Greetings, Spy Vibers! It was such a blast talking with the folks at Kaiser George Marionettes for our interview! Hopefully it inspired some readers to check out the early rock n roll scene -always a fun ride! I'm currently editing new interviews to share with you soon about spy shows, new books, and collecting, but in the meantime I want to alert readers to a great interview over at Damien Barcroft's site with John Barry scholar, writer, and CD producer, Geoff Leonard. For those who don't know Barry's work, he was an internationally celebrated composer who was famous for scoring many of the James Bond films, among many other well-known projects. And with a new 007 film finally out now, the timing seems perfect. Readers might remember Geoff Leonard from our interview here back in 2018, when he stopped by the Spy Vibe lair to tell me more about John Barry's genesis as a composer and to talk about his book, Hit and Miss: The Story of the John Barry Seven. It's always fascinating to hear Georff's take on Barry, Bond, and music history (he's collaborating on a new Barry book now). And I think you will really enjoy his new talk with Barcroft, where they delved deeply into Barry's early work, the James Bond scores over the decades, record collecting, and much more. Check it out HERE. Enjoy!
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