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Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the early 1940s, including ‘White Christmas’ and ‘You’ll Never Know’

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the early 1940s, including ‘White Christmas’ and ‘You’ll Never Know’

This article marks Part 3 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 Academy Awards winners.

The 1941 Oscar nominees in Best Original Song were:

“Out of the Silence” from “All-American Co-Ed”

“Blues in the Night” from “Blues in the Night

“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company” from “Buck Privates

“Baby Mine” from “Dumbo

The Last Time I Saw Paris” from “Lady Be Good”

Dolores” from “Las Vegas Nights”

“Be Honest with Me” from “Ridin’ on a Rainbow”

“Chattanooga Choo Choo” from “Sun Valley Serenade

“Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye” from “You’ll Never Get Rich”

Won: “The Last Time I Saw Paris” from “Lady Be Good”

Should’ve won: “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B” from “Buck Privates

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