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2006 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

The Recording Academy announced the newest additions to its GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, adding 25 recordings to a timeless list that now includes 684 titles. The Hall Of Fame serves as a celebration and reminder of the triumphs and achievements of the recording arts. "This year's inductees represent an array of genres, including folk, blues, R&B, and country as well as musical shows, " said Recording Academy President Neil Portnow. "The GRAMMY Hall of Fame is one of the Academy's most prized endeavors and it represents the most significant recorded musical masterpieces that have had a profound impact on our culture. They all greatly deserve to be commemorated."

GRAMMY Hall Of Fame selections include original cast recordings from musical shows Camelot and Hair, as well as show recordings of "Fascinating Rhythm" by Fred and Adele Astaire, "Ol' Man River" by Paul Robeson and "Yankee Doodle Boy" by Billy Murray. Recordings also chosen this year include B.B. King's Live At The Regal, the O'Jays' "Love Train, " the Carter Family's "Keep On The Sunny Side, " Bob Dylan's Bringing It All Back Home, Bob Marley and the Wailers' Exodus, and Barbra Streisand's The Barbra Streisand Album. Other artists with selections include Jimmy Forrest, the Miracles, Anton Karas, Doc Watson, Bessie Smith, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

GRAMMY Hall Of Fame 2006 Inductees

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Original Motion Picture Cast (Gene Kelly), MGM (1951), Film & TV Soundtracks (Album)

AXIS: BOLD AS LOVE, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Reprise (1968), Rock (Album)

THE BARBRA STREISAND ALBUM, Barbra Streisand, Columbia (1963),
Traditional Pop (Album)

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG, Doc Watson, Vanguard (1964), Country (Single)

BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME, Bob Dylan, Columbia (1965), Rock (Album)

CAMELOT, Original Broadway Cast (Richard Burton, Julie Andrews, and Robert Goulet), Columbia (1960), Musical Show (Album)

CHOPIN WALTZES, Artur Rubinstein, RCA Victor (1965), Classical (Album)

DARKTOWN STRUTTERS' BALL, Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Columbia (1917), Jazz (Single)

DOWNHEARTED BLUES, Bessie Smith, Columbia (1923), Blues (Single)

EXODUS, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Island/Tuff Gong (1977), Reggae (Album)

FASCINATING RHYTHM, Fred and Adele Astaire accompanied by George Gershwin, English Columbia (1926), Musical Show (Single)

GONE WITH THE WIND, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, (Max Steiner)
MGM (1967), Film & TV Soundtracks (Album)

GOODNIGHT IRENE, Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra, and The Weavers
Decca (1950), Folk (Single)

HAIR, Original Broadway Cast, RCA Victor (1968), Musical Show (Album)

KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE, The Carter Family, Victor (1928), Country (Single)

LIVE AT THE REGAL, B.B. King, ABC Paramount (1965), Blues (Album)

LOVE TRAIN, The O'Jays, Philadelphia International (1973), R&B (Single)

NIGHT TRAIN, Jimmy Forrest, United (1952, Jazz (Single)

OL' MAN RIVER, Paul Robeson with Paul Whiteman & His Concert Orchestra, Victor (1928), Musical Show (Single)

SHOP AROUND, The Miracles, Tamla (1960), R&B (Single)

THE THIRD MAN THEME, Anton Karas, London (1950), Film & TV Soundtracks (Single)

THE WIZARD OF OZ MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC SELECTIONS RECORDED DIRECTLY FROM THE SOUNDTRACK OF MGM'S TECHNICOLOR FILM, Original Motion Picture Cast (Judy Garland), MGM Records (1956), Film & TV Soundtracks (Album)

WALK DON'T RUN, The Ventures, Dolton (1960), Rock (Single)

WORRIED LIFE BLUES, Big Maceo (Merriweather), Bluebird (1941), Blues (Single)

YANKEE DOODLE BOY, Billy Murray, Columbia (1905), Musical Show (Single)



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