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The John Barry Songbook

Sunday, 03 December 2017 09:53

 

This is a list of all the songs either written with John Barry or instrumental themes he composed that later had lyrics added to them and were published as songs.

It’s inevitable that I shall have forgotten some, so This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • We All Love to Rock
  • Let’s Have a Wonderful Time
  • Rock-a Billie-Boogie
  • You’ve Gotta Way
  • Throw All Your Lovin' My Way
  • Little Old Fashioned Love
  • Arrivederci Baby
  • Action
  • Made You
  • I Did What You Told Me
  • The Beat Girl Song
  • It’s Legal
  • The Reason
  • My Last Wish
  • I Want You Baby
  • They
  • Time Waits For No Man
  • Goldfinger
  • The Secrets of Rome
  • Gotta Getaway Now
  • The Knack

Songs from Passion Flower Hotel:

  • School Song
  • A Little Hammer
  • What a Question
  • What Does This Country Need Today?
  • The Syndicate
  • Naughty Naughty
  • How Much of the Dream Comes True
  • Tick Which Applies
  • Passion Flower Hotel
  • A Great Big Nothing
  • I Love My Love
  • Beastly Beastly
  • Something Different
  • Don't Stop the Show

 

  • A Man Alone
  • The Chase
  • Thunderball
  • Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Born Free
  • Wednesday’s Child
  • Sleep Well My Darling
  • You Only Live Twice
  • You Only Live Twice
  • My Love Has Two Faces
  • Petulia
  • The Girl with the Sun in Her Hair
  • The Christmas Wine

Songs from On Her Majesty's Secret Service:

  • We Have All the Time in the World
  • Do You Know How Xmas Trees Are Grown?

 

  • The More Things Change
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • The Good Times Are Comin’

Songs from The last Valley:

  • A Christmas Song
  • A Children’s Song
  • An Evening Song
  • A Last Valley

Songs from Lolita, My Love:

  • Lolita
  • In The Broken-Promise Land of Fifteen
  • How Far Is It to the Next Town?
  • Going, Going Gone
  • Tell Me, Tell Me
  • Farewell, Little Dream
  • March Out of My Life
  • The Same Old Song
  • Saturday
  • Dante, Petrarch and Poe
  • Sur Les Quais
  • Charlotte's Letter
  • At the Bed-D-By Motel
  • Buckin' for Beardsley/Beardsley School for Girls
  • All You Can Do Is Tell Me You Love Me

 

  • Diamonds are Forever
  • Walkabout
  • Follow Follow
  • Vivre et Mourir
  • This Way Mary
  • Wish Now Was Then

Songs from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland:

  • Curiouser and Curiouser
  • You've To Know When To Stop
  • The Last Word Is Mine
  • The Pun Song
  • I've Never Been This Far Before
  • The Moral Song
  • The Me I Never Knew
  • Will you walk a little Faster, said a Whiting to a Snail
  • They Told Me

 

  • Sail the Summer Winds
  • Play it Again
  • The Man with the Golden Gun
  • Lonely Hearts

Songs from Billy:

  • Ambrosia
  • And
  • Some of Us Belong to the Stars
  • Happy to Be Themselves
  • The Witch's Song
  • Lies
  • It Were All Green Hills
  • Aren't You Billy Fisher?
  • My Heart Is Ready When You Are
  • Is This Where I Wake Up
  • Billy
  • Remembering
  • Any Minute Now
  • The Lady from L.A.
  • I Can Make A Difference
  • I Missed the Last Rainbow

 

  • Thee is Now
  • Are You in There?
  • Maybe Someday
  • Down Deep Inside
  • Will This be the Song I’ll be Singing Tomorrow?
  • Moonraker
  • Somewhere in Time
  • Somewhere In Time

Songs from The Little Prince & the Aviator:

  • Par Avion
  • Power Comes, Power Goes
  • I Pity the Poor Poor Parisiennes
  • Making Every Minute Count
  • Made for Each Other
  • Wind, Sand, Stars
  • First Impressions
  • A Day Will Never Be the Same
  • I've Got You to Thank for All This
  • I Don't Regret a Thing
  • We Couldn't We Mustn't We Won't
  • Watch Out for the Baobabs
  • I Like My Misfortunes to Be Taken Seriously
  • The Volcano Song
  • More Than Just a Pretty Flower
  • Playground of the Planets
  • It Was You
  • Grain of Sand
  • Sunset Song - Little Prince
  • Little Prince/Stars Will Be Laughing

 

