Song of the Day #2,496: ‘New York, New York’ – Liza Minnelli

new_yorkThis week I’ll continue counting down my ten most surprising Oscar-snubbed songs, picking up with #5.

Here’s a song that probably lost its bid for an Oscar due to the dismal failure of the film in which it appears.

Martin Scorsese’s New York, New York was a box office disaster and confusing, at best, to critics. Following the groundbreaking Taxi Driver, this oddly old-fashioned call back to classical musicals never really found an audience.

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