5 On Friday is the meme invented by our friend Travis of Trav’s Thoughts. To join in, visit his blog to sign in and choose your five musical selections for the week to share with others.
Still totally in the insane midst of Awards Season so between now and the shade over six weeks until the Oscar broadcast on February 24, You get some of the amazing songs written for film honored by either Oscar (since 1934) or Golden Globe (since 1961) . Some won an award while others just settled for “It’s an honor just to be nominated”. Winners will be marked with an asterisk. We will kick it off with a beautiful bunch of “losers”.
They Can’t Take That Away From Me – George & Ira Gershwin, 1937 Shall We Dance
I Fall In Love Too Easily – Julie Styne & Sammy Cahn, 1945 Anchors Away
Too Late Now – Burton Lane & Alan Jay Learner, 1951 Royal Wedding
I Will Wait For You – Michel Legrand & Jacques Demy, 1965 Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Separate Lives – Stephen Bishop, 1985, White Nights