My Top 20 Albums – ‘Dusty in Memphis’ by Dusty Springfield.

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Movies have always been a great source for discovering new music. Forrest Gump got me hooked on the song For What It’s Worth, setting in motion a lifelong Neil Young journey by way of Buffalo Springfield. Just Like Honey meanwhile, the stunning closing track in Lost in Translation, pointed me in the direction of Psychocandy, the acclaimed debut album by The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Similarly, it was Pulp Fiction that hammered home just how fantastic Dusty Springfield’s Son of a Preacher Man is. Finally, after my umpteenth Uma Thurman overdose, I made the long overdue decision to investigate Ms. Springfield herself, an artist I realized I knew little about bar a few early hit singles.

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