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McDonald landed a recording contract almost straight away with her music style being loved by the people of the late ’60s. These free-loving fans felt that her music spoke to them in ways other music couldn’t and Shelagh became an instant success.

By 1972, Shelagh’s career was going from strength to strength. With two records behind her she was expected to have her big break into mainstream music. But all of a sudden everything changed for the singer. She vanished from the spotlight unexpectedly. It was as if she had disappeared completely.