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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 12:37 PM

The Oscar for Best Original Song: An Almost Complete List of Nominees and Eventual Winners



You remember "The Way You Look Tonight," "Swing on a Star," and of course "Over the Rainbow," but how about "I'm Easy"? Or perhaps "It Goes Like It Goes"? Or maybe "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp"?

No? Well, here's a handy list to refresh your memory.

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You'll find there are some enduring favorites that were nominated but didn't score a win.

So weigh in. What are your favorite Academy Award-winning songs? Which are the worst snubs? Have at it, DUers.



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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 12:53 PM

1. From their data base-Most nominations, most wins, songwriters

 

MOST NOMINATIONS ([#] indicates number of awards)
26 Sammy Cahn [4]
18 Johnny Mercer [4]
16 Paul Francis Webster [3]
15 Alan Bergman [2]
15 Marilyn Bergman [2]
14 Alan Menken [4]
14 James Van Heusen [4]
12 Randy Newman [2]
11 Henry Mancini [2]
11 Harry Warren [3]
11 Ned Washington [2]
10 Sammy Fain [2]
10 Leo Robin [1]
10 Jule Styne [1]
MOST AWARDS ([#] indicates number of nominations)
4 Sammy Cahn [26]
4 Alan Menken [14]
4 Johnny Mercer [18]
4 James Van Heusen [14]
3 Ray Evans [7]
3 Jay Livingston [7]
3 Tim Rice [5]
3 Harry Warren [11]
3 Paul Francis Webster

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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 12:55 PM

2. From wiki-list of nominees, winners by year and songwriters

 

