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  • Brayden Fitzsimmons
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    Inspired by Jeffrey Kare’s Favorite Best Picture Winners, CitizenBlake’s Favorite Best Actor & Actress Winners and Alex Meyers Favourite Supporting Actor & Actress Winners Of Each Decade respective posts. I thought it would be fun to create a Favourite Original Song Winners Of Each Decade post. Please list your favourite original song winners since the category’s inception in 1930s to the present day. Apologies if anyone was already planning on creating this thread.

    1930s:
    “Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz

    1940s:
    “Buttons and Bows” from The Paleface

    1950s:
    “Secret Love” from Calamity Jane

    1960s:
    “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1970s:
    “Theme from Shaft” from Shaft

    1980s:
    “Flashdance… What a Feeling” from Flashdance

    1990s:
    “When You Believe” from The Prince of Egypt

    2000s:
    “Jai Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire

    2010s:
    “Let It Go” from Frozen

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    LaChienne
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    1930s: “The Way You Look Tonight” – Swing Time
    HM: “Over the Rainbow” – The Wizard of Oz

    1940s: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – Neptune’s Daughter
    HM: “White Christmas” – Holiday Inn

    1950s: “Que Sera, Sera” – The Man Who Knew Too Much
    HM: “Three Coins in the Fountain” – Three Coins in the Fountain

    1960s: “Moon River” – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
    HM: “Call Me Irresponsible” – Papa’s Delicate Condition

    1970s: “Theme from Shaft” – Shaft
    HM: “The Way We Were” – The Way We Were

    1980s: “Take My Breath Away” – Top Gun
    HM: “I Just Called to Say I Love You” – The Woman in Red

    1990s: “You’ll Be in My Heart” – Tarzan
    HM: “You Must Love Me” – Evita

    2000s: “Lose Yourself” – 8 Mile
    HM: “If I Didn’t Have You” – Monsters, Inc.

    2010s: “Skyfall” – Skyfall
    HM: “We Belong Together” – Toy Story 3

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    Macca
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    1930s:
    “Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz

    1940s:
    “When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio

    1950s:
    “Que Sera, Sera” from The Man Who Knew Too Much

    1960s:
    “The Windmills of Your Mind” from The Thomas Crown Affair

    1970s:
    “The Way We Were” from The Way We Were

    1980s:
    “Take My Breath Away” from Top Gun

    1990s:
    “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King

    2000s:
    “Jai Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire

    2010s:
    “Skyfall” from Skyfall

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    Alex Meyer
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    1930s: “Over The Rainbow”—The Wizard Of Oz
    1940s: “White Christmas”—Holiday Inn
    1950s: “Que Sera, Sera”—The Man Who Knew Too Much
    1960s: “Chim Chim Cher-ee”—Mary Poppins
    1970s: “Last Dance”—Thank God It’s Friday
    1980s: “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”—Dirty Dancing
    1990s: “Beauty And The Beast”—Beauty And The Beast (My favorite Oscar-winning song of all time!)
    2000s: “Into The West”—The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
    2010s: “Skyfall”—Skyfall

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    BenitoDelicias
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    1930s Over the Rainbow
    1940s When you wish upon star
    1950s Que Sera Sera
    1960s Moonriver
    1970s Last Dance
    1980s way too hard. I really do like Let the River Run the best, probably an unpopular choice.
    1990s You Must Love Me
    2000s Lose Yourself
    2010s Skyfall

    Completely forgot Ben McKinze won for Man or Muppet

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    M H
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    1930s:
    Winner: Lullaby of Broadway, Gold Diggers of 1935
    Nominee: They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Shall We Dance

    1940s
    Winner: When You Wish Upon a Star, Pinocchio
    Nominee: The Trolley Song, Meet Me in St. Louis

    1950s
    Winner: Que Sera Sera, The Man Who Knew Too Much
    Nominee: Unchained Melody, Unchained

    1960s
    Winner: Moon River, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
    Nominee: Bare Necessities, The Jungle Book

    1970s
    Winner: Last Dance, Thank God It’s Friday
    Nominee: Rainbow Connection, The Muppet Movie

    1980s
    Winner: Fame, Fame
    Nominee: Separate Lives, White Nights

    1990s
    Winner: Sooner or Later, Dick Tracy
    Nominee: Miss Misery, Good Will Hunting

    2000s
    Winner: Lose Yourself, 8 Mile
    Nominee: Belleville Rendez-Vous, Triplets of Belleview

    2010
    Winner: Let It Go, Frozen
    Nominee: Lost Stars, Begin Again

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    TheRedBoy
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    1930s: “Over the Rainbow”
    1940s: “When You Wish Upon A Star”
    1950s: “Que Sera, Sera”
    1960s: “Moon River”
    1970s: “The Way We Were”
    1980s: “Let The River Run”
    1990s: “Beauty and the Beast”
    2000s: “Into the West”
    2010s: “Let It Go”

    The 90s. The damn 90s. An utterly FLAWLESS list of winning songs.

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    martinakrystal
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    Hii

    Inspired by Jeffrey Kare’s Favorite Best Picture Winners, CitizenBlake’s Favorite Best Actor & ActressWinners and Alex Meyers Favourite

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    Andrew Carden
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    Best Original Song, you say? 😉

    ’30s: “Over the Rainbow”
    ’40s: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
    ’50s: “High Hopes”
    ’60s: “The Windmills of Your Mind”
    ’70s: “The Way We Were”
    ’80s: “(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life”
    ’90s: “Streets of Philadelphia”
    ’00s: “Lose Yourself”
    ’10s: “Let It Go”

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    Jake
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    1930s: “Over the Rainbow” (“The Wizard of Oz”)
    1940s: “White Christmas” (“Holiday Inn”)
    1950s: “Que Sera, Sera” (“The Man Who Knew Too Much”)
    1960s: “Moon River” (“Breakfast at Tiffany’s”)
    1970s: “Last Dance” (“Thank God It’s Friday”)
    1980s: “Best That You Can Do” (“Arthur”)
    1990s: “My Heart Will Go On” (“Titanic”)
    2000s: “Falling Slowly” (“Once”)
    2010s (so far): “City of Stars” (“La La Land”)

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    Andrew D
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    30- Somewhere over the rainbow
    40s- White Christmas – Holiday Inn
    50s- Que Sera, Sera – The man who knew too much
    60s- talk to Animals – Doctor Dolittle
    70s We may never love like this again – Towering inferno
    80s- Under the Sea- the Little Mermaid
    90s- Colors of the wind / My heart will go on …. They TIE
    00s falling Slowly – Once
    10s- Skyfall – Skyfall

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