Thursday, December 31, 2020

2020: Top 25 Albums

First posted 1/8/2021; updated 1/12/2021.

Dave’s Music Database:

Top Albums of 2020

Based on a combination of year-end lists and overall status in Dave’s Music Database, these are the top 25 albums of 2020:

  1. Taylor Swift Folklore
  2. Fiona Apple Fetch the Bolt Cutters
  3. Bruce Springsteen Letter to You
  4. The Weeknd After Hours
  5. Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways
  6. Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia
  7. Phoebe Bridgers Punisher
  8. Taylor Swift Evermore
  9. Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 4 (RTJ4)
  10. Dixie Chicks Gaslighter

  11. Haim Women in Music Part III
  12. Pop Smoke Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
  13. Lady Gaga Chromatica
  14. Lil Baby My Turn
  15. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit Reunions
  16. Lil Uzi Vert Eternal Atake
  17. Tame Impala The Slow Rush
  18. BTS Map of the Soul: 7
  19. Perfume Genius Set My Heart on Fire Immediately
  20. 21 Savage/Metro Boomin Savage Mode II

  21. AC/DC Power Up
  22. Juice Wrld Legends Never Die
  23. Rina Sawayama Sawayama
  24. Ariana Grande Positions
  25. The Strokes The New Abnormal

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Top 50 Songs of 2020

Dave’s Music Database:

Top 50 Songs of 2020

These are the top 50 songs of 2020 based on their overall performance in Dave’s Music Database, which is determined by combining chart data, sales figures, streaming, video views, and aggregates from year-end lists.

Check out “Top Songs and Albums of the Year” lists here.

  1. Cardi B with Megan Thee Stallion “WAP”
  2. 24K with Iann Dior “Mood”
  3. Dua Lipa with DaBaby “Levitating”
  4. BTS “Dynamite”
  5. DaBaby with Roddy Ricch “Rockstar”
  6. Chris Brown with Young Thug “Go Crazy”
  7. Doja Cat “Say So”
  8. Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande “Rain on Me”
  9. Jawsh 685 with Jason Derulo “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)”
  10. Ariana Grande “Positions”

  11. Megan Thee Stallion with Beyoncé “Savage”
  12. Justin Bieber with Quavo “Intentions”
  13. The Weeknd with Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears”
  14. The Kid Laroi with Miley Cyrus “Without You”
  15. Taylor Swift “Cardigan”
  16. Billie Eilish “Therefore I Am”
  17. Twenty One Pilots “Level of Concern”
  18. Ava Max “Kings & Queens”
  19. Future with Drake “Life Is Good”
  20. AJR “Bang!”

  21. Dua Lipa “Break My Heart”
  22. Drake “Toosie Slide”
  23. Justin Bieber with Benny Blanco “Lonely”
  24. Taylor Swift “Willow”
  25. Ariana Grande “34+35”
  26. Tate McRae “You Broke Me First”
  27. Ariana Grande with Justin Bieber “Stuck with U”
  28. Wizkid with Justin Bieber & Tems “Essence”
  29. Justin Bieber “Yummy”
  30. Megan Trainor with Seth MacFarlane “White Christmas

  31. Drake with Lil Durk “Laugh Now Cry Later”
  32. Gabby Barrett “The Good Ones”
  33. Pop Smoke “What You Know Bout Love”
  34. Juice Wrld with Marshmello “Come & Go”
  35. Eminem with Juice Wrld “Godzilla”
  36. The Scotts (Travis Scott & Kid Cudi) “The Scotts”
  37. Beyoncé “Black Parade”
  38. The Killers “Caution”
  39. Jonas Brothers “What a Man Gotta Do”
  40. BTS “Life Goes On”

  41. Glass Animals “Heat Waves”
  42. 6ix9ine with Nicki Minaj “Trollz”
  43. Luke Combs “Forever After All”
  44. Lady Gaga “Stupid Love”
  45. Justin Bieber with Chance the Rapper “Holy”
  46. SZA “Good Days”
  47. Powfu with beabadoobee “Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)”
  48. DJ Khaled with Drake “Popstar”
  49. Giveon “Heartbreak Anniversary”
  50. 6ix9ine “Gooba”

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First posted 12/26/2021; last updated 1/12/2022.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Dave's Music Database Hall of Fame: Music Maker Inductees (December 2020)

Originally posted 12/22/2020.

January 22, 2019 marked the 10-year anniversary of the DMDB blog! To honor that, Dave’s Music Database announced its own Hall of Fame. This eighth class of music maker inductees is comprised of the top classic rock acts from 1962 to 1981 as ranked in the DMDB’s yet-to-be-published classic rock book. These are the top ten acts on that list that were not previously inducted. Previous inductees were the Beatles, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, and Rod Stewart. See the full list of music maker inductees here.

AC/DC (active 1973-)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Hard-rock group from Australia. Members included brothers Angus Young (guitar) and Malcolm Young (guitar: 73-14) with Dave Evans (vocals: 73-74), Bon Scott (vocals: 74-80), Phil Rudd (drums: 74-82, 95-), Mark Evans (bass: 74-77). Cliff Williams (bass: 77-), Brian Johnson (vocals: 80-), Simon Wright (drums: 82-89), Chris Slade (drums: 89-95). Their album Back in Black is one of the best-selling of all-time and is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Creedence Clearwater Revival (active 1967-1972)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Rock group formed while members attended high school at El Cerrito, California. Members included John Fogerty (vocals/guitar), his brother Tom Fogerty (guitar), Stu Cook (keyboards/bass: 67-72), and Doug Clifford (drums: 67-72). Their song “Proud Mary” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. Read more.

The Doors (active 1965-1971)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Rock group formed in Los Angeles, California. Members included Jim Morrison (vocals), Ray Mazarek (keyboards), Robbie Krieger (guitar), and John Densmore (drums). “Light My Fire” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. Their debut album, The Doors, is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Eagles (active 1971-1980, 1994-)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Rock/country group formed in Los Angeles, California. Members included Don Henley (vocals/drums: 71-80,94), Randy Meisner (bass/vocals: 71-77), Bernie Leadon (guitar/vocals: 71-75), Don Felder (guitar/vocals: 75-80,94), Joe Walsh (guitar/vocals: 75-80,94), and Timothy B. Schmit (bass/vocals: 77-80,94). Their song “Hotel California” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. Their album Hotel California is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Fleetwood Mac (active 1967-)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Formed initially as a British blues group, but by 1975 the group had evolved into a California pop-rock group. Members included Mick Fleetwood (drums: 67-), John McVie (bass: 67-), Peter Green (guitar: 67-70), Jeremy Spencer (guitar: 67-71). Danny Kirwan (guitar: 68-72), Christine McVie (keyboards/vocals: 68, 70-97), Bob Welch (guitar: 71-74), Lindsey Buckingham (guitar/vocals: 75-87,97,03), and Stevie Nicks (vocals: 75-93,97,03-). Their album Rumours is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Legendary psychedelic-blues/rock guitarist born Johnny Allen Hendrix in Seattle, Washington. Died of a drug overdose in London on 9/18/1970. Started playing as a sideman with Little Richard and others before he was discovered in 1966 by the Animals’ Chas Chandler at New York City’s Café Wha? Went to London to form the Jimi Hendrix Experience (66-69) with Noel Redding (b) and Mitch Mitchell (d). Formed Band of Gypsys (69-70) with Buddy Miles (d) and Buddy Cox (b). His cover of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. The Experience albums Are You Experienced and Electric Ladyland are featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Led Zeppelin (active 1968-1980)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

