Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the late 1950s, including ‘All the Way,’ ‘High Hopes’

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the late 1950s, including ‘All the Way,’ ‘High Hopes’
This article marks Part 7 of the Gold Derby series analyzing 84 years of Best Original Song at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at the timeless tunes recognized in this category, the results of each race and the overall rankings of the winners.

The 1955 Oscar nominees in Best Original Song were:

“Something’s Gotta Give” from “Daddy Long Legs

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing” from “Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

“I’ll Never Stop Loving You” from “Love Me or Leave Me

“(Love Is) The Tender Trap” from “The Tender Trap

“Unchained Melody” from “Unchained”

Won: “Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing” from “Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

Should’ve won: “Something’s Gotta Give” from “Daddy Long Legs

“Unchained Melody,” that timeless Righteous Brothers classic that’s been put to memorable use for decades across film and television, actually originated as an Oscar-nominated song in 1955. It’s briefly featured
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