Finest Collection

Finest Collection

by Shirley BasseyShirley Bassey


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This compilation is an unusual double-CD set in the EMI Gold series, a sign of Bassey's longevity and depth of success with the label. The music is all remastered in state-of-the-art digital audio, and ranges freely across her career and pop music history, jumping from her 1966 rendition of "Fly Me to the Moon," back to 1959's "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "Cry Me a River," and forward through "Goldfinger" and "Send in the Clowns" on Disc One. Disc Two opens with "Starlight Express" and goes back to 1962's "Tonight." The disc moves from strength to strength, distilled down from the best of Bassey, with very few bases touched, and is legitimately two hours of delightful listening.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/15/2004
Label: Emd Int'l
UPC: 0724357758529
catalogNumber: 577585
Rank: 50057

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Shirley Bassey   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Ewan MacColl   Composer
Leonard Bernstein   Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber   Composer
Stephen Sondheim   Composer
Henry Mancini   Composer
George Harrison   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Don McLean   Composer
Gilbert Bécaud   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Burt Bacharach   Composer
David Clayton-Thomas   Composer
Bob Crewe   Composer
Francis Lai   Composer
Morris Albert   Composer
John Barry   Composer
Don Black   Composer
Rube Bloom   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Hal David   Composer
Pierre Delanoë   Composer
Charles Fox   Composer
Bob Gaudio   Composer
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Arthur Hamilton   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Fred Karlin   Composer
Johnny Mandel   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Anthony Newley   Composer
Gilbert O'Sullivan   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Carl Sigman   Composer
Richard Stilgoe   Composer
Jule Styne   Composer
Paul Francis Webster   Composer
Tim Rice   Composer
Ian Grant   Composer
Louis Gasté   Composer
Bob Merrill   Composer
P.R. Allen   Composer
Trevor Nunn   Composer
T.S. Eliot   Composer
James V. Monaco   Composer
Giorgio Calabrese   Composer
Antonio de Vita   Composer
Charles Dumont   Composer
Michel Vaucaire   Composer
Martin Hutchinson   Liner Notes
Joseph McCarthy   Composer
Lionel Rand   Composer
Arthur James   Composer
Bart Howard   Composer
Herman Hupfeld   Composer
Robb Wilson   Composer

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