Bingham, Burnett take Oscar
Sunday, March 7, 2010
– Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett won the Oscar for Best Original Song for The Weary Kind
from the picture "Crazy Heart."
Bingham thanked the cast and crew of the movie about a down-and-out country singer before walking off the stage.
Other nominees were:
Almost There from The Princess and the Frog Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Down in New Orleans from The Princess and the Frog Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Loin de Paname from Paris 36 Music by Reinhardt Wagner Lyrics by Frank Thomas
Take It All from Nine Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
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