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Superman Soundtrack

Superman Soundtrack

Next up in our look at the work of John Williams for #Johnuary is his work on the soundtrack for the 1978 Superman film. Interestingly Williams chose not to score the sequels, but many elements from his score for Superman have been used for every…

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Soundtrack

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Soundtrack

The next John Williams score that we look at for #Johnuary is Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Williams was nominated for the Oscar for both Star Wars and Close Encounters in the same year. He won for Star Wars. I bet he wishes one…

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Star Wars Soundtrack

Star Wars Soundtrack

We’ve been looking at the work of John Williams in the last week of #Johnuary and now we come on to the big one. Star Wars. To be quite honest I could easily spend a whole week just looking at the soundtracks of all the…

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Jaws Soundtrack

Jaws Soundtrack

My next blog post about John Williams, as part of #Johnuary, finds us moving on to Jaws. A film that would send John Williams’ career on to the next level. Allegedly when John Williams first showed Steven Spielberg the two note leitmotif, on the piano,…

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The Towering Inferno Soundtrack

The Towering Inferno Soundtrack

Next up for John Williams, in our month of #Johnuary, is his next big movie score which happened to be the next big disaster hit from Irwin Allen again – The Towering Inferno. This is such a classic movie. An absolutely fantastic film with a…

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The Poseidon Adventure Soundtrack

The Poseidon Adventure Soundtrack

We start our look at the work of John Williams, as part of #Johnuary, with his first big original score. It was for a very cool movie, The Poseidon Adventure, from the ‘Master of Disaster’, producer Irwin Allen. This is one of those epic 70s…

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Johnuary: John Williams

Johnuary: John Williams

After looking at John Carpenter, John Barry and John Hughes, we now come to the last John that I will be looking at in the month of #Johnuary. John Williams. Of all the Johns that I have looked at in detail for Johnuary, I probably…

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Top Ten John Barry James Bond Songs

Top Ten John Barry James Bond Songs

It’s been interesting delving into the work of John Barry for #Johnuary. I only really knew about his Bond work and hadn’t knowingly listened to other movies that he had scored. But even the Bond work was revealing. I didn’t know the story behind Monty…

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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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