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John Barry: The Man With The Golden Baton

Iman Lababedi, Creem, October 1987

COMPOSER AND conductor John Barry has scored 12 of the 15 James Bond movies, which is an impressive part of a spectacular career. However, on the phone to London, I'm most interested in his association with the legendary jazz great Louis Armstrong.

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