Grammy Hall of Fame Inducts New Music

Sherrill Fulghum By Sherrill Fulghum, 20th Nov 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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The Recording Academy has revealed the list of the 2016 Grammy Hall of Fame inductees with 26 singles and albums making the list.

Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honours the musicians themselves for their lifetime of performing and recording; but the Recording Academy through the Grammy Hall of Fame honours the music itself in the form of the records those musician create.

Open to all genres of music, like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the Recording Academy choose timeless recordings with “qualitative or historical significance” that were released at least 25 years ago. Entries are selected by a committee of music industry professionals.

The Recording Academy has chosen 26 new titles – singles and albums - to join the 1,013 recordings that are already on display at the Grammy Hall of Fame in Los Angeles, California.

The 2016 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees are:

Single releases:
“Boom Boom” by John Lee Hooker
“Celebration” by Kool and the Gang
“Cold Sweat – part 1” by James Brown and The Famous Flames
“The Dark End of the Street” by James Carr
“Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me)” by The Andrews Sisters
“The Fat Man” by Fats Domino
“For the Love of Money” by The O'Jays
“Heart of Glass” by Blondie
“I Love Rock 'N' Roll” by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
“The Loco-Motion” by Little Eva
“Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett
“Rock Island Line” by Lead Belly
“She's About a Mover” by the Sir Douglas Quintet
“She's Not There” by The Zombies
“This Train”
“(What I Did I do to be So) Black and Blue” by Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra
“You are so Beautiful” by Joe Cocker

“American Beauty” by the Grateful Dead
“The Basement Tapes” by Bob Dylan and The Band
“Ella and Louis” by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
“First Take” by Roberta Flack
“Fleetwood Mac” by Fleetwood Mac
“Lush Life” by John Coltrane
“Miles Smiles” by Miles Davis
“Pretenders” by The Pretenders
“Randy Newman” by Randy Newman

The Grammy Hall of Fame was created in 1973 and features over 1,000 recordings by hundreds of artists including The Beatles, Santana, Johnny Mercer, Buck Owens, Neil Young, “Fats” Waller, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Steely Dan, Dionne Warwick, Arlo Guthrie, Jimi Hendrix, The Everly Brothers, Spike Jones, George Harrison, Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Ray Charles, Don McLean, Benny Goodman, Ethel Merman, Artie Shaw, Cole Porter, Count Basie, the 5th Dimension, Elvis Presley, Van Morrison, The Allman Brothers Band, Etta James, Janis Ian, Kraftwerk, AC/DC, Harry Belafonte, Paul McCartney and Wings, Leonard Bernstein, Barbra Streisand, The Ronnettes, Johnny Horton, The Rolling Stones, Charlie Rich, The 4 Seasons, Helen Morgan, Charlie Parker, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Blood, Sweat, and Tears, Peter Paul and Mary, Joni Mitchell, Bill Monroe, Carl Perkins, Jimmie Rodgers, Bo Diddley, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, Steppenwolf, Albert King, Judy Collins, George Benson, Sonny Rollins, Simon and Garfunkel, Thelonious Monk, Bing Crosby, Glenn Campbell, The Mamas and the Papas, The Beach Boys, Al Jolson, T-Bone Walker, Bob Marley, Harry Chapin, Johnny Mathis, Sam Cooke, Glenn Miller, Chicago, Nat King Cole, George Carlin, Loretta Lynn, Frank Sinatra, Aaron Copelan, Sons of the Pioneers, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Patsy Cline, Crosby Stills and Nash, Billie Holiday, Robert Johnson, Roy Orbison, Sly and the Family Stone, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, ABBA, Roger Miller, Pink Floyd, Henry Mancini, Judy Garland, Jan and Dean, Eagles, Cream, Lovin' Spoonful, The Doors, Woody Guthrie, Dusty Springfield, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Byrds, Elton John, Dean Martin, Harry Nilsson, B.B. King, Jose Feliciano, Peggy Lee, Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Johnny Cash, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Buffalo Springfield, Lynyrd Skynrd, George Gershwin, Shirley Bassey, Muddy Waters, Paul Simon, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Platters, Roy Acuff, Booker T and the MGs, The Turtles, George Jones, Herbie Hancock, Conway Twitty, Sergio Mendes, Little Richard, Hank Williams, Rosemary Clooney, The Animals, Tony Bennet, Nina Simone, Eric Clapton, Jackson 5, Dolly Parton, Gloria Gayner, Dion and the Belmonts, Sarah Vaughan, John Lennon, Cannonball Adderly, Brenda Lee, Staple Singers, Wes Montgomery, Carole Kng, Otis Redding, Jelly Roll Morton, Joan Baez, Chuck Berry, U2, Billy Joel, Ritchie Valens, Edith Piaf, Derek and the Dominos, Chic, Led Zeppelin, The Clash, Herb Albert, War, Dizzy Gilespie, Janis Joplin, Grandmaster Flash, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Traffic, The Chordettes, Elvis Costello, The Who, Sex Pistols, Bonnie Raitt, Moody Blues, Prince, Chick Corea, Michael Jackson, Tito Puente, The Temptations, Buddy Holly, Ike and Tina Turner, Ramones, Sugarhill Gang, B.J. Thomas, David Bowie, Bill Haley and the Comets, The Police, Alice Cooper, Earth Wind and Fire, The Miracles, Leonard Cohen, The Supremes, Lena Horne, Jefferson Airplane, Dave Brubeck, John Denver, The Carpenters, Bobby Blue Bland, Pete Seeger, The Weavers, Sammy Davis Jr, Pocol Harum, Whitney Houston, The Kinks, and a plethora of classical and Broadway cast albums.aa


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