Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE , professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English singer born to Irish parents. Of the female artists of the British invasion, Springfield made the biggest impression on the U.S. market. From 1963 to 1970, she scored 18 singles in the Billboard Hot 100. She was voted the Top British Female Artist by the readers of the New Musical Express in 1964, 1965, and 1968. Springfield is an inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame. She was placed among the 25 female rock artists of all time, by the readers of Mojo magazine , editors of Q magazine , and the panel of artists by the VH1 TV channel .