Published On: Fri, Nov 20th, 2015

Rocker’s melody in Grammy Hall of Fame



The music bands of rock stars from America like the Grateful Dead, formed in 1965, and British-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac, American jazz musician Miles Davis and Louis Armstrong and singers Blondie and Roberta Flack will be enshrined in the Grammy Hall of Fame, The Recording Academy, also known as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, stated on Wednesday.

Grateful Dead’s 1970 music album American Beauty, named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 utmost albums of forever in 2012, will be initiated after the band finished its 50-year-run this year by a final tour.

American Fleetwood Mac’s 1975 self-titled trace, which comprises the hits Rhiannon and Say You Love Me, will also be positioned into the music vault, in addition to The Basement Tapes, the 1975 album by Bob Dylan and The Band.

All the 26 music albums and songs around the entire genres that are as a minimum 25 years previous, were chosen by a group set jointly by the Recording Academy – hosts of the annual Grammy Awards – to be initiated into the Grammy Hall of Fame which is a hall of fame to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

The chosen melody is well thought-out to have either qualitative or chronological importance. “These mechanisms have persuaded and stirred both music makers and admirers for age groups and we are proud to initiate them into our catalogue of differentiated recordings,” Neil Port at the present, president and chief executive officer of the Recording Academy, told in an account.

Amid the jazz and blues developers this year are Miles Smiles, the 1967 album by American jazz musician and jazz great Miles Davis and his quintet, Roberta Flack’s song which was released in 1969 First Take, and Ella Fitzgerald often referred to as the First Lady of Song and Louis Armstrong’s mutual 1956 music album Ella and Louis.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.