Saturday, July 30, 2016

THUNDERBALL (1965) Dual Theme Song Duel


Tom Jones' Thunderball is one of my favorite Bond theme songs and I never tire of it but I am increasingly fascinated by the many rejected and alternate title songs for various films in the series. Let's compare and contrast the Jones classic and the rejected song sung by the great Shirley Bassey. Here's the first -



And here's Miss Bassey's version entitled Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang -




I like them both!

2 comments:

Nick Rentz said...

I like the Tom Jones version more. You've heard the Johnny Cash version, right?

Rod Barnett said...

Yeah. the Cash version is very interesting. I posted about it about five years ago and still find it kind of amazing.