Mr. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

Today is Dionne Warwick’s 67th birthday. Not every Bond fan would know that this is a Bond birthday. Warwick recorded the Bond-theme-that-wasn’t; the original title theme for Thunderball, “Mr. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.” The actually song “Thunderball” was a last-minute substitution.

Here’s a terrific write-up of the whole story, with period photos and video.

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