The original main title theme to Thunderball was entitled "Mr. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang," and composed by John Barry and Leslie Bricusse. The title was taken from an Italian journalist who in 1962 dubbed agent 007 as Mr. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang. Barry had thought he couldn't write a song about a vague "Thunderball" term or the story of the film, so his song was a description of the character of James Bond.
The song was originally recorded by… read more
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