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Vic Flick Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Victor Harold Flick net worth:
$500,000

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Vic Flick Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Victor Harold Flick was born on 14 May 1937, in Surrey, England, andis a guitarist, best known for creating the guitar riff in the “James Bond Theme”. He also plays the guitar riff of the bridge and intro of the recording “Silhouettes” by the Herman’s Hermits. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today, although apparently he retired in 2009.

How rich is Vic Flick? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $500,000, mostly earned through a successful career in music. He played a slightly modified version of his “James Bond” guitar part in The Beatles single “Help!” released in 1965. All of these achievements ensured the position of his wealth.

Vic Flick Net Worth $500,000

Vic started gaining popularity in the late 1950s, joining the John Barry Seven. He composed the track “Zapata” and would then create the guitar riff for the theme of the television show Juke Box Jury, and made an appearance in the BBC television show “Drumbeat”. His net worth started increasing significantly, when he became the lead guitarist of the “James Bond Theme”, starting from the “Dr. No” soundtrack, and he has continued to contribute to the “James Bond” soundtracks throughout the decades. He also continued to work for the John Barry Seven as their lead guitarist, but also started to get featured as a session player, working on many UK pop hit records. He also became a member of the George Martin Orchestra, later contributing to the soundtrack of The Beatles film “A Hard Day’s Night”. In 1964, Vic played the 12 string guitar part of the record “A World Without Love” by Peter and Gordon; the song would reach the top spot and the following year.

Over the years, Flick has worked win many popular recording artists; some of these include Tom Jones, Paul McCartney, Lulu, Hank Marvin, Eric Clapton and John Williams. His net worth continued to build with his work with Typically Tropical, Nancy Sinatra, Jimmy Page and Englebert Humperdinck. His signature Clifford Essex Paragon De Luxe guitar has been displayed at the Rock ‘n’Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland., he worked with other “Goldfinger” musicians to provide “James Bond” style music for the Beatles’ movie “Help!” soundtrack. This led to Flick doing more composing work, on films such as “Quartet”, “Heat and Dust” and “The Europeans”.

In 1999, he worked on the James Bond tribute album “Bond Back in Action” on which he collaborated with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Four years later, he would create the album “James Bond Now” which featured both old and new compositions. In 2005, he then forayed into video game work, working on the soundtrack of “From Russia With Love”. He also appeared in an episode of “Pawn Stars” in 2013.

He released his autobiography in 2008, entitled “Vic Flick Guitarman: From James Bond to the Beatles”, which contributed somewhat to his net worth.

It is known that Vic was honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for his work on the music of James Bond. He was also given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Guitar Museum for his contribution to the instrument’s history.

For his personal life, he has been married to Judith Mary since 1960.

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Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wilson Chance2005
A Vision for Tomorrow1993Video short
The Scroll1992TV Movie
The Adventures of Scragtag and Toddles, Ace Detectives1991TV Series
Kingfisher: Secret Splendour of the Brooks1984TV Movie documentary
Lebanon: A Will to Live1980Documentary short
How Fare's the Land?1979Documentary short
Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures1978TV Movie
Echoes: The Story of an Island1978Documentary short
The National Museum of Qatar1978Documentary short
The Wells of Montrose1977Documentary short
Oil Age Norway1976Documentary short
Conquest of Light1975Short
Autobiography of a Princess1975
Children's Harvest1975Documentary short
Limited Editions1975Documentary short
A Vital Communication1974Documentary short
Bread: Something of a Miracle1974Documentary short
Building on Experience1974Documentary short
Facets of Glass1974Documentary short
Jenny's Diary1973Documentary short
Steel Research1973Documentary short
Dubai1970Documentary short
Wonderful World1970Documentary short
The Year of Sir Ivor1969Documentary
The Competitors1969Documentary short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wilson Chance2005music arranger
Licence to Kill1989musician: guitar - uncredited
Heat and Dust1983music arranger - uncredited
Quartet1981conductor / music arranger
The Europeans1979conductor / music arranger
The Man with the Golden Gun1974musician: guitar - uncredited
Wake in Fright1971musician: guitar - uncredited
Deadfall1968guitar consultant - uncredited
You Only Live Twice1967musician: guitar - uncredited
Thunderball1965musician: guitar - uncredited
Goldfinger1964musician: guitar - uncredited
They All Died Laughing1964musician: guitarist - uncredited
From Russia with Love1963musician: guitar - uncredited
The Cool Mikado1963musician: guitar - "The Tit Willow Twist", uncredited
The Amorous Mr. Prawn1962musician: guitarist - uncredited
Dr. No1962musician: guitar - uncredited
Wild for Kicks1960musician: guitarist
Never Let Go1960musician: guitarist - uncredited

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SpongeBob SquarePants2001TV Series music - 1 episode
KaBlam!1998TV Series music - 2 episodes
The Ren & Stimpy Show1994-1995TV Series music - 4 episodes
Slayground1983music: "Backlash" - uncredited

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hope and Glory1987Guitarist in Dance Band (uncredited)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Nation's Favourite Bond Song2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pawn Stars2013TV SeriesHimself
James Bond's Greatest Hits2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Bond Sound: The Music of 0072000Video documentary shortHimself
Omnibus2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Film '721999TV SeriesHimself
The Two Ronnies1979TV SeriesHimself - Guitarist
Open House1964TV SeriesHimself - Guitarist
Tonight in Person1963TV SeriesHimself - Guitar
Around Seven1963TV MovieHimself - Guitar

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#Fact
1Las Vegas, Nevada - publicizing his auto-biography: Vic Flick Guitarman. [August 2008]
2He plays solo guitar on 'This Boy' (Ringo's Theme'), heard in the film, A Hard Day's Night (1964).
3His guitar sound was also heard on the theme to two long-running British TV programmes. Juke Box Jury (1959) for which the hit-single theme was 'Hit & Miss' composed by John Barry and Crossroads (1964), composed by Tony Hatch.
4His biography, Vic Flick, Guitarman, was published in August 2008.
5He is the distinctive guitarist you hear every time the original 'James Bond Theme' is played on radio, TV or in the cinema. He recorded it with John Barry's Orchestra at CTS Studios, Bayswater, London for the film and again a few weeks later at Abbey Road Studios, London for the hit single. This was in the summer of 1962.
6Composer, guitarist and arranger of pop songs for leading vocalists.
7Member and erstwhile leader of The John Barry Seven pop band.

#Quote
1(About The James Bond Theme) Monty Norman made hundreds of thousands of pounds, John Barry made millions from the spin-off, I got seven pounds ten shillings for playing on it!


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