From the archive # 119 -1960-

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Today three newspaper articles from the year 1960 when Shirley Bassey was playing at the Pigalle and Eartha Kitt at the Talk of the Town. Also below a page from the Eartha Kitt biography by John Williams.

1960 AC NMEBassey12thAug Eartha Kitt

1960 M NMEBassey2ndSept Eartha Kitt

1960 N NMEBassey2ndSept2 Eartha Kitt Cliff Richard

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2 thoughts on “From the archive # 119 -1960-”

  1. Very interesting articles – thanks Pieter. It was interesting for me to read about Shirley’s exploits in Bournemouth, my home town.and where I first saw her perform in the very early seventies. Eartha Kitt was a great star too; I remember seeing her one woman show in London in 1989 – she was terrific; sadly these calibre of entertainers are no more. Dame Shirley is the last of these greats, let’s hope we see more of her soon.

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  2. Thank you Pieter. You have outdone yourself with these postings, quote from Mr. Williams’ book re: Eartha Kitt. Eartha had a rough beginning in life, but by God’s grace, and her wanting to be loved, and succeed became a great star. Two great Dames.

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