cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

John Barry dies

nadger
Rising Star
Posts: 4,498
Thanks: 46
Registered: 13-04-2007

John Barry dies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12321610
Didn't he write some great film scores as his 5 Oscars confirms.
I'm old enough to remember the John Barry Seven.
9 REPLIES
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 26,952
Thanks: 1,749
Fixes: 133
Registered: 14-04-2007

Re: John Barry dies

He composed one of my favourite pieces, the Out of Africa theme. It has a particular personal meaning for me. Cry

Customer and Forum Moderator.

Community Veteran
Posts: 18,802
Thanks: 262
Registered: 12-08-2007

Re: John Barry dies

Sad loss.  A great composer.  Memorable film scores over the years.
nadger
Rising Star
Posts: 4,498
Thanks: 46
Registered: 13-04-2007

Re: John Barry dies

@Strat - I think we can guess why.
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 26,952
Thanks: 1,749
Fixes: 133
Registered: 14-04-2007

Re: John Barry dies

It still brings a tear....

Customer and Forum Moderator.

community
Grafter
Posts: 666
Registered: 31-07-2007

Re: John Barry dies

Quote from: nadger
@Strat - I think we can guess why.

Well, if "we" means all of us, then I have been left without a clue!...............
198kHz
Aspiring Champion
Posts: 3,485
Thanks: 420
Fixes: 11
Registered: 30-07-2008

Re: John Barry dies

Quote from: nadger
I'm old enough to remember the John Barry Seven.

Me too - and Juke Box Jury, for which he wrote and performed the theme tune - Hit and Miss.
Remember you are unique - just like everyone else
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 26,952
Thanks: 1,749
Fixes: 133
Registered: 14-04-2007

Re: John Barry dies

@Community this may help Smiley

Customer and Forum Moderator.

community
Grafter
Posts: 666
Registered: 31-07-2007

Re: John Barry dies

Thanks Strat
Actually one of our friends here on this forum sent me a PM to inform me of your reason.
I must admit I had missed the poignancy of your post and now I too feel sorry for having
raised the question.
Life is full of laughter and tears but the tears can often soften the hard knocks , for a while anyway.
My own experience is that my wife of 57 years may not still be here if it were not for the amazing
care we receive as a nation from the global exchange of  medical professionals.
We continue to praise the care and understanding, and humanity we receive from outside our shores.
cheers
Eddie
nadger
Rising Star
Posts: 4,498
Thanks: 46
Registered: 13-04-2007

Re: John Barry dies

Quote from: community
My own experience is that my wife of 57 years
Wow, makes me feel like a real novice at 46 years in July  Smiley