Dusty Springfield, The White Lady of Soul, Dies We remember British singer Dusty Springfield, who died after a five year battle with breast cancer. She was known for the 1960's hits "Son of a Preacher Man," and "Wishin' and Hopin'." Her husky-voiced style was termed "white soul." Springfield was 59. (4:30)Due to Internet rights issues, this segment has been modified from its orginal broadcast form.