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Album: Dusty Springfield, Gold

Back in the 1960s, ploughing a lone musical furrow, the woman dubbed the blue-eyed Queen of Soul, entertained like no other. She did it her way — never conforming to convention.

Dusty Springfield

Gold

(Universal)

Dusty Springfield was a singer way ahead of her time.

In turn she gave the pop world some of the most incredible tunes that have easily stood the test of time.

A new two-CD Universal collection, Gold, traces the Springfield roots but also gives the listener some of the key highlights after she came out of retirement in the 80s.

It's a cracking catalogue of songs and all the big favourites are there including I Only Want To Be With You, Son of A Preacher Man and Don't Forget About Me. Essential...

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