The first name each year won

1930s1934 (7th) "The Continental" — The Gay Divorcee • Music: Con Conrad • Lyrics: Herb Magidson
"Carioca" — Flying Down to Rio • Music: Vincent Youmans • Lyrics: Edward Eliscu and Gus Kahn
"Love in Bloom" — She Loves Me Not • Music: Ralph Rainger • Lyrics: Leo Robin
1935 (8th) "Lullaby of Broadway" — Gold Diggers of 1935 • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Al Dubin
"Lovely to Look at" — Roberta • Music: Jerome Kern • Lyrics: Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh
"Cheek to Cheek" — Top Hat • Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
1936 (9th) "The Way You Look Tonight" — Swing Time • Music: Jerome Kern • Lyrics: Dorothy Fields
"I've Got You Under My Skin" — Born to Dance • Music and lyrics: Cole Porter
"Pennies from Heaven" — Pennies from Heaven • Music: Arthur Johnston • Lyrics: Johnny Burke
"When Did You Leave Heaven" — Sing, Baby, Sing • Music: Richard A. Whiting • Lyrics: Walter Bullock
"Did I Remember" — Suzy • Music: Walter Donaldson • Lyrics: Harold Adamson
"A Melody from the Sky" — The Trail of the Lonesome Pine • Music: Louis Alter • Lyrics: Sidney D. Mitchell
1937 (10th) "Sweet Leilani" — Waikiki Wedding • Music and lyrics: Harry Owens
"Whispers in the Dark" — Artists and Models • Music: Friedrich Hollaender • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"Remember Me" — Mr. Dodd Takes the Air • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Al Dubin
"They Can't Take That Away from Me" — Shall We Dance • Music: George Gershwin (posthumous nomination) • Lyrics: Ira Gershwin
"That Old Feeling" — Vogues of 1938 • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Lew Brown
1938 (11th) "Thanks for the Memory" — The Big Broadcast of 1938 • Music: Ralph Rainger • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"Always and Always" — Mannequin • Music: Edward Ward • Lyrics: Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
"Change Partners" — Carefree • Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
"The Cowboy and the Lady" — The Cowboy and the Lady • Music: Lionel Newman • Lyrics: Arthur Quenzer
"Dust" — Under Western Stars • Music and lyrics: Johnny Marvin
"Jeepers Creepers" — Going Places • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Merrily We Live" — Merrily We Live • Music: Phil Craig • Lyrics: Arthur Quenzer
"A Mist over the Moon" — The Lady Objects • Music: Ben Oakland • Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
"My Own" — That Certain Age • Music: Jimmy McHugh • Lyrics: Harold Adamson
"Now It Can Be Told" — Alexander's Ragtime Band • Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
1939 (12th) "Over the Rainbow" — The Wizard of Oz • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Yip Harburg
"Faithful Forever" — Gulliver's Travels • Music: Ralph Rainger • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"I Poured My Heart into a Song" — Second Fiddle • Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin
"Wishing" — Love Affair • Music and lyrics: Buddy DeSylva
[edit] 1940s1940 (13th) "When You Wish upon a Star" — Pinocchio • Music: Leigh Harline • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Down Argentine Way" — Down Argentine Way • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
"I'd Know You Anywhere" — You'll Find Out • Music: Jimmy McHugh • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"It's a Blue World" — Music in My Heart • Music and Lyrics: Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
"Love of My Life" — Second Chorus • Music: Artie Shaw • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Only Forever" — Rhythm on the River • Music: James V. Monaco • Lyrics: Johnny Burke
"Our Love Affair" — Strike Up the Band • Music and Lyrics: Roger Edens and Georgie Stoll
"Waltzing in the Clouds" — Spring Parade • Music: Robert Stolz • Lyrics: Gus Kahn
"Who Am I?" — Hit Parade of 1941 • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Walter Bullock
1941 (14th) "The Last Time I Saw Paris" — Lady Be Good • Music: Jerome Kern • Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
"Baby Mine" — Dumbo • Music: Frank Churchill • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Be Honest With Me" — Ridin' on a Rainbow • Music and Lyrics: Gene Autry and Fred Rose
"Blues in the Night" — Blues in the Night • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" — Buck Privates • Music: Hugh Prince • Lyrics: Don Raye
"Chattanooga Choo Choo" — Sun Valley Serenade • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
"Dolores" — Las Vegas Nights • Music: Louis Alter • Lyrics: Frank Loesser
"Out of the Silence" — All-American Co-Ed • Music and Lyrics: Lloyd B. Norlind
"Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye" — You'll Never Get Rich • Music and Lyrics: Cole Porter
1942 (15th) "White Christmas" — Holiday Inn • Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin
"Always in My Heart" — Always in My Heart • Music: Ernesto Lecuona • Lyrics: Kim Gannon
"Dearly Beloved" — You Were Never Lovelier • Music: Jerome Kern • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"How About You?"– Babes on Broadway • Music: Burton Lane • Lyrics: Ralph Freed
"I've Heard That Song Before" — Youth on Parade • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo" — Orchestra Wives • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
"Love Is a Song" — Bambi • Music: Frank Churchill (posthumous nomination) • Lyrics: Larry Morey
"Pennies for Peppino" — Flying with Music • Music: Edward Ward • Lyrics: Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
"Pig Foot Pete" — Hellzapoppin' • Music: Gene de Paul • Lyrics: Don Raye
"There's a Breeze on Lake Louise" — The Mayor of 44th Street • Music: Harry Revel • Lyrics: Mort Greene
1943 (16th) "You'll Never Know" — Hello, Frisco, Hello • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
"Change of Heart" — Hit Parade of 1943 • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Harold Adamson
"Happiness is a Thing Called Joe" — Cabin in the Sky • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Yip Harburg
"My Shining Hour" — The Sky's the Limit • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Saludos Amigos" — Saludos Amigos • Music: Charles Wolcott • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There" — Hers to Hold • Music: Jimmy McHugh • Lyrics: Herb Magidson
"That Old Black Magic" — Star Spangled Rhythm • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"They're Either Too Young or Too Old" — Thank Your Lucky Stars • Music: Arthur Schwartz • Lyrics: Frank Loesser
"We Mustn't Say Good Bye" — Stage Door Canteen • Music: James V. Monaco • Lyrics: Al Dubin
"You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" — Something to Shout About • Music and Lyrics: Cole Porter
1944 (17th) "Swinging on a Star" — Going My Way • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Johnny Burke
"I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night" — Higher and Higher • Music: Jimmy McHugh • Lyrics: Harold Adamson
