Monty Norman: The Composer Of The James Bond Theme, Has Died Aged 94.

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The Song Was Used During Every Gun Barrel And Chase Scene In Each Bond Movie, From 1962's Dr No To 2021's No Time To Die.

The creator of the iconic James Bond Theme, Monty Norman, has died at the age of 94.

Born in London to Latvian immigrants, Norman started composing West End shows including Expresso Bongo and Irma La Douce before he moved on to the more profitable movie score business.

His theme for the first Bond flick, 1962's Dr No, has been used in every Bond movie since in varying capacities.

Most often Norman's guitar rift can be heard during the gun barrel sequence, shoot outs with the baddies, and during car chase scenes.

He also wrote the song Underneath the Mango Tree, that was used to let the audience know they were in British Jamaica shortly before it gained independence that same year.

Norman's family have revealed that the composer died on Monday following a short illness.