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2019 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductions

RECORDINGS BY AEROSMITH, MILES DAVIS, FATS DOMINO, ELLA FITZGERALD, DOLLY PARTON, TOM PETTY, NINA SIMONE, AND FRANK SINATRA AMONG 2019 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS 

25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM®
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 24, 2019) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy has announced the newest inductions to its distinguished GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. The latest additions recognize a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Each year recordings are reviewed by a special member committee comprised of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts, with final approval by the Recording Academy’s National Board of Trustees. With 25 new titles, the Hall, now in its 46th year, currently totals 1,088 recordings and is on display at The GRAMMY Museum.
 
“The GRAMMY Hall Of Fame is proud to be a pillar of musical excellence and diversity year after year, honoring some of the most iconic recordings of all time,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “We are proud to acknowledge the ever-changing landscape and evolution of musical expression for which the Academy has become known. We’re honored to add these masterpieces to our growing catalog and are delighted to celebrate the impact they’ve had on our musical, social, and cultural history.”
 
Representing myriad tracks and albums, the 2019 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductees range from Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way” to Miles Davis’ ‘Round About Midnight. The highly reputed list also features Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree,” Dolly Parton’s “Coat Of Many Colors,” Nina Simone’s “To Be Young, Gifted And Black,” Tom Petty’s Full Moon Fever, The Platters’ “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” and Fats Domino’s “I’m Walkin’.” Other inductees include recordings by Leonard Bernstein, Jackson Browne, Leonard Cohen, El Jarocho, W.C. Handy, Miriam Makeba, Curtis Mayfield, Edward Meeker With The Edison Orchestra, Charlie Parker’s Ri Bop Boys, Jaco Pastorius, Jeannie C. Riley, Sonny Rollins Quartet Featuring John Coltrane, Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, The Troggs, Sarah Vaughan, and Link Wray & His Ray Men. 2019 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductees 
 BERNSTEIN: MASS—A THEATRE PIECE FOR SINGERS, PLAYERS AND DANCERS
Columbia Masterworks (1971)
Album
 
“COAT OF MANY COLORS”
Dolly Parton
RCA Victor (1971)
Single
 
ELLA FITZGERALD SINGS THE GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN SONG BOOK
Ella Fitzgerald
Verve (1959)
Album

FRANCIS ALBERT SINATRA & ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM
Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
Reprise (1967)
Album
 
FULL MOON FEVER
Tom Petty
MCA (1989)
Album
 
“HALLELUJAH”
Leonard Cohen
Columbia (1984)
Single
 
“HARPER VALLEY P.T.A”
Jeannie C. Riley
Plantation (1968)
Single
 
“I’M WALKIN’”
Fats Domino
Imperial (1957)
Single
 
JACKSON BROWNE
Jackson Browne
Asylum (1972)
Album
 
JACO PASTORIUS
Jaco Pastorius
Epic (1976)
Album
 
“KO KO”
Charlie Parker’s Ri Bop Boys
Savoy (1945)
Single
 
“LA BAMBA”
El Jarocho
Victor (1939)
Single

“MOVE ON UP”
Curtis Mayfield
Curtom (1972)
Single
 
“PATA PATA”
Miriam Makeba
Reprise (1967)
Single
 
“ROCKIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE”
Brenda Lee
Decca (1958)
Single
 
‘ROUND ABOUT MIDNIGHT
Miles Davis
Columbia (1957)
Album
 
“RUMBLE”
Link Wray & His Ray Men
Cadence (1958)
Single
 
“SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES”
The Platters
Mercury (1958)
Single
 
“ST. LOUIS BLUES”
W.C. Handy
Columbia (1914)
Single
 
“TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME”
Edward Meeker With The Edison Orchestra
Edison (1908)
Single
 
“TENDERLY”
Sarah Vaughan
Mercury (1947)
Single
 
“TENOR MADNESS”
Sonny Rollins Quartet Featuring John Coltrane
Prestige (1956)
Track
 
“TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK”
Nina Simone
RCA Victor (1969)
Single
 
“WALK THIS WAY”
Aerosmith
Columbia (1975)
Single 
 “WILD THING”
The Troggs
Fontana/Atco (1966)
Single

For more information about the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame or the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®, which will be broadcast live on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on the CBS Television Network, please visitGRAMMY.com.
 
Eligible recipients receive an official certificate from the Recording Academy. For a full list of recordings inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, visit www.grammy.com/grammys/awards/hall-of-fame
 
ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards® – music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

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