WTF Has Happened To The Oscar’s “Best Song” Category?


Here are some of the amazingly tuneful and memorable winners from the glorious history of Oscar’s Best Songs:

“Lullaby of Broadway”

“The Way You Look Tonight”

“Thanks for the Memory”

“Over the Rainbow”

“When You Wish Upon a Star”

“”The Last Time I Saw Paris”

“White Christmas”

“Swinging on a Star”

“On the Atcheson, Topeka, and the Santa Fe”

“Mona Lisa”

“Secret Love”

“Three Coins in the Fountain”

“Love Is a Many Splendored Thing”

“Que Sera Sera”


“Never on Sunday” (pictured above)

“Moon River”

“Days of Wine and Roses”

“The Shadow of Your Smile”

“Born Free”

“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”

“The Way We Were”


“The Last Dance”

And that’s all before 1980!!!

Anyway, here are the two — count ’em two — nominees for this year:

“Man or Muppet”

“Real in Rio”

What happened to this category, people???

How’s about canning it?