It was a welcome return to Kilworth House this evening to see Dusty Springfield in concert. It wasn’t THE Dusty (obviously!) but a darn good impression! The event had been postponed from October last year, then again in April, because of you-know-what, but tonight was (finally!) the night!!! 😁👍. The performance was called: Delightfully Dusty.
Tonight, we acted as the taxi service and picked up Jo and Janet. Carol made her own way there and joined us in The Orangery where we’d all pre-booked a meal!
No bad, although I think someone forgot to add the Stilton to the Broccoli & Stilton Soup!
To use that well-worn phrase: ‘She had a good pair of lungs on her..!’ was a bit of an under-statement! She belted out the tunes, one after the other with hardly room for breath. Great stuff!
…and if ONE 60’s pop icon wasn’t enough, along came ‘Lulu’ and ‘Petula’ to entertain us with a few of their hits – as well as duetting with Dusty on a few numbers!
- Get Ready
- Little By Little
- Son Of A Preacher Man
- Take Another Little Piece Of My Heart
- I Only Want To Be With You
- I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself
- Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
- Twenty-Four hours from Tulsa
- Anyone Who Had A Heart
- The Look Of Love
- Colour My World
- Corner of the sky
- I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten
- Boom Bang-a-Bang
- In the Middle of Nowhere
- Higher and Higher
- You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me (Dusty’s encore)
We left around 10.15pm and it had been a great evening! Plenty of familiar tunes performed with bags of energy. Even if Kilworth’s kitchen offer wasn’t quite as good as we remember it, it didn’t matter much. It was just good to be out, enjoying some quality entertainment with friends – just like it used to be!
Thanks for getting things organised Janet! 🥰