British heavy-metal rock supergroup. Members included Robert Plant (vocals), Jimmy Page (guitar), John Paul Jones (bass/keyboards), and John “Bonzo” Bonham (drums; died on 9/25/80, at age 33, of asphyxiation). “Stairway to Heaven” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. Their albums Led Zeppelin I, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin IV, and Physical Graffiti are featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Pink Floyd (active 1965-1987, 1994)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

English progressive-rock group. Members included Syd Barrett (guitar/vocals: 65-68), Roger Waters (bass/vocals: 65-83), Nick Mason (drums: 65-87,94), Richard Wright (keyboards: 65-87,94), and David Gilmour (guitar/vocals: 68-87,94). “Another Brick in the Wall Part II” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. Their albums Dark Side of the Moon (which holds the record for most weeks on the Billboard album chart), Wish You Were Here, and The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Bob Seger (1945-)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Rock singer/songwriter born in Detroit, Michigan. Has sold more than 51 million records worldwide. His 1994 Greatest Hits album has been a continuous presence on either the Billboard Top 200 Albums or Catalog Albums charts since its release and was named the #1 Catalog Album of the Decade (2000-2010). His song “Old Time Rock and Roll” ranks in the DMDB’s top 1% of songs. Read more.

The Who (active 1964-)

Inducted December 2020 as a “Top Classic Rock Act”

Rock group formed in London. Founding members were Roger Daltrey (vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar/vocals), John Entwistle (bass/vocals), Keith Moon (drums; died in 1978). “My Generation” is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era. Their albums Tommy and Who’s Next are featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Albums of All Time. Read more.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Grammy Hall of Fame: Songs, 1973-2020

Grammy Hall of Fame:

Songs

From the Grammy Hall of Fame website: “The GRAMMY Hall Of Fame was established by the Recording Academy's National Trustees in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. Inductees are selected annually by a special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

Dave’s Music Database has listed all the recipients from 1973 to present on two separate pages, one for songs and one for albums. Click here to see albums which have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Click here to see other awards and Hall of Fame inductees for songs.


Year of Induction: Performer “Song” (year released)

A
  • 2015: Abba “Dancing Queen” (1976)
  • 1998: Roy Acuff & the Smoky Mountain Boys “Wabash Cannonball” (1938)
  • 2009: Roy Acuff “The Great Speckled Bird” (1938)
  • 2018: Aerosmith “Dream On” (1973)
  • 2019: Aerosmith “Walk This Way” (1975)
  • 1998: Herb Alpert “The Lonely Bull” (1962)
  • 2008: Herb Alpert “A Taste of Honey” (1965)
  • 1999: Marian Anderson “Ave Maria” (1936)
  • 2008: Marian Anderson “He's Got the Whole World in His Hands” (1936)
  • 2009: Marian Anderson “My Country 'Tis of Thee” (1939)
  • 1996: The Andrews Sisters “Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen (Means That You're Grand)” (1938)
  • 2000: The Andrews Sisters “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” (1941)
  • 2016: The Andrews Sisters “Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree with Anyone Else But Me” (1942)
  • 1999: The Animals “The House of the Rising Sun” (1964)
  • 2011: The Animals “We Gotta Get Out of This Place” (1965)
  • 1999: Louis Armstrong “Heebie Jeebies” (1926)
  • 2018: Louis Armstrong “Savoy Blues” (1927)
  • 1974: Louis Armstrong “West End Blues” (1928)
  • 2008: Louis Armstrong “Weather Bird” (1928)
  • 2016: Louis Armstrong “What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?” (1929)
  • 2008: Louis Armstrong “St. Louis Blues” (1930)
  • 2009: Louis Armstrong “Stardust” (1931)
  • 2010: Louis Armstrong “Lazy River” (1931)
  • 2005: Louis Armstrong “All of Me” (1932)
  • 2014: Louis Armstrong “Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen” (1938)
  • 2017: Louis Armstrong “When the Saints Go Marching In” (1939)
  • 1997: Louis Armstrong “Mack the Knife” (1956)
  • 2001: Louis Armstrong “Hello Dolly!” (1964)
  • 1999: Louis Armstrong “What a Wonderful World” (1967)
  • 1999: Eddy Arnold “Make the World Go Away” (1965)
  • 2006: Fred Astaire “Fascinating Rhythm” (1926)
  • 2004: Fred Astaire “Night and Day” (1932)
  • 2000: Fred Astaire “Cheek to Cheek” (1935)
  • 2008: Fred Astaire “Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails” (1935)
  • 1998: Fred Astaire “The Way You Look Tonight” (1936)
  • 2005: Fred Astaire “They Can't Take That Away from Me” (1937)
  • 2005: Gene Austin “Bye Bye Blackbird” (1926)
  • 1978: Gene Austin “My Blue Heaven” (1927)
  • 1997: Gene Autry “Back in the Saddle Again” (1939)
  • 2012: Gene Autry “Deep in the Heart of Texas” (1942)
  • 1985: Gene Autry & the Pinafores “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1949)