  • The Man in the Mask

Songs from Svengali:

  • I Never Lost a Lover Yet
  • One Dream at a Time
  • Getting Some Feeling Back into my Heart
  • I'll Take You There
  • Morning Blues

 

  • Letting Go
  • All Time High
  • A View to a Kill
  • The Music of Goodbye
  • Places
  • The Best Man in the World

Songs from The Living Daylights:

  • The Living Daylights
  • Where Has Everybody Gone?
  • If there was a Man

 

  • Here’s to the Heroes
  • In All the Right Places
  • Secrets of my Heart
  • To Love and be Loved
  • Give Me a Smile

Songs from Brighton Rock:

  • You See If I Don't
  • The Holiday Crowd
  • You Never Know Where You Are With Pinkie
  • Hello Sweetheart
  • Lucky To Be Alive
  • You and me have things in Common
  • Something Fishy
  • I'll Never Let You Down
  • Some Things Never Leave You
  • Play Your Cards Right
  • Marry Her I have to
  • The Favourite Doesn't Always Win
  • You Love Who You Love
  • Don't Keep On
  • You Can't Beat a Wedding
  • No One Laughed
  • It'll Do
  • Brighton Rock
  • Just To See Each Other Again
  • There'll Come A Day
  • Tick All The Days Off One By One
  • Our Time is Now

“Tonight, Andrew Collins shines the spotlight on two composers, starting with the Academy Award-winning Rachel Portman. Her Oscar-winning music for Emma features alongside nominated scores for The Cider House Rules and Chocolat. We’ll also hear some of Portman’s most recent projects, including Belle and Their Finest.

The second film composer to feature is John Barry, with the iconic scores for Born Free, The Lion in Winter, Out of Africa and Dances with Wolves among his rich legacy. Plus some of Barry’s contributions to the James Bond films, such as You Only Live Twice and Thunderball.”

Starcrash CD re-released on December 8th

Monday, 13 November 2017 12:31

Starcrash CD re-release November 2017Update 2017-11-13:

We are informed by writer Randall D. Larson that this Starcrash release is a reissue of the BSX edition via BSX's distributor. It shares the BSX content and graphics, and, presumably, his booklet notes.

According to the amazon.co.uk website, Starcrash is to be released again on CD on December 8th.

The L-Shaped Room - Blu-Ray

Sunday, 17 September 2017 07:52

The L-Shaped Room (1962) is to be released on Blu-Ray by Twilight Time on December 19th.

We don't have any more details at this stage.

Bianca

Friday, 15 September 2017 16:02

Ruud.

 

 

RPO: Film Music Gala

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 18:33

Sunday 16 July 2017
7.30pm
Venue: Derngate
19-21 Guildhall Rd,
Northampton
NN1 1DP

https://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/rpo-film-music-gala/ 

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is offering you the chance to hear some of the best; from the classic sweeping strings of Out Of Africa, [...] Joining the Orchestra for a special tribute to the composer John Barry will be the sensational singer Alison Jiear, who dazzled audiences on Britain’s Got Talent and starred in Cinderella at Royal & Derngate in 2015. She and the Orchestra will perform some of Barry’s best-known works, including the iconic themes from the Bond films Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever.

The Chase - UK Blu-Ray

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 18:13
The Chase
25 September 2017
United Kingdom, Powerhouse
Limited Dual Format Edition (UK Blu-ray premiere)
 
Nick Redman: "It's the same 4k restoration as we released last year - they licensed our commentary and the isolated score that Mike Matessino created from us as well."

• 4K restoration from the original negative
(4K means that the transfer is a 4K scan - on a blu-ray it is of course reflected as 1080p)
• Original mono audio
• Audio commentary with film historians Lem Dobbs, Julie Kirgo, and Nick Redman
Arthur Penn on ‘The Chase’ (1996, tbc mins): previously unseen footage from Paul Joyce’s documentary Marlon Brando: The Wild One
Matthew Penn on ‘The Chase’ (2017, tbc mins): a new interview with director Arthur Penn’s son
James Fox on ‘The Chase’ (2017, tbc mins): the renowned actor interviewed by Richard Ayoade
• Super 8 version: original cut-down home cinema presentation
• Isolated Score: experience John Barry’s original soundtrack music
• Original theatrical trailer
• Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Christina Newland, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and historic articles on the film
• UK premiere on Blu-ray
• Limited Dual Format Edition of 3,000 copies
• More TBC
BBFC cert: 15
REGION FREE

The Betsy 2017 - widescreen?

