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The John Barry Songbook

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This is a list of all the songs either written with John Barry or instrumental themes he composed that later had lyrics added to them and were published as songs.

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  • We All Love to Rock
  • Let’s Have a Wonderful Time
  • Rock-a Billie-Boogie
  • You’ve Gotta Way
  • Throw All Your Lovin' My Way
  • Little Old Fashioned Love
  • Arrivederci Baby
  • Action
  • Made You
  • I Did What You Told Me
  • The Beat Girl Song
  • It’s Legal
  • The Reason
  • My Last Wish
  • I Want You Baby
  • They
  • Time Waits For No Man
  • Goldfinger
  • The Secrets of Rome
  • Gotta Getaway Now
  • The Knack

Songs from Passion Flower Hotel:

  • School Song
  • A Little Hammer
  • What a Question
  • What Does This Country Need Today?
  • The Syndicate
  • Naughty Naughty
  • How Much of the Dream Comes True
  • Tick Which Applies
  • Passion Flower Hotel
  • A Great Big Nothing
  • I Love My Love
  • Beastly Beastly
  • Something Different
  • Don't Stop the Show


  • A Man Alone
  • The Chase
  • Thunderball
  • Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Born Free
  • Wednesday’s Child
  • Sleep Well My Darling
  • You Only Live Twice
  • You Only Live Twice
  • My Love Has Two Faces
  • Petulia
  • The Girl with the Sun in Her Hair
  • The Christmas Wine

Songs from On Her Majesty's Secret Service:

  • We Have All the Time in the World
  • Do You Know How Xmas Trees Are Grown?


  • The More Things Change
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • The Good Times Are Comin’

Songs from The last Valley:

  • A Christmas Song
  • A Children’s Song
  • An Evening Song
  • A Last Valley

Songs from Lolita, My Love:

  • Lolita
  • In The Broken-Promise Land of Fifteen
  • How Far Is It to the Next Town?
  • Going, Going Gone
  • Tell Me, Tell Me
  • Farewell, Little Dream
  • March Out of My Life
  • The Same Old Song
  • Saturday
  • Dante, Petrarch and Poe
  • Sur Les Quais
  • Charlotte's Letter
  • At the Bed-D-By Motel
  • Buckin' for Beardsley/Beardsley School for Girls
  • All You Can Do Is Tell Me You Love Me


  • Diamonds are Forever
  • Walkabout
  • Follow Follow
  • Vivre et Mourir
  • This Way Mary
  • Wish Now Was Then

Songs from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland:

  • Curiouser and Curiouser
  • You've To Know When To Stop
  • The Last Word Is Mine
  • The Pun Song
  • I've Never Been This Far Before
  • The Moral Song
  • The Me I Never Knew
  • Will you walk a little Faster, said a Whiting to a Snail
  • They Told Me


  • Sail the Summer Winds
  • Play it Again
  • The Man with the Golden Gun
  • Lonely Hearts

Songs from Billy:

  • Ambrosia
  • And
  • Some of Us Belong to the Stars
  • Happy to Be Themselves
  • The Witch's Song
  • Lies
  • It Were All Green Hills
  • Aren't You Billy Fisher?
  • My Heart Is Ready When You Are
  • Is This Where I Wake Up
  • Billy
  • Remembering
  • Any Minute Now
  • The Lady from L.A.
  • I Can Make A Difference
  • I Missed the Last Rainbow


  • Thee is Now
  • Are You in There?
  • Maybe Someday
  • Down Deep Inside
  • Will This be the Song I’ll be Singing Tomorrow?
  • Moonraker
  • Somewhere in Time
  • Somewhere In Time

Songs from The Little Prince & the Aviator:

  • Par Avion
  • Power Comes, Power Goes
  • I Pity the Poor Poor Parisiennes
  • Making Every Minute Count
  • Made for Each Other
  • Wind, Sand, Stars
  • First Impressions
  • A Day Will Never Be the Same
  • I've Got You to Thank for All This
  • I Don't Regret a Thing
  • We Couldn't We Mustn't We Won't
  • Watch Out for the Baobabs
  • I Like My Misfortunes to Be Taken Seriously
  • The Volcano Song
  • More Than Just a Pretty Flower
  • Playground of the Planets
  • It Was You
  • Grain of Sand
  • Sunset Song - Little Prince
  • Little Prince/Stars Will Be Laughing


  • The Man in the Mask

Songs from Svengali:

  • I Never Lost a Lover Yet
  • One Dream at a Time
  • Getting Some Feeling Back into my Heart
  • I'll Take You There
  • Morning Blues


  • Letting Go
  • All Time High
  • A View to a Kill
  • The Music of Goodbye
  • Places
  • The Best Man in the World

Songs from The Living Daylights:

  • The Living Daylights
  • Where Has Everybody Gone?
  • If there was a Man


  • Here’s to the Heroes
  • In All the Right Places
  • Secrets of my Heart
  • To Love and be Loved
  • Give Me a Smile

Songs from Brighton Rock:

  • You See If I Don't
  • The Holiday Crowd
  • You Never Know Where You Are With Pinkie
  • Hello Sweetheart
  • Lucky To Be Alive
  • You and me have things in Common
  • Something Fishy
  • I'll Never Let You Down
  • Some Things Never Leave You
  • Play Your Cards Right
  • Marry Her I have to
  • The Favourite Doesn't Always Win
  • You Love Who You Love
  • Don't Keep On
  • You Can't Beat a Wedding
  • No One Laughed
  • It'll Do
  • Brighton Rock
  • Just To See Each Other Again
  • There'll Come A Day
  • Tick All The Days Off One By One
  • Our Time is Now
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