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Poll: Best Score Winners of the 1970s

Which of these films of the 1970s, that won the Academy Award for Best Music, do you think has the best score?

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    Love Story (1970)

    Award: Best Original Score

    Music by: Francis Lai

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    Let It Be (1969)

    Award: Best Original Song Score

    Music by: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and The Beatles

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    Summer of '42 (1971)

    Award: Best Original Dramatic Score

    Music by: Michel Legrand

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    Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

    Award: Best Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score

    Music by: John Williams

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    Limelight (1952)

    Award: Best Original Dramatic Score

    Music by: Charles Chaplin, Ray Rasch, and Larry Russell

    #Fact: The film was not released in Los Angeles until 1972. Under the Academy rules at the time, this permitted it to be eligible despite being 20 years old.

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    Cabaret (1972)

    Award: Best Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score

    Music by: Ralph Burns

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    The Way We Were (1973)

    Award: Best Original Dramatic Score

    Music by: Marvin Hamlisch

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    The Sting (1973)

    Award: Best Scoring: Original Song Score and/or Adaptation

    Music by: Marvin Hamlisch

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    The Godfather: Part II (1974)

    Award: Best Original Dramatic Score

    Music by: Nino Rota and Carmine Coppola

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    The Great Gatsby (1974)

    Award: Best Scoring: Original Song Score and/or Adaptation

    Music by: Nelson Riddle

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    Jaws (1975)

    Award: Best Original Score

    Music by: John Williams

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    Barry Lyndon (1975)

    Award: Best Scoring: Original Song Score and/or Adaptation

    Music by: Leonard Rosenman

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    The Omen (1976)

    Award: Best Original Score

    Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

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    Bound for Glory (1976)

    Award: Best Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score

    Music by: Leonard Rosenman

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    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Award: Best Original Score

    Music by: John Williams

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    A Little Night Music (1977)

    Award: Best Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score

    Music by: Jonathan Tunick

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    Midnight Express (1978)

    Award: Best Original Score

    Music by: Giorgio Moroder

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    The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

    Award: Best Adaptation Score

    Music by: Joe Renzetti

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    A Little Romance (1979)

    Award: Best Original Score

    Music by: Georges Delerue

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    All That Jazz (1979)

    Award: Best Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score

    Music by: Ralph Burns


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