"I'll Walk Alone" — Follow the Boys • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"I'm Making Believe" — Sweet and Low-Down • Music: James V. Monaco • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
"Long Ago (and Far Away)" — Cover Girl • Music: Jerome Kern • Lyrics: Ira Gershwin
"Now I Know" — Up in Arms • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Ted Koehler
"Remember Me to Carolina" — Minstrel Man • Music: Harry Revel • Lyrics: Paul Webster
"Rio de Janeiro" — Brazil • Music: Ary Barroso • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Silver Shadows and Golden Dreams" — Lady, Let's Dance • Music: Lew Pollack • Lyrics: Charles Newman
"Too Much in Love" — Song of the Open Road • Music: Walter Kent • Lyrics: Kim Gannon
"The Trolley Song" — Meet Me in St. Louis • Music and Lyrics: Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin
1945 (18th) "It Might as Well Be Spring" — State Fair • Music: Richard Rodgers • Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
"Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive" — Here Come the Waves • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Anywhere" — Tonight and Every Night • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Aren't You Glad You're You" — The Bells of St. Mary's • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Johnny Burke
"The Cat and the Canary" — Why Girls Leave Home • Music: Jay Livingston • Lyrics: Ray Evans
"Endlessly" — Earl Carroll Vanities • Music: Walter Kent • Lyrics: Kim Gannon
"I Fall in Love Too Easily" — Anchors Aweigh • Music:Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"I'll Buy That Dream" — Sing Your Way Home • Music: Allie Wrubel • Lyrics: Herb Magidson
"Linda" — The Story of G.I. Joe • Music and Lyrics: Ann Ronell
"Love Letters" — Love Letters • Music: Victor Young • Lyrics: Edward Heyman
"More and More" — Can't Help Singing • Music: Jerome Kern (posthumous nomination) • Lyrics: Yip Harburg
"Sleighride in July" — Belle of the Yukon • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics:Johnny Burke
"So in Love" — Wonder Man • Music: David Rose • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"Some Sunday Morning" — San Antonio • Music: Ray Heindorf and M.K. Jerome • Lyrics: Ted Koehler
1946 (19th) "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe" — The Harvey Girls • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"All Through the Day" — Centennial Summer • Music: Jerome Kern (posthumous nomination) • Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
"I Can't Begin to Tell You" — The Dolly Sisters • Music: James V. Monaco (posthumous nomination) • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
"Ole Buttermilk Sky" — Canyon Passage • Music: Hoagy Carmichael • Lyrics: Jack Brooks
"You Keep Coming Back Like a Song" — Blue Skies • Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin
1947 (20th) "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" — Song of the South • Music: Allie Wrubel • Lyrics: Ray Gilbert
"A Gal in Calico" — The Time, the Place and the Girl • Music: Arthur Schwartz • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"I Wish I Didn't Love You So" — The Perils of Pauline • Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser
"Pass That Peace Pipe" — Good News • Music and Lyrics: Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin and Roger Edens
"You Do" — Mother Wore Tights • Music: Josef Myrow • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
1948 (21st) "Buttons and Bows" — The Paleface • Music: Jay Livingston • Lyrics: Ray Evans
"For Every Man There's a Woman" — Casbah • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"It's Magic" — Romance on the High Seas • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"This Is the Moment" — That Lady in Ermine • Music: Frederick Hollander • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"The Woody Woodpecker Song" — Wet Blanket Policy • Music and Lyrics: Ramey Idriss and George Tibbles
1949 (22nd) "Baby, It's Cold Outside" — Neptune's Daughter • Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser
"It's a Great Feeling" — It's a Great Feeling • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Lavender Blue" — So Dear to My Heart • Music: Eliot Daniel • Lyrics: Larry Morey
"My Foolish Heart" — My Foolish Heart • Music: Victor Young • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Through a Long and Sleepless Night" — Come to the Stable • Music: Alfred Newman • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
[edit] 1950s1950 (23rd) "Mona Lisa" — Captain Carey, U.S.A. • Music and Lyrics: Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
"Be My Love" — The Toast of New Orleans • Music: Nicholas Brodzsky • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" — Cinderella • Music and Lyrics: Mack David, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston
"Mule Train" — Singing Guns • Music and Lyrics: Fred Glickman, Hy Heath and Johnny Lange
"Wilhelmina" — Wabash Avenue • Music: Josef Myrow • Lyrics: Mack Gordon
1951 (24th) "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" — Here Comes the Groom • Music: Hoagy Carmichael • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Never" — Golden Girl • Music: Lionel Newman • Lyrics: Eliot Daniel
"Wonder Why" — Rich, Young and Pretty • Music: Nicholas Brodszky • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Too Late Now" — Royal Wedding • Music: Burton Lane • Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
"A Kiss to Build a Dream On" — The Strip • Music and lyrics: Burt Kalmar (posthumous nomination), Harry Ruby, and Oscar Hammerstein II
1952 (25th) "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')" — High Noon • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Am I in Love" — Son of Paleface • Music and lyrics: Jack Brooks
"Because You're Mine" — Because You're Mine • Music: Nicholas Brodszky • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Thumbelina" — Hans Christian Andersen • Music and lyrics: Frank Loesser
"Zing a Little Zong" — Just for You • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Leo Robin
1953 (26th) "Secret Love" — Calamity Jane • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"The Moon Is Blue" — The Moon Is Blue • Music: Herschel Burke Gilbert • Lyrics: Sylvia Fine
"My Flaming Heart" — Small Town Girl • Music: Nicholas Brodszky • Lyrics: Leo Robin
"Sadie Thompson's Song (Blue Pacific Blues)" — Miss Sadie Thompson • Music: Lester Lee • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"That's Amore" — The Caddy • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Jack Brooks
1954 (27th) "Three Coins in the Fountain" — Three Coins in the Fountain • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep" — White Christmas • Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
"The High and the Mighty" — The High and the Mighty • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Ned Washington