B
  • 2007: DeFord Bailey “Pan American Blues” (1927)
  • 2011: Mildred Bailey “Rockin' Chair” (1937)
  • 1998: Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra “Cherokee” (1939)
  • 2008: Barry, John “The James Bond Theme” (1962)
  • 1979: Count Basie “One O’Clock Jump” (1937)
  • 2005: Count Basie “Lester Leaps In” (1939)
  • 1992: Count Basie “Everyday I Have the Blues” (1955)
  • 1985: Count Basie “April in Paris” (1956)
  • 2015: Fontella Bass “Rescue Me” (1965)
  • 2008: Shirley Bassey “Goldfinger “( 1964)
  • 2008: Nora Bayes “Over There” (1917)
  • 1999: The Beach Boys “In My Room” (1963)
  • 2017: The Beach Boys “I Get Around” (1964)
  • 2010: The Beach Boys “California Girls” (1965)
  • 1994: The Beach Boys “Good Vibrations” (1966)
  • 1998: The Beatles “I Want to Hold Your Hand” (1963)
  • 1997: The Beatles “Yesterday” (1965)
  • 2008: The Beatles “Help!” (1965)
  • 2002: The Beatles “Eleanor Rigby” (1966)
  • 1999: The Beatles “Strawberry Fields Forever” (1967)
  • 2011: The Beatles “Penny Lane” (1967)
  • 2001: The Beatles “Hey Jude” (1968)
  • 2004: The Beatles “Let It Be” (1970)
  • 2011: Sidney Bechet “Summertime” (1939)
  • 1980: Bix Beiderbecke “In a Mist” (1928)
  • 2009: Harry Belafonte “Banana Boat (Day-O)” (1957)
  • 2008: Vincenzo Bellini “Casta Diva (from "Norma")” (1929)
  • 1994: Tony Bennett “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” (1962)
  • 2009: Tony Bennett “For Once in My Life” (1967)
  • 1975: Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra “I Can't Get Started” (1938)
  • 1988: Chuck Berry “Maybellene” (1955)
  • 1990: Chuck Berry “Roll Over Beethoven” (1956)
  • 1999: Chuck Berry “Johnny B. Goode” (1958)
  • 1999: Big Maybelle “Candy” (1953)
  • 1998: Art Blakey “Moanin'“ (1958)
  • 1999: Bobby “Blue” Bland “Turn on Your Love Light” (1961)
  • 2016: Blondie “Heart of Glass” (1978)
  • 1999: Booker T. & the MG’s “Green Onions” (1962)
  • 2008: Boston Pops Orchestra “Jalousie (Jealousy)” (1935)
  • 2018: David Bowie “Space Oddity” (1969)
  • 2017: David Bowie “Changes” (1971)
  • 2011: The Box Tops “The Letter” (1967)
  • 1998: Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats “Rocket 88” (1951)
  • 1999: Fanny Brice “My Man (Mon Homme)” (1922)
  • 2012: Big Bill Broonzy “Key to the Highway” (1941)
  • 2001: James Brown “Please Please Please” (1956)
  • 1999: James Brown “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” (1965)
  • 2013: James Brown “I Got You (I Feel Good)” (1965)
  • 2010: James Brown “It's a Man's Man's Man's World” (1966)
  • 2016: James Brown “Cold Sweat” (1967)
  • 2014: James Brown “Get Up I Feel Like Being Like a Sex Machine” (1970)
  • 1998: Les Brown with Doris Day “Sentimental Journey” (1945)
  • 1996: Dave Brubeck Quartet “Take Five “( 1959)
  • 2000: Buffalo Springfield “For What It’s Worth” (1966)
  • 2016: Buffett, Jimmy “Margaritaville” (1977)
  • 1999: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band “East-West” (1966)
  • 1998: The Byrds “Mr. Tambourine Man” (1965)
  • 2001: The Byrds “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)” (1965)
  • 1999: The Byrds “Eight Miles High” (1966)

C
  • 1999: Cab Calloway “Minnie the Moocher (The Ho De Ho Song)” (1931)
  • 2017: Cab Calloway “Hep! Hep! the Jumpin' Jive” (1939)
  • 2004: Glen Campbell “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” (1967)
  • 2008: Glen Campbell “Gentle on My Mind” (1967)
  • 2000: Glen Campbell “Wichita Lineman” (1968)
  • 2007: Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers “Walk Right In” (1929)
  • 1995: Hoagy Carmichael “Stardust” (1927)
  • 2014: Hoagy Carmichael “Georgia on My Mind” (1930)
  • 1998: Carpenters “We've Only Just Begun” (1970)
  • 2000: Carpenters “They Long to Be Close to You “( 1970)
  • 2016: James Carr “The Dark End of the Street” (1967)
  • 2012: Leroy Carr “How Long Blues” (1928)
  • 1998: Fiddlin’ John Carson “Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane” (1923)
  • 1999: The Carter Family “Wildwood Flower” (1928)
  • 2006: The Carter Family “Keep on the Sunny Side” (1928)
  • 1998: The Carter Family “Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye)” (1935)
  • 1993: Enrico Caruso “Celeste Aida (Heavenly Aida)” (1904)
  • 1975: Enrico Caruso “Pagliacci, Act I: Vesti La Giubba (On with the Play) (new version)” (1907)
  • 2001: Johnny Cash “Folsom Prison Blues” (1955)
  • 1998: Johnny Cash “I Walk the Line” (1956)
  • 1999: Johnny Cash “Ring of Fire” (1963)
  • 1999: The Cats and the Fiddle “I Miss You So” (1939)
  • 1999: Feodor Chaliapin (performer) “Song of the Flea” (1926)
  • 2001: The Champs “Tequila” (1958)
  • 2002: Gene Chandler “Duke of Earl” (1962)
  • 2011: Harry Chapin “Cat's in the Cradle” (1974)
  • 1990: Ray Charles “I Gotta Woman” (1955)
  • 2000: Ray Charles “What’d I Say” (1959)
  • 1993: Ray Charles “Georgia on My Mind” (1960)
  • 2013: Ray Charles “Hit the Road Jack” (1961)
  • 2001: Ray Charles “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1962)
  • 2005: Ray Charles “America the Beautiful” (1972)
  • 2000: Chubby Checker “The Twist” (1960)
  • 2017: Cher “ I Got You Babe” (1965)
  • 2015: Chic “Le Freak” (1978)
  • 2002: The Chordettes “Mr. Sandman” (1954)
  • 2008: The Chords “Sh-Boom” (1954)
  • 2020: The Chuck Wagon Gang “I’ll Fly Away” (1948)
  • 2003: Eric Clapton “I Shot the Sheriff” (1974)
  • 2003: Petula Clark “Downtown” (1964)
  • 2011: Jimmy Cliff “Many Rivers to Cross” (1969)
  • 2020: Patsy Cline “Walkin’ After Midnight” (1957)
  • 1992: Patsy Cline “Crazy” (1961)
  • 2001: Patsy Cline “I Fall to Pieces” (1961)
  • 1999: Rosemary Clooney “Hey There” (1954)
  • 1999: The Coasters “Yakety Yak” (1958)
  • 1999: Eddie Cochran “Summertime Blues” (1958)
  • 2001: Joe Cocker “With a Little Help from My Friends” (1968)
  • 2016: Joe Cocker “You Are So Beautiful” (1974)
  • 2019: Leonard Cohen “Hallelujah” (1984)
  • 1998: Nat “King” Cole “Straighten Up and Fly Right” (1944)
  • 1974: Nat “King” Cole “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)” (1946)
  • 2002: Nat “King” Cole “Get Your Kicks on Route 66” (1946)
  • 2018: Nat “King” Cole “I Love You for Sentimental Reasons” (1946)
  • 1999: Nat “King” Cole “Nature Boy” (1948)
  • 1992: Nat “King” Cole “Mona Lisa” (1950)
  • 2000: Nat “King” Cole “Unforgettable” (1951)
  • 2005: Arthur Collins and Byron Harlan “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” (1911)
  • 2003: Judy Collins “Both Sides Now” (1968)
  • 2000: John Coltrane “Lush Life” (1963)
  • 1998: Perry Como “Till the End of Time” (1945)
  • 1998: Sam Cooke “You Send Me” (1957)
  • 2014: Sam Cooke “Wonderful World” (1960)
  • 2018: Sam Cooke “Bring It on Home to Me” (1962)
  • 2000: Sam Cooke “A Change Is Gonna Come” (1964)
  • 2015: Alice Cooper “School's Out” (1972)
  • 2009: Aaron Copland “Fanfare for the Common Man” (1943)
  • 2009: Aaron Copland “Appalachian Spring” (1944)
  • 1999: Chick Corea “Now He Sings, Now He Sobs” (1968)
  • 2021: Elizabeth Cotton “Freight Train” (1905)
  • 2013: Francis Craig with Bob Lamm “Near You” (1947)
  • 2004: Floyd Cramer “Last Date” (1960)
  • 1998: Creedence Clearwater Revival “Proud Mary” (1969)
  • 2014: Creedence Clearwater Revival “Fortunate Son” (1969)
  • 2005: Bing Crosby “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?” (1932)
  • 2004: Bing Crosby “Pennies from Heaven” (1936)
  • 1974: Bing Crosby with the Ken Darby Singers & the John Scott Trotter Orchestra “White Christmas” (1942)
  • 1998: Bing Crosby “Don't Fence Me In” (1944)
  • 2002: Bing Crosby “Swinging on a Star” (1944)
  • 2009: Crosby, Stills & Nash with Neil Young “Ohio” (1970)
  • 2018: Arthur Crudup “That's All Right, Mama” (1946)
  • 2004: The Crystals “He's a Rebel” (1962)

