Dusty Springfield

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Paul Huntley obituary
Award-winning wigmaker who was always in great demand for Broadway musicals, West End shows, film and television

Veronica Horwell

20, Jul, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Detective who busted John and Yoko lifts the lid on corrupt 1960s policing
Norman Pilcher, who made some of the 1960s’ biggest arrests and was jailed for perjury, says he is setting the record straight

Duncan Campbell

18, Oct, 2020 @8:45 AM

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'It reminded me I should not go quietly': readers' favourite UK No 1s
Guardian readers fill in the blanks in our countdown of the greatest UK No 1s of all time, with entries from Dusty Springfield to Desmond Dekker, Jimi Hendrix to Joe Dolce

Guardian readers

10, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Burt Bacharach: 'Trump is dangerous – my songs are a form of resistance'
He adored Dusty, drove Cilla to exhaustion and had so many hits he lost count. Now, the 90-year-old says it’s time to get political

Eve Barlow

10, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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The week in radio: Ian Sansom Is Waiting; Definitively Dusty; Free Thinking – review
A frustrating meditation on ‘hanging around’; a revelatory profile of Dusty Springfield; and doctors’ attitudes to displays of emotion

Sean O’Hagan

21, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Marianne Faithfull: the muse who made it on her own terms
As the singer prepares to release her 21st album, we look back at a singular career marked by creative restlessness, personal troubles and triumphant reinventions

Alexis Petridis

23, Oct, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Singled out: the Top 40 formats that fell by the wayside
Remember when a pop rookie and grandee would team up? Or when a soap star could call in Beyoncé to guest on their single? We pay tribute to the song types consigned to chart history

Michael Hann

18, Sep, 2018 @1:31 PM

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Gemma Arterton to star in Dusty Springfield biopic
Directorial debut for Carol screenwriter Phyllis Nagy will follow pop icon on a politically turbulent 1968 trip to Memphis

Catherine Shoard

06, Sep, 2018 @2:17 PM

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The week in theatre: Me and My Girl; Dusty review – daft, delicious and irresistible
Timeworn tropes prove irresistible as Chichester does the Lambeth Walk, while Katherine Kingsley’s singing overcomes a galumphing script in Dusty

Susannah Clapp

15, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: your tribute songs
With musicians such as Elvis Costello, John Lennon and Lead Belly paying homage to their heroes, a reader picks from your suggestions

George Boyland

04, May, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about hobbies
A regular reader who posts as sonofwebcore has picked a playlist from your nominations, with songs from Shonen Knife, Frank Sidebottom and the Fall in the list

George Boyland

28, Jul, 2016 @11:00 AM

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