Dancing with Demons: The Authorized Biography of Dusty Springfield
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Dancing with Demons: The Authorized Biography of Dusty Springfield

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Dusty Springfield led a tragic yet inspiring life, battling her way to the top of the charts and into the hearts of music fans world-wide. Her signature voice made songs such as, "I Only Want to Be With You," "Son of A Preacher Man," and "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," international hits. In Dancing With Demons, two of her closest friends, Valentine and Wickham, captu

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Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 18th 2002 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published August 17th 2000)
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Paul
Feb 06, 2011 Paul rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: mental health professionals
I like human voices, the more human the better, which is where these dramatic-melismatic upsdcale and downscale contemporary singers trip up all over their soft parts, I think- they're all so "good" they become interchangeable, like great engines. They love a song to death. Under their lashings and howlings and pitch-perfect ululations what sentiment can survive? So I tend to trip into the past with the ipod in my mind.

Some fine singers of the past got to make one indelible record - Priscilla Pa...more
Leanne
Jan 19, 2009 Leanne rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of the 1960's
Heartbreaking but at times very amusing. Lots of hardcore Dusty fans hate this book because they don't like the way it portrays the singer but I think it shows her fun loving side as well as the beautifully talented but extremely troubled part that pretty ,much ruled her life. I hope this is a true recollection of Dusty because, not only did I thoroughly enjoy her story but I also found many parts of the book that I could relate to.
Leigh Roberts
Heartbreaking
Terri
A good Dusty Biography that I enjoyed
yes I would go see a film about her
but not quite yet...
Jared Mann
OMG this book had me crying on public transportation. LOVED IT LOVED IT!!!!!!
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