"Hold My Hand" — Susan Slept Here • Music and lyrics: Jack Lawrence and Richard Myers
"The Man that Got Away" — A Star Is Born • Music: Harold Arlen • Lyrics: Ira Gershwin
1955 (28th) "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" — Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"I'll Never Stop Loving You" — Love Me or Leave Me • Music: Nicholas Brodszky • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Something's Gotta Give" — Daddy Long Legs • Music and lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Love Is) The Tender Trap" — The Tender Trap • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Unchained Melody" — Unchained • Music: Alex North • Lyrics: Hy Zaret
1956 (29th) "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Quι Serα, Serα)" — The Man Who Knew Too Much • Music and lyrics: Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
"Friendly Persuasion" — Friendly Persuasion • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"Julie" — Julie • Music: Leith Stevens • Lyrics: Tom Adair
"True Love" — High Society • Music and lyrics: Cole Porter
"Written on the Wind" — Written on the Wind • Music: Victor Young (posthumous nomination) • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
1957 (30th) "All the Way" — The Joker Is Wild • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"An Affair to Remember" — An Affair to Remember • Music: Harry Warren • Lyrics: Harold Adamson and Leo McCarey
"April Love" — April Love • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"Tammy" — Tammy and the Bachelor • Music and lyrics: Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
"Wild Is the Wind" — Wild Is the Wind • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Ned Washington
1958 (31st) "Gigi" — Gigi • Music: Frederick Loewe • Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
"Almost in Your Arms (Love Song from Houseboat)" — Houseboat • Music and lyrics: Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
"A Certain Smile" — A Certain Smile • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"To Love and Be Loved" — Some Came Running • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"A Very Precious Love" — Marjorie Morningstar • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
1959 (32nd) "High Hopes" — A Hole in the Head • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"The Best of Everything" — The Best of Everything • Music: Alfred Newman • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"The Five Pennies" — The Five Pennies • Music and lyrics: Sylvia Fine
"The Hanging Tree" — The Hanging Tree • Music: Jerry Livingston • Lyrics: Mack David
"Strange Are the Ways of Love" — The Young Land • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Ned Washington
[edit] 1960s1960 (33rd) "Never on Sunday" — Never on Sunday • Music and lyrics: Manos Hadjidakis
"The Facts of Life" — The Facts of Life • Music and lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Faraway Part of Town" — Pepe • Music: Andre Previn • Lyrics: Dory Langdon
"The Green Leaves of Summer" — The Alamo • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"The Second Time Around" — High Time • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
1961 (34th) "Moon River" — Breakfast at Tiffany's • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Bachelor in Paradise" — Bachelor in Paradise • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Mack David
"Love Theme From El Cid (The Falcon and The Dove)" — El Cid • Music: Miklσs Rσzsa • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"Pocketful of Miracles" — Pocketful of Miracles • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Town Without Pity" — Town Without Pity • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Ned Washington
1962 (35th) "Days of Wine and Roses" — Days of Wine and Roses • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Love Song From Mutiny on the Bounty (Follow Me)" — Mutiny on the Bounty • Music: Bronislaw Kaper • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"Song From Two For The Seesaw (Second Chance)" — Two for the Seesaw • Music: Andre Previn • Lyrics: Dory Langdon
"Tender Is the Night" — Tender Is the Night • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"Walk on the Wild Side" — Walk on the Wild Side • Music: Elmer Bernstein • Lyrics: Mack David
1963 (36th) "Call Me Irresponsible" — Papa's Delicate Condition • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Charade" — Charade • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" — It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World • Music: Ernest Gold • Lyrics: Mack David
"More" — Mondo Cane • Music: Riz Ortolani and Nino Oliviero • Lyrics: Norman Newell
"So Little Time" — 55 Days at Peking • Music: Dimitri Tiomkin • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
1964 (37th) "Chim Chim Cher-ee" — Mary Poppins • Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
"Dear Heart" — Dear Heart • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
"Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte" — Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte • Music: Frank De Vol • Lyrics: Mack David
"My Kind of Town" — Robin and the 7 Hoods • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Where Love Has Gone" — Where Love Has Gone • Music: James Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
1965 (38th) "The Shadow of Your Smile" — The Sandpiper • Music: Johnny Mandel • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"The Ballad of Cat Ballou" — Cat Ballou • Music: Jerry Livingston • Lyrics: Mack David
"I Will Wait for You" — The Umbrellas of Cherbourg • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Jacques Demy • English lyrics: Norman Gimbel
"The Sweetheart Tree" — The Great Race • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"What's New Pussycat?" — What's New Pussycat? • Music: Burt Bacharach • Lyrics: Hal David
1966 (39th) "Born Free" — Born Free • Music: John Barry • Lyrics: Don Black
"Alfie" — Alfie • Music: Burt Bacharach • Lyrics: Hal David
"Georgy Girl" — Georgy Girl • Music: Tom Springfield • Lyrics: Jim Dale
"My Wishing Doll" — Hawaii • Music: Elmer Bernstein • Lyrics: Mack David
"A Time for Love" — An American Dream • Music: Johnny Mandel • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
1967 (40th) "Talk to the Animals" — Doctor Dolittle • Music and lyrics: Leslie Bricusse
"The Bare Necessities" — The Jungle Book • Music and lyrics: Terry Gilkyson
"The Eyes of Love" — Banning • Music: Quincy Jones • Lyrics: Bob Russell
"The Look of Love" — Casino Royale • Music: Burt Bacharach • Lyrics: Hal David
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" — Thoroughly Modern Millie • Music and lyrics: James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
1968 (41st) "The Windmills of Your Mind" — The Thomas Crown Affair • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" — Chitty Chitty Bang Bang • Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
