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12 June 2010


Terry Walstrom

John Barry obtained exotic instruments from collector John Leach adding a moog synth bass line to punch up the sound for TV. Those are plucked and strummed acoustic instruments in Persuaders such as the OUD.

Here is my synth mock-up of 007:


(Source on Persuaders: John Barry: the Man with the Midas Touch)
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Many thanks for the fascinating insight, Terry. (I'm always touched when my ignorant ramblings elicit some authoritative facts from someone who really knows...)

And your mock-up shows how far synths have come in 40 years.

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