Dame Shirley Day on BBC Radio Wales

Friday 23rd October was Dame Shirley Day on BBC Radio Wales.

Radio Wales spent a whole day celebrating the music of the girl from Tiger Bay, and looking back at 50 fantastic years in the business with plenty of special features.

Listen again to 'Get The Party Started' - Alan Thompson and Mal Pope's review of Dame Shirley Day.

The day culminated in a live concert for the BBC Electric Proms from the Roundhouse in London.

Here on the Radio Wales website, in conjunction with the Wales Music site you'll find archive clips, photographs, a biography and more.


Shirley Bassey in 2002

About Dame Shirley

Find out all about the legendary Welsh singing diva.

Shirley Bassey in 1964

The Archive

Watch and listen to rare clips of Dame Shirley from the BBC archive.

Shirley Bassey in 1974

The Gallery

Witness the changing styles of Dame Shirley through the years.

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Your Say

Read comments from Dame Shirley fans, plus a chance to send in your own.

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Electric Proms

More about Dame Shirley's concert at the BBC Electric Proms 2009.

James Dean Bradfield, Mal Pope, Alan Thompson

Highlights of Dame Shirley Day

Some clips and photos from a special day.


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