"For Love of Ivy" — For Love of Ivy • Music: Quincy Jones • Lyrics: Bob Russell
"Funny Girl" — Funny Girl • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Bob Merrill
"Star!" — Star! • Music: Jimmy Van Heusen • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
1969 (42nd) "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" — Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid • Music: Burt Bacharach • Lyrics: Hal David
"Come Saturday Morning" — The Sterile Cuckoo • Music: Fred Karlin • Lyrics: Dory Previn
"Jean" — The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie • Music and lyrics: Rod McKuen
"True Grit" — True Grit • Music: Elmer Bernstein • Lyrics: Don Black
"What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" — The Happy Ending • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
[edit] 1970s1970 (43rd) "For All We Know" — Lovers and Other Strangers • Music: Fred Karlin • Lyrics: Robb Royer and Jimmy Griffin
"Whistling Away the Dark" — Darling Lili • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"Till Love Touches Your Life" — Madron • Music: Riz Ortolani • Lyrics: Arthur Hamilton
"Pieces of Dreams" — Pieces of Dreams • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"Thank You Very Much" — Scrooge • Music and lyrics: Leslie Bricusse
1971 (44th) "Theme from Shaft" — Shaft • Music and lyrics: Isaac Hayes
"The Age of Not Believing" — Bedknobs and Broomsticks • Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
"Bless the Beasts and Children" — Bless the Beasts and Children • Music and lyrics: Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr.
"Life Is What You Make It" — Kotch • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
"All His Children" — Sometimes a Great Notion • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
1972 (45th) "The Morning After" — The Poseidon Adventure • Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
"Ben" — Ben • Music: Walter Scharf • Lyrics: Don Black
"Marmalade, Molasses & Honey" — The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean • Music: Maurice Jarre • Lyrics: Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman
"Come Follow, Follow Me" — The Little Ark • Music: Fred Karlin • Lyrics: Marsha Karlin
"Strange Are the Ways of Love" — The Stepmother • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
1973 (46th) "The Way We Were" — The Way We Were • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"You're So) Nice to Be Around" — Cinderella Liberty • Music: John Williams • Lyrics: Paul Williams
"Live and Let Die" — Live and Let Die • Music: Paul McCartney and Lyrics: Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney
"Love" — Robin Hood • Music: George Bruns • Lyrics: Floyd Huddleston
"All That Love Went To Waste" — A Touch of Class • Music: George Barrie • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
1974 (47th) "We May Never Love Like This Again" — The Towering Inferno • Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
"Benji's Theme (I Feel Love)" — Benji • Music: Euel Box • Lyrics: Betty Box
"Blazing Saddles" — Blazing Saddles • Music: John Morris • Lyrics: Mel Brooks
"Wherever Love Takes Me" — Gold • Music: Elmer Bernstein • Lyrics: Don Black
"Little Prince" — The Little Prince • Music: Frederick Loewe • Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
1975 (48th) "I'm Easy" — Nashville • Music and lyrics: Keith Carradine
"How Lucky Can You Get" — Funny Lady • Music and lyrics: Fred Ebb and John Kander
"Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" — Mahogany • Music: Michael Masser • Lyrics: Gerry Goffin
"Richard's Window" — The Other Side of the Mountain • Music: Charles Fox • Lyrics: Norman Gimbel
"Now That We're in Love" — Whiffs • Music: George Barrie • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
1976 (49th) "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)" — A Star Is Born • Music: Barbra Streisand • Lyrics: Paul Williams
"A World That Never Was" — Half a House • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster
"Ave Satani" — The Omen • Music and lyrics: Jerry Goldsmith
"Come to Me" — The Pink Panther Strikes Again • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Don Black
"Gonna Fly Now" — Rocky • Music: Bill Conti • Lyrics: Carol Connors and Ayn Robbins
1977 (50th) "You Light Up My Life" — You Light Up My Life • Music and lyrics: Joseph Brooks
"Candle on the Water" — Pete's Dragon • Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
"Someone's Waiting for You" — The Rescuers • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Carol Connors and Ayn Robbins
"The Slipper and the Rose Waltz (He Danced with Me/She Danced with Me)" — The Slipper and the Rose • Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
"Nobody Does It Better" — The Spy Who Loved Me • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager
1978 (51st) "Last Dance" — Thank God It's Friday • Music and lyrics: Paul Jabara
"Ready To Take a Chance Again" — Foul Play • Music: Charles Fox • Lyrics: Norman Gimbel
"Hopelessly Devoted to You" — Grease • Music and lyrics: John Farrar
"When You're Loved" — The Magic of Lassie • Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
"The Last Time I Felt Like This" — Same Time, Next Year • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
1979 (52nd) "It Goes Like It Goes" — Norma Rae • Music: David Shire • Lyrics: Norman Gimbel
"Through the Eyes of Love" — Ice Castles • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager
"Rainbow Connection" — The Muppet Movie • Music and lyrics: Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher
"I'll Never Say Goodbye" — The Promise • Music: David Shire • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"It's Easy To Say" — 10 • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Robert Wells
[edit] 1980s1980 (53rd) "Fame" — Fame • Music: Michael Gore • Lyrics: Dean Pitchford
"People Alone" — The Competition • Music: Lalo Schifrin • Lyrics: Will Jennings
"Out Here On My Own" — Fame • Music: Michael Gore • Lyrics: Lesley Gore
"On the Road Again" — Honeysuckle Rose • Music and lyrics: Willie Nelson
"Nine to Five" — Nine to Five • Music and lyrics: Dolly Parton
1981 (54th) "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" — Arthur • Music and lyrics: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross and Peter Allen
"Endless Love" — Endless Love • Music and lyrics: Lionel Richie
"For Your Eyes Only" — For Your Eyes Only • Music: Bill Conti • Lyrics: Mick Leeson
"The First Time It Happens" — The Great Muppet Caper • Music and lyrics: Joe Raposo
"One More Hour" — Ragtime • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
1982 (55th) "Up Where We Belong" — An Officer and a Gentleman • Music: Jack Nitzsche and Buffy Sainte-Marie • Lyrics: Will Jennings
"How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" — Best Friends • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"Eye of the Tiger" — Rocky III • Music and lyrics: Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan
