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1492

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:52

1992
1492

JB told Geoff that the director once offered to show him the film but that was as far as it went. He never heard from him again on the subject.

Composer: Vangelis

Of Mice and Men

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:52

1992
Of Mice and Men

Composer: Mark Isham

Year of the Comet

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:47

1992
Year of the Comet

Main theme is used in the film's trailer towards the end.

Composer: Hummie Mann

The Bodyguard

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:46

1992
The Bodyguard

New director, Barry left.

Composer: Alan Silvestri and pop songs

CrissCross

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:46

1992
CrissCross

Saw film and decided he wasn't interested. As told to Geoff by him.

Composer: Trevor Jones

The Prince of Tides

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:45

1991
The Prince of Tides

Fell out with director and left.

Composer: James Newton Howard

The Russia House

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:45

1990
The Russia House

Can anyone confirm?

Composer: Jerry Goldsmith

Stella

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:44

1990
Stella

In an interview Barry says he had finished composing the score and the "powers that be" decided the film should be a comedy instead of drama and asked him to redo the main theme. Barry refused, and walked off the picture.

Composer: John Morris

Licence To Kill

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:43

1989
Licence To Kill

The producers wanted him to score this movie but because he was still recovering from serious illness it was considered unsafe for him to fly to London to work on the score. They left it as late as possible before hiring Michael Kamen.

Composer: Michael Kamen

Farm of the Year

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:42

1988
Farm of the Year

Because of his ilness - ruptured oesophagus, JB had to leave the music for Farm of the Year, retitled 'Miles from Home'

Composer: Robert Folk

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Specialising in book publications and CD releases about John Barry and our book "Hit ans Miss: The Story of The John Barry Seven.

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Have a look at our old "Play It Again" label website here.

Play It Again Records CD catalogue offered the discerning listener a wide choice of digitally re-mastered recordings from film and television, and rare collections of work from the likes of Don Black and Ron Grainer.

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Geoff Leonard writes CD booklet notes, articles, and occasionally books, in partnership with Pete Walker. You can read more about this here:

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Geoff (owner) and Ruud (webmaster) have been running the John Barry website since June 18, 2001.

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Geoff Leonard writes CD booklet notes, articles, and occasionally books, in partnership with Pete Walker. You can read more about this here:

 

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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!

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