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New book: Miss Shirley Bassey

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Miss Shirley BasseyMiss Shirley Bassey
Written by author John Williams, this is an unauthorised biography of the singer, just been published in the UK.

A cursory glance through the book reveals details of an affair with John Barry during the '63/4 concert tour.

It also includes an unsuccessful legal attempt to force the Bond producers to include "Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" in the film Thunderball, after Barry had allegedly not liked her version and re-recorded it with Dionne Warwick.

The book is already available at almost half-price via amazon.co.uk
Book review in The Guardian

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