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  1. Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of 6/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 |

    The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that singer Natalie Douglas will return to the historic music room with more "Tributes!" where she will celebrate the music and magic of the one and only Dame Shirley Bassey. Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular weekly soiree that brings a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in New York City every Monday night.


  2. Pink Martini closing out Fairbanks Concert Association's 70th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... background, like Thomas. I know popular music, so I can do a Stevie Wonder song or a Donna Summer song or a Shirley Bassey song. I'll do anything. It's so much fun." Forbes said one of her favorite things is to rent a room and sing karaoke. However, ...


  3. Guitarist Giorgio Serci on his amazing musical journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... Serci being one of a very small band of musicians who have worked with New Orleans legend Dr John, Dame Shirley Bassey and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. But this is only a small detail in Serci's story. He has arranged music for the City of ...


  4. Mike Lovatt is playing a gala concert to raise money for Lichfield CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Burton Mail

    A leading trumpeter who has shared a stage with artists from Shirley Bassey to Robbie Williams is heading to Staffordshire. Mike Lovatt, who is currently first trumpet in 42nd Street at Drury Lane, is swapping London's West End for one night only to play a gala concert at Lichfield Cathedral and raise funds for the iconic building - and he has invited pupils from Foremarke Hall, Repton's Preparatory School, to join him on stage.


  5. LETTER: Remembering a great band leaderRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 |

    While I may share some of the political views of singer Billy Bragg I don't have the same affection for his vocals! However, he has published a well researched book, Roots, Radicals and Rockers, which covers 1950s music with the emergence of jazz, big bands, skiffle and rock 'n' roll in this country. One of the great band leaders of the time acknowledged by Bragg is Liversedge-born Ken Mackintosh who played with the likes of Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and Matt Munro.


  6. Paris Jackson, Charlize Theron and Dame Shirley Bassey Join Life Ball 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 |

    Right on time before the launch of the ticket sales on Tuesday April 24, 2018, the Life Ball organization office announced the first prominent congratulators for the 25th Life Ball: Paris Jackson , Charlize Theron , and Dame Shirley Bassey are the first confirmed big names for June 2, 2018 at Vienna City Hall. Life Ball, organized by LIFE+, will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on June 2, 2018 in Vienna, Austria.


  7. Jason Time-Travels to Day ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Stereophile

    ... and telling him how to sit. Close your eyes if the photo gives you vertigo, because an LP of Yello featuring Shirley Bassey performing "The Rhythm Divine" had fabulous drive and lively sound without ever hurting the ears. Michael Friedman's kinda ...


  8. Mourners bid farewell to former council leader described as the heart of communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    ... respects to Mr Andrews. The service concluded with Calon Lan and the coffin left the church to the sound of Shirley Bassey singing Diamonds are Forever. Following the service the committal took place at the Wenallt Chapel at the Thornhill ...


  9. Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Natalie Douglas' Tribute to Elvis PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 |

    ... 14th, the sublime & beloved "First Lady of Song" Ella Fitzgerald ; on June 18th, the glamour & drama of Dame Shirley Bassey ; and on July 16th, the timeless Goddess of Pop, Cher. Natalie Douglas is a two-time Bistro, Nightlife and ten-time MAC Award ...


  10. Birdland Presents Eliane Elias: Music of Man of la Mancha and More Week of April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 |

    ... 14th, the sublime & beloved "First Lady of Song" Ella Fitzgerald ; on June 18th, the glamour & drama of Dame Shirley Bassey ; and on July 16th, the timeless Goddess of Pop, Cher. Jim Caruso 's Cast Party is a wildly popular weekly soiree that brings ...


  11. Songs We Love: Kadhja Bonet, 'Mother Maybe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Soulful and psychedelic, Kadhja Bonet's "Mother Maybe" is full of dazzling twists and turns that seem to happen seamlessly, like the prisms in a kaleidoscope that spin against each other in a hypnotic illusion. Retro bass pricks and funky synths form a technicolor groove while Bonet's creamy soprano flutters in and out of the whistle register with mystifying ease - one minute, she's Shirley Bassey, the next, she's Minnie Riperton.


