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Oscar Classics

Oscar winners for Best Original Song
Best all time top sellers

The Academy Awards have been in existence since 1927, and for 76 years they have been awarding an Oscar for Best Original Song. This music is fantastic, there are so many Oscar winners that were top hits in their era and still popular today. We have compiled a list of the sheet music for some of the classic songs that have received Academy Awards and have been top sellers over the years. Celebrate the Academy Awards with a walk down memory lane and play some of the classics for your friends and family.

1936 “The Way You Look Tonight” from the movie Swing Time, music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Dorothy Fields.
1939 “Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz, music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg and made famous by Judy Garland. This sheet music is one of our top selling songs.
1940 “When You Wish Upon a Star” from the movie, Pinocchio, music by Leigh Harline and lyrics by Ned Washington.
1942 “White Christmas” from the movie Holiday Inn, music and lyrics by Irving Berlin.
1949 “Baby, Its Cold Outside” from the movie, Neptune’s Daughter, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser.
1954 “Three Coins in a Fountain” from the movie Three Coins in a Fountain, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Sammy Cahn.
1956 “Whatever Will Be, Will Be ( Que Sera, Sera)” from the movie The Man Who Knew Too Much and performed by Doris Day music and lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans.
1960 “Never on a Sunday” from the movie Never on A Sunday, music and lyrics Manos Hadjidakis.
1961 “Moon River” from the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Johny Mercer.
1962 “Days of Wine and Roses” from the movie of the same name, music by Henry Mancini.
1964 “Chim Chim Cher-ee” from the movie Mary Poppins, music and lyrics by Richard and Robert Sherman and performed by Julie Andrews.
1965 “The Shadow of Your Smile” from the movie The Sandpiper, music and lyrics by Johnny Mandel and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.
1968 “The Windmills of Your Mind” from the movie, The Thomas Crown Affair, music by Michel Legrand and lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman.
1969 “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” from the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David.
1970 “For All We Know” from the movie Lovers and Other Strangers, music by Fred Karlin and lyrics by Robb Royer and Jimmy Griffin.
1971 “Theme from Shaft” from the movie, Shaft, music and lyrics by Isacc Hayes.
1973 “The Way We Were” from the movie of the same name music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman, this song was performed by Barbra Streisand.
1976 “Evergreen” from the movie A Star is Born music by Barbra Streisand and lyrics by Paul Williams.
1977 “You Light Up My Life” from the movie of the same name, music and lyrics by Joseph Brooks.
1980 “Fame” from the movie of the same name music by Michael Gore and lyrics by Dean Pitchford.
1981 “Arthur’s Theme” from the move Arthur, music and lyrics by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross and Peter Allen, performed by Christopher Cross.
1982 “Up Where We Belong” from the movie An Officer and a Gentleman music by Jack Nitzsche and Buffy Sainte-Marie, lyrics by Will Jennings.
1983 “Flashdance” from the movie of the same name, music by Giorgio Moroder and lyrics by Keith Forsey and Irene Cara and performed by Irene Cara.
1984 “I Just Called to Say I Love You” from the movie The Woman in Red, music and lyrics Stevie Wonder who also performed this song in the movie.
1986 “Take My Breath Away” from the movie Top Gun, music by Giorgio Moroder and lyrics by Tom Whitlock.
1987 “The Time of My Life” from the movie Dirty Dancing, music by Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz, lyrics by Franke Previte.
1992 “A Whole New World” from the movie Aladdin, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice.
1994 “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King, music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice.
1997 “My Heart Will Go On” from the movie Titanic music by James Horner and lyrics by Will Jennings. This beautiful song was performed by Celine Dion.
2007 “Falling Slowly” from the movie Once, music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova.
2009 “The Weary Kind” from the movie Crazy Heart, music and lyrics by Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett.
2011 “We Belong Together” from the movie Toy Story 3, music and lyrics by Randy Newman.
2012 “Man or Muppet” from the movie The Muppets, music and lyrics by Bret McKenzie.
2013 “Skyfall” from the movie Skyfall, music and lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth.
2014 “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
2015 “Glory” from the movie Selma, music and lyrics by John Legend and Lonnie Lynn.
2016 “City of Stars” from the movie La La Land, music and lyrics by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
2017 “Remember Me” from the movie Coco, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.