Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Britain is a country which says " Happy Birthday" to music makers John Barry, Bert Jansch and Lulu

John Barry, composer and conductor is 77 today, Bert Jansch, folk musician is 67 and 'Lulu' who is 62.

John :

* born John Barry Prendergast in York, is the film score composer.

* best known for composing 11 James Bond soundtracks and being influential on the 007 series' distinctive style.

My favourites :


Dances with Wolves :

Bert :

* born Herbert Jansch in Glasgow.

* recorded 25 albums and has influenced Paul Simon, Jimmy Page, and Neil Young.

Lulu :

* born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie in Glasgow.

* singer-songwriter, actress, and tv personality, famous in the USA for the film and theme "To Sir, with Love".

'Shout' in 1965 :

To Sir With Love :

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