Best Bond Theme Song / Singer

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  1. ThreeChordWonder

    ThreeChordWonder Senior Stratmaster

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    Gotta go to Shirley Bassie for Goldfinger and Diamonds are Forever, honorable mention for Moonraker.

    I think she's the only singer to have done three Bonds.

    What say you lot?
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    Hard to argue with that, so I'll go with my favorite:

     
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    Deafsoundguy CERTIFIED HACK Silver Member

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    Absolutely. That was my first immediate thought :thumb:
     
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    A View to a Kill (Duran Duran)
    Ya I said it. Come at me bro.
     
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    A View to a Kill is great but my favourite is The Living Daylights by A-Ha. Don’t know any more of their music but that tune is amazing.
     
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    Alice Cooper - Man With The Golden Gun

     
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    The Man With The Golden Gun - Lulu



    He has a powerful weapon
    He charges a million a shot
    An assassin that's second to none
    The man with the golden gun...
    Lurking in some darkened doorway
    Or crouched on a rooftop somewhere
    In the next room, or this very one
    The man with the golden gun...
    Love is required whenever he's hired
    It comes just before the kill
    No one can catch him, no hitman can match him
    For his million dollar skill
    One golden shot means another poor victim
    Has come to a glittering end
    For a price he'll erase anyone
    The man with the golden gun...
    His eye may be on you or me
    Who will he bang?
    We shall see...
    Oh yeah!

    Love is required whenever he's hired
    It come just before the kill
    No one can catch him, no hit man can match him
    For his million dollar skill
    One golden shot means another poor victim
    Has come to a glittering end
    If you want to get rid of someone
    The man with the golden gun
    Will get it done
    He'll shoot anyone
    With his golden gun...
     
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    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

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    Can't argue with La Bassey but Tom Jones pulls out all the stops with Thunderball.

     
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    :eek::rolleyes::D
     
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    Here is my favorite

    Next is Goldfinger theme

    Nancy Sinatra

    Shirley Bassey
     
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    this one is my favorite
     
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    Live and let die and View to a Kill
     
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    crawdaddy Most Honored Senior Member

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    Another "Live and Let Die" vote...though GoldFinger is definitely a very close 2nd....

    The only reason LaLD gets the nod is due to the Wings Over America tour in '76.....you need to remember that light shows were in their infancy back then.....and when the song sped up and the lasers started shooting across the stage (all of this after some fine Jamaican Gold) it was like....wow man....never forget that evening...
     
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    Not from the classic era but Goldeneye is really good.
     
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    I'd say Shirley Bassie may be number one, but Its a close run with Carly Simon's The Spy Who Loved Me, and McCartney's Live And Let Die.
     
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    You know Take On Me, surely? Right?

    that guy is a great singer. He did a version of “Can’t Take my Eyes off of you” by Franki Valli, on the Coneheads soundtrack that was really good too.
     
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    Hm appreciate everyone’s reverence for the classics, but I’ll respectfully disagree…

     
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    I had that CD. great song. Unfortunately this was one of the only decent songs on there. Was wondering if this one would be posted.


    Skyfall is my favorite song. Very haunting.
     
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    Skyfall is really good.
     
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