• Shirley BASSEY - Reaching for the Stars - The Singles Collection 1956-1962

In a spectacular career, which is about to achieve its sixtieth anniversary, Wales' most celebrated export, SHIRLEY BASSEY, has racked up countless hit records.

However, she registered most of her biggest hit singles in the early years of her recording career, which are anthologised in this special 2-CD set, which features all her As and B-sides between 1956-62, together with popular tracks drawn from her various hit LPs and EPs over this same period.

Features her U.K. #1s 'As I Love You', 'Reach For The Stars' and 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain', alongside other major hits like 'The Banana Boat Song', 'Kiss Me, Honey, Honey, Kiss Me', 'As Long As He Needs Me', 'You'll Never Know', 'I'll Get By', 'Tonight', 'Far Away', 'What Now My Love', etc, and many more.

Also includes standout tracks from the hit albums 'The Fabulous Shirley Bassey' (e.g. 'Cry Me A River'), 'Shirley' (e.g. 'All At Once'), 'Shirley Bassey' (e.g. 'Till') and 'Let's Face The Music' (e.g. 'All Of Me', and the ubiquitous title track).

The body of recorded work featured herein is essentially what Bassey built her considerable reputation upon, and ultimately became the benchmark which defined her subsequent recording career.

Although now in her late 70s, Bassey continues to record regularly and her live performances are invariably sell-outs - she famously stole the show at Glastonbury in 2007.

See also JASCD 528 .

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. BURN MY CANDLE (At Both Ends)
2. STORMY WEATHER
3. THE WAYWARD WIND
4. BORN TO SING THE BLUES
5. AFTER THE LIGHTS GO DOWN LOW
6. IF YOU DON'T LOVE ME
7. THE BANANA BOAT SONG
8. TRA LA LA
9. IF I HAD A NEEDLE AND THREAD
10. TONIGHT MY HEART SHE IS CRYING
11. FIRE DOWN BELOW
12. YOU, YOU ROMEO
13. PUH-LEEZE! MR BROWN
14. TAKE MY LOVE, TAKE MY LOVE
15. HANDS ACROSS THE SEA
16. AS I LOVE YOU
17. KISS ME, HONEY, HONEY, KISS ME
18. THERE'S NEVER BEEN A NIGHT
19. LOVE FOR SALE
20. CRAZY RHYTHM
21. MY FUNNY VALENTINE
22. HOW ABOUT YOU?
23. IF YOU LOVE ME
24. COUNT ON ME
25. NIGHT AND DAY
26. THE GYPSY IN MY SOUL
27. CRY ME A RIVER
28. THEY CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME

Disc 2

1. WITH THESE HANDS
2. THE PARTY'S OVER
3. AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME
4. SO IN LOVE
5. ALL AT ONCE
6. TOO LATE NOW
7. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW
8. HOLD ME TIGHT
9. REACH FOR THE STARS
10. CLIMB EV'RY MOUNTAIN
11. I'LL GET BY
12. WHO ARE WE?
13. TONIGHT
14. LET'S START ALL OVER AGAIN
15. LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDOURED THING
16. TILL
17. AVE MARIA
18. YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE
19. FAR AWAY
20. MY FAITH
21. WHAT NOW MY LOVE
22. ABOVE ALL OTHERS
23. ANGEL D'AMORE
24. LET'S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE
25. ALL OF ME

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 10/07/2015
UPC Bar Code No 604988079029

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Shirley BASSEY - Reaching for the Stars - The Singles Collection 1956-1962

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