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6. January 2014 09:57
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Ultimate Bond girl is forever

6. January 2014 09:57 by m | 0 Comments

In celebration of her 77th birthday this Wednesday, Shirley Bassey Week continues with this article from 2009, which reported that popular music singer Shirley Bassey, perhaps best known for singing the title songs to the James Bond films "GoldfingerGoldfinger", "Diamonds Are ForeverDiamonds Are Forever", and "MoonrakerMoonraker", would release her first album since 1999 later in 2009. Bassey was working with composer-producer David Arnold, who wrote the music for the James Bond films "Casino RoyaleCasino Royale" and "Quantum of SolaceQuantum of Solace." [More]

5. January 2014 16:51
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Sultry Singer Captures London

5. January 2014 16:51 by m | 0 Comments

The article is about singer Shirley Bassey. In it we learn that she was reportedly discovered by director Jack Hylton for his musical "Such Is Life", she used to work in Cardiff, Wales for as little as five dollars, and that British television has made a documentary on her life. It states that her first song was a hit even though it was banned due to objectionable content and that during her childhood she was shy but gradually became outspoken. She is passionate about fast cars, so it is fitting that she would later be associated with a certain Aston Martin DB5... [More]

13. November 2013 14:42
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24-Karat Diva

13. November 2013 14:42 by m | 0 Comments

An interview with singer Shirley Bassey, who performed her theme song for the James Bond spy film "GoldfingerGoldfinger" at the 2012 Academy Awards. Bassey's acting, vocal technique, and musical training are discussed, as well as the death of her daughter, her interest in singers such as Peggy Lee, and collaborations with popular musicians. [More]

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