The 20 Greatest Movie Songs Robbed of Oscar Nominations | Xaque Gruber

February 22, 2015 8:19 PM

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Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether. Yes, you read that correctly. Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger wasn't even nominated.

Goldfinger's omission makes even less sense when you see the forgettable song choices that actually received the nomination slots that year: Dear Heart, theme from the film Dear Heart and Where Love Has Gone, theme from the film Where Love Has Gone (anyone?)

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