D
  • 2020: Dick Dale & the Del-Tones “Misirlou” (1962)
  • 2022: Vernon Dalhart “The Wreck of the Old 97” (1924)
  • 1998: Vernon Dalhart “The Prisoner’s Song” (1925)
  • 1999: Bobby Darin “Mack the Knife” (1959)
  • 1999: Jimmie Davis “You Are My Sunshine” (1940)
  • 2002: Sammy Davis, Jr. “What Kind of Fool Am I?” (1962)
  • 1999: Spencer Davis Group “Gimme Some Lovin'“ (1966)
  • 1999: Doris Day “Secret Love” (1954)
  • 2012: Doris Day “Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)” (1956)
  • 2017: Deep Purple “Smoke on the Water” (1972)
  • 2021: Édouard-Léon Scott De Martinville “Au Clair De La Lune” (1860)
  • 2007: Desmond Dekker “The Israelites” (1969)
  • 2007: The Delmore Brothers “Blues Stay Away from Me” (1949)
  • 1998: John Denver “Take Me Home, Country Roads “( 1971)
  • 1998: Derek & the Dominos “Layla” (1970)
  • 2008: Jackie DeShannon “What the World Needs Now Is Love” (1965)
  • 2000: Al Dexter & His Troopers “Pistol Packin' Mama” (1943)
  • 2020: Neil Diamond “Sweet Caroline” (1969)
  • 1998: Bo Diddley “Bo Diddley” (1955)
  • 2020: Bo Diddley “I’m a Man” (1955)
  • 2010: Bo Diddley “Who Do You Love?” (1956)
  • 1999: Dion “I Wonder Why” (1958)
  • 2002: Dion “Runaround Sue” (1961)
  • 2017: Dion “The Wanderer” (1961)
  • 2000: The Dixie Hummingbirds “Amazing Grace” (1946)
  • 1998: Bill Doggett “Honky Tonk (Parts 1 & 2)” (1956)
  • 2016: Fats Domino “The Fat Man” (1950)
  • 2002: Fats Domino “Ain't That a Shame” (1955)
  • 1987: Fats Domino “Blueberry Hill” (1956)
  • 2019: Fats Domino “I’m Walkin’” (1957)
  • 2011: Fats Domino “Walking to New Orleans” (1960)
  • 2015: The Dominoes “Sixty Minute Man” (1951)
  • 1998: The Doors “Light My Fire” (1967)
  • 2010: The Doors “Riders on the Storm” (1971)
  • 2009: Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra “Brazil (Aquarela Do Brasil)” (1942)
  • 1998: Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra “I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You” (1936)
  • 1998: Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra “Marie” (1937)
  • 1982: Tommy Dorsey with Frank Sinatra “I’ll Never Smile Again” (1940)
  • 1999: The Drifters “Money Honey” (1953)
  • 1998: The Drifters“There Goes My Baby” (1959)
  • 2001: The Drifters “Save the Last Dance for Me” (1960)
  • 2013: The Drifters “On Broadway” (1963)
  • 2014: The Drifters “Under the Boardwalk” (1964)
  • 1994: Bob Dylan “Blowin' in the Wind” (1963)
  • 2013: Bob Dylan“The Times They Are A-Changin’” (1964)
  • 1998: Bob Dylan “Like a Rolling Stone” (1965)
  • 2002: Bob Dylan “Mr. Tamborine Man” (1965)

E
  • 2000: Eagles “Desperado” (1973)
  • 2008: Eagles “Hotel California” (1976)
  • 2008: Earth, Wind & Fire “Shining Star” (1975)
  • 1999: Billy Eckstine “I Apologize” (1951)
  • 2018: Thomas Alva Edison “Mary Had a Little Lamb” (1878)
  • 2002: Cliff Edwards “When You Wish Upon a Star” (1940)
  • 1981: Duke Ellington “Black and Tan Fantasy” (1927)
  • 1975: Duke Ellington “Mood Indigo” (1931)
  • 2008: Duke Ellington “It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing” (1932)
  • 2007: Duke Ellington “Cocktails for Two” (1934)
  • 2009: Duke Ellington “Caravan” (1937)
  • 2010: Duke Ellington “Don't Get Around Much Anymore” (1940)
  • 2011: Duke Ellington “Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me” (1940)
  • 2011: Duke Ellington “Ko-Ko” (1940)
  • 1976: Duke Ellington “Take the ‘A’ Train” (1941)
  • 1990: Duke Ellington “Black, Brown and Beige” (1943)
  • 1999: Duke Ellington “Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue” (1956)
  • 2005: Ruth Etting “Love Me or Leave Me” (1929)
  • 1999: Ruth Etting “Ten Cents a Dance” (1930)
  • 2020: Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams Are Made of This” (1983)
  • 1998: The Everly Brothers “Bye Bye Love” (1957)
  • 2017: The Everly Brothers “Wake Up Little Susie” (1957)
  • 2004: The Everly Brothers “All I Have to Do Is Dream” (1958)

