Barry, Bassey, Beatles and Billie - a look at the iconic tunes behind the Bond films

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Shirley Bassey
Shirley Bassey
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Ever since the twanging guitar of John Barry's theme song first appeared in Dr No in 1962, music has been crucial to the James Bond phenomenon.

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