Barry worked on the following Bond films: Well, I'm trying something new. In a somewhat desperate attempt to keep this blog alive, I'm going to try to do a daily short post using my iPad. Here goes. I suppose the two things that I've noticed in the news today are the on-going turmoil in Egypt and the incredibly sad news that John Barry died this morning. I've long been a Bond fan, and Barry more than anyone else defined the sound of the films. Barry worked on the following films: Dr. No (1962) — arranged Monty Norman's James Bond Theme used on main and end titles and Bond's arrival in Jamaica From Russia with Love (lyrics by Lionel Bart) (1963), Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Song in a Motion Picture Goldfinger (1964) Thunderball (1965) You Only Live Twice (1967) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) Moonraker (1979) Octopussy (1983) A View to a Kill (1985), (Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Original Score - Motion Picture & for Best Original Song - Motion Picture) The Living Daylights (1987) The best quote I have heard comes from his heir presumptive, David Arnold: "You could be stuck in a traffic jam on the M25 in a Ford Fiesta, but if you're playing a John Barry score you're in an Aston Martin."