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Soulful Tribute to Springfield

Soulful Tribute to Springfield



Who: Maureen Elkner
Where: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
When: Saturday July 15, 2000

SHE was known as the only white woman who could sing soul.

Add critical acclaim in her recordings of jazz, blues, R&B, soul, pop, heavy metal, disco, rock, dance, stage musical and even opera, and you may start to understand the talent and scope of the legendary DUSTY SPRINGFIELD .

MAUREEN ELKNER will faithfully recreate Springfield's timeless classics in a performance at Western Suburbs Leagues Club this Saturday.

Capturing the look and the voice of one of the world's most influential singers, Elkner will perform hits including I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU , WISHIN' AND HOPIN' and SON OF A PREACHER MAN. After years as a member of THE SPRINGFIELDS recording commercial folk music, Springfield released her first solo album, A GIRL CALLED DUSTY. Springfield's trademark link between soul and pop and her love affair with R&B became apparent and a roller coaster ride of success followed, including her biggest single in 1966 YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME. She lost her battle with breast cancer last year, after she was awarded the OBE in the UK and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York.

Tickets are on sale now to see Maureen Elkner in A GIRL CALLED DUSTY, from Western Suburbs Leagues Club.



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