The Recording AcademyThe musical inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame have been announced for 2013, and they include a variety of memorable albums and tracks by some of the biggest pop and stars of all time.
Each year, the Grammy Hall of Fame recognizes singles and albums that are at least 25 years old and that exhibit "qualitative or historical significance." This year's list features 27 inductees, including such classic albums as Paul McCartney & Wings' 1973 effort, Band on the Run; Elton John's landmark self-titled 1970 record; Little Richard's first album, 1957's Here's Little Richard; and Whitney Houston's eponymous 1985 debut collection. Among the individual songs being honored are Ray Charles' 1961 recording "Hit the Road Jack," The Drifters' 1963 recording "Under the Boardwalk," Bob Dylan's 1963 folk anthem "The ***** They Are A-Changin'," James Brown's 1965 classic "I Got You (I Feel Good)," Billy Joel's signature tune "Piano Man" from 1973 and Frank Sinatra's "Theme from 'New York, New York'" recorded in 1980.
The newly revealed inductees will be acknowledged during the 55th annual Grammy Awards, which will air February 10, 2013, on CBS. Overall, since the Recording Academy established the Hall of Fame 40 years ago, there have been 933 recordings inducted, ******** these new ones.
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