F
  • 2000: Percy Faith “A Summer Place (Theme from)” (1960)
  • 2013: Joseph Falcon “Allons a Lafayette” (1928)
  • 2010: Jose Feliciano “Feliz Navidad” (1970)
  • 2012: Freddy Fender “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights” (1975)
  • 2003: The Fifth Dimension “Up Up and Away” (1967)
  • 2004: The Fifth Dimension “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” (1969)
  • 2015: Fisk University Jubilee Quartet “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” (1910)
  • 1986: Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb & His Orchestra “A-Tisket, A-Tasket” (1938)
  • 2002: Ella Fitzgerald “How High the Moon” (1960)
  • 1998: The Five Satins “In the Still of the Nite (I’ll Remember)” (1956)
  • 1999: Roberta Flack “Killing Me Softly with His Song” (1973)
  • 2003: The Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes for You” (1959)
  • 1999: Flatt & Scruggs “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” (1950)
  • 1998: Tennessee Ernie Ford “Sixteen Tons” (1955)
  • 2006: Jimmy Forest “Night Train” (1952)
  • 2015: The Four Seasons “Big Girls Don’t Cry” (1962)
  • 1998: Four Tops “Reach Out (I’ll Be There)” (1966)
  • 1998: Aretha Franklin “Respect” (1967)
  • 1999: Aretha Franklin “You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” (1967)
  • 2001: Aretha Franklin “Chain of Fools” (1967)
  • 1999: Lefty Frizzell “If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time” (1950)
  • 2015: The Bobby Fuller Four “I Fought the Law” (1966)

G
  • 2013: Carols Gardel “El Dia Que Me Quieras” (1935)
  • 1998: Judy Garland “You Made Me Love You (Dear Mr. Gable)” (1937)
  • 1981: Judy Garland “Over the Rainbow” (1939)
  • 2010: Judy Garland “For Me and My Gal” (1942)
  • 1991: Erroll Garner Trio “Misty” (1954)
  • 1999: Marvin Gaye “Ain't No Mountain High Enough” (1967)
  • 1998: Marvin Gaye “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” (1968)
  • 2002: Marvin Gaye “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” (1971)
  • 2012: Gloria Gaynor “I Will Survive” (1978)
  • 1999: Bobbie Gentry “Ode to Billie Joe” (1967)
  • 1997: George Gershwin “An American in Paris” (1929)
  • 2000: Stan Getz “Desafinado” (1962)
  • 2000: Stan Getz “The Girl from Ipanema” (1964)
  • 2000: Joao Gilberto “Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)” (1958)
  • 2000: Dizzy Gillespie “Groovin' High” (1945)
  • 2004: Dizzy Gillespie “A Night in Tunisia” (1946)
  • 1999: Dizzy Gillespie “Manteca” (1948)
  • 1998: Benny Goodman “Moon Glow” (1934)
  • 2008: Benny Goodman “King Porter Stomp” (1935)
  • 1982: Benny Goodman “Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” (1938)
  • 1987: Benny Goodman “And the Angels Sing” (1939)
  • 2008: Benny Goodman “Seven Come Eleven” (1940)
  • 2017: Lesley Gore “You Don't Own Me” (1963)
  • 2012: Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five “The Message” (1982)
  • 1999: Al Green “Let’s Stay Together” (1971)
  • 2011: Al Green “Take Me to the River” (1974)
  • 2002: Arlo Guthrie “Alice's Restaurant” (1967)
  • 2017: Arlo Guthrie “City of New Orleans” (1972)
  • 1989: Woody Guthrie “This Land Is Your Land” (1944)

H
  • 1999: Merle Haggard “Mama Tried” (1968)
  • 2017: Merle Haggard “Okie from Muskogee” (1969)
  • 1982: Bill Haley & His Comets “We’re Gonna Rock Around the Clock” (1954)
  • 1996: Lionel Hampton “Flying Home” (1940)
  • 2019: W.C. Handy “St. Louis Blues” (1914)
  • 1999: The Harmonicats “Peg O’ My Heart” (1947)
  • 2008: Slim Harpo “I'm a King Bee” (1957)
  • 2009: Wynonie Harris “Good Rockin' Tonight” (1948)
  • 2001: Wilbert Harrison “Kansas City” (1959)
  • 1974: Coleman Hawkins “Body and Soul” (1940)
  • 1999: Edwin Hawkins Singers “Oh Happy Day” (1969)
  • 1999: Isaac Hayes “Shaft (Theme from)” (1971)
  • 2021: Fletcher Henderson “Copenhagen” (1924)
  • 2000: The Jimi Hendrix Experience “Purple Haze” (1967)
  • 2001: The Jimi Hendrix Experience “All Along the Watchtower” (1968)
  • 2009: Jimi Hendrix “The Star Spangled Banner (live)” (1969)
  • 2002: Woody Herman “At the Woodchoppers’ Ball” (1939)
  • 2000: Woody Herman “Early Autumn” (1947)
  • 1984: Woody Herman “Four Brothers” (1948)
  • 2018: Billie Holiday “My Man (Mon Homme)” (1938)
  • 1978: Billie Holiday “Strange Fruit” (1939)
  • 2005: Billie Holiday “Embraceable You” (1944)
  • 1989: Billie Holiday “Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)” (1945)
  • 2010: Billie Holiday “Crazy He Calls Me” (1949)
  • 2021: Billie Holiday “Solitude” (1952)
  • 1998: Buddy Holly & the Crickets “That’ll Be the Day” (1957)
  • 1999: Buddy Holly & the Crickets “Peggy Sue” (1957)
  • 1999: John Lee Hooker “Boogie Chillen'“ (1949)
  • 2016: John Lee Hooker “Boom Boom” (1962)
  • 2005: Bob Hope “Thanks for the Memory” (1939)
  • 2000: Lena Horne “Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)” (1942)
  • 2002: Johnny Horton “The Battle of New Orleans” (1959)
  • 2013: Son House “My Black Mama” (1930)
  • 2018: Whitney Houston “I Will Always Love You” (1992)
  • 1999: Howlin' Wolf “Smokestack Lightning” (1956)
  • 2011: Mississippi John Hurt “Frankie” (1928)
  • 2017: Mississippi John Hurt “Stack O' Lee Blues” (1928)
  • 1984: Walter Huston “September Song” (1939)

I
  • 2002: Janis Ian “Society's Child (Baby, I've Been Thinking)” (1967)
  • 2008: Janis Ian “At Seventeen” (1975)
  • 1998: The Impressions “People Get Ready” (1965)
  • 1987: The Ink Spots “If I Didn't Care” (1939)
  • 1999: The Isley Brothers “Shout (Parts 1 and 2)” (1959)
  • 2010: The Isley Brothers “Twist and Shout” (1962)

