Celebrity Radio

Thank you to Philip for letting us know about a radio interview Shirley did with Alex Belfield that is available to listen to on a site www.celebrityradio.co.uk.  When you log on select search and put in Shirley Bassey.  It’s the only Shirley interview on there.  It lasts for around 18 minutes.

Astrid’s Simply Bassey #13

For you to listen to today is the song “Light My Fire”




My name is Thomas Hockling and I am Astrid’s husband. Friends asked me to play songs recorded by Shirley Bassey. I felt that this is an impossible task because her interpretations are unsurpassable.
The only chance is maybe finding my own initimate version (of Light My Fire), which may work. So I tried my own compact version which I recorded live (vocals and keyboard). Dieter, a member of my band added further drums and the bass. I hope you can accept my version alongside Shirley Bassey’s great interpretations and thanks a lot for listening.



And here is Shirley’s rendition of “Light my fire”