Springsteen and Rolling Stones Classics For Grammy Hall of Fame

11/22/2011
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The Recording Academy has announced the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame inductees which include classics from The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Santana and Paul Simon.

The class of 2012 range from Bruce Springsteen's Born In The U.S.A. album to civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech from his historic 1963 address at the March on Washington. Also on the highly regarded list are Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the Rolling Stones' album Exile On Main St., Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive," Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's single "The Message," Bill Cosby's comedy album I Started Out As A Child, the Original Broadway Cast recording of "St. Louis Woman," and Tina Turner's "What's Love Got To Do With It."

Others inductees include the entire Anthology Of American Folk Music, Gene Autry, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Doris Day, the Serge Koussevitzky-conducted Boston Symphony Orchestra, Los Panchos, Santana, and Paul Simon, among others.

"The Recording Academy is dedicated to celebrating a wide variety of great music and sound through the decades," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "We are especially honored to welcome this year's selection of some of the most influential recordings of the last century. Marked by both cultural and historical significance, these works truly have influenced and inspired audiences for generations, and we are thrilled to induct them into our growing catalog of outstanding recordings."

2012 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductees
EXILE ON MAIN ST.
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones/Atlantic (1972)
Rock (Album)

"FIXIN' TO DIE"
Bukka White
(Bukka White)
Okeh (1940)
Blues (Single)

FOGGY MOUNTAIN JAMBOREE
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs
Columbia (1957)
Bluegrass (Album)

GRACELAND
Paul Simon
Warner Bros. (1986)
Pop (Album)

HERB ALPERT PRESENTS SERGIO
MENDES & BRASIL '66
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
A&M (1966)
Pop (Album)

"PRECIOUS LORD, TAKE MY HAND"
Mahalia Jackson
(Thomas A. Dorsey)
Columbia (1956)
Gospel (Single)

"QUE SERA, SERA (WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL BE)"
Doris Day
(Jay Livingston & Ray Evans)
Columbia (1956)
Pop (Single)

ROY HARRIS SYMPHONY NO. 3
Serge Koussevitzky, cond.
Boston Symphony Orchestra
RCA Victor (1940)
Classical (Album)

SANTANA
Santana
Columbia (1969)
Rock (Album)

ST. LOUIS WOMAN
Original Broadway Cast
Capitol (1946)
Musical Show (Album)

"WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS"
Freddy Fender
(Freddy Fender & Wayne Duncan)
ABC-Dot (1975)
Country (Single)

"WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT"
Tina Turner
(Terry Britten & Graham Lyle)
Capitol (1984)
Pop (Single)
Featuring Melle Mel And Duke Bootee
(Jiggs Chase, Melvin Glover, Sylvia Robinson & Edward Fletcher)
Sugar Hill (1982)
Rap (Single)

MEXICANTOS
Los Panchos
Coda (1945)
Latin (Album)

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