"It Might Be You" — Tootsie • Music: Dave Grusin • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"If We Were In Love" — Yes, Giorgio • Music: John Williams • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
1983 (56th) "Flashdance... What a Feeling" — Flashdance • Music: Giorgio Moroder • Lyrics: Keith Forsey and Irene Cara
"Maniac" — Flashdance • Music and lyrics: Michael Sembello and Dennis Matkosky
"Over You" — Tender Mercies • Music and lyrics: Austin Roberts and Bobby Hart
"Papa, Can You Hear Me?" — Yentl • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"The Way He Makes Me Feel" — Yentl • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
1984 (57th) "I Just Called to Say I Love You" — The Woman in Red • Music and lyrics: Stevie Wonder
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" — Against All Odds • Music and lyrics: Phil Collins
"Footloose" — Footloose • Music and lyrics: Kenny Loggins and Dean Pitchford
"Let's Hear It for the Boy" — Footloose • Music and lyrics: Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford
"Ghostbusters" — Ghostbusters • Music and lyrics: Ray Parker Jr.
1985 (58th) "Say You, Say Me" — White Nights • Music and lyrics: Lionel Richie
"The Power of Love" — Back to the Future • Music: Chris Hayes and Johnny Colla • Lyrics: Huey Lewis
"Surprise Surprise" — A Chorus Line • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Edward Kleban
"Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)" • The Color Purple • Music: Quincy Jones and Rod Temperton • Lyrics: Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie
"Separate Lives" — White Nights • Music and lyrics: Stephen Bishop
1986 (59th) "Take My Breath Away" — Top Gun • Music: Giorgio Moroder • Lyrics: Tom Whitlock
"Somewhere Out There" — An American Tail • Music: James Horner • Lyrics: Cynthia Weil
"Glory of Love" — The Karate Kid, Part II • Music: Peter Cetera and David Foster • Lyrics: Peter Cetera and Diane Nini
"Mean Green Mother From Outer Space" — Little Shop of Horrors • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman
"Life in a Looking Glass" — That's Life! • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse
1987 (60th) "I've Had) The Time of My Life" — Dirty Dancing • Music: Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz • Lyrics: Franke Previte
"Shakedown" — Beverly Hills Cop II • Music: Harold Faltermeyer and Keith Forsey • Lyrics: Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey and Bob Seger
"Cry Freedom" — Cry Freedom • Music and lyrics: George Fenton and Jonas Gwangwa
"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" — Mannequin • Music and lyrics: Albert Hammond and Diane Warren
"Storybook Love" — The Princess Bride • Music and lyrics: Willy DeVille
1988 (61st) "Let the River Run" — Working Girl • Music and lyrics: Carly Simon
"Calling You" — Bagdad Cafι • Music and lyrics: Bob Telson
"Two Hearts" — Buster • Music: Lamont Dozier • Lyrics: Phil Collins
1989 (62nd) "Under the Sea" — The Little Mermaid • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman
"After All" — Chances Are • Music: Tom Snow • Lyrics: Dean Pitchford
"Kiss the Girl" — The Little Mermaid • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman
"I Love To See You Smile" — Parenthood • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
"The Girl Who Used To Be Me" — Shirley Valentine • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
[edit] 1990s1990 (63rd) "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" — Dick Tracy • Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
"Promise Me You'll Remember" — The Godfather Part III • Music: Carmine Coppola • Lyrics: John Bettis
"Somewhere in My Memory" — Home Alone • Music: John Williams • Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse
"I'm Checkin' Out" — Postcards from the Edge • Music and lyrics: Shel Silverstein
"Blaze of Glory" — Young Guns II • Music and lyrics: Jon Bon Jovi
1991 (64th) "Beauty and the Beast" — Beauty and the Beast • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman (posthumous winner)
"Be Our Guest" — Beauty and the Beast • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman (posthumous nomination)
"Belle" — Beauty and the Beast • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman (posthumous nomination)
"When You're Alone" — Hook • Music: John Williams • Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse
"Everything I Do) I Do It for You" — Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves • Music: Michael Kamen • Lyrics: Bryan Adams and Robert John Lange
1992 (65th) "A Whole New World" — Aladdin • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Tim Rice
"Friend Like Me" — Aladdin • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Howard Ashman (posthumous nomination)
"I Have Nothing" — The Bodyguard • Music: David Foster • Lyrics: Linda Thompson
"Run to You" — The Bodyguard • Music: Jud Friedman • Lyrics: Allan Rich
"Beautiful Maria of My Soul" — The Mambo Kings • Music: Robert Kraft • Lyrics: Arne Glimcher
1993 (66th) "Streets of Philadelphia" — Philadelphia • Music and lyrics: Bruce Springsteen
"The Day I Fall in Love" — Beethoven's 2nd • Music and lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager, James Ingram and Cliff Magness
"Philadelphia" — Philadelphia • Music and lyrics: Neil Young
"Again" — Poetic Justice • Music and lyrics: Janet Jackson, James Harris III and Terry Lewis
"A Wink and a Smile" — Sleepless in Seattle • Music: Marc Shaiman • Lyrics: Ramsey McLean
1994 (67th) "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" — The Lion King • Music: Elton John • Lyrics: Tim Rice
"Look What Love Has Done" — Junior • Music and lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager, James Newton Howard, James Ingram and Patty Smyth
"Circle of Life" — The Lion King • Music: Elton John • Lyrics: Tim Rice
"Hakuna Matata" — The Lion King • Music: Elton John • Lyrics: Tim Rice
"Make Up Your Mind" — The Paper • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
1995 (68th) "Colors of the Wind" — Pocahontas • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
"Dead Man Walking" — Dead Man Walking • Music and lyrics: Bruce Springsteen
"Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" — Don Juan DeMarco • Music: Michael Kamen • Lyrics: Bryan Adams and Robert John Lange
"Moonlight" — Sabrina • Music: John Williams • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
"You've Got a Friend in Me" — Toy Story • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
1996 (69th) "You Must Love Me" — Evita • Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber • Lyrics: Tim Rice
"I Finally Found Someone" — The Mirror Has Two Faces • Music and lyrics: Barbra Streisand, Marvin Hamlisch, Bryan Adams and Robert John Lange
"For the First Time" — One Fine Day • Music and lyrics: James Newton Howard, Jud J. Friedman and Allan Dennis Rich
