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By Stephen K. Amos

Turning out to be up in a wide Nigerian kin in South London, Stephen ok. Amos learnt early directly to locate the humour in each scenario. Raised by way of his mom and dad and of 'aunts' and 'uncles', I Used to assert My mom was once Shirley Bassey tells the tale of Stephen's chaotic upbringing within the carnival surroundings of the past due seventies and early eighties. Stephen describes his awkward beginnings because the in basic terms black child in his type, the place he instructed everybody his mum used to be Shirley Bassey to damage the ice. Then, as a center baby in a wide relatives, Stephen learnt level presence by way of vying for recognition and functioning at kin events. Now a world-renowned comic and performer, on a regular basis promoting out venues just like the Hammersmith Apollo, Stephen appears to be like again at his past existence and the incidents which formed him and proceed to motivate his performances. Poignant, humorous, and with the narrative reward Stephen is known for, I Used to claim My mom used to be Shirley Bassey is a memoir of a lifestyles becoming in, status out, and (almost) continuously laughing.

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