Shirley Basset is known by her legion of dog fans as 'Basset the Belter.' She rose to fame in the 1960's with her massive hit, 'Big Spaniel'. She is perhaps most famous for her renditions of the 'James Bonzo' theme tunes, 'Goldpointer' and 'Dalmatians are Forever'. Basset started living as a tax exile in 1968 but returned after two years when she realised that dogs don't have to pay tax.
This is one of my favourite 'Dog Stars' I think. Staffie Wonder was a pup prodigy who has become one of the most creative and loved musical dogs of all time.
I guess I should do the one about wanting to be a dog next
Iggy Pup is well known for pushing the boundaries of stage performance including in his act such tricks as ‘Jumping Through a Hoop’,‘ Bring Your Slippers’ and ‘Play Dead’. He enjoyed a massive hit with his catchy tune about wanting to be a dog, which touched a nerve with young pups everywhere. Sadly he is also massively addicted to Dog Treats for Healthy Joints.
I feel blue without Doggy Sue
Buddy Collie was a legendary and influential ‘50s dog & roll star, whose impact on the canine music world was far reaching. Tall, lanky and bespectacled, he looked like an ordinary dog who just happened to sing and play the guitar really well. Collie’s brief career produced such memorable hits as ‘Doggy Sue’ and ‘That’ll Be The Dog’ before his untimley death when he ran out into the road and was run over by an ice cream van