Mr. Bojangles will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for 2010.
The Recording Academy announced the newest additions to its Grammy Hall Of Fame. They have added25 recordings to a timeless list that now includes 851 titles.
The Hall Of Fame serves as a celebration and reminder of the triumphs and achievements of the recording arts. Selections are drawn from all categories of music, acknowledging the diversity of musical expression for which The Recording Academy has become renowned. The list and recordings now reside as a collection on display at the Grammy Museum.
This year’s Grammy Hall Of Fame inductees highlight a diverse array of masterpiece recordings that have had a profound impact on our musical history. The selections are timeless staples that span six decades and represent a wide range of genres from comedy to rock, reggae, jazz, and R&B. They all greatly deserve to be memorialized – Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.