J
  • 1999: The Jackson 5 “I Want You Back” (1969)
  • 2011: The Jackson 5 “I’ll Be There” (1970)
  • 2017: The Jackson 5 “ABC” (1970)
  • 1998: Mahalia Jackson “Move on Up a Little Higher” (1948)
  • 2010: Mahalia Jackson “His Eye Is on the Sparrow” (1951)
  • 2012: Mahalia Jackson “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” (1956)
  • 2008: Little Walter Jacobs “Juke” (1952)
  • 1998: Emore James “I Believe I'll Dust My Broom” (1952)
  • 2008: Etta James “The Wallflower (Roll with Me Henry)” (1955)
  • 1999: Etta James “At Last” (1961)
  • 2020: Skip James “Devil Got My Woman” (1931)
  • 2008: Jan & Dean “Dead Man's Curve” (1964)
  • 2019: El Jarocho “La Bamba” (1939)
  • 1998: Jefferson Airplane “White Rabbit” (1967)
  • 1999: Blind Lemon Jefferson “Matchbox Blues” (1927)
  • 2016: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts “I Love Rock and Roll” (1981)
  • 2013: Billy Joel “Piano Man” (1973)
  • 2004: Billy Joel “Just the Way You Are” (1977)
  • 1998: Elton John “Your Song” (1970)
  • 2020: Elton John “Tiny Dancer” (2020)
  • 2011: Blind Willie Johnson “Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground” (1927)
  • 2020: James P. Johnson “Carolina Shout” (1922)
  • 1998: Robert Johnson “Crossroads (aka "Cross Road Blues")” (1936)
  • 2014: Robert Johnson “Sweet Home Chicago” (1936)
  • 2010: Al Jolson “You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)” (1913)
  • 2004: Al Jolson “Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody” (1918)
  • 1998: Al Jolson “Swanee” (1920)
  • 2005: Al Jolson “California Here I Come” (1924)
  • 2002: Al Jolson “Sonny Boy” (1928)
  • 2011: Al Jolson “My Mammy” (1928)
  • 1999: George Jones “She Thinks I Still Care” (1962)
  • 2007: George Jones “He Stopped Loving Her Today” (1980)
  • 2007: Isham Jones “It Had to Be You” (1924)
  • 1995: Spike Jones & His City Slickers “Cocktails for Two” (1945)
  • 2007: Spike Jones & His City Slickers “All I Want for Christmas Is My Tooth Front Teeth” (1948)
  • 1999: Janis Joplin “Piece of My Heart” (1968)
  • 2002: Janis Joplin “Me and Bobby McGee” (1971)
  • 1998: Louis Jordan “Caldonia” (1945)
  • 2008: Louis Jordan “Choo Choo Ch'Boogie” (1946)
  • 2009: Louis Jordan “Let the Good Times Roll” (1946)
  • 2013: Louis Jordan “Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens” (1946)
  • 2021: Journey “Don’t Stop Believin’” (1981)
  • 1998: Bill Justis “Raunchy” (1957)

K
  • 2009: Helen Kane “I Wanna Be Loved by You” (1928)
  • 2006: Anton Karas “The Third Man Theme” (1950)
  • 1999: Gene Kelly “Singin' in the Rain” (1952)
  • 1985: Stan Kenton “Artistry in Rhythm” (1944)
  • 2014: B.B. King “Three O'Clock Blues” (1951)
  • 2004: B.B. King “Everyday I Have the Blues” (1955)
  • 1998: B.B. King “The Thrill Is Gone” (1969)
  • 2002: Ben E. King “Spanish Harlem” (1960)
  • 1998: Ben E. King “Stand by Me” (1961)
  • 2001: Carole King “You’ve Got a Friend” (1971)
  • 2003: Carole King “It's Too Late” (1971)
  • 1999: Freddie King “Hideaway” (1961)
  • 1999: The Kingsmen “Louie Louie” (1963)
  • 1998: The Kingston Trio “Tom Dooley” (1958)
  • 1999: The Kinks “You Really Got Me” (1964)
  • 2018: Gladys Knight & the Pips “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” (1967)
  • 1999: Gladys Knight & the Pips “Midnight Train to Georgia” (1973)
  • 2016: Kool & the Gang “Celebration” (1980)

L
  • 2003: Patti LaBelle “Lady Marmalade” (1974)
  • 1998: Frankie Laine “That's My Desire” (1947)
  • 2008: Gertrude Lawrence “Someone to Watch Over Me” (1927)
  • 2007: Led Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” (1969)
  • 2003: Led Zeppelin “Stairway to Heaven” (1971)
  • 2002: Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter “Goodnight Irene” (1933)
  • 2016: Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter “Rock Island Line” (1942)
  • 2019: Brenda Lee “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” (1958)
  • 1999: Brenda Lee “I'm Sorry” (1960)
  • 1998: Peggy Lee “Fever” (1957)
  • 1999: Peggy Lee “Is That All There Is?” (1969)
  • 1999: John Lennon “Imagine” (1971)
  • 2012: Furry Lewis “Kassie Jones” (1928)
  • 1998: Jerry Lee Lewis “Great Balls of Fire” (1957)
  • 1999: Jerry Lee Lewis “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” (1957)
  • 2009: Ramsey Lewis “The In Crowd” (1965)
  • 2007: Solomon Linda & the Evening Birds “Mbube” (1939)
  • 2016: Little Eva “The Loco-Motion” (1962)
  • 1998: Little Richard “Tutti Frutti” (1955)
  • 1999: Little Richard “Long Tall Sally” (1956)
  • 2002: Little Richard “Lucille” (1957)
  • 2001: Julie London “Cry Me a River” (1955)
  • 2002: The Lovin’ Spoonful “Do You Believe in Magic” (1965)
  • 1999: The Lovin’ Spoonful “Summer in the City” (1966)
  • 1999: Jimmie Lunceford “For Dancers Only” (1937)
  • 2001: Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” (1956)
  • 1998: Loretta Lynn “Coal Miner's Daughter” (1970)
  • 2008: Lynyrd Skynyrd “Free Bird” (1973)
  • 2009: Lynyrd Skynyrd “Sweet Home Alabama” (1974)