"That Thing You Do!" — That Thing You Do! • Music and lyrics: Adam Schlesinger
"Because You Loved Me" — Up Close & Personal • Music and lyrics: Diane Warren
1997 (70th) "My Heart Will Go On" — Titanic • Music: James Horner • Lyrics: Will Jennings
"Journey to the Past" — Anastasia • Music: Stephen Flaherty • Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens
"How Do I Live" — Con Air • Music and lyrics: Diane Warren
"Miss Misery" — Good Will Hunting • Music and lyrics: Elliott Smith
"Go the Distance" — Hercules • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: David Zippel
1998 (71st) "When You Believe" — The Prince of Egypt • Music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" — Armageddon • Music and lyrics: Diane Warren
"That'll Do" — Babe: Pig in the City • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
"A Soft Place to Fall" — The Horse Whisperer • Music and lyrics: Allison Moorer and Gwil Owen
"The Prayer" — Quest for Camelot • Music: Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster • Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster, Tony Renis and Alberto Testa
1999 (72nd) "You'll Be in My Heart" — Tarzan • Music and lyrics: Phil Collins
"Save Me" — Magnolia • Music and lyrics: Aimee Mann
"Music of My Heart" — Music of the Heart • Music and lyrics: Diane Warren
"Blame Canada" — South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut • Music and lyrics: Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman
"When She Loved Me" — Toy Story 2 • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
[edit] 2000s2000 (73rd) "Things Have Changed" — Wonder Boys • Music and lyrics: Bob Dylan
"I've Seen It All" — Dancer in the Dark • Music: Bjφrk • Lyrics: Lars von Trier and Sjσn
"My Funny Friend and Me" — The Emperor's New Groove • Music: Sting and David Hartley • Lyrics: Sting
"A Fool in Love" — Meet the Parents • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
"A Love Before Time" — Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon • Music: Jorge Calandrelli and Tan Dun • Lyrics: James Schamus
2001 (74th) "If I Didn't Have You" — Monsters, Inc. • Music and Lyrics: Randy Newman
"Until..." — Kate & Leopold • Music and Lyrics: Sting
"May It Be" — The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring • Music and Lyrics: Enya, Nicky Ryan and Roma Ryan
"There You'll Be" — Pearl Harbor • Music and lyrics: Diane Warren
"Vanilla Sky" — Vanilla Sky • Music and Lyrics: Paul McCartney
2002 (75th) "Lose Yourself" — 8 Mile • Music: Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto • Lyrics: Eminem
"I Move On" — Chicago • Music: John Kander • Lyrics: Fred Ebb
"Burn It Blue" — Frida • Music: Elliot Goldenthal • Lyrics: Julie Taymor
"The Hands That Built America" — Gangs of New York • Music and Lyrics: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. (U2)
"Father and Daughter" — The Wild Thornberrys Movie • Music and Lyrics: Paul Simon
2003 (76th) "Into the West" — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King • Music and Lyrics: Fran Walsh, Howard Shore and Annie Lennox
"Scarlet Tide" — Cold Mountain • Music and Lyrics: T-Bone Burnett and Elvis Costello
"You Will Be My Ain True Love" — Cold Mountain • Music and Lyrics: Sting
"A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" — A Mighty Wind • Music and lyrics: Michael McKean and Annette O'Toole
"Belleville Rendez-Vous" — The Triplets of Belleville • Music: Benoξt Charest • Lyrics: Sylvain Chomet
2004 (77th) "Al otro lado del rνo" — The Motorcycle Diaries • Music and Lyrics: Jorge Drexler
"Vois sur ton chemin (Look to Your Path)" — The Chorus • Music: Bruno Coulais • Lyrics: Christophe Barratier
"Learn to Be Lonely" — The Phantom of the Opera • Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber • Lyrics: Charles Hart
"Believe" — The Polar Express • Music and Lyrics: Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri
"Accidentally in Love" — Shrek 2 • Music: Adam Duritz, Charlie Gillingham, Jim Bogios, David Immerglόck, Matthew Malley and David Bryson • Lyrics: Adam Duritz and Daniel Vickrey (all of Counting Crows)
2005 (78th) "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp" — Hustle & Flow • Music and Lyrics: Juicy J, Frayser Boy and DJ Paul (Juicy J & DJ Paul are members of Three 6 Mafia. Frayser Boy has collaborated with Three 6 Mafia but is not a member.)
"In the Deep" — Crash • Music: Kathleen York and Michael Becker • Lyrics: Kathleen York
"Travelin' Thru" — Transamerica • Music and lyrics: Dolly Parton
2006 (79th) "I Need to Wake Up" — An Inconvenient Truth • Music and Lyrics: Melissa Etheridge
"Our Town" — Cars • Music and Lyrics: Randy Newman
"Listen" — Dreamgirls • Music: Henry Krieger and Scott Cutler • Lyrics: Anne Preven
"Love You I Do" — Dreamgirls • Music: Henry Krieger • Lyrics: Siedah Garrett
"Patience" — Dreamgirls • Music: Henry Krieger • Lyrics: Willie Reale
2007 (80th) "Falling Slowly" — Once • Music and Lyrics: Glen Hansard and Markιta Irglovα
"Happy Working Song" — Enchanted • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
"So Close" — Enchanted • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
"That's How You Know" — Enchanted • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
"Raise It Up" — August Rush • Music and lyrics: Jamal Joseph, Charles Mack and Tevin Thomas
2008 (81st) "Jai Ho" — Slumdog Millionaire • Music: A. R. Rahman • Lyrics: Gulzar
"O…Saya" — Slumdog Millionaire • Music and Lyrics: A. R. Rahman and M.I.A.
"Down to Earth" — WALL-E • Music: Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman • Lyrics: Peter Gabriel
2009 (82nd) "The Weary Kind" — Crazy Heart • Music and Lyrics: Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett
"Almost There" — The Princess and the Frog • Music and Lyrics: Randy Newman
"Down in New Orleans" — The Princess and the Frog • Music and Lyrics: Randy Newman
"Loin de Paname" — Paris 36 • Music: Reinhardt Wagner • Lyrics: Frank Thomas
"Take It All" — Nine • Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston
[edit] 2010s2010 (83rd) "We Belong Together" — Toy Story 3 • Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
"I See the Light" — Tangled • Music: Alan Menken • Lyrics: Glenn Slater
"Coming Home" — Country Strong • Music and lyrics: Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges
"If I Rise" — 127 Hours • Music: A. R. Rahman • Lyrics: Dido and Rollo Armstrong
2011 (84th) "Man or Muppet" — The Muppets • Music and lyrics: Bret McKenzie
"Real in Rio" — Rio • Music: Sιrgio Mendes and Carlinhos Brown • Lyrics: Siedah Garrett
2012 (85th)
"Before My Time" — Chasing Ice • Music and lyrics by J. Ralph
"Everybody Needs a Best Friend" — Ted • Music: Walter Murphy • Lyrics: Seth MacFarlane
"Pi's Lullaby" — Life of Pi • Music: Mychael Danna • Lyrics: Bombay Jayashri
"Skyfall" — Skyfall • Music and lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth
"Suddenly" — Les Misιrables • Music: Claude-Michel Schφnberg • Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil

