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Shirley Bassey: Greatest Hits

Read "Greatest Hits" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Riding the tail end of her Propellerhead-ed revival and the never-ending revival of the Bond films, the sassy Ms. Bassey is back with a retrospective of her decades of well-dictioned themes. Bassey plays her trump cards and also bluffs a few hands on tunes ranging from her unrivaled 007 three-fer of “Diamonds are Forever," “Moonraker" and “Goldfinger," to splashy show tunes like “Big Spender" and attempts at pop coverage--like a note- and gender-bending take on The Beatles’ “Something" and a ...


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