GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

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By Annie Reuter

Today (Dec. 4), the GRAMMY Hall of Fame released 27 singles and albums that will be inducted next year. The 27 inductees range from Dolly Parton‘s “Jolene”and The Rolling Stones‘ “Honky Tonk Women” to Sam Cooke‘s “Wonderful World” and The Sugarhill Gang‘s “Rapper’s Delight.” U2‘s album The Joshua Tree made the cut as did Kris Kristofferson‘s Kristofferson.

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

A complete list of the songs and albums to be inducted in 2014 are below. For a complete list of all recordings inducted, visit


After the Gold Rush, Neil Young (1970)
All Things Must Pass, George Harrison (1970)
The Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago (1969)
Cosmo’s Factory, Creedence Clearwater Revival (1970)
Doc Watson, Doc Watson (1964)
The Joshua Tree, U2 (1987)
Kristofferson, Kris Kristofferson (1970)
Mary Poppins — Original Cast Soundtrack, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke & Various Artists (1964)
Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet, Miles Davis (1958)
Woodstock — Music from the Original Soundtrack and More, Various Artists (1970)

“Fortunate Son,” Creedence Clearwater Revival (John Fogerty) (1969)
“Georgia (On My Mind),” Hoagy Carmichael And His Orchestra (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) (1930)
“Get Up — I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine,” James Brown (1970)
“Honky Tonk Women,” The Rolling Stones, (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
“Jolene,” Dolly Parton (1973)
“Low Rider,” War (Allen, Brown, Dickerson, Goldstein, Jordan, Miller, Oskar & Scott)
“Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen,” Louis Armstrong And The All Stars
(Spiritual Arranged by Henry “Harry” Thacker Burleigh) (1938)
“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head,” B.J. Thomas
(Burt Bacharach, Hal David) (1969)
“Rapper’s Delight,” Sugarhill Gang (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rogers)
“The Revolution will Not be Televised,”Gil Scott-Heron (Gil Scott-Heron)
“Strange Things Happening Every Day,” Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Rosetta Tharpe)(1945)
“Sweet Home Chicago,” Robert Johnson (1937)
“3 o’clock Blues,” B.B. King (Lowell Fulson, B.B. King)(1952)
“Under the Boardwalk,” The Drifters (Artie Resnick, Kenny Young)(1964)
“Walk This Way,” Run-D.M.C. (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler)(1986)
“Wonderful World,” Sam Cooke (Sam Cook, Herb Albert & Lou Adler)(1960)
“Yardbird Suite,” Charlie Parker Septet (Charlie Parker)(1946)

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