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Fun Music Information -> Shirley Bassey

Album cover parody of Born to Sing by Shirley Bassey
Parody album cover
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This is the most recent information about Shirley Bassey that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Shirley Bassey, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).


Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: Burly Chasis. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Goldfinger,"No person's fingers are composed of gold. Peter
"Diamonds Are Forever,"Not even diamonds last forever.Yvette Bristle

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Are The Good Times Really Over?," Merle Haggard"The Party's Over," Shirley Bassey
"Rock And Roll Band," Boston"Goldfinger," Shirley Bassey
"Movies," Alien Ant Farm"Diamonds Are Forever," Shirley Bassey
"Movies," Alien Ant Farm"Goldfinger," Shirley Bassey
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Godfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
Yvette Bristle
"Oldfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
Yvette Bristle
"Oldfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
"Godfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
Wendy Torrance

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Strange Show Love Can Be" originally "Strange How Love Can Be"
Celebrities do have high divorce rates.
"Diamonds Area Forever" originally "Diamonds Are Forever"
Yvette Bristle

Change a Letter:

"Soldfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
Yvette Bristle
"Holdfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
Yvette Bristle
"Boldfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
Yvette Bristle
"Coldfinger" originally "Goldfinger"
"Diamonds Ate Forever" originally "Diamonds Are Forever"
Why can't those diamonds finish eating?
Jacqui O'Day

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I (Who Have Nothing)""You (Who Lack Nothing)"Glynn Leaney
"Goldfinger""Jill Biden!"CML
"Goldfinger""Gold Digger"Glynn Leaney
"Goldfinger""Darth Vader"Michael Pacholek
"Goldfinger""Go Figure II"aRot
"Goldfinger""Tebow Fans"Max Power
"Goldfinger""Go Figure"aRot
"Goldfinger""Gold Figures"A.E. Jones
"Goldfinger""Goldblingers"Robert D. Arndt Jr.

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
History RepeatingHistorical SocietyKooKooDee
Hey Big SpenderGambling Addiction Helplineloonytune

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Diamonds And Pearls
Diamonds Are Forever
   Shirley Bassey
Diamonds And Pearls Are Forever
Oh, Neil
   Carole King
Diamonds Are Forever
   Shirley Bassey
Oh, Neil Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds Are Forever
   Shirley Bassey
Diamonds And Rust
   Joan Baez
Diamonds And Rust Are Forever
So take your car to Ziebart.
Diamonds Are Forever
   Shirley Bassey
Diamonds And Guns
   The Transplants
Diamonds and Guns Are Forever
This is Don for Don's Guns, where we've merged with the Shane Company Diamonds.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Shirley Bassey And Company
Shirley Bassey combined with Shirley And Company
Submitted By: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Never Never Never"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make a blast
Original Lyrics:
You make me laugh
"The Living Tree"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let me dream
Original Lyrics:
Let me breathe
"For All We Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stagecoach in many ways
Original Lyrics:
Strangers in many ways
"(Where Do I Begin) Love Story"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where do I stop?
Original Lyrics:
Where do I start?
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"You'll Never Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I reach for yolo
Original Lyrics:
When I reach for your love

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

Sounded like she was saying you only live once.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Diamonds Are Forever"
Opening Lines:
Diamonds are forever, They are all I need to please me, They can stimulate and tease me, They won't leave in the night, I've no fear that they might
The rest of the opening line is: "... desert me." Again, Shirley Bassey is the only artists to record more than one of the James Bond themes. Shirley Bassey would also record the themes for "Goldfinger" and "Moonraker".
Submitted by: Peter
Opening Lines:
Goldfinger, he's the man, the man with the Midas touch.
"Goldfinger" was the theme song from the James Bond movie of the same name (1965). Shirley Bassey took the tune to #8 in the charts. Shirley Bassey is the only singer to sing a James Bond theme more than once. Shirley Bassey also sang the title song for "Goldfinger" and "Moonraker".
Submitted by: Peter

Band Name Anagrams:

Rye Hisses Ably Submitted by: The Quirkfetch Kid
NOT a spoonerism, contrary to a previous post.
A Sybil's Heresy Submitted by: Eva Cave

Song Title Anagrams:

"Bring Speed" originally "Big Spender"
…or some legs are gonna get broken.
Submitted by: Amanda

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Mall Key" originally "Call Me"
Submitted by: Marlene L. Ram

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Rye Hisses Ably originally "Shirley Bassey"
How can rye hiss at all?
Submitted by: Sheila Koffel
Burly Chassis originally "Shirley Bassey"
Submitted by: Julia Cox

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