John Barry Revisited (4cd)
UK four CD collection of tracks from the late British composer. Born 1933, John Barry is one of the best known composers of film music in the world. He commenced his pop music career leading The John Barry Seven, most notably backing Adam Faith. Barry made his name with his scores for the James Bond movies, for which he was awarded the GoldenEye award in 2002, courtesy of the Ian Fleming Foundation. He went on to score many notable soundtracks, including the following award-winners: Born Free (1966, two Oscars), The Lion In Winter (1968, Oscar), Midnight Cowboy (1969, Grammy), The Cotton Club (1984, Grammy), Out Of Africa (1985, Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe) and Dances With Wolves (1990, Oscar and Grammy). In 1999 he was awarded an OBE for services to music. This set contains 75 classic recordings from the early part of his career.