Wed, 19 Sep 2012 08:52:05 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
The history of the Bond theme

The Man With The Golden Gun (1974): 'The Man With The Golden Gun' by Lulu



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John Barry was back on board for 1974's The Man With The Golden Gun, and the title track saw Lulu grab the proverbial innuendo baton from Shirley Bassey's work two films earlier. The opening line was the highly suggestive 'He has a powerful weapon', and she asks the question 'Who will he not bang?' in a later verse. It's this lyrical naughtiness which led to Barry describing it as the Bond theme he hated the most.

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