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Listening To 2017's Oscar-Nominated Songs With A Film Music Historian

The Academy Awards are this coming Sunday, and the Best Original Song field features several strong contenders.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson takes a listen to the nominees with Jon Burlingame ( @jonburlingame), who writes about film music for Variety and teaches film-music history at the University of Southern California.

Music From The Segment

“City of Stars,” from “La La Land”

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“Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” from “La La Land”

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“The Empty Chair,” from “Jim: The James Foley Story”

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“How Far I’ll Go,” from “Moana”

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“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” from “Trolls”

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