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The Black Hole Soundtrack

The Black Hole Soundtrack

We have just about come to the end of the #Johnuary week where I have been reviewing John Barry’s soundtracks. I was running out of time with this one and I knew I would have to skip a few pieces of his work on his…

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Dances With Wolves Soundtrack

Dances With Wolves Soundtrack

Next up for #Johnuary is John Barry’s score for Dances With Wolves. I managed to rewatch this film for this blog post. Certainly not a chore, as I love this film. Although I inadvertently watched the Extended Edition and only realised that after 3 hours…

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Peggy Sue Got Married Soundtrack

Peggy Sue Got Married Soundtrack

#Johnuary continues with a quick look at John Barry’s soundtrack and score for Peggy Sue Got Married. I had only watched this film for the first time last year for my Time Travel Week and I hadn’t been hugely aware of the musical score back…

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Howard the Duck Soundtrack

Howard the Duck Soundtrack

Well I wasn’t expecting I would be writing about Howard the Duck as part of #Johnuary. I had no idea it was John Barry who did the score for it. I know this film gets a lot of stick, but I still love it. Despite…

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Out of Africa Soundtrack

Out of Africa Soundtrack

Next up for #Johnuary is John Barry’s work on Out of Africa. Again this is a film I haven’t seen, and this is probably going to be the shortest entry in the whole month of #Johnuary. It’s a Sydney Pollack film starring Robert Redford and…

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Midnight Cowboy Soundtrack

Midnight Cowboy Soundtrack

We’re heading into uncharted territory now. I’ve been looking at John Barry’s work, for the second week of the month of #Johnuary and until now we’ve only looked at Bond films and a Bruce lee film, all of which I had seen previously. Now we’ve…

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Game of Death Soundtrack

Game of Death Soundtrack

Up next for #Johnuary is John Barry’s involvement in the legendary Bruce Lee film Game of Death. I personally had no idea that Barry did the score for this film. This is obviously the film that Bruce Lee was in the middle of making when…

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The Living Daylights Soundtrack

The Living Daylights Soundtrack

The next Bond theme by John Barry for #Johnuary is The Living Daylights. This is the final Bond score that Barry worked on and is another example of him collaborating with a modern band for the title song. This one being A-ha This is one…

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A View To A Kill Soundtrack

A View To A Kill Soundtrack

As the month of #Johnuary continues to look into the work of John Barry, we now move on to the more modern Bond theme songs, as they started to collaborate with more pop bands rather than just solo singers. The first of these is A…

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Octopussy Soundtrack

Octopussy Soundtrack

The next piece of John Barry’s work to be showcased as part of the month of #Johnuary is Octopussy and its title track “All Time High” sung by Rita Coolidge. Barry had not been used for scoring For Your Eyes Only, so this marked his…

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