Shirley Bassey

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Last updated: 08 July 2009

Best known for her classic James Bond theme tunes, Shirley Bassey has the longest chart career in history.

Video: Shirley Bassey performing There's A Place For Us.

With huge Glastonbury crowds in the palm of her hand in the 2000s, Shirley Bassey shows no signs of diminishing as a star.

Read the full Shirley Bassey biography and check out details of Dame Shirley's appearance on the BBC Electric Proms.

Key works

  • Get The Party Started (2007)

    Dame Shirley's first album in nearly a decade. Read the BBC Music review
  • This Is My Life cover

    The Greatest Hits - This is My Life (2000)

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