Recording Academy® Announces 2014 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® Inductees 27 Recordings Added to the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Residing at the GRAMMY Museum®

Collector's Edition Book Will Celebrate GRAMMY Hall Of Fame 40th Anniversary

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. This latest round of inducted recordings continues to highlight diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Recordings are reviewed annually 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 27 new titles, the list currently totals 960 and is on display at the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE.

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"Spanning the 1930s to the 1980s, this year's GRAMMY Hall Of Fame entries represent a diverse collection of influential and historically significant recordings," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "Memorable and inspiring, these recordings are proudly added to our growing catalog — knowing that they have become a part of our musical, social, and cultural history."

Representing a great variety of tracks and albums, the 2014 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductees range from the Mary Poppins Original Cast Sound Track album to Sugarhill Gang's early rap hit "Rapper's Delight." Also added to the highly regarded list are the Drifters' "Under The Boardwalk," B.B. King's "3 O'Clock Blues," Kris Kristofferson's self-titled debut album, Dolly Parton's "Jolene," the Rolling Stones' "Honky Tonk Women," and U2's album The Joshua Tree. Other inductees include the original soundtrack from Woodstock and recordings by James Brown, Chicago, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Miles Davis, Run-D.M.C., B.J. Thomas, and Neil Young, among others.

Celebrating the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame's 40th Anniversary, The Recording Academy has partnered with FX Marketing Group to publish a 150-plus-page collector's edition book. GRAMMY Hall Of Fame 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition features in-depth insight into many of the recordings and artists represented in the Hall. Legendary artists provide exclusive firsthand accounts of the making of their GRAMMY Hall Of Fame-inducted recordings, including Mel Brooks, Herbie Hancock, Loretta Lynn, the Mamas And The Papas' Michelle Phillips, Carlos Santana, James Taylor, the Who's Pete Townshend, and Bill Withers, among others. The full-color book also highlights the legacy of the Beatles, the group with the most titles inducted into the Hall. The book is available online at the official GRAMMY store, and is sold in Barnes & Noble, Target and Walmart stores as well as on newsstands nationwide and at the GRAMMY Museum in downtown Los Angeles.

For more information about the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame or the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® (to be broadcast live on Jan. 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network), please visit GRAMMY.com. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.

For a full list of recordings inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, please go to: www.grammy.org/recording-academy/awards/hall-of-fame.

For information on the Hall Of Fame's 40th Anniversary, please go to www.grammyhalloffame40.com.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.

2014 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductees
(Songwriters of singles in parentheses)

AFTER THE GOLD RUSH

"NOBODY KNOWS THE TROUBLE I'VE SEEN"

Neil Young

Louis Armstrong And The All Stars

Reprise (1970)

(Spiritual Arranged by Henry "Harry" Thacker Burleigh)

Album

Decca (1938)


Single



ALL THINGS MUST PASS

"RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD"

George Harrison

B.J. Thomas

Apple (1970)

(Burt Bacharach, Hal David)

Album

Scepter (1969)


Single



THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY

"RAPPER'S DELIGHT"

Chicago

Sugarhill Gang

Columbia (1969)

(Bernard Edwards, Nile Rogers)

Album

Sugar Hill (1979)


Single



COSMO'S FACTORY

RELAXIN' WITH THE MILES DAVIS QUINTET

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Miles Davis

Fantasy (1970)

Prestige (1958)

Album

Album



DOC WATSON

"THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED"

Doc Watson

Gil Scott-Heron

Vanguard (1964)

(Gil Scott-Heron)

Album

Flying Dutchman (1970)


Single



"FORTUNATE SON"

"STRANGE THINGS HAPPENING EVERY DAY"

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

(John Fogerty)

(Rosetta Tharpe)

Fantasy (1969)

Decca (1945)

Single

Single



"GEORGIA (ON MY MIND)"

"SWEET HOME CHICAGO"

Hoagy Carmichael And His Orchestra

Robert Johnson

(Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)

(Robert Johnson)

Victor (1930)

Vocalion (1937)

Single

Single



"GET UP — I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE"

"3 O'CLOCK BLUES"

James Brown

B.B. King

(James Brown)

(Lowell Fulson, B.B. King)

King (1970)

RPM (1952)

Single

Single



"HONKY TONK WOMEN"

"UNDER THE BOARDWALK"

The Rolling Stones

The Drifters

(Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)

(Artie Resnick, Kenny Young)

London (1969)

Atlantic (1964)

Single

Single



"JOLENE"

"WALK THIS WAY"

Dolly Parton

Run-D.M.C.

(Dolly Parton)

(Joe Perry, Steven Tyler)

RCA (1973)

Profile (1986)

Single

Single



THE JOSHUA TREE

"WONDERFUL WORLD"

U2

Sam Cooke

Island (1987)

(Sam Cook, Herb Albert & Lou Adler)

Album

Keen (1960)


Single



KRISTOFFERSON

WOODSTOCK — MUSIC FROM THE ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK AND MORE

Kris Kristofferson

Various Artists

Monument (1970)

Cotillion (1970)

Album

Album



"LOW RIDER"

"YARDBIRD SUITE"

War

Charlie Parker Septet

(Allen, Brown, Dickerson, Goldstein, Jordan, Miller, Oskar & Scott)

(Charlie Parker)

United Artists (1975)

Dial (1946)

Single

Single



MARY POPPINS — ORIGINAL CAST SOUND TRACK


Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke & Various Artists


Buena Vista (1964)


Album


SOURCE The Recording Academy



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