Plans for John Barry London tribute

Paul Williams

A quiet family funeral will take place at the end of this week near his long-time hime in New York for the celebrated composer who passed away aged 77 last Sunday from a heart attack.

However, Black, whose lyrics graced a number of John Barry works including Born Free, Diamonds Are Forever, Out Of Africa and Dances With Wolves, said Barry's widow Laurie had disclosed to him about staging a major memorial service later this year in London.

"She's talking ...

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