Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Wednesday's One Cup of Java Challenge

Wednesday's One Cup of Java Challenge, Willie Nelson birthday edition: “On The Road Again” was not just a #1 country song for Willie Nelson in 1980 – it was also Oscar-nominated for Best Song from the film “Honeysuckle Rose.” Willie didn’t win the Oscar that year. On his 75th birthday, it seems like Willie will live for forever. The career of the woman who won the Oscar for Best Song in 1980 did not. Your One Cup of Java Challenge question this morning – name the song and the singer that beat Willie Nelson’s “On The Road Again” for the 1980 Best Song Oscar. Basically, you have to remember her name, remember, remember, remember.

Answer: Irene Cara, “Fame”

Also nominated that year: “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton


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