The Grammy Museum has added 26 titles to the Grammy Hall of Fame including works by Peter Frampton and Elton John.
In a statement Peter Frampton said, “I received news today that my album, Frampton Comes Alive! has been inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. Thank you so much. I definitely didn’t see this coming! What a wonderful honour to be inducted and join so many incredible artists”.
I received news today that my album, Frampton Comes Alive! has been inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. Thank you so much. I definitely didn’t see this coming! What a wonderful honour to be inducted and join so many incredible artists. https://t.co/YFgTQTpoVc
— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) January 14, 2020
“Each year it is our distinct privilege to preserve a piece of cultural and music history with our GRAMMY Hall Of Fame inductions,” said Deborah Dugan, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “We are so honored to welcome these timeless masterpieces to our growing catalog of iconic recordings that serve as a beacon of music excellence and diverse expression that will forever impact and inspire generations of creators.”
The Grammy Hall of Fame is in its 47th year. In total 1,114 recordings have been recognised by the Academy.
2020 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Inductees
AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ SUITE
“Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite”
CAPITOL PRESENTS THE KING COLE TRIO
The King Cole Trio
James P. Johnson
“DEVIL GOT MY WOMAN”
EAT A PEACH
The Allman Brothers Band
“EVERY BREATHE YOU TAKE”
FRAMPTON COMES ALIVE!
“HOW CAN A POOR MAN STAND SUCH TIMES AND LIVE”
Blind Alfred Reed
“I’LL FLY AWAY”
The Chuck Wagon Gang
“I’M A MAN”
“I’M A MAN OF CONSTANT SORROW”
The Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys
IT TAKES A NATION OF MILLIONS TO HOLD US BACK
Def Jam (1988)
Dick Dale And The Del-Tones
“OH MARY DON’T YOU WEEP”
“PANCHO AND LEFTY”
Willie Nelson And Merle Haggard
PIANO RAGS BY SCOTT JOPLIN
Q: ARE WE NOT MEN? A: WE ARE DEVO!
Warner Bros. (1978)
“SWEET CAROLINE (GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD)”
“SWEET DREAMS (ARE MADE OF THIS)”
“THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKIN'”
“WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT”
Mary Lou Williams