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27 recordings added to Grammy Hall of Fame

Written by admin on December 4, 2013 – 1:59 pm -



The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its Grammy Hall Of Fame, including classic recordings by Sam Cooke, George Harrison, Neil Young, James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy, says:

“Spanning the 1930s to the 1980s, this year’s Grammy Hall Of Fame entries represent a diverse collection of influential and historically significant recordings. Memorable and inspiring, these recordings are proudly added to our growing catalog — knowing that they have become a part of our musical, social, and cultural history.”

The 27 additions to the Grammy Hall of Fame include albums and individual songs. Here’s the complete list:

  • “After the Gold Rush” (1970), Neil Young, Album
  • “All Things Must Pass” (1970), George Harrison, Album
  • “The Chicago Transit Authority”, Chicago (1969), Album
  • “Cosmo’s Factory” (1970), Creedence Clearwater Revival, Album
  • “Doc Watson” (1964), Doc Watson, Album
  • “Fortunate Son” (1969), Creedence Clearwater Revival (John Fogerty), Single
  • “George (On My Mind)” (1930), Hoagy Carmichael And His Orchestra (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell), Single
  • “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine” (1970), James Brown (James Brown), Single
  • “Honky Tonk Women” (1969), The Rolling Stones, (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards), Single
  • “Jolene” (1973), Dolly Parton, (Dolly Parton), Single
  • “The Joshua Tree” (1987), U2, Album
  • “Kristofferson” (1970), Kris Kristofferson, Album
  • “Low Rider” (1975), War (Allen, Brown, Dickerson, Goldstein, Jordan, Miller, Oskar & Scott), Single
  • “Mary Poppins – Original Cast Soundtrack” (1964), Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke & Various Artists, Album
  • “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen” (1938), Louis Armstrong And The All Stars (Spiritual Arranged by Henry “Harry” Thacker Burleigh), Single
  • “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” (1969), B.J. Thomas (Burt Bacharach, Hal David), Single
  • “Rapper’s Delight” (1979), Sugarhill Gang (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rogers), Single
  • “Relaxin’ With the Miles Davis Quintet” (1958), Miles Davis, Album
  • “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” (1970), Gil Scott-Heron (Gil Scott-Heron), Single
  • “Strange Things Happening Every Day” (1945), Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Rosetta Tharpe), Single
  • “Sweet Home Chicago” (1937), Robert Johnson (Robert Johnson), Single
  • “3 O’Clock Blues” (1952), B.B. King (Lowell Fulson, B.B. King), Single
  • “Under The Boardwalk” (1964), The Drifters (Artie Resnick, Kenny Young), Single
  • “Walk This Way” (1986), Run-D.M.C. (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler), Single
  • “Wonderfull World” (1960), Sam Cooke (Sam Cook, Herb Albert & Lou Adler)
  • “Woodstock – Music From the Original Soundtrack and More” (1970), Various Artists, Album
  • “Yardbird Suite” (1946), Charlie Parker Septet (Charlie Parker), Single.

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards® will be broadcast live on January 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.


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