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List Rules Title theme songs from James Bond films

The best James Bond theme songs manage to blend perfectly with the Bond movie's opening credits (the title sequence). For Bond fans, the title sequence is extremely important, as it sets the theme of the entire film. This list includes most of the major theme songs from 007 movies, dating back to the 1960s, along with the artists and the movie titles (if they are different than the song titles). From the originals to the remixes from the famous djs around the world. Some of these 007 theme songs are great, and some are not great -- but which one is the best? That's up to you to decide, with your votes!

Typically, major music stars are recruited to sing the James Bond film these songs, and in 2012, Adele's song "Skyfall," from the Bond movie of the same name, was released. Adele is just one of the heavy hitting singers chosen to sing the title James Bond song. Others include Carly Simon ("Nobody Does It Better," from 1977's The Spy Who Loved Me), Rita Coolidge ("All Time High" from 1983's Octopussy) and of course, the incomparable Shirley Bassey, who sang three James Bond Movie theme songs (for Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, and Moonraker).

Here's the thing: It's totally okay to love a James Bond theme song from some of the best rock bands of all time, even if you didn't particularly love the movie. When you vote, be sure to consider the actual song, not just the film as a whole.

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Live and Let Die Paul McCartney and Wings - Theme song from Live and Let Die.

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Goldfinger Shirley Bassey - Theme song from Goldfinger.

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Nobody Does It Better Carly Simon - Theme song from The Spy Who Loved Me. 

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Skyfall Adele - Theme song from Skyfall. 

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For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton - Theme song from  For Your Eyes Only.

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A View to a Kill Duran Duran - Theme song from A View to a Kill. 

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JacksonMay added James Bond Theme John Barry - Theme Song from Dr. No. 

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You Only Live Twice Nancy Sinatra - Theme song from You Only Live Twice. 

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Diamonds Are Forever Shirley Bassey - Theme song from Diamonds Are Forever. 

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You Know My Name Chris Cornell - Theme song from Casino Royale. 

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GoldenEye Tina Turner - Theme song from GoldenEye. 

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Thunderball Tom Jones - Theme song from Thunderball. 

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We Have All The Time In The World Louis Armstrong - Theme song from On Her Majesty's Secret Service. 

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The Living Daylights A-ha - Theme from The Living Daylights.

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The World is Not Enough Garbage - Theme song from The World is Not Enough. 

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License to Kill Gladys Knight - Theme song from License to Kill. 

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The Man with the Golden Gun Lulu - Theme song from, The Man with the Golden Gun.

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From Russia With Love Matt Monro - Theme song from From Russia with Love.

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service John Barry - Theme song from On Her Majesty's Secret Service. 

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Moonraker Shirley Bassey - Theme song from Moonraker. 

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All Time High Rita Coolidge - Theme song from Octopussy.

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Tomorrow Never Dies Sheryl Crowe - Theme song from Tomorrow Never Dies. 

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Another Way to Die Jack White & Alicia Keyes - Theme song from Quantum of Solace. 

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The Living Daylights A-ha - Theme song from The Living Daylights.

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Die Another Day Madonna, Mirwais Ahmadza├» - Theme song from Die Another Day. 

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michael-galvin added Writing's On the Wall Sam Smith - Theme song from Spectre.

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Scott Klingaman added Never Say Never Again Lani Hall - Theme song from Never Say Never Again. 

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Never Say Never Again is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best James Bond Movie Theme Songs
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