The Look Of Love, The Sound Of Sominex

by Kevin Burton   All love to the singer and to the composers, maybe not so much to this particular song.     The late, great purveyor of blue-eyed soul Dusty Springfield took the Burt Bacharach-Hal David song “The Look of Love” to number 22 on the American chart in 1967.  That gets the song a …

Here’s To Socrates And Travis Kelce

by Kevin Burton    “The unexamined life is not worth living,” said Socrates, the Greek philosopher who was said to have driven people to distraction with his constant questioning.    “There were times where I feel like I was just out there thinking too much instead of just playing instinctual football. It’s definitely something that …

Blue-Eyed Soul Shook Up South Africa

by Kevin Burton     Growing up she was known as a tomboy, earning the nickname “Dusty” by playing soccer in the streets with boys.      She grew up to be anything but.    “During her 1960s peak she ranked among the most successful British female performers on both sides of the Atlantic,” reads her Wikipedia …