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The Story of a Spooky Little Song

Dusty Springfield’s “Spooky” was originally a sax instrumental

Close-up of a saxophone being played by a man.
The original version of “Spooky” was played on a tenor saxophone. Photo by Chevanon Photography.

I’ll admit it. I only discovered Dusty Springfield’s groovy song, “Spooky,” thanks to Guy Richie’s 1998 film, Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.

Written by Mike Shapiro and Harry Middlebrooks Jr, Springfield’s “Spooky” came out in 1970. American band, Classics IV, performed…

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Nichola Scurry

Nichola Scurry

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Australian living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee. ko-fi.com/nicscurry