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  1. Filmmaker Guy Hamilton added gloss and tough-guy persona to Bond moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Guy Hamilton was a film director who mastered the genre blockbuster, from action-adventure to whodunits, and found his true metier in the swaggering glamour of the James Bond series, directing four of the most famous titles. It was a successful run that opened to Shirley Bassey's brassy Goldfinger theme in 1964 and closed a decade later with the licensed-to-kill agent dispatching a scowling Scaramanga in The Man with the Golden Gun .


  2. Shirley Bassey's secret heartbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | IcNetwork

    STRICKEN superstar Dame Shirley Bassey has broken her long silence on the death of the child that has troubled her for almost quarter of a century. GRIEF-STRICKEN superstar Dame Shirley Bassey has broken her long silence on the death of the child that has troubled her for almost quarter of a century.


  3. Child rape shame of Shirley Bassey's fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | IcNetwork

    THE FATHER of Dame Shirley Bassey was jailed and deported for raping a child, according to an explosive new biography of the Welsh star. THE FATHER of Dame Shirley Bassey was jailed and deported for raping a child, according to an explosive new biography of the Welsh star.


  4. A round up of news from the borough's clubs and societies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Ilford Recorder

    Redbridge clubs news: Eastside Community Heritage, Wanstead Historical Society, vintage and craft fair and top Shirley Bassey tribute act at The 72 Club. A heritage group are holding a series of talks and information events on the history of Ilford and the famous photographic company which bears the same name.


  5. La Voix to Bring Diva Breakdown to Ambassadors TheatreRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 13 |

    La Voix lets us in on her tricks of impersonation and lets us into the head of the most legendary women. Expect music from icons such as Judy Garland , Liza Minnelli , Shirley Bassey and many more.


  6. Adele: I'll never do another Bond theme songRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 |

    ... If she did agree to return to the 007 franchise she would have followed in the illustrious footsteps of Dame Shirley Bassey who provided the theme songs to three Bond films; 'Goldfinger', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'Moonraker'. Adele went on to win ...


  7. Latrice Royale gets jazzy with new single Here's To LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Gay Times

    ... authentic to myself, my voice, and my experience." Taking inspiration from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Shirley Bassey, the album features six classic songs given a modern take by the larger than life star, including I Am What I Am and I Need ...


  8. 'Drag Race' Favorite Latrice Royale Drops A Sultry New Music VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    "Here's To Life" features the "RuPaul's Drag Race" star sharing "stories of growing up gay in the gang-infested streets of Compton, California," as well as "reflecting on time spent behind bars and her transformation into the grand dame drag fans know and love today," a press release sent to The Huffington Post notes. Though Royale reveals the album "runs the gamut from the whore house to the church house, so everybody should be able to find something they enjoy," much of "Here's To Life" was inspired by some jazz's greatest singers, including Ella Fitzgerald, Della Reese, Shirley Horn and Shirley Bassey.


  9. TRIBUTE: Memories of Doncaster 'troubadour of music' Dickie EmmersonRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Doncaster Free Press

    ... him selection to join with other hand-picked players in the accompanying backing band to star songstress Shirley Bassey at 10 Main Street Night Club in Auckley. Dickie later joined forces with local drummer/band leader Roy Gale playing regular gigs ...


  10. Two guitars are better than oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, has a diary full of engagements, projects and deadlines. Jools Holland, Shirley Bassey, Julian Lloyd Webber, Nigel Kennedy and jazz players including the late trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, fellow guitarist Martin Taylor ...


  11. The Metropolitan Room: Cabaret, Dish, Divas & Dorothy BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | BeautyNewsNYC

    ... Divas Show." There is only one woman on stage but more than 12 different personas from Lady Gaga to Liza to Shirley Bassey were conjured up and each told a dishy story or belted out a signature tune. With the grand piano substituting as a wig stand ...


  12. Award-winning jazz singer on stageRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | Grantham Journal

    ... for Samuel L Jackson as well as other A list celebrities, singing Bond songs in front of British Icons like Shirley Bassey and Pierce Brosnan. Doors for the show on February 18 open at 7pm with the performance starting between 8pm and 8:30pm. ...


  13. Henley Festival 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | TNT Magazine

    The UK's most glamorous boutique festival, returns to its stunning setting along the river in Henley-on-Thames from 6 - 10 July 2016 with tickets going on sale to the general public on Thursday 25 February at 10am. As one of the most decorated and recognisable names in British music, we are delighted that Elton John and His Band will open Henley Festival 2016 on Wednesday 6 to a sold out audience, whilst one of Britain's greatest-ever entertainers Dame Shirley Bassey will be teaming up with Brit-Award winning vocal group BLAKE on Saturday 9. Legendary multi award winning singer song writer Elvis Costello & the Imposters will keep the party going on Thursday night when they take to the floating stage.


  14. Charles Aznavour Is A True Living LegendRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Groong

    ... Notting Hill; and The Old Fashioned Way, which was also recorded by artists as diverse as Fred Astaire and Shirley Bassey. As well as Sinatra, he has collaborated with musical greats including Julio Iglesias, Andrea Bocelli, Elton John, Liza ...


  15. Countdown to Yeezy: Kanye West's 5 best songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | USA Today

    ... social consciousness with this mesmerizing track from his 2005 sophomore effort, Late Registration . Milking Shirley Bassey's Bond theme Diamonds Are Forever for all its lush menace, Kanye summons the scourge of violence in the pursuit of material ...


  16. James Bond star and husband of Miss World is buried in DoncasterRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | Thorne Today

    ... Langley and the couple had one daughter. During his career, he also worked with the likes of Cilla Black, Shirley Bassey and Lulu. The none-attended ceremony saw Mr Haven laid to rest in a golden shroud with saxophonist Adrian Bosnia playing music ...


  17. Portrait Gallery tour uses art, music to stimulate the sensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | ABC News

    ... group in Sydney in the days of Chequers nightclub. "She had lovely memories of singing for people like Shirley Bassey and some international stars that used to come to Chequers. "People relate to portraits - often a face will remind them of someone; ...


  18. Almanac for Friday, Jan. 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include financier Nicholas Biddle in 1786; educator and hymn writer Lowell Mason in 1792; James Longstreet, Confederate general in the Civil War, in 1821; publisher Frank Doubleday in 1862; reading teacher Evelyn Wood in 1909; actor Jose Ferrer in 1912; comic actor Larry Storch in 1923 ; comedian Soupy Sales in 1926; music impresario Bill Graham in 1931; 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 Hawkingin 1942 ; author Terry Brooks in 1944 ; radio talk show host Kojo Nnamdi in 1945 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Robby Krieger in 1946 , David Bowie and Terry Sylvester , both in ... (more)


  19. elvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    ... Birthdays: Actor-comedian Larry Storch ("F Troop") is 93. "Sunday Morning" host Charles Osgood is 83. Singer Shirley Bassey is 79. Game show host Bob Eubanks ("The Newlywed Game") is 78. Country-gospel singer Cristy Lane is 76. Singer Anthony ...


  20. January 8 celebrity birthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | KFVS12

    She's has sang the theme songs for three James Bond Movies: Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, and Moonraker . Jazz singer Shirley Bassey is 79 today.