Don Black

The World Is Not Enough soundtrack

July 4th, 2011 by

After the warm reception for his soundtrack to Tomorrow Never Dies, the producers had a relatively simple choice when deciding who to select to score the next instalment in the 007 series.  So, in September 1998, David Arnold became the first person to be invited to score a second Bond film since John Barry when […]

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September 3rd, 2010 by

Don Black, who has written the lyrics for a number of James Bond theme songs is to receive an award on behalf of Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI), the body responsible for US performing rights. The article notes: “The songwriting award honours European songwriters and publishers for their success over the past year on US radio […]

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The Man With The Golden Gun soundtrack

June 30th, 2010 by

After the success of Roger Moore’s debut as James Bond in Live and Let Die, the English actor returned in 1974 to film the ninth instalment of the 007 series, The Man With The Golden Gun.  Based on Fleming’s novel – the last written before his death in 1964 – Bond heads to Asia to […]

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Diamonds Are Forever soundtrack

April 27th, 2010 by

James Bond producers Harry Saltzmann and Cubby Broccoli decided to change direction for the seventh movie in the series, Diamonds Are Forever.

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