... A little later at school, the person to have the greatest influence on her at that stage of her life was Sandy Saddler, the music teacher, who cheerfully encouraged her in her love of both Scottish traditional song and modern American folk artists. That, and a taste for the songs and vocal ... Read review
Honest, self-deprecating, heartwarming and enthusiastic memoir
"...Barbara Dickson ==
Letís start with a statistic that Mrs Cookson of Lincolnshire, a.k.a. Barbara Dickson, found hard to believe when she was told. Not long before she wrote these memoirs, she was informed that she had sold more records in her career than any other solo Scottish female vocalist. Having started out as a folk singer, then had hits from a couple of musicals and been very successful in the pop-meets-easy listening market, and sustained ..."
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