KY3 FLASHBACK: Springfield man wins Oscar for "Take My Breath Away"

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Springfield native Tom Whitlock had a pretty good awards season in 1987.

He wok both the Oscar and Golden Globe for best song for writing "Take My Breath Away." Berlin sang the song in the hit movie "Top Gun."

In 1987, KY3's Ed Fillmer gave us an inside look into the songwriting craft.