St David’s Day


Welsh Dame with the Prince of Wales

Today March 1st is St David’s Day.

Wales is a country you can’t help but like!

It produces more than its fair share of great actors, great choirs, great sportsmen, great writers and, er, pretty good singers 🙂

The date of 1st March was chosen in remembrance of the death of Saint David on 1st March, 589, and has been celebrated by followers since then. The date was declared a national day of celebration within Wales in the 18th century.

Here’s an article in a Canadian paper

Wish list


Above: Scan from the 1970 British Tour Programme

Thanks to Dieter, an Uberfan from Germany, for this message:

“The BGO Shirley Bassey releases are just great.

But I’ve been waiting, waiting and waiting for a CD release of
Shirley’s US United Artists album “This Is My Life”. To me, it’s one
of her greatest albums with ace arrangements by Sid Feller. The song
selection is superb as well.

Don’t you think it’s about time they re-released this gem!?

Please, forward this wish to the DSB camp and the BGO label!

Will Shirley ever play continental Europe (Germany etc.) again?

Keep up the good work!


Kiss Me Sheet Music


For sale on YouTube for peanuts…

Original 1958 sheet music for Kiss Me Honey-Honey (Kiss Me)

Auction ends 01-Mar-08 13:53:09 GMT

Click here to visit eBay page

Opening credits Goldfinger

Bond, a Bomb, a Babe and Bassey – What a perfect way to grab a cinema audience’s attention!

Click here to enter his web of sin

7’40” taken from the opening sequence of this classic 007 adventure.


“Fancy doing an odd job, Meester Oddjob?”