It’s music month at Gal’s Guide and a new group of gal pals have joined to have some fun. Bonnie takes the stage first talking about Dusty Springfield the singer of “Son of a Preacher Man”, “Wishin’ and Hopin’ and more. Don’t miss this fab episode because we learned that Dusty threw food when she got angry. But “What have I, what have I done to deserve this?” Wait what does the Pet Shop Boys have to do with Dusty? Just hit play to learn more.
Show Notes & Extras
- This month’s Gal Pals are Dr. Leah Leach, Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth and Rebecca Berfanger.
- Music Month intro
- Bonnie’s 1 Cool Music Thing is Dusty Springfield
- Growing up Irish-Catholic in the U.K.
- Food fights
- Competing with her brother
- The persona of Dusty Springfield
- The panda look and the skirt Bonnie was talking about
- Songs – “Son of a Preacher Man”, “Wishin’ and Hopin'” and “I Only Wanna Be With You.”
- The Pulp Fiction reference.
- The interview with the Beatles
- Interesting accounting
- Shame spiral in Memphis
- Weird living in L.A. where many are gay but nearly all are in the closet
- Pet Shop Boys “What Did I Do To Deserve This?”
- Background vocals on Elton John songs
- Met a lovely woman and settled down
- Special tour of the Vatican
- Breast cancer died in 1994
- O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire)
- A possible biopic “So Much Love” Variety
- Documentary on YouTube.
- Great book Dusty: an intimate portrait of a musical legend
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