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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:

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Happy 70th Birthday Joan Baez

Written by admin on January 9, 2011 – 5:21 pm -

Happy Birthday to folk legend Joan Baez who is 70 today.

Joan was born in Staten Island, New York on January 9, 1941 and began her music career as a teenager performing in the coffee houses in the Boston-Cambridge area of Massachusetts.

Joan Baez 70th birthday

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The 2011 Grammy Hall of Fame inductees

Written by admin on December 10, 2010 – 10:13 am -

The Beatles, Fats Domino, Otis Redding and Joan Baez are among the artists whose recordings will be entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011.

The Grammy Hall of Fame Award was established by The Recording Academy’s National Trustees in 1973. The aim was to “honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old.” To date, 881 recordings have been inducted.

2011 Grammy Hall of Fame

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