Saturday, January 10, 2009

John Barry web exclusive

As a kid growing up in World War II–era York, John Barry spent every Saturday in one of his father’s cinemas, figuring out what made a movie great. As a young musician in 60s London, he became an immortal part of the process, famous for arranging the “James Bond Theme,” writing the Goldfinger title song, and scoring more than 90 films, including Midnight Cowboy, Born Free, and Out of Africa. At age 75, after five Oscars, four wives, and a lot of glamour, Barry talks about the magic he made.



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