Academy Award 2

July 06, 2021#2028

A rundown of Oscars that were awarded to original movie songs in the 1950s and 1960s.


Mona Lisa — Nat King Cole

In the cool, cool, cool of the evening — Crosby/Wyman

High noon — Tex Ritter

Secret love — Doris Day

Three coins in the fountain — Frank Sinatra

Love is a many-splendored thing — Matt Monro

Que sera, sera — Doris Day

All the way — Frank Sinatra

Gigi — Louis Jourdan

High hopes — Sinatra/Hodges

Never on Sunday — Melina Mercouri

Moon river — Audrey Hepburn

Days of wine and roses — Chorus

Call me irresponsible — Tony Bennett

Chim-chim-cheree — Van Dyke/Andrews

The shadow of your smile — Jack Sheldon

Born free — Matt Monro

Swingin’ down the lane — Great White Way Orchestra

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations. Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days.)