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Beatles, Ray Charles, Prince & Others To Be Inducted Into Grammy Hall of Fame

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This year’s Grammy Hall of Fame will include recordings by seminal artists such as the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm],[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Ray Charles[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Prince[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Animals[/lastfm] & 26 More.
Once the Recording Academy adds the following thirty titles to the Grammy Hall of Fame, the total of inducted titles will be 881. The recordings inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame are enshrined at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

The following singles/tracks will be inducted:

•Cats in the Cradle – Harry Chapin
•Cissy Strut – Meters
•Dark Was the Night – Cold Was the Ground – Blind Willie Johnson
•Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me – Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Featuring Al Hibbler
•Frankie – Mississippi John Hurt
•I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
•I’ve Been Loving You Too Long – Otis Redding
•Ko-Ko – Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
•The Letter – Box Tops
•Lovesick Blues – Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
•Many Rivers to Cross – Jimmy Cliff
•My Mammy – Al Jolson
•On the Road Again – Willie Nelson
•Penny Lane – Beatles
•Please Mr. Postman – Marvellettes
•Rockin’ Chair – Mildred Bailey
•Steel Guitar Rag – Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys Featuring Leon McAuliffe
•Summertime – Sidney Bechet
•Take Me to the River – Al Green
•Walking to New Orleans – Fats Domino
•We Gotta Get Out of This Place – Animals

The following albums were selected for induction:

•Bogalusa Boogie – Clifton Chenier
•Brigadoon – Original Broadway Cast
•Genius + Soul = Jazz – Ray Charles
•Heavy Weather – Weather Report
•Joan Baez – Joan Baez
•The Koln Concert – Keith Jerrett
•Purple Rain – Prince & the Revolution
•Schumann: Carnaval Op. 9 – Sergei Rachmaninoff
•Sunday at the Village Vanguard – Bill Evans Trio

Did your favorite artist make the list? Let us know in the comments!

[Source: Music-News]

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