Cindy Dickinson

Cindy Dickinson was born, grew up and began her music career in the UK. She visited her sister in South Africa in the early 1980s and decided to stay.

She began her solo music career with the release of the single “Love Stealer” in 1982. In 1984 she became the vocalist for the group Syndicate and from there went on to join People Like Us in 1986.

After the death of band member Paul Crossley in 1989 Dickinson left People Like Us.

She continued to work in the music industry and married (now) former Capital Radio DJ Dave Guselli. She still lives in South Africa.


Formed in Johannesburg in 1983. Cindy Dickinson (vocals), Joe Alves (guitar), Chris Ghelakis (bass), Peps Cotumaccio (keyboards), Jorge Bastos (drums). Released the single ‘Don’t Go Into Town’ in 1985. They also released the 12” single ‘Summer’s Ending’ (year unknown).

In 1985 Joe Alves and Cindy Dickinson left the band (the latter to join People Like Us). The band continued, adding Ronnie Joyce (vocals), George Vardos (guitar, vocals), Bridget and Beverly Alexander (vocals) and Marvin Moses (keyboards).