Bowie, Prince, Nirvana Classics Lead Additions To Grammy Hall of Fame

11/29/2016
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While the Grammy awards are not really thought of as a major force in rock, the genre is represented in some of the recognizable songs that will be added to the Grammy Hall Of Fame.

David Bowie's "Changes," Deep Purple's "Smoke On Water," Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit," and Prince's "Sing 'O' The Times" lead the list of 25 songs set to be added to Grammy Hall Of Fame.

Other songs being added this year include Merle Haggard's "Okie From Muskogee," the Beach Boys' "I Get Around," Rod Stewart's "Maggie May," Blind Willie McTell's "Statesboro Blues," Dion's "The Wanderer," The Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" and Elvis Presley's "Jail House Rock".

Latest Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees:
"ABC" - The Jackson 5
"Changes" - David Bowie
"The City of New Orleans" - Arlo Guthrie
"(Hep-Hep!) The Jumpin' Jive" - Cab Calloway And His Orchestra
"I Can't Make Your Love Me" - Bonnie Raitt
"I Get Around" - The Beach Boys
"I Got You Babe" - Sonny & Cher
"Jailhouse Rock" - Elvis Presley
"Lady Sings the Blues" - Billie Holiday
"Losing My Religion" - R.E.M.
"Maggie May" - Rod Stewart
"Mission-Impossible" - Lalo Schifrin
"Okie From Muskogee" - Merle Haggard
"Sing o' the Times" - Prince
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Nirvana
"Smoke of the Water" - Deep Purple
"Stack O'Lee Blues" - Mississippi John Hurt
"Statesboro Blues" - Blind Willie McTell
"Straight Outta Compton" - N.W.A
"Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" - Sly & The Family Stone
"Wake Up Little Susie" - The Everly Brothers
"The Wanderer" - Dion
"When the Saints Go Marching In" - Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
"You Always Hurt the One You Love" - Mills Brothers
"You Don't Own Me" - Lesley Gore

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