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Oscar’s Art Songs

My reaction to the song break was: wow, all these nominated songs are so serious and artsy! Usually this category is filled with Disney cartoon songs (fun, even classic, but not weighty) or dumb cartoon songs (remember “Blame Canada” from the South Park movie?). Loved the Elvis Costello tune. One of the best things about this is that most Americans have probably never heard crystal-clear Alison Krauss sing on television, and they’re probably saying “who is THAT?”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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