Rank the Bond Scores from the Golden 60s Era

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edited January 2012 in Music Posts: 4,399
in similar fashion to the thread started by @royale65 about the musical scores of the Moore era, rank the scores of the Connery / Lazenby era (the golden 60s)..

1. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
highlights
- Main title theme
- "We Have All The Time In The World" by Louis Armstrong
- This Never Happened To The Other Feller
- Try
- Over And Out
- Bond Settles In

2. Diamonds Are Forever
highlights
- Gunbarrel/Manhunt
- Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd/Bond To Holland
- Airport Source/On The Road
- 007 and Counting
- To Hell With Blofeld
- The Whyte House

3. Thunderball
highlights
- Gunbarrel/Traction Table/Gassing The Plane/Car Chase
- Chateau Fight
- Dance With Domino/Bond's Apartment
- At The Casino
- Street Chase

4. Goldfinger
highlights
- Alpine Drive/Auric's Factory
- Bond Back In Action Again
- Goldfinger (instrumental version)
- Dawn Raid On Fort Knox

5. From Russia With Love
highlights
- Opening Titles
- Tania Meets Klebb
- The Golden Horn
- 007
- "From Russia With Love" by Matt Monroe

1. You Only Live Twice
highlights
- Capsule In Space
- Mountains and Sunsets
- Bond Averts World War Three

1. Dr. No
highlights
- Kingston Calypso
- Jump Up
- Under The Mango Tree
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Comments

  • KerimKerim Istanbul Not Constantinople
    Posts: 2,629
    1. OHMSS
    2. GF
    3. YOLT
    4. TB
    5. DAF
    6. FRWL
    7. DN
  • Samuel001Samuel001 Moderator
    edited January 2012 Posts: 13,350
    Why, not just continue here, the topics are almost the same: http://www.mi6community.com/index.php?p=/discussion/2264/rank-the-musical-scores-from-the-connery-era#Item_7

    Do we really need another one?

    Come on people, so many threads are getting looked recently, it's easy enough to look around, especially if you view the categories one at a time.

    Anyway, my order is the same as before but On Her Majesty's Secret Service now tops the list.
  • DaltonCraig007DaltonCraig007 They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails."
    Posts: 15,690
    OHMSS
    YOLT
    TB
    GF
    FRWL
    DN
  • PrinceKamalKhanPrinceKamalKhan Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
    Posts: 3,262
    001) YOLT
    002) OHMSS
    003) GF
    004) TB
    005) FRWL
    006) DAF
    007) DN
  • Posts: 1,817
    Putting aside the terrible DN soundtract, this is a very difficult task because they are just so great...:
    001 OHMSS
    002 TB
    003 YOLT and DAF
    004 FRWL
    005 GF
    006 DN
  • Posts: 4,762
    1. Thunderball
    2. From Russia with Love
    3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    4. Goldfinger
    5. You Only Live Twice
    6. Dr. No
  • Posts: 2,189
    1. Thunderball
    2. Goldfinger
    3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    4. From Russia With Love
    5. Dr. No
    6. You Only Live Twice
    7. Diamonds are Forever
  • MurdockMurdock The minus world
    Posts: 16,330
    1. YOLT
    2. TB
    3. OHMSS
    4. DAF
    5. FRWL
    6. GF
    7. DN
  • Posts: 7,653
    1. FRWL
    2. OHMSS
    3. GF
    4. DAF
    5. TB
    6. YOLT
    7. DN
  • MayDayDiVicenzoMayDayDiVicenzo Here and there
    Posts: 5,080
    1. OHMSS
    2. GF
    3. TB
    4. YOLT
    5. FRWL
    6. DAF
    7. DN
  • DarthDimiDarthDimi Behind you!Moderator
    Posts: 23,524
    Including DAF:

    1. OHMSS
    2. DAF
    3. YOLT
    4. TB
    5. FRWL
    6. GF
    7. DN
  • pachazopachazo Make Your Choice
    Posts: 7,314
    As of this moment I would have to say...

    1) OHMSS
    2) YOLT
    3) TB
    4) DAF
    5) GF
    6) FRWL
    7) DN
  • Posts: 12,249
    I'm doing mine without DAF because it's not in the 60s and I consider the golden age to be Dr No through On Her Majesty's Secret Service:

    1) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (best Bond soundtrack ever!)
    2) Goldfinger
    3) You Only Live Twice
    4) Thunderball
    5) From Russia with Love
    6) Dr. No

    If I did include DAF it would either take TB's place or be right under it.
  • M_BaljeM_Balje Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Posts: 4,436
    1. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    2. From Russia with Love
    3. Dr No
    4. Diamonds Are Forever
    5. You Only Live Twice
    6. Goldfinger
    7. Thunderball
  • WalecsWalecs On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    Posts: 3,157
    1. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    The main theme from OHMSS is one of the best musical pieces ever written by man. We Have All The Time in The World is beautiful. Anything else from the score is just as great: Over and Out, Journey to Blofeld's Hideaway, Who will buy my yesterdays.

