Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1960s

If you ask AFI, the 1960s had some of the top movie songs of all time. I… don’t always agree. The high points are definitely up there, though. 10. “Talk to the Animals,” Doctor Dolittle (1967) Not only is the song silly in the extreme, but because of Rex Harrison’s limited vocal range, he speaks it … More Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1960s

Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1970s

The 80s and 90s were filled with Best Original Song winners that were both iconic and wildly popular, and while the 1970s had some songs that fit that bill most of them haven’t aged well. In fact, a large percentage of them are extremely saccharine. So take some insulin and let’s dive in. 10. “Evergreen,” A Star … More Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1970s

Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1980s

Best Original Songs had enjoyed success on the radio before the 1980s, but this is where the floodgates opened and popular stars on the music scene made their presence known, creating greater synergy between the two forms of entertainment. As a result, almost every song on this list is easily recognizable–even thirty-odd years later. 10. … More Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1980s

Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1990s

This was a HUGE decade for Best Original Song. Movie soundtracks were hot sellers in stores, perhaps responding to the fact that the craft was hitting an apex of talent. It helps that animated Disney movie musicals were also in their prime. There just isn’t a bad song on this list. It’s quite a shame … More Ranking Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 1990s

Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 2000s Listed and Ranked

Given the heights the 90s took Best Original Songs to at the Oscars, it’s surprising how quickly the category lost momentum. There’s still some great work to be found, but the highs definitely aren’t as soaring–indicating the direction the category would continue to go in the 2010s. 10. “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp,”┬áHustle … More Every Best Original Song Oscar Winner of the 2000s Listed and Ranked