Saw this on the Abbey Road Facebook page and thought some might be interested:
A young musician called Jimmy Page was a session player with the John Barry Orchestra and played on ‘Goldfinger’. He recalled in an interview with GQ: “The full orchestra sounded absolutely amazing, but then Dame Shirley Bassey arrived. She arrived with a friend, was very quiet and then was asked to come out and sing. And it took her just one take. And at the end of the tape, she collapsed on the floor…”
Journalist Naomi Pineda takes a further look into the recording of the iconic ‘Bond’ theme ‘Goldfinger’ which became Bassey’s only US top 10 hit and formed the start of Abbey Road’s relationship with ‘Bond’.