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McCartney, a vegetarian (as is Yankovic), didn't approve of the carnivorous title, so Yankovic never released a recording of the song, although he did perform it in concert as part of a medley of food-centric parodies. United Artists promoted the song in trade advertisements for Academy Award consideration, though producer Broccoli opposed the marketing tactic as unnecessary. George Martin ‎– Live And Let Die (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), https://jamesbond.fandom.com/wiki/Live_and_Let_Die_(soundtrack)?oldid=96054, "Just a Closer Walk With Thee/New Second Line" - Performed by Harold A. The album was first released on vinyl by United Artists Records in 1974 and was subsequently re-released on compact disc with 8 additional tracks by Capitol Records in 2003.[1]. Live and Let Die [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Live and Let Die, song (for the film Live and Let Die) Share on What does it matter to ya. On the soundtrack album, however, the song was credited to ‘Paul McCartney & Wings’ and was credited as such in the opening titles to the film. Preceded by Wings recorded "Live and Let Die" du… We were talking one night about a cover song and that came up, and we were like, "Yeah! "Live and Let Die" is the theme song of the 1973 James Bond film of the same name, performed by the British–American rock band Wings. Both McCartney’s and Guns N’ Roses’ versions were nominated for Grammys. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100) and No. From Wikipedia: “Live and Let Die” is the main theme song of the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die, written by Paul and Linda McCartney and performed by Paul’s band Wings.It was one of the group’s most successful singles, and the most successful Bond theme to that point, charting at No. "Live and Let Die" is the theme song of the 1973 James Bond film of the same name, performed by the British–American rock band Wings. "[19] The sheet music used the line "in this ever-changing world in which we live in" as part of the opening verse of the song. Wings recorded "Live and Let Die" during the sessions for Red Rose Speedway in October 1972 at AIR Studios. [4], Even before Tom Mankiewicz had finished writing the screenplay to Live and Let Die, producers Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli invited McCartney to write the theme song. [1], Producers Saltzman and Albert Broccoli approached Paul McCartney to write the theme song and McCartney in turn asked Martin to record it for him. Great to relax to, particularly if you like listening to music at night. Wings performed "Live and Let Die" live during their concert tours and McCartney continues to play it on his solo tours, often using pyrotechnics during the instrumental breaks. [17][18], Sales of the single release and of the sheet music were "solid. Written by English musician Paul McCartney and his wife Linda McCartney, it reunited McCartney with former Beatles producer George Martin, who produced the song and arranged the orchestra. Live and Let Die OST It's first week at #2 was the week of August 11, 1973 and ". 2014 Winner Grammy: Best Rock Song. When you were young and your heart was an open book. So I went to rehearsal with Izzy and Matt and Duff, just to see whether we could sound good playing it, and it sounded really heavy. 1974 [4] He nonetheless scored a soul arrangement to accompany singer B. J. Arnau for a nightclub sequence in the film. I threw my neck out actually! Live and Let Die was the first time that a rock music arrangement was used to open a Bond film. 9 in the UK. I think he’ll be great in the Bond role and l’m working on the right music for him. It's always been a really heavy song, but we'd never discussed it, and didn't know that we each liked it. Following the attacks on 11 September 2001, the song was placed on Clear Channel’s list of inappropriate song titles. [9], "Live and Let Die" was previewed in the 1973 television special James Paul McCartney, which aired on 16 April in the United States and 10 May in the United Kingdom. Maybe we’ll be using music played by Wings. Why did they name their albums after colors? The ″Live and Let Die" single was a major success in the U.S.[6] and UK and continues to be a highlight of McCartney's live shows. He agreed to write it only if his band Wings could perform it. Film score Get out'”, The Beatles - The Dream is Over: Off The Record 2. The title song was written by Paul and Linda McCartney and performed by Paul McCartney and Wings.