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'Kong,' 'Star Wars' top soundtrack list

Star Wars robots C3PO and R2D2 are displayed at the Treasures of American History exhibit hosted by the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington on November 16, 2006. Artifacts from the American History Museum will be on display until the museum reopens after renovations. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
"Star Wars" robots C3PO and R2D2 are displayed at the Treasures of American History exhibit hosted by the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington on November 16, 2006. Artifacts from the American History Museum will be on display until the museum reopens after renovations. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- TCM says Hollywood's "King Kong," "Star Wars," "The Graduate" and "Saturday Night Fever" have made its list of influential movie soundtracks.

The cable TV network said it released its list in honor of Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony.

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Also on the roster are "Alexander Nevsky," "The Day the Earth Stood Still," "Blackboard Jungle," "The Man with the Golden Arm," "Psycho," "A Hard Day's Night," "Goldfinger," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Shaft" and "American Grafitti."

"It is nearly impossible to think of certain films without remembering their music scores. 'Casablanca,' 'Laura,' 'An Affair to Remember,' 'The Magnificent Seven' -- the list is endless," TCM host and film historian Robert Osborne said in a statement. "Our list celebrates the most memorable and groundbreaking soundtracks, the ones which took the art of film music to new levels and made the most lasting impact on the world of movies."

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