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Bassey! - How Goldfinger made Dame Shirley an international star

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James McLaren James McLaren | 10:32 UK time, Thursday, 12 January 2012

This week Shirley Bassey is the subject of a fascinating two-part Radio 2 programme Bassey!, in which the Tiger Bay singer tells her life story to Paul Sexton.

In this clip from episode one, Dame Shirley remembers her classic vocal performance on Goldfinger (along with the late John Barry, Don Black and the film's 'golden girl', actress Shirley Eaton) and explains how the track took her to Las Vegas and around the world.

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You can listen to the first episode on the BBC iPlayer, and catch the concluding part on Tuesday 17 January at 10pm on Radio 2.

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