Category Archives: Video Showcase

Programme 2013 -Hamburg-

Today the programme from Dame Shirley Bassey’s last major performance where she sang more than two songs and what a performance that was. She sang five songs and got six standing ovations. For previous posts CLICK HERE or CLICK HERE

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This Is My Life (La Vita)

For today’s blog we have a comparison video of This Is My Life that was used for the 2011 BBC film Shirley featuring Ruth Negga.

Also two newspaper clippings from the same year which was 1968, the year she got married to Sergio Novak. (With special thanks to Audrey and Rien)

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PROGRAMME 2011 – John Barry tribute-

Today the programme and the videos of the tribute concert for John Barry at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 20th June 2011. Dame Shirley Bassey performed both Diamonds Are Forever and Goldfinger. She is accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Stuart Barr.

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Yesterday When I Was Young

The Royal Variety Performance 1971

Today we are playing Yesterday When I Was Young one of the favourite songs of our dear fellow Dame Shirley fan Jean who we sadly lost almost 12 years ago. She will be remembered by us forever and we still miss her very much. Lots of material we use for this blog comes from her and is given to us by her sister Audrey who is also a long time Dame Shirley Bassey fan.

Jean presenting Dame Shirley a gift at a concert