FROM THE ARCHIVE 511 -1957-

In 1957 Shirley Bassey was held hostage in a hotel room by a jealous lover just a few days before she had to leave for Australia. Below a video of an interview with her shortly after the incident and of her arrival in Australia a few days later.

PROGRAMME -1962- Australia

Duets # 27

For this Video Showcase we have the hilarious duet Shirley Bassey did with Freddie Starr on his 1984 show.

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FROM THE ARCHIVE 510 -1956-

Today a few newspaper articles from 1956 from the beginning of Shirley Bassey’s career. That year she performed live at the Cafe de Paris in London. It was her first live recording. She sang Born To Sing The Blues, Somebody Loves Me, My Body’s More Important Than My Mind, Sex & I’ve Got You Under My Skin.