Music: Shirley Bassey’s “What Now My Love” (1962)

Today’s Dame Shirley Bassey “song of the day” is What Now My Love“.  The song  is the English version of the original French song, “Et Maintenant” (And Now). The original was written by Gilbert Becaud with lyrics by Pierre Delanoe. The English lyrics were written by Carl Sigman.

Dame Shirley recorded and released this song in 1962. It was a very big hit for her, peaking at #5 in the UK charts and remaining there for 4 months:

Television: Shirley Bassey’s “What Now My Love” – “Something Special: Bassey and Basie” (1967)

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On Spotify: Shirley Bassey’s “What Now My Love” (1962)