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"It's become rather an overrated classic," she told me in 1990. It's a good record." I don't think she was being deliberately perverse.
She just had a shrewder perspective on her own work than anyone else.
The times we have worked together over the years have been some of the most memorable in my life.
She is a very special lady and my favorite singer of all time.
Jim Lange, who died of a heart attack Tuesday at age 81, hosted many game shows during his decades-long career, but it was his work on "The Dating Game" that made him the most famous.
The Sounds of Motown was conceived and hosted by Springfield for the express purpose of igniting the careers of the Detroit singers in European markets.Dusty's death in 1999, at the age of 59, has boosted the legend of Springfield as the Great Female Voice of British pop, though it hasn't done much to promote a deeper understanding of what made her a great artist."There's something sad about the way people become almost more famous when they die," reflects Lulu, a fellow-performer who became a close friend of Dusty's during the Sixties.Her precocious, strangely adult, slightly eerie voice was already in evidence on her first amateur recordings in the mid-Fifties, recorded when she was still petite, plain, auburn-haired Mary O’Brien, raised in an unhappy home in High Wycombe in the Forties and Fifties and nicknamed ‘Pudge’ by her family.She quickly found fame, first with her brother Tom in folk-pop group The Springfields, who were one of the top groups in Britain in the early Sixties, before splitting as U.