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Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan and Grateful Dead Among Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

fleetwood-macMusic by Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, Blondie and the Grateful Dead, among others, will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016, the Recording Academy announced this week.

A total of 26 recordings will be honored, including individual songs and full albums.

“Spanning more than 50 years, the 2016 entries are an outstanding collection, marked by both historical and cultural significance,” Recording Academy president Neil Portnow said in a statement. “These works have influenced and inspired both music creators and fans for generations.”

Recordings being inducted include Fleetwood Mac’s 1975 self-titled album, the Pretenders’ self titled album, Bob Dylan and the Band’s The Basement Tapes, Grateful Dead’s American Beauty, Joe Cocker’s “You Are So Beautiful,” the Zombies’ “She’s Not There,”  Joan Jett and the Blackhearts’ “I Love Rock and Roll” and Blondie’s “Heart of Glass.”

See a full list below.

Andrews Sisters – “Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)”
Blondie – “Heart Of Glass”
Bob Dylan and the Band – The Basement Tapes
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong – Ella And Louis
Fats Domino – “The Fat Man”
Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
Grateful Dead – American Beauty
James Brown And The Famous Flames – “Cold Sweat – Part 1”
James Carr – “The Dark End Of The Street”
Jimmy Buffett – “Margaritaville”
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – “I Love Rock N Roll”
Joe Cocker – “You Are So Beautiful”
John Coltrane – Lush Life
John Lee Hooker – “Boom Boom”
Kool & the Gang – “Celebration”
Lead Belly – “Rock Island Line”
Little Eva – “The Loco-Motion”
Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra – “(What I Did To Be So) Black And Blue”
Miles Davis Quintet – Miles Smiles
The O’Jays – “For The Love Of Money”
The Pretenders – Pretenders
Randy Newman – Randy Newman
Roberta Flack – First Take
Sir Douglas Quintet – “She’s About A Mover”
Sister Rosetta Tharpe – “This Train”
The Zombies – “She’s Not There”

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