Tom Springfield

English musician, songwriter and record producer (1934–2022) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Tom Springfield (born Dionysius Patrick O'Brien,[1] 2 July 1934 – 27 July 2022) was an English musician, songwriter and record producer who was prominent in the 1960s folk and pop music scene. He was the older brother of singer Dusty Springfield, with whom he performed in the Springfields. He wrote several hit songs for the Springfields ("Island of Dreams", "Say I Won't Be There") and later for the Seekers ("I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own", "The Carnival Is Over", "Georgy Girl"), whose records he also produced.

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Tom Springfield
Springfield, 1962
Springfield, 1962
Background information
Birth nameDionysius Patrick O'Brien
Also known asDion O'Brien
Born(1934-07-02)2 July 1934
Hampstead, London, England
Died27 July 2022(2022-07-27) (aged 88)
London, England
GenresFolk, pop
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instrument(s)Vocals, piano, guitar
Years active1960s–1970

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