M
  • 2008: Jeanette MacDonald “Indian Love Call” (1936)
  • 2020: Machito “Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite” (1950)
  • 2007: Uncle Dave Macon “Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy” (1924)
  • 2019: Miriam Makeba “Pata Pata” (1967)
  • 2001: The Mamas & the Papas “California Dreamin'“ (1966)
  • 2008: The Mamas & the Papas “Monday Monday” (1966)
  • 2005: Henry Mancini “Peter Gunn” (1959)
  • 1999: Henry Mancini with Audrey Hepburn “Moon River” (1961)
  • 2003: Henry Mancini “The Days of Wine and Roses” (1963)
  • 1999: Bob Marley & the Marleys “Get Up Stand Up” (1973)
  • 2005: Bob Marley & the Marleys “No Woman, No Cry” (1974)
  • 2007: Bob Marley & the Marleys “One Love/People Get Ready” (1977)
  • 1999: Dean Martin “Everybody Loves Somebody” (1964)
  • 2007: Mary Martin “My Heart Belongs to Daddy” (1939)
  • 2011: The Marvelettes “Please Mr. Postman” (1961)
  • 2018: Hugh Masekela “Grazing in the Grass” (1968)
  • 1998: Johnny Mathis “Chances Are “( 1957)
  • 2008: Johnny Mathis “It's Not for Me to Say” (1957)
  • 2002: Johnny Mathis “Misty” (1959)
  • 2019: Curtis Mayfield “Move on Up” (1970)
  • 1999: Percy Mayfield “Please Send Me Someone to Love” (1950)
  • 1999: John McCormack “Somewhere a Voice Is Calling” (1916)
  • 2002: Don McLean “American Pie” (1971)
  • 2017: Blind Willie McTell “Statesboro Blues” (1928)
  • 2019: Edward Meeker “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (1908)
  • 2013: The Memphis Jug Band “Stealin' Stealin'“ (1928)
  • 2021: Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy “When the Levee Breaks” (1929)
  • 1998: Johnny Mercer “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” (1945)
  • 2010: Johnny Mercer “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” (1946)
  • 2008: Ethel Merman “You're the Top” (1934)
  • 2006: Big Maceo Merriweather “Worried Life Blues” (1941)
  • 2011: The Meters “Cissy Strut” (1969)
  • 2004: Mickey & Sylvia “Love Is Strange” (1956)
  • 2007: Emmett Miller & His Georgia Crackers “Lovesick Blues” (1928)
  • 1983: Glenn Miller “In the Mood” (1939)
  • 1991: Glenn Miller “Moonlight Serenade” (1939)
  • 1996: Glenn Miller with Tex Beneke & the Four Modernaires…Chattanooga Choo Choo (1941)
  • 1998: Roger Miller “Dang Me” (1964)
  • 1999: Roger Miller “King of the Road” (1965)
  • 1998: The Mills Brothers “Paper Doll” (1942)
  • 2017: The Mills Brothers “You Always Hurt the One You Love” (1944)
  • 2006: The Miracles “Shop Around” (1960)
  • 1998: The Miracles “You've Really Got a Hold on Me” (1962)
  • 2007: The Miracles “The Tracks of My Tears” (1965)
  • 2002: The Miracles “The Tears of a Clown” (1970)
  • 2008: The Mississippi Sheiks “Sitting on Top of the World” (1930)
  • 1993: Thelonious Monk “Round Midnight” (1947)
  • 2009: Bill Monroe “Mule Skinner Blues” (1940)
  • 1998: Bill Monroe “Blue Moon of Kentucky” (1947)
  • 2007: Patsy Montana & the Prairie Ramblers “I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart” (1936)
  • 1999: The Moody Blues “Nights in White Satin” (1967)
  • 2001: James Moody “Moody's Mood for Love” (1952)
  • 2002: The Moonglows “Sincerely” (1955)
  • 1998: Helen Morgan “Bill” (1928)
  • 1999: Van Morrison & Them “Gloria” (1965)
  • 2007: Van Morrison “Brown-Eyed Girl” (1967)
  • 2010: Jelly Roll Morton “Kansas City Stomp” (1923)
  • 2006: Billy Murray “Yankee Doodle Boy” (1905)
  • 2008: Billy Murray “Give My Regards to Broadway” (1905)

N
  • 2011: Willie Nelson “On the Road Again” (1980)
  • 2008: Willie Nelson “Always on My Mind” (1982)
  • 2020: Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard “Pancho and Lefty” (1982)
  • 2015: Aaron Neville “Tell It Like It Is” (1966)
  • 1999: Harry Nilsson “Everybody's Talkin'“ (1968)
  • 2017: Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (1991)
  • 2010: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Mr. Bojangles” (1970)
  • 2005: Ray Noble “The Very Thought of You” (1934)

O
  • 2006: The O’Jays “Love Train” (1973)
  • 2016: The O’Jays “For the Love of Money” (1974)
  • 1996: King Oliver “Chimes Blues” (1923)
  • 2010: King Oliver “Dipper Mouth Blues” (1923)
  • 1999: Roy Orbison “Only the Lonely” (1960)
  • 2002: Roy Orbison “Crying” (1961)
  • 1999: Roy Orbison “(Oh) Pretty Woman” (1964)
  • 2006: Original Dixieland Jazz Band “The Darktown Strutters' Ball” (1917)
  • 2008: The Orioles “Crying in the Chapel” (1953)
  • 2013: Buck Owens “Act Naturally” (1963)
  • 1999: Buck Owens “I've Got a Tiger by the Tail” (1965)

P
  • 1998: Patti Page “Tennessee Waltz” (1950)
  • 2002: Charlie Parker “Billie's Bounce” (1945)
  • 2019: Charlie Parker with Miles Davis & Dizzy Gillespie “Ko-Ko” (1945)
  • 1989: Charlie Parker “Ornithology” (1946)
  • 2014: Charlie Parker “Yardbird Suite” (1946)
  • 2018: Parliament/Funkadelic “Flash Light” (1977)
  • 2019: Dolly Parton “Coat of Many Colors” (1971)
  • 2014: Dolly Parton “Jolene” (1973)
  • 2007: Dolly Parton “I Will Always Love You” (1974)
  • 1999: Charley Patton “Pony Blues” (1929)
  • 2018: Billy Paul “Me and Mrs. Jones” (1972)
  • 1979: Les Paul & Mary Ford “How High the Moon” (1951)
  • 2005: Les Paul & Mary Ford “Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)” (1953)
  • 1998: The Penguins “Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)” (1954)
  • 1986: Carl Perkins “Blue Suede Shoes” (1956)
  • 2003: Peter, Paul & Mary “Blowin' in the Wind” (1963)
  • 1998: Edith Piaf “La Vie En Rose” (1950)
  • 1999: Wilson Pickett “In the Midnight Hour” (1965)
  • 2000: Wilson Pickett “Mustang Sally” (1966)
  • 1999: The Platters “Only You (And You Alone)” (1955)
  • 2002: The Platters “The Great Pretender” (1955)
  • 2019: The Platters “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” (1958)
  • 2008: The Police “Roxanne” (1978)
  • 2007: Charlie Poole & His North Carolina Ramblers “Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues” (1925)
  • 1999: Bud Powell Trio “Un Poco Loco” (1951)
  • 2005: Dick Powell “Lullaby of Broadway” (1935)
  • 1998: Elvis Presley “That's All Right, Mama” (1954)
  • 1988: Elvis Presley “Hound Dog” (1956)
  • 1995: Elvis Presley “Heartbreak Hotel” (1956)
  • 2002: Elvis Presley “Don’t Be Cruel” (1956)
  • 2017: Elvis Presley “Jailhouse Rock” (1957)
  • 2007: Elvis Presley “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” (1960)
  • 1999: Elvis Presley “Suspicious Minds” (1969)
  • 1999: Ray Price “Crazy Arms” (1956)
  • 1998: Procol Harum “A Whiter Shade of Pale” (1967)
  • 1998: Professor Longhair “Tipitina” (1953)
  • 2018: Public Enemy “Fight the Power” (1989)
  • 2002: Tito Puente “Oye Como Va” (1953)

