As the son of a preacher man, I am always reminded of this amazing LGBTQ History Month Icon, Dusty Springfield!
“My sexuality has never been a problem to me, but I think it has been for other people.”
October is LGBT History Month, as B.P continues to Highlight Icons, today’s featured LGBT Icon ~ “Dusty Springfield”
Dusty Springfield was an English singer and record producer best known for her sultry, soulful sound. Born Mary Isobel Bernadette O’Brien in London (she got the nickname Dusty for playing football with the boys), Springfield was one of the most successful British female performers in history, with six top 20 singles in the United States and 16 in Europe. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the U.K. Music Hall of Fame.
In 1958 Springfield joined her first singing group, The Lana Sisters, later forming The Springfields with her brother. She first received attention for her hit “I Only Want to Be With You,” and later…
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