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It Goes Like It Goes

"It Goes Like It Goes"
Single by Jennifer Warnes
Released 1979
Writer(s) David Shire (music)
Norman Gimbel (lyrics)[1]

"It Goes Like It Goes" is a song written by David Shire and Norman Gimbel.[1] It was sung by Jennifer Warnes for the Norma Rae soundtrack in 1979.[1] "It Goes Like It Goes" won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1979,[2] defeating such fellow nominees as "Through the Eyes of Love" and "Rainbow Connection" to the consternation of some critics.[3][4]

Shortly after its Oscar win, the song was covered and released as a single by Dusty Springfield.

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