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Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey
Born: Jan 8, 1937 in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Other
Biography: Known to Americans most for her belting rendition of the theme to Goldfinger, the 1964 edition in the James Bond series (as well as 1971's Diamonds Are Forever and 1979's Moonraker), Shirley Bassey was one of the most popular female vocalists in Britain during the last half of the 20th century. Known ...Read full biography
Let's Face the Music
Released: 1962
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Bassey's fourth EMI/Columbia album is regarded as the magnum opus of her pre-Goldfinger career, bringing her together with conductor/arranger Nelson Riddle. (Ironically, it was Riddle's still being under ...Read full review
The Fabulous Shirley Bassey
Released: 1959
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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