The 10 Best (and Worst) Best Song Oscar-Winners of All Time

From 'Over the Rainbow' to 'It's Hard Out There for a Pimp,' the Best Song category's cream of the crop – and bottom of the barrel

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Worst: "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing" ('Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing,' 1955)

The most interesting thing about the schmaltzy title track for the melodrama of the same name is that lyricist Paul Francis Webster is also responsible for both the slow-burn heartache of Duke Ellington's "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" and the friendly neighborhood superheroics of the original animated Spider-Man theme song. The least interesting thing about it is, well, everything else. Composer Sammy Fain's syrupy melody is emblematic of the easy listening the Academy has a long history of rewarding.

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