Live Poll: Most Surprising Oscar Song Snub

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These celebrated songs were eligible to be nominated for Oscars, yet they weren't. Which surprises you most?

On the Good Ship Lollipop by Shirley Temple
Whistle While You Work, Heigh-Ho and Some Day My Prince Will Come from Snow White
South of the Border by Gene Autry
Steppin' Out with My Baby by Fred Astaire
Silver Bells by Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell
Love Me Tender by Elvis
Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley
Where the Boys Are by Connie Francis
Can't Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
Goldfinger by Shirley Bassey
Any song from The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night
To Sir, With Love by Lulu
Springtime for Hitler from The Producers
Suicide Is Painless from MASH
Pure Imagination by Gene Wilder
If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out by Cat Stevens
Freddie's Dead or Superfly by Curtis Mayfield
Car Wash or I Wanna Get Next to You by Rose Royce
Any of the songs from the smash soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever including Stayin' Alive, You Should Be Dancing and How Deep Is Your Love by the Bee Gees and others
The Rose by Bette Midler
Rock and Roll High School by the Ramones
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life From Monty Python's Life of Brian
Call Me by Blondie
I'm Alright by Kenny Loggins
Any of the big hits from Xanadu
Let's Go Crazy, When Doves Cry, Darling Nikki, Purple Rain or I Would Die 4 U all by Prince
Jungle Love by Morris Day and the Time
Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds
If You Leave by OMD
Live to Tell by Madonna
Going Back to Cali by LL Cool J
Kokomo by the Beach Boys
Fight the Power by Public Enemy
Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton
Dyslexic Heart or Waiting for Somebody by Paul Westerberg
This Used to Be My Playground by Madonna
This Is Halloween or any of the other songs from this film
Stay (I Missed You) by Lisa Loeb
I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly
Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
Independent Women Pt. 1 by Destiny's Child
Playground Love by Air
The Wrestler by Bruce Springsteen

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Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/h1TSRuCpJiE/
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Goldfinger
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Jen, Champion

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Bbuuuuuuuump!
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NarniaisAwesome

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Can't Help Falling In Love or Call Me. 
Jen, where are you?  :)  Got suggs.
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Stephen Atwood

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Dear lord please remove R. Kelly from the list. For all that's holy and sane. 
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Interesting—the two currently tied for 1st (Pure Imagination and Goldfinger) were both written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley.