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

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977): 'Nobody Does It Better' by Carly Simon



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Undoubtedly one of the sexiest Bond themes, The Spy Who Loved Me's 'Nobody Does it Better' was the first Bond song with a name not derived from the title or dialogue of the film. The song was written by the late composer Marvin Hamlisch, who stepped in for John Barry who was absent due to tax reasons. Radiohead have since performed an unlikely cover of the song in some concerts.

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