GRAMMYs Flashback: The Top Award Winners Of The ’60s

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The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards are happening this Sunday, and with performances from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] and a reunion of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beach Boys[/lastfm], the best of the ’60s are making a comeback at this year’s ceremony!

Some of your favorite K-EARTH 101 artists dominated the GRAMMY Awards in the ’60s, and today we’re taking a look back on the good ole days of past winners of the top awards through the entire decade of the ’60s!

See who the big winners were of the top awards Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Performance by a Vocal Group in the ’60s! Make sure to tune in to the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards this Sunday, Feb. 12th at 8 on CBS!

1960

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Newhart[/lastfm]: The Button-Down Mind Of Bob Newhart
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Earnest Gold[/lastfm]: “Theme From Exodus”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eydie Gorme & Steve Lawrence[/lastfm]: “We Got Us”

1961

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Judy Garland[/lastfm]: Judy At Carnegie Hall
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Henry Mancini[/lastfm]: “Moon River”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lambert, Hendricks And Ross[/lastfm]: “High Flying”

1962

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Vaughn Meader[/lastfm]: The First Family
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sammy Davis, Jr.[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Anthony Newley[/lastfm]: “What Kind of Fool Am I?”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Peter, Paul And Mary[/lastfm]: “If I Had A Hammer”

1963

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Barbara Streisand[/lastfm]: The Barbra Streisand Album
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Henry Mancini[/lastfm]: “Days of Wine and Roses”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Peter, Paul And Mary[/lastfm]: “Blowin’ In The Wind”

1964

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Stan Getz & João Gilberto[/lastfm]: Getz/Gilberto
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Louis Armstrong[/lastfm]: “Hello, Dolly!”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm]: “A Hard Day’s Night”

1965

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Frank Sinatra[/lastfm]: September Of My Years
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tony Bennett[/lastfm]: “The Shadow Of Your Smile” (Love Theme From “The Sandpiper”)
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Anita Kerr Singers[/lastfm]: We Dig Manchini

1966

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Frank Sinatra[/lastfm]: A Man And His Music
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm]: “Michelle”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Anita Kerr Singers[/lastfm]: “A Man And A Woman”

1967

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm]: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]5th Dimension[/lastfm]: “Up, Up And Away”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]5th Dimension[/lastfm]: “Up, Up And Away”

1968

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Glen Campbell[/lastfm]: By The Time I Get To Phoenix
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Roger Miller[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]O.C. Smith[/lastfm]: “Little Green Apples”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Simon And Garfunkel[/lastfm]: “Mrs. Robinson”

1969

  • Album of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Blood, Sweat And Tears[/lastfm]: Blood, Sweat And Tears
  • Song of the Year — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Joe South[/lastfm]: “Games People Play”
  • Best Performance by a Vocal Group — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]5th Dimension[/lastfm]: “Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In” (The Flesh Failures)

[Source: GRAMMYs]

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