Shirley Bassey Biography (Wikipedia)
Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE (born 8 January 1937) is a Welsh singer whose career began in the mid-1950s, best known both for her powerful contralto voice and for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). In January 1959, Bassey became the first Welsh person to gain a No. 1 single.
In 2000, Bassey was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to the performing arts. In 1977 she received the Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist in the previous 25 years. Bassey is considered one of the most popular female vocalists in Britain during the second half of the 20th century.
- Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m3cxh.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m3cxh.jpg2016-12-21T11:01:56.000ZDavid Walliams joins Dame Shirley Bassey and award-winning vocal harmony trio Blake for a rather competitive performance of Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better).https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04m39q3
Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)
- "I was looking at his diamonds"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m3cqk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m3cqk.jpg2016-12-21T10:59:01.000ZDavid Walliams and Dame Shirley Bassey discuss a memorable moment when Dame Shirley performed with Neil Diamond in the 1970s.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04m39zf
"I was looking at his diamonds"
- Dame Shirley Bassey discusses her new album with Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c5dtt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c5dtt.jpg2014-11-17T16:54:00.000ZThe girl from Tiger Bay talks about her amazing career and brand new album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02c5hjz
Dame Shirley Bassey discusses her new album with Steve Wright
- Shirley Bassey nominated for the Singers Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0157t5s.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0157t5s.jpg2013-02-18T14:30:00.000ZRadio 2 listener Janice Lazarus from Illford nominates the Queen of the Bond theme for a place in Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Famehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0157t5v
Shirley Bassey nominated for the Singers Hall of Fame
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