Joe discusses the Best Original Song category for the Academy Awards with some special guests. Our favorite winners in that category over the years, as well as a few snubs.
References for this podcast:
- The nominees and winners of Best Original Song.
- This year’s nominees.
- Films referenced: Pat Garret and Billy the Kid / The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King / Philadelphia / Once / Arthur / Dancer in the Dark
- Frequent nominees in Song Category: Alan Menken, Burt Bacharach, Marvin Hamlisch, Henry Mancini, Randy Newman
Songs used in this podcast:
- “Arthur’s Theme (Best You Can Do)” by Christopher Cross from Arthur – The Album.
- “Against All Odds” by Phil Collins from Against All Odds soundtrack.
- “I’ve Seen It All” by Bjork from Selmasongs.
- “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” by Bob Dylan from Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid album.
- “Streets of Philadelphia” by Bruce Springsteen from Philadelphia soundtrack.