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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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Moonraker Soundtrack

Moonraker Soundtrack

The month of #Johnuary continues with the John Barry soundtrack for Moonraker. Hmm, I have to be honest I’m not a huge fan of the movie and also not a huge fan of the song either. It’s just a bit nothingy. It’s slow to start,…

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The Man With A Golden Gun Soundtrack

The Man With A Golden Gun Soundtrack

The next John Barry soundtrack we’re going to talk about in #Johnuary is The Man With the Golden Gun. Now we’re talking. This is a personal favourite of mine. And not just because Lulu’s Scottish. This is a song I sometimes listen to when I…

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Diamonds are Forever soundtrack

Diamonds are Forever soundtrack

Next up in John Barry week in #Johnuary is Diamonds are Forever. Not my favourite Bond film by quite a long way, but let’s look at the theme tune. There’s only a bit of brass in this one and a fair amount of strings but…

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service soundtrack

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service soundtrack

Next up for the John Barry week in #Johnuary is On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, the Bond film that starred George Lazenby in his only time in the role. This was the first film since From Russia With Love that didn’t use the film’s title…

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