Copy


 

Rollins, Coleman albums added to Grammy Hall of Fame 

 
December 17, 2014 9:46 AM MST 
"The Bridge"
"The Bridge" 
RCA Victor 

Twenty-seven new titles have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame (15 singles, 12 albums), recognizing their "qualitative or historical significance.” The new inductees raise the total number of recordings honored by the Recording Academy to 987. Recordings are chosen by a special member committee that includes professionals from all branches of the academy with final approval coming from the academy's National Board of Trustees.
For jazz fans, the most notable additions are two albums, Ornette Coleman’s “The Shape of Jazz to Come” and Sonny Rollins’ “The Bridge.” Rollins’ “Saxophone Colossus” had previously been inducted. Here is the entire list.

Singles/Tracks
“Big Girls Don't Cry” - Four Seasons (1962)
“Dancing Queen” - ABBA (1976)
“Honky Tonkin'” - Hank Williams and His Drifting Cowboys (1947)
“I Fought the Law” - Bobby Fuller Four (1965)
“Jitterbug Waltz” - Fats Waller, His Rhythm and His Orchestra (1942)
“Le Freak” - Chic (1978)
“Rescue Me” - Fontella Bass (1965)
“San Antonio Rose” - Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (1939)
“School's Out” - Alice Cooper (1972)
“Sixty Minute Man” - Dominoes (1951)
“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” - Fisk Jubilee Singers (1909)
“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” - Paul Robeson (1926)
“Tell it Like It Is” - Aaron Neville (1966)
“Try a Little Tenderness” - Otis Redding (1966)
“Walk on the Wild Side” - Lou Reed (1972)

Albums
“Autobahn” - Kraftwerk (1974)
“Blood on the Tracks” - Bob Dylan (1975)
“The Bridge” - Sonny Rollins (1962)
“Calypso” - Harry Belafonte (1956)
“Harvest” - Neil Young (1972)
“John Prine” - John Prine (1971)
“Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols” - Sex Pistols (1977)
“Nick of Time” - Bonnie Raitt (1989)
“The Shape of Jazz to Come” – Ornette Coleman (1959)
“Songs of Leonard Cohen” - Leonard Cohen (1967)
“Stand!” - Sly and the Family Stone (1969)
“Stardust” - Willie Nelson (1978)