Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Aerosmith Songs Enter Grammy Hall of Fame

According to a recent press release, Tom Petty, Aerosmith, Jackson Browne, Fats Domino, and the Troggs, are among the artists to have recordings inducted this year into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Neil Portnow, the president/CEO of the Recording Academy, said in a statement: “The Grammy Hall Of Fame is proud to be a pillar of musical excellence and diversity year after year, honoring some of the most iconic recordings of all time. We are proud to acknowledge the ever-changing landscape and evolution of musical expression for which the Academy has become known. We’re honored to add these masterpieces to our growing catalog and are delighted to celebrate the impact they’ve had on our musical, social, and cultural history.”

Among the rock based recordings that were picked for the Hall this year are Tom Petty’s 1989 solo debut, Full Moon Fever; Aerosmith’s 1975 track “Walk This Way”; Jackson Browne’s 1972 self-titled debut;  Fats Domino’s 1957 classic “I’m Walkin’,” and the Troggs’ 1966 signature tune “Wild Thing.”

The full list of 2019 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees

Full Moon Fever
Tom Petty
MCA (1989)
Album

Jackson Browne
Jackson Browne
Asylum (1972)
Album

“Walk This Way”
Aerosmith
Columbia (1975)
Single

“Wild Thing”
The Troggs
Fontana/Atco (1966)
Single

“Move On Up”
Curtis Mayfield
Curtom (1972)
Single

“Hallelujah”
Leonard Cohen
Columbia (1984)
Single

“Harper Valley P.T.A.”
Jeannie C. Riley
Plantation (1968)
Single

“I’m Walkin'”
Fats Domino
Imperial (1957)
Single

“La Bamba”
El Jarocho
Victor (1939)
Single

“Rumble”
Link Wray & His Ray Men
Cadence (1958)
Single

“Smoke Gets In Your Eyes”
The Platters
Mercury (1958)
Single

“Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree”
Brenda Lee
Decca (1958)
Single

‘Round About Midnight
Miles Davis
Columbia (1957)
Album

“To Be Young, Gifted And Black”
Nina Simone
RCA Victor (1969)
Single

Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
Reprise (1967)
Album

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Songbook
Ella Fitzgerald
Verve (1959)
Album

Jaco Pastorius
Jaco Pastorius
Epic (1976)
Album

“Coat Of Many Colors”
Dolly Parton
RCA Victor (1971)
Single

Bernstein: Mass-A Theatre Peice For Strings, Players And Dancers
Columbia Masterworks (1971)
Album

“Ko Ko”
Charlie Parker’s Ri Bop Boys
Savoy (1945)
Single

“Pata Pata”
Miriam Makeba
Reprise (1967)
Single

“St. Louis Blues”
W.C. Handy
Columbia (1914)
Single

“Taked Me Out To The Ballgame”
Edward Meeker With The Edison Orchestra
Edison (1908)
Single

“Tenderly”
Sarah Vaughan
Mercury (1947)
Single

“Tenor Madness”
Sonny Rollins Quartet Featuring John Coltrane
Prestige (1956)
Track

Here’s some Troggs to help you celebrate!

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