    2. From Russia with Love
    3. Thunderball
    4. Goldfinger
    5. You Only Live Twice
    6. Dr. No
  • Pajan005Pajan005 Stockholm, Sweden
    Posts: 432
    1. OHMSS
    2. TB
    3. GF
    4. YOLT
    5. FRWL
    6. DN
  • Posts: 12,249
    Glad to see most people like OHMSS's soundtrack best; for me it's a no-brainer as the best soundtrack in the whole series. I have several favorites - the Title Theme, Journey to Draco's Hideaway, We Have All the Time in the World (sung and instrumental versions), Gumbold's Safe, Bond Settles In, Bond Meets the Girls, Escape from Piz Gloria, Over and Out, Battle at Piz Gloria - all wonderful songs. John Barry really helped make that movie one of my favorite Bond films.
  • Posts: 3,336
    1. OHMSS
    2. YOLT
    3. TB
    4. GF
    5. FRWL
    6. DN
  • edited April 2014 Posts: 86
    1. Diamonds Are Forever (High point: Diamonds Are Forever (source instrumental0 / Low point: NONE. ZERO. NADA.)

    2. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (High point: We Have All the Time In the World (instrumental that medleyed with the Bond theme) / Low point: NONE. ZERO. NADA.)

    3. Goldfinger (High point: Alpine Drive / Low point: NONE. ZERO. NADA)

    4. Thunderball (High point: Thunderball instrumental / Low point: NONE. ZERO. NADA.)

    5. You Only Live Twice (High point: Mountains & Sunsets / Low Point: Bond Averts World War III)

    6. From Russia With Love (High point: Bond Meets Tania / Low Point:Meeting In St. Sophia

    7. Dr. No (High point: Underneath the Mango Tree instrumental / Low Point: Audio Bongo)
  • 1. OHMSS
    2. TB
    3. GF
    4. FRWL
    5. YOLT
    6. DAF
    7. DN
  • edited April 2014 Posts: 368
    1. Diamonds Are Forever
    2. You Only Live Twice
    3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    4. From Russia With Love
    5. Goldfinger
    6. Thunderball
    7. Dr. No
  • Posts: 1,146
    OHMSS.

    Easily, even as much as I love the others.
  • Posts: 11,119
    Samuel001 wrote: »
    Why, not just continue here, the topics are almost the same: http://www.mi6community.com/index.php?p=/discussion/2264/rank-the-musical-scores-from-the-connery-era#Item_7

    Do we really need another one?

    Come on people, so many threads are getting looked recently, it's easy enough to look around, especially if you view the categories one at a time.

    Anyway, my order is the same as before but On Her Majesty's Secret Service now tops the list.

    Really @Samuel001, you can't expect every forummember in here to do a 10 minute research first, looking at all 217 pages of topics, and then posting a topic.
  • Posts: 1,146
    I have no idea what Barry used for the musical cues during the bobsled chase, but man that is some inspired music.
  • DaltonCraig007DaltonCraig007 They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails."
    Posts: 15,690
    1. OHMSS
    2. DAF
    3. FRWL
    4. TB
    5. YOLT
    6. GF
    7. DN
  • MurdockMurdock The minus world
    Posts: 16,330
    I have no idea what Barry used for the musical cues during the bobsled chase, but man that is some inspired music.

    The electric sounds in the film were made by a Moog Synthesizer and used to great effect in OHMSS.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Das Boot Hill
    Posts: 45,489
    They were all better than anything else, except DN. Which was still pretty much better than some others.(TMWTGG, FYEO, OP, AVTAK, TND, TWINE, DAD)
  • 1. Thunderball
    2. You Only Live Twice
    3. Goldfinger
    4. Diamonds Are Forever
    5. From Russia With Love
    6. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    7. Dr. No

    From the gut. All of the Barry scores are fantastic and even Dr. No has its moments. Although I don't see how Dr. No's score is better than AVTAK's @Thunderfinger
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Das Boot Hill
    Posts: 45,489
    It had its charm and was the best one yet. AVTAK had not and was not. EMO. (Enter my opinion.)
  • I quite like DN's score. I've always seen AVTAK as one of Barry's best, personally. To each their own though for sure.
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