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Dusty! Queen of the Postmods

4 Ratings: 3.8
Non-fiction book by Annie J. Randall; released November 2008

Crowned by the press as the "Queen of the Mods" and the "White Queen of Soul," Dusty Springfield was one of a handful of transatlantic musicians who established a lasting link between the new American "soul" sound and British popular music, resulting … see full wiki

Author: Annie J. Randall
Genre: Entertainment
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date Published: November 17, 2008
2 reviews about Dusty! Queen of the Postmods
review by . October 14, 2009
posted in Music Matters
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"Dusty was the leader of a gang we wanted to be part of."  This quotation from Dusty Springfield's long-time friend and backup singer Simon Bell from page 102 of "Dusty!: Queen of the Postmods" seems to sum up quite nicely how British teenagers viewed their feisty heroine during the peak of her popularity in the mid 1960's.  While I was certainly aware that Dusty Springfield was an extremely important figure on the pop music scene on both sides of the pond …
Quick Tip by . October 15, 2009
I Love Dusty...such a strong voice/persona. I still sing Son of a Preacherman.....provocative lyrics for that time.
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