John Barry

John Barry, composer to a whole bunch of James Bond songs and scores died last week.  I love Bond movies and I love the music that goes with them (I actually own a compilation CD of best Bond songs).  I think music can be an under-rated part of what makes a great movie actually great (the pinnacle being the original Star Wars trilogy).  Anyway, I really enjoyed this classic Fresh Air interview with Barry.   And because it’s probably my favorite movie opening this side of Star Wars, here’s Barry’s Goldfinger:

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