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Biography of Shirley Bassey

Shirley_Bassey Birthdate: January - 08, 1937

Birthname: Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey

Birthplace: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Nationality: British

Height: 160 cm

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Biography of Shirley Bassey:

Throughout the 1960s, Bassey had numerous hits on the British charts. Her recording of "As Long As Shirley Bassey Needs Me" from Lionel Bart's Oliver! reached number two, and had a chart run of 30 weeks.

In 1962, Bassey's collaboration with Nelson Riddle and his orchestra produced the album Let's Face the Music (#12) and the single "What Now My Love" (#5). Other top ten hits of the period included the number-one "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" b/w "Reach for the Stars" in 1961, and "I (Who Have Nothing)" in 1963.

In 1965, Bassey had her only U. S.

top ten hit with the title song of the James Bond film, Goldfinger. Owing to the success of that song, Shirley Bassey appeared frequently on many American television talk shows such as those hosted by Johnny Carson and by Mike Douglas.

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