  12. Snowdon Mountain Railway carriage to be named after legendary Welsh singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    Legendary singer Dame Shirley Bassey is to visit Wales' highest mountain when a railway carriage will be named in her honour. The Cardiff-born singer achieved global recognition in the 60s and 70s as the only person to have recorded three James Bond film theme songs Goldfinger in 1964, Diamonds Are Forever in 1971, and Moonraker in 1979.


  13. Musicians ranging from David Bowie to Shirley Bassey featured in rock ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    Previously unseen images of music stars ranging from James Brown and Shirley Bassey, to Mark Knopfler and Marylin Manson will be on show at the Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich, this week, as part of an exhibition by Holt-based photographer Howard Denner. James Taylor performing live at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April 1997 with his small-bodied Olson SJ guitar .


  14. Dame Shirley Bassey Reassures Fans She's Still AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 |

    Dame Shirley Bassey has released a statement to re-assure fans that she is very much still alive, after a fellow singer wrongly announced to his audience during a concert that she had died. During a gig in St. David's Hall in Cardiff to celebrate the 1960s music scene on Wednesday night , Manfred Mann signer Mike D'Abo announced to around 700 gig goers that the legendary singer had passed away.


  15. Jasper Carrott And Leo Sayer Included In First Highlights Revealed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 |

    ... part of many people's lives. His melodic and magical songs have been covered by artists ranging from Dame Shirley Bassey to Take That and Boyzone. Irish top ten hit 'Better' has been hailed as a modern classic and his music is on the soundtrack of ...


  16. Top-notch celebrity line-up announced for this year's Holt FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... include The Tom Baxter Band, whose songs have been covered by stars including Take That, Boyzone and Dame Shirley Bassey, and a concert by Italian classical piano legend Gloria Campaner, who will be teaming up with Polish jazz star Leszek Mozdzer, ...


  17. Shirley Bassey To Headline Tribute Concert To Bruce ForsythRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | WENN Blog

    Dame Shirley Bassey is set to headline a televised tribute concert to beloved British entertainer Bruce Forsyth. The Diamonds are Forever star will lead the tributes to the TV veteran, who passed away in August at the age of 89, at a star-studded night of entertainment at the London Palladium on 21 February, the day before what would have been his 90th birthday.


  18. Gypsy Fire comes to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | Naracoorte Herald

    ... with international celebrities including Natalie Cole, The Original Buena Vista Social Club, Billy Connolly, Shirley Bassey and Michael Crawford.


  19. Find out when the Henley Festival line up will be revealed as 2018 dates announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Get Reading

    ... also offers food cooked by Michelin star chefs and award winning comedians. Previous headliners include Dame Shirley Bassey, The Beach Boys, The Jacksons, Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Madness, Pet Shop Boys, Burt Bacharach, Jamie Cullum, Jessie J, All ...


  20. Almanac for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include publisher Frank Doubleday in 1862; actor William Hartnell in 1908; comic actor Larry Storch in 1923 ; newsman Charles Osgood in 1933 ; Elvis Presley, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "undisputed king," in 1935; singer Shirley Bassey in 1937 ; game show host Bob Eubanks in 1938 ; British comedian Graham Chapman in 1941; actor Yvette Mimieux in 1942 ; British physicist and author Stephen Hawking 1942 ; author Terry Brooks in 1944 ; radio talk show host Kojo Nnamdi in 1945 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Robby Krieger in 1946 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member David Bowie in 1947; guitarist/singer Terry Sylvester in 1947 ; singer R. Kelly, born as Robert Sylvester Kelly, in 1967 ; singer Jenny Lewis in 1976 ; actor Windell Middlebrooks in 1979; actor Sam Riley in 1980 ; actor Gaby Hoffmann in 1982 ; North Korean ... (more)