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"Every storyteller knows that there is no joy without sorrow", said Jennifer Garner, who introduced the segment.

Eddie Vedder has previously paid tribute to Tom Petty in the months since his passing in late 2017.

"Tonight, as we celebrate the achievements of our collaborators, we also mourn the loss of those who brought joy and awareness through their passion for the movies". The Academy Awards were hosted by the hilarious Jimmy Kimmel and Eddie's moment came during a night where the best in film are celebrated and those who have passed are always remembered.

"Though no longer in our midst, their contributions endure", she continued.

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Additionally, Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood's soundtrack for the Paul Thomas Anderson film Phantom Thread was nominated for Best Original Score, but it lost out to The Shape of Water, which also won Best Picture.

As he sang, the "In Memoriam segment" honored actors, singers, and filmmakers including Harry Dean Stanton and Jerry Lewis along with many others. Vedder performed a moving rendition of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tune "Room At The Top" as the soundtrack to the award show's annual "In Memoriam" segment, honoring the figures in the world of film and television who passed away in the a year ago.

Eddie Vedder performs during an In Memoriam tribute at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.


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