FreeMeNews: 27 Recordings Named To 2015 Grammy Hall Of Fame

FreeMeNews: 27 Recordings Named To 2015 Grammy Hall Of Fame

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The 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame inductees has been released. This year’s 27 inductees brings the grand total of Hall of Fame titles to 987. A special member committee who nominate inductees from a group of recordings from at least 25 years ago with particular qualitative or historical significance. The Hall of Fame titles are on display at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles.

Recording Academy prexy and CEO Neil Portnow addressed this year’s inductees, saying, “This year’s Grammy Hall Of Fame entries not only represent a diverse collection of influential and historically significant recordings but also reflect the changing climate of music through the decades. These memorable, inspiring and iconic recordings are proudly added to our growing catalog — knowing that they have become a part of our musical, social, and cultural history.

The full 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees are as follows: 

AUTOBAHN
Kraftwerk
Vertigo (1974)
Album

BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY
The 4 Seasons
(Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio)
Vee-Jay (1962)
Single

BLOOD ON THE TRACKS”
Bob Dylan
Columbia (1975)
Album

THE BRIDGE
Sonny Rollins
RCA Victor (1962)
Album

CALYPSO
Harry Belafonte
RCA Victor (1956)
Album

DANCING QUEEN
ABBA
(Benny Anderson, Stig Anderson, Björn Ulvaeus)
Atlantic (1976)
Single

HARVEST
Neil Young
Reprise (1972)
Album

“HONKY TONKIN’”
Hank Williams And His Drifting Cowboys
(Hank Williams)
Sterling (1947)
Single

I FOUGHT THE LAW
Bobby Fuller Four
(Sonny Curtis)
Mustang (1965)
Single

“JITTERBUG WALTZ
“Fats” Waller, His Rhythm And His Orchestra
(“Fats” Waller)
Bluebird/RCA (1942)
Single 

“JOHN PRINE”
John Prine
Atlantic (1971)
Album

“LE FREAK”
Chic
(Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards)
Atlantic (1978)
Single

NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, HERE’S THE SEX PISTOLS
Sex Pistols
Warner Bros. (1977)
Album

NICK OF TIME
Bonnie Raitt
Capitol (1989)
Album

RESCUE ME
Fontella Bass
(Raynard Miner, Carl Smith)
Checker (1965)
Single

SAN ANTONIO ROSE
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys
(Bob Wills)
Vocalion (1939)
Single

SCHOOL’S OUT
Alice Cooper
(Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Dennis Dunaway, Neil Smith)
Warner Bros. (1972)
Single

THE SHAPE OF JAZZ TO COME
Ornette Coleman
Atlantic (1959)
Album

SIXTY MINUTE MAN
The Dominoes
(Billy Ward, Rose Marks)
Federal (1951)
Single

SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN
Leonard Cohen
Columbia (1967)
Album

STAND!”
Sly And The Family Stone
Epic (1969)
Album

STARDUST
Willie Nelson
Columbia (1978)
Album

SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT”
Fisk Jubilee Singers
(Wallis Willis)
Victor (1909)
Single

SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT
Paul Robeson
(Wallis Willis)
Victor (1926)
Single

TELL IT LIKE IT IS
Aaron Neville
(George Davis, Lee Diamond)
Par Lo (1966)
Single

TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS
Otis Redding
(Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods)
Volt (1966)
Single

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
Lou Reed
(Lou Reed)
RCA Victor (1972)
Single

 

 

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