Wendy Saddington

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Wendy June Saddington (26 September 1949  21 June 2013), also known as Gandharvika Dasi, was an Australian blues, soul and jazz singer, and was in the bands Chain, Copperwine and the Wendy Saddington Band. She wrote for teen pop newspaper Go-Set from September 1969 to September 1970 as an agony aunt in her weekly "Takes Care of Business" column, and as a feature writer. Saddington had Top 30 chart success with her 1972 solo single "Looking Through a Window", which was written and produced by Billy Thorpe and Warren Morgan of the Aztecs. After adopting Krishna Consciousness in the 1970s she took the name Gandharvika Dasi. In March 2013 she was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer, and died on 21 June, aged 63.

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Wendy Saddington
A 20-year-old woman is singing at a microphone and staring into the distance. She wears a dark singlet-top and jeans and has her hair in an afro. Her right arm is slightly bent as she holds the microphone stand. Her left hand is up near her left cheek.
Saddington performing, May 1970
Background information
Birth nameWendy June Saddington
Also known asGandharvika Dasi
Born(1949-09-26)26 September 1949
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died21 June 2013(2013-06-21) (aged 63)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
GenresBlues, soul, jazz
Occupation(s)Singer, music journalist
Years active1967–2013