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 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 5:24 PM   
 By:   filmusicnow   (Member)

What are you Top 3 John Barry cues? Here's mine:

1) Goldfinger - "Arrival Of The Bomb And Count Down" - heard when Goldfinger and Pussy Galore arrive at Fort Knox with the bomb by helicopter, the tone has that sense of danger when they arrive, but explodes into orchestral violence when the U.S. Army arrives, and the ticking effect from the percussion adds a sense of urgency when James Bond tries to dismantle the bomb, only to be stopped by the bomb expert, at which point the counter reads "007" (in sume prints of the feature film it reads "003" to which Bond quips to the expert, "What kept you?" and says to Felix Leiter, "Three more ticks and Mr. Goldfinger would've hit the jackpot!").

2) "On Her Majesty Secret's Service" - "Ski Chase" - the main theme is given an extensive workout when Bond escapes from Piz Gloria, and becomes ominous when Bond kills one of Ernst Stavro Blofeld's minions.

3) "The Lion In Winter" - "How Beautiful You Make Me" - a haunting piece of scoring when Eleanor Of Aquataine ponders her future, built on chorus and orchestra.

 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 6:10 PM   
 By:   steffromuk   (Member)

Are we really starting this TOP whatever BS again?


 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 6:20 PM   
 By:   Adam.   (Member)

1) King Kong - Montage....The great love theme gets the full orchestra treatment here.

2) The Black Hole - Six Robots....The mournful strings as Dan walks through the crew quarters inside the cavernous Cygnus.

3) Dances With Wolves - Two Socks at Play....Great theme. Nuff said.

 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 8:34 PM   
 By:   King Solium   (Member)

Are we really starting this TOP whatever BS again?


Not until we have the top three FSM whiners.

 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 9:06 PM   
 By:   Viscount Bark R. Y.   (Member)

I'm going to exclude James Bond cues - otherwise all three choices would probably be from that series.

- The Last Valley: Main Title Theme 2
- The Tamarind Seed: main title
- Passion Flower Hotel: "What a Question!" (It didn't look like stage musicals were forbidden from this query.)

honorable mention: Midnight Cowboy from Moviola.

(A month from now, I'm sure I could come up with different choices. Too many good cues!)

 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 10:07 PM   
 By:   Paul MacLean   (Member)

"Flight Into Space" (Moonraker)
"Escape from Piz Gloria" (On Her Majesty's Secret Service)
"To Rome" (The Lion in Winter)

 Posted:   Oct 19, 2021 - 10:23 PM   
 By:   Peter Greenhill   (Member)

I'll Drink To That (The Chase)
Old Friends (Monte Walsh)
Into Miami (Goldfinger)

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 12:54 AM   
 By:   Stephen Woolston   (Member)

This is ultra difficult.

Right now, and my list will change with my mood:

Theme from Walkabout
Escape From Piz Gloria from OHMSS
Midnight Cowboy


 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 5:10 AM   
 By:   bladerunner76   (Member)

The Buffalo Hunt—Dances With Wolves
We Have All the Time in the World—Ohmss
Time is a Burrito-Peggy Sue Got Married

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 5:34 AM   
 By:   SBD   (Member)

Six Robots (The Black Hole)
Murder at the Fair (The Living Daylights)
Bogota, 1984 (The Specialist)

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 5:44 AM   
 By:   MusicMad   (Member)

#1 Thunderball from the 1965 OST (tr.B1 of the vinyl LP) ... simply my favourite piece of music

#2 The Last Valley from the 1971 OST (tr.B2 of the vinyl LP) ... when they lower my coffin that's the piece which will be playing smile

#3 ... this is where it becomes difficult with so many to choose from. Perhaps, today:

Home Again; Things Are Going to Be Slow from Now On. from Frances (1982)

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 5:50 AM   
 By:   jkannry   (Member)

Lead in cue to Her Majesty’s Secret Service. The one where Bond is chasing the girl, Diana Rigg, on the beach and loses her. That cue leads into the opening title.

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 6:02 AM   
 By:   KeV McG   (Member)

Off the top of my head...and for today only, it would be...

Kong Hits The Big Apple (KING KONG)
Golden Gate Fight (A VIEW TO A KILL)
The Old Woman/The Man Of My Dreams/Tie (SOMEWHERE IN TIME)

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 6:06 AM   
 By:   Ray1992   (Member)

1. The Grand Hotel (Somewhere In Time / La-La Land)
2. Dress Shop (Indecent Proposal / Intrada)
3. Love Theme (My Life)

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 7:02 AM   
 By:   King Solium   (Member)

1. The Grand Hotel (Somewhere In Time)
2. Flight Into Space (Moonraker)
3. Into the Hole (The Black Hole)

Honorable mention

4. Something from Dances with Wolves.

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 7:11 AM   
 By:   villagardens553   (Member)

Ridiculously difficult!

And I'm going to pick cues, NOT album tracks unless they were actually used in a film, and all are selected not just for their musicality but also for placement in the film.

1} Chinon--Eleanor's Arrival from The Lion in Winter. Pure bliss.

2) Joe Buck Rides Again from Midnight Cowboy. One of JB's most underrated cues, from somber to escalating joy and triumph--elegance that counters a quite comical scene. Also, would have made a great traditional western theme.

3) Doors and Bikes and Things. JB is not known for comedy scores, but The Knack is a classic. This is a hilarious cue.

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 7:12 AM   
 By:   Adventures of Jarre Jarre   (Member)

In no particular order...

Flight into Space (Moonraker)
Hot and Heavy (The Black Hole... I've been waiting to get this cue for DECADES)
Chinon/Eleanor's Arrival (The Lion in Winter)

Honorable mention: all his love themes

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 7:23 AM   
 By:   villagardens553   (Member)

Can we now do cues 4 through 6?

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 10:32 AM   
 By:   John Black   (Member)

"Mr. Kiss-Kiss Bang-Bang" from THUNDERBALL

The main theme from BODY HEAT

The main theme from KING RAT

 Posted:   Oct 20, 2021 - 1:41 PM   
 By:   BrendonKelly   (Member)

Farewell and End Title - Dances with Wolves
The Sniper Was A Woman - The Living Daylights
Airborne - High Road To China

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