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One year later, Dionne Warwick tried her hand at covering the song, but her version proved unsuccessful.The original mix of Dusty's version has only recently been released, on the UK 2-CD compilation "Classics & Collectibles".She was the first UK singer to top the New Musical Express readers' poll for Female Singer.To boost her credibility as a soul artist, Springfield went to Memphis, Tennessee to record Dusty in Memphis, an album of pop and soul music with the Atlantic Records main production team.It boasts a very contemporary sound (much like a Burt Bacharach tune) and could very well been issued as a single.Two takes were recorded of her #3 1964 UK hit, "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself": one being vocal (dynamic, well orchestrated and long) while the other proved to be of lesser stereo quality and was not received well critically, despite its high charting success.Although she was never considered a Northern Soul artist in her own right, her efforts contributed a great deal to the formation of the genre as a result.Partly owing to these efforts, a year later she eventually became the best-selling female singer in the world and topped a number of popularity polls, including Melody Maker 's Best International Vocalist.
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Dusty Springfield was born with the name Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien, but she changed it after joining a folk band with her brother and calling themselves the Springfields.
They were popular in Britain in the 1960s and had a hit in the US, "Silver Threads and Golden Needles" in 1962.
She refused to perform concerts in South Africa before segregated audiences, as required by that country's apartheid system, and in fact was deported from South Africa in 1964 for performing before a racially mixed audience.
Dusty Springfield was one of the most successful British female singers in history.