Category Archives: Bassey Blog

Cartoon Video of Shirley Bassey’s ‘The Liquidator’

Combining the Liquidator villain from Darkwing Duck with Shirley Bassey’s title song for the Liquidator movie from 1965.

With thanks to Youtube user ‘BATTY3459’

For a more detailed 2012 Blog about ‘The Liquidator’ Click Here.

Saturday Night Takeaway Part 2 + DSB Honoured by Spanish Impersonator

Only a brief appearance from Dame Shirley Bassey on this weekend’s Missing Crown Jewels on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. (OK Magazine are reporting a big series spoiler!)

Also this week, Dame Shirley recorded a video on Instagram in response to an imitation of her by Lorena Gomez:

Below is Lorena’s performance from talent show ‘Tu Cara Me Suena’ (‘Your Face Sounds Familiar’)

And a performance by the real Shirley Bassey can be enjoyed here:

Recent Book Published About Dame Shirley Bassey

John Blake publishing have released a book “Diamonds Are Forever – Shirley Bassey: A Celebration of My 50 Years as Her Greatest Fan” by Mary Long, who discusses it below on the radio:

Front Cover“Since she signed her first professional contract at the age of sixteen, Shirley Bassey has become one of the most prestigious singers of her time. Her work has inspired and influenced many, and will continue to do so for generations to come.

Diamonds Are Forever is the fascinating story of Shirley Bassey told from the perspective of one of her greatest fans. Mary Long first met the star in 1963 while a teenager, and since then has encountered her hundreds of times. In doing so, she has developed a unique insight into the life and career of one of our most iconic singers.

Book reverseThe author’s warm personal story recounts her heroine’s journey to becoming one of the all-time greats of the British music industry, performing at such events as the Oscars and the Royal Variety Show. She also holds the record for singing the most title songs for James Bond films, with three: ‘Goldfinger’, ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ and ‘Moonraker’.

Published to mark Dame Shirley’s eightieth birthday, Diamonds Are Forever looks back on the life of this incredible artist whose music has touched so many. It is an essential buy not only for her countless thousands of fans worldwide, but also for anyone who admires and enjoys her.”

Click Here to buy Hardback or e-Book edition

Dame Shirley Bassey by Mary Long