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Response to CBHagman (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 01:00 PM

3. 1942-1955 Some of my favorites that won, and in 1954 what should have won

 

1942 (15th) "White Christmas" — Holiday Inn • Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin

1945 (18th) "It Might as Well Be Spring" — State Fair • Music: Richard Rodgers • Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

1947 (20th) "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" — Song of the South • Music: Allie Wrubel • Lyrics: Ray Gilbert

1949 (22nd) "Baby, It's Cold Outside" — Neptune's Daughter • Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser

1950s1950 (23rd) "Mona Lisa" — Captain Carey, U.S.A. • Music and Lyrics: Ray Evans and Jay Livingston

1953 (26th) "Secret Love" — Calamity Jane • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster

1954 (27th) "Three Coins in the Fountain" — Three Coins in the Fountain • Music: Jule Styne • Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
"Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep" — White Christmas • Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin

1955 (28th) "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" — Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing • Music: Sammy Fain • Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 01:46 PM

4. I have a Kevin Bacon relationship with Ray Gilbert

Three degrees

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Response to CBHagman (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 04:07 PM

5. 1964-1975

 

(37th) ""Dear Heart" — Dear Heart • Music: Henry Mancini • Lyrics: Jay Livingston and Ray Evans

"1965 (38th)

"What's New Pussycat?" — What's New Pussycat? • Music: Burt Bacharach • Lyrics: Hal David


1968 (41st) "The Windmills of Your Mind" — The Thomas Crown Affair • Music: Michel Legrand • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman



1971 (44th) "Theme from Shaft" — Shaft • Music and lyrics: Isaac Hayes
deserved and got it

"Bless the Beasts and Children" — Bless the Beasts and Children • Music and lyrics: Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr.
became later the theme from Young and Restless, and even later was the theme Nadia used while skating.

1972 (45th) "The Morning After" — The Poseidon Adventure • Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn

1973 (46th) "The Way We Were" — The Way We Were • Music: Marvin Hamlisch • Lyrics: Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman

1974 (47th)
"Blazing Saddles" — Blazing Saddles • Music: John Morris • Lyrics: Mel Brooks

1975 (48th) "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" — Mahogany • Music: Michael Masser • Lyrics: Gerry Goffin

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