Bassey Happy To Prove Manager Wrong

Veteran singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY is delighted she has proved her manager wrong - he told her she will never have a successful career. The Goldfinger hitmaker has an incredible music career, but reveals her manager thought she would never appeal to a big audience. She explains, "My manager always said to me, 'You'll only ever be a cabaret singer, you'll never appeal to a family audience.' Boy did I ever prove him wrong. "I started to go into musicals, then variety, then concerts, then pop songs, so I covered all those bases. Variety teaches you so much, because you get so many different artists in one show."


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