Friday, 07 July 2017 16:19

Is the new 2017 Warner Archive release of The Betsy really widescreen? Find out on our Snippets page!

The Betsy 2017 - widescreen?

Friday, 07 July 2017 16:15

John Barry and movie afficionado Alan has discovered that Warner Archive recut the pan-and-scan 4:3 version used for the 1999 dvd release of The Betsy, to make a pseudo Widesceen 2017 release with a terrible quality result. See image below:

 

 

John Barry honoured with Blue Plaque in Fulford
John Barry honoured with Blue Plaque in Fulford

On the 20th June The York Civic Trust honoured John with the award of a Blue Plaque, affixed to the wall of The Pavilion Hotel, Fulford. The hotel was formerly Fulford House, where John lived with his family from 1944 to 1958, at which point he departed for London and fame and fortune.

The plaque was unveiled by John's son, Jonpatrick, who had travelled from America with his mother, Laurie, for the ceremony. They were joined by several members of the Prendergast family, including John's niece and great-nieces, who still live locally.

David Fraser, chief executive of the trust, said: "John Barry lived in what became the Pavilion Hotel from his teens into his twenties.

John learned music from his mother Doris, who was a concert pianist, and from Francis Jackson, the organist at York Minster.

He went on to compose film music that made him world famous, and was globally important – and that all originated here in York."

Dr Fraser added that the Pavilion Hotel was delighted to have the plaque installed, which is easily visible to passers-by.

Please also read this article on the York Mix website  which includes the photo below:

 


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A lot more James Bond concerts collected on the link below, I have put them all in this news item. So check it out from there!

http://www.moviesinconcert.nl/index.php?page=concertlist


 

Wiener Konzerthaus
Lothringerstraße 20, 1030 WIEN
(that's Vienna!)

Sonntag 3 Dezember 2017
19:30 Uhr
Großer Saal

Dieses Galakonzert lässt 53 Jahre Bond-Movies live und auf großer Kinoleinwand Revue passieren. Von John Barrys «Goldfinger», «Thunderball» und «Diamonds Are Forever» über «Licence To Kill», «A View To A Kill» und «Goldeneye» bis hin zu «Skyfall» und dem Song des bislang letzten Bond-Streifens, «Writings On The Wall». Spezielle Arrangements für großes Symphonieorchester garantieren neben den Star-Interpreten einen unvergesslichen Abend.

Am 2. und 3. Dezember 2017 werden die legendären Songs und Scores aus den Bond-Movies von den Star-Interpreten Maya Hakvoort, Nazide Aylin und Sandra Pires im Wiener Konzerthaus präsentiert. Dabei werden sie von einem großen Symphonieorchester, ergänzt durch Top-Instrumentalsolisten für den speziellen Bond-Sound, begleitet, während die berühmten Filmszenen auf eine Leinwand projiziert werden. Die Arrangements stammen vom musikalischen Leiter der Galakonzerte, Alex Johansson. Als besonderes Highlight wird Stargast Conchita ihre Lieblings-Bondsongs interpretieren.


Q The Music Show - James Bond Tribute Band
Live James Bond Concerts
Sun 25th Feb 18 (7.30pm)
Victoria Halls, Stoke-On-Trent
with Madeline Smith (Live & Let Die)
Details: www.QTheMusicShow.com/victoriahall


Q The Music Show - James Bond Tribute Band
Live James Bond Concerts
Sun 11th Mar 18
The Woodville, Gravesend
with Madeline Smith (Live & Let Die)
Details: www.QTheMusicShow.com/thewoodville


 Q The Music Show - James Bond Tribute Band
Live James Bond Concerts

Sun 25th Mar 18 (6pm)
King's Theatre, Southsea, Portsmouth
with Madeline Smith (Live & Let Die)
Details: www.QTheMusicShow.com/kingstheatre


 Q The Music Show - James Bond Tribute Band
Live James Bond Concerts

Wed 4th Apr 18
Southport Theatre
with Caroline Munro (The Spy Who Loved Me)
Details: www.QTheMusicShow.com/southporttheatre


Q The Music Show - James Bond Tribute Band
Live James Bond Concerts

Sun 8th Apr 18
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
with Caroline Munro (The Spy Who Loved Me)
Details: www.QTheMusicShow.com/waterside


Q The Music Show - James Bond Tribute Band
Live James Bond Concerts

Sun 6th May 18
New Victoria Hall, Woking
with Caroline Munro (The Spy Who Loved Me)
Details: www.QTheMusicShow.com/newvictoria