Hall of Fame Essay
With her very first single as a solo artist, Dusty Springfield secured her glorified place in the pantheon of rock & roll history.
The 1963 release of “I Only Want to Be With You” made her the second English artist - following the Beatles - to break through in America as part of the initial wave of the British Invasion, launching the international career of one of rock’s most distinctive, far-reaching and enduring female vocalists.
She was a songwriter’s singer
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