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Berlin concert 1987

Shirley Bassey live in Berlin in honour of 750 years of Berlin in 1987

For this weekend you can watch the full Berlin concert from 1987 in very high audio and video quality. I know I am early this weekend with the weekend post but I will be away for the weekend and hope you enjoy this concert.

From Ian our ‘Gown Guru’ about the dress Shirley is wearing for this concert:

This gown was designed by Sara Perceval around 1983, Sara did all of the lace chiffon gowns for DSB in the 90’s. We call it the Cockerel Gown for obvious reasons. The gown was worn at Blazers in London in 1984, on British tv in 1987 and in Berlin in 1987 and several other occasions in the late 80’s. It was sadly destroyed in a fire in the early 90’s!

Tracklist:

Goldfinger
Almost Like Being In Love
Never Never Never
If You Don’t Understand
Arthur’s Theme
I (Who Have Nothing)
New York New York (Medley)
Something
You ain’t Heard Nothing Yet
Born To Lose
I Am What I Am
Send In The Clown
Diamonds Are Forever
There’s No Place Like London
When You’re Smiling
Hey Jude
My Way
This Is My Life

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FROM THE ARCHIVE 268 -1964-

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Who Can I Turn To was released as a single in 1964 with To Be Loved By A Man on the backside.

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Lyrics:

Who can I turn to
When nobody needs me?
My heart wants to know
And so I must go
Where destiny leads me
With no star to guide me
And no-one beside me
I’ll go on my way
And after the day
The darkness will hide me

And maybe tomorrow
I’ll find what I’m after
I’ll throw off my sorrow
Beg, steal or borrow
My share of laughter
With you I could learn to
With you on a new day
But who can I turn to
If you turn away?

I’ll throw off my sorrow
Beg, steal or borrow
My share of laughter
With you I could learn to
With you on a new day
But who can I turn to
If you turn away?

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FROM THE ARCHIVE 267 -1962/1965-

The Second Time Around is a song from the album Let’s Face The music with Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.

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A live version can be found on the Live From The Pigalle album. To listen click the player below please. This album was re-released on CD together with the Live From The Talk Of The Town album.

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Below some newspaper articles from 1965

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Lyrics:

Love is lovelier, the second time around
Just as wonderful with both feet on the ground
It’s that second time you hear your love song sung
Makes you think perhaps that love like youth is wasted on the young

Love is more comfortable the second time you fall
Like a friendly home the second time you call
Who can say what led us to this miracle we’ve found
There are those who’ll bet love comes but once and yet
I’m oh, so glad we met the second time around

Love’s more comfortable the second time you fall
Like a friendly home the second time you call
Who can say what led us to this miracle we’ve found
There are those who’ll bet love comes but once and yet
I’m oh, so glad we met the second time around

 

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