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“… Come Watch For De Moon …”: Dr. No

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter introduces Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, the producers of the Bond films based on the Ian Fleming novels, and their first composer Monty Norman. Norman was a British songwriter ... More


“… but oh, you haunted me so …”: From Russia with Love

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Sean Connery returns as 007 for the second film, released in 1963. Top London songwriter Lionel Bart (Oliver!) writes the title song, but John Barry — who had made a commercial hit out of the “Bond ... More


“… make one dream come true …”: You Only Live Twice

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Broccoli-Saltzman “official” Bond films continued with Sean Connery as 007 and John Barry as musical director. Barry turned again to Leslie Bricusse for lyrics for Bond's Japanese adventure and ... More


“ … that moonlight trail that leads to your side … ”: Moonraker

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Because the new Bond film was shot mostly in France, John Barry could return to the franchise and scored Moonraker — about a villain who has built an entire space station above Earth — in Paris. His ... More


“… the living’s in the way we die … “: The Living Daylights

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Timothy Dalton replaces Roger Moore as the new 007. John Barry, in his final score for the franchise, incorporates state-of-the-art recording techniques including synthesized rhythm tracks that help ... More


“… the Midas touch—a spider’s touch …”: Goldfinger

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

As Bondmania begins to grip the globe, the film producers trust John Barry for all of the music, including the song: Barry collaborates with London friends and fellow songwriters Anthony Newley and ... More


“… we have all the time in the world …”: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Sean Connery leaves the Bond series and is replaced, for a single film, by Australian actor George Lazenby. For John Barry — now the recipient of three Oscars for his non-Bond film scores — the ... More


The Music of James Bond

Jon Burlingame

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the songs and scores written for the movie adventures of Ian Fleming's Agent 007 of the British Secret Service. The book looks at many aspects of the ... More


“… he looks at this world and wants it all …”: Thunderball

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry remains in charge of James Bond music on the fourth film. Attempting to avoid writing a song called “Thunderball” for Bond's underwater adventure, Barry and lyricist Bricusse write “Mr. ... More


“… touch it, stroke it and undress it …”: Diamonds Are Forever

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Sean Connery returned to the Bond role for the next film, and this time John Barry joined the Bond team for location filming in Las Vegas, soaking up the atmosphere in advance of writing many of the ... More


“… an assassin that’s second to none …”: The Man with the Golden Gun

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry returned to the series for this 1974 installment with Christopher Lee as a million-dollar assassin. With just three weeks to write and record a title song and an entire underscore, he ... More


“… until we dance into the fire …”: A View to a Kill

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

By the mid-1980s, MTV had taken hold and music videos generally were changing the music business. John Barry, back for his tenth complete Bond score, collaborated with then-hot English rockers Duran ... More


“… hold on tight, let the flight begin …”: Octopussy

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry settled his tax debts with British authorities in 1983 and was thus able to return to work in London. He scored Octopussy, which is set in part in India and which features another “title” ... More


“… until the world falls away …”: Tomorrow Never Dies

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Brosnan continued as Bond, but as studio MGM-UA exercised greater control over the music of the Bond films, a new strategy was employed for the 1997 film: A “cattle call” of many different rock and ... More


Introduction: James Bond and the End(s) of the Pop Song

Adrian Daub and Charles Kronengold

in The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234522
eISBN:
9780190234553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234522.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The introduction describes the unique aesthetic phenomenon we call the Bond-song: a recognizable, evolving canon of pop songs that ask their audience to remember a back-catalogue of almost 30 songs ... More


“… you gotta give the other fellow hell …”: Live and Let Die

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Roger Moore takes over the role of James Bond while John Barry, busy writing musicals for the screen and London's West End, departs the 007 scene. Former Apple Records executive Ron Kass, who then ... More


“… nobody does it better … ”: The Spy Who Loved Me

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry became a “tax exile” and could no longer work in the U.K., making it necessary for producer Albert R. Broccoli (now running the Bond franchise, as partner Harry Saltzman sold his interest ... More


Losing My Timing This Late in My Career: The Rock Scene and the Middle of the Road for Broadway

Laurence Maslon

in Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

By the early 1970s, Broadway music would be branded “middle of the road,” but the expressway of popular music left little, if any, room for the show music for an earlier or current generation. ... More


Brother and Brother: Boy and Bicycle

Vincent LoBrutto

in Ridley Scott: A Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177083
eISBN:
9780813177090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177083.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Scott’s continued study at the Royal College of Art. Scott visits specialized movie theaters and is exposed to world cinema, including the films of Ingmar Bergman, and Japanese, ... More


Coda: James Bond Will Return in …

Adrian Daub and Charles Kronengold

in The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234522
eISBN:
9780190234553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234522.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Bond-songs and their films have kept going for more than half a century. What does it mean to keep going? What happens when the Bond-films and Bond-songs go in different directions? And what does ... More


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