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Biographies

Dame Shirley Bassey sometimes gets a mention in biographies of other stars. Today the pages that mentioned her in the biographies of Alma Cogan, Helen Shapiro and Scott Walker. (Special thanks to Susan)

ALMA COGAN

HELEN SHAPIRO

SCOTT WALKER

Dame Shirley Bassey performing at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee?…………

Next year in 2022 Queen Elizabeth will be on the throne for 70 years and in June she will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. Of course we all wonder if Dame Shirley Bassey will perform like she did at the Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and the Golden Jubilee in 2002 and what song(s) she will sing? For the Golden Jubilee she sang Goldfinger and for the Diamond Jubilee Diamonds Are For Ever. So will it be a Bond song, a Classic or a Ballad or a song from her last album or maybe even a song she never recorded but only sang live like for instance Summertime? That is why we have a poll here at the blog where you can add the song that you think is the most suitable for the Jubilee performance. So please leave your thoughts in the comments.

Dame Shirley Bassey in Queen documentary

A three DVD set has been released with documentaries about Freddie Mercury. On one of the three documentaries there is a short clip about Dame Shirley Bassey. Freddie Mercury was a huge Shirley Bassey fan and of course Dame Shirley recorded two of his songs. The Show Must Go On & Who Wants To Live For Ever. The short clip of the live version of This Is my Life is from the 1990 Atlantic City concert. The short clip you see in the documentary can also be seen on the 2009 documentary about Dame Shirley called Imagine.

Happy birthday Dame Shirley!

On behalf of all viewers of the Blog I wish Dame Shirley a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Due to all lock downs she will be probably spending her birthday at home in Monte Carlo.

Below a famous quote from by Shirley