Q

R
  • 2004: Ma Rainey “See See Rider Blues” (1925)
  • 2017: Bonnie Raitt “I Can't Make You Love Me” (1991)
  • 1999: The Rascals “Groovin'“ (1967)
  • 1998: Johnnie Ray “Cry” (1951)
  • 2011: Otis Redding “I've Been Loving You Too Long” (1965)
  • 2015: Otis Redding “Try a Little Tenderness” (1966)
  • 1998: Otis Redding “(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay” (1968)
  • 2020: Blind Alfred Reed “How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live” (1930)
  • 2015: Lou Reed “Walk on the Wild Side” (1972)
  • 1999: Jim Reeves “He'll Have to Go” (1959)
  • 1999: Martha Reeves & the Vandellas “Dancing in the Street” (1964)
  • 2000: Django Reinhardt, “Nuages” (1940)
  • 2017: R.E.M. “Losing My Religion” (1991)
  • 1999: Charlie Rich “Behind Closed Doors” (1973)
  • 2005: Harry Richman “Puttin' on the Ritz” (1930)
  • 1998: The Righteous Brothers “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’” (1964)
  • 2000: The Righteous Brothers “Unchained Melody” (1965)
  • 2019: Jeannie C. Riley “Harper Valley P.T.A.” (1968)
  • 1998: Marty Robbins “El Paso” (1959)
  • 2015: Paul Robeson “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” (1926)
  • 2006: Paul Robeson “Ol’ Man River” (1927)
  • 1985: Jimmie Rodgers “Blue Yodel #1 (T for Texas)” (1928)
  • 2007: Jimmie Rodgers “In the Jailhouse Now” (1928)
  • 2007: Jimmie Rodgers “Blue Yodel #9 (Standing on the Corner)” (1930)
  • 2021: Kenny Rogers “The Gambler” (1978)
  • 2009: Roy Rogers “Happy Trails” (1948)
  • 1998: The Rolling Stones “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” (1965)
  • 2018: The Rolling Stones “Paint It Black” (1966)
  • 2014: The Rolling Stones “Honky Tonk Women” (1969)
  • 2019: Sonny Rollins Quartet featuring John Coltrane “Tenor Madness” (1956)
  • 1999: The Ronettes “Be My Baby” (1963)
  • 2004: David Rose “Holiday for Strings” (1943)
  • 2014: Run-D.M.C. with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler & Joe Perry “Walk This Way” (1986)
  • 2018: Leon Russell “A Song for You” (1970)

S
  • 1999: Sam & Dave “Soul Man” (1967)
  • 2009: Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs “Wooly Bully” (1965)
  • 1998: Mongo Santamaria “Watermelon Man” (1963)
  • 2009: Carlo Savina “The Godfather (Love Theme from)” (1972)
  • 1984: Bidu Sayao “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 - Aria” (1945)
  • 2017: Lalo Schifrin “Mission Impossible” (1968)
  • 2014: Gil Scott-Heron “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” (1970)
  • 1999: Pete Seeger “We Shall Overcome” (1963)
  • 2002: Pete Seeger “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” (1964)
  • 2007: Ben Selvin “Happy Days Are Here Again” (1930)
  • 2002: Del Shannon “Runaway” (1961)
  • 1977: Artie Shaw “Begin the Beguine” (1938)
  • 2001: Artie Shaw “Any Old Time” (1938)
  • 2000: Artie Shaw “Frenesi” (1940)
  • 1988: Artie Shaw “Stardust” (1941)
  • 1999: The Shirelles “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” (1960)
  • 2004: Carly Simon “You're So Vain” (1972)
  • 2004: Simon & Garfunkel “The Sounds of Silence” (1965)
  • 1999: Simon & Garfunkel “Mrs. Robinson” (1968)
  • 1998: Simon & Garfunkel “Bridge Over Troubled Water” (1970)
  • 2000: Nina Simone “I Loves You, Porgy” (1959)
  • 2019: Nina Simone “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black” (1969)
  • 1998: Frank Sinatra “The House I Live In” (1946)
  • 2005: Frank Sinatra “One for My Baby and One More for the Road” (1949)
  • 2004: Frank Sinatra “I've Got the World on a String” (1953)
  • 1998: Frank Sinatra “I've Got You Under My Skin” (1956)
  • 2008: Frank Sinatra “Strangers in the Night” (1966)
  • 2000: Frank Sinatra “My Way” (1969)
  • 2013: Frank Sinatra “New York New York (Theme from)” (1980)
  • 2020: Nancy Sinatra “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” (1965)
  • 2016: Sir Douglas Quintet “She's About a Mover” (1965)
  • 2008: Sister Sledge “We Are Family” (1979)
  • 1999: Percy Sledge “When a Man Loves a Woman” (1966)
  • 1998: Sly & the Family Stone “Dance to the Music” (1968)
  • 2017: Sly & the Family Stone “Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin” (1969)
  • 2006: Bessie Smith “Down Hearted Blues” (1923)
  • 1993: Bessie Smith with Louis Armstrong “St. Louis Blues” (1925)
  • 1983: Bessie Smith “Empty Bed Blues” (1928)
  • 1983: Clarence “Pinetop” Smith “Pine Top's Boogie Woogie” (1929)
  • 1982: Kate Smith “God Bless America” (1939)
  • 1994: Mamie Smith “Crazy Blues” (1920)
  • 1998: Sammi Smith “Help Me Make It Through the Night” (1971)
  • 2000: Hank Snow “I'm Moving On” (1950)
  • 2002: The Sons of the Pioneers “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” (1934)
  • 1986: The Sons of the Pioneers “Cool Water” (1941)
  • 1998: John Philip Sousa “The Stars and Stripes Forever” (1897)
  • 2008: Dusty Springfield “The Look of Love” (1967)
  • 1998: Jo Stafford “You Belong to Me” (1952)
  • 2020: The Stanley Brothers & the Clinch Mountain Boys “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” (1951)
  • 1999: The Staple Singers “Uncloudy Day” (1956)
  • 2002: The Staple Singers “Respect Yourself” (1971)
  • 1999: The Staple Singers “I'll Take You There” (1972)
  • 1999: Edwin Starr “War” (1970)
  • 1998: Kay Starr “Wheel of Fortune” (1952)
  • 2013: W.H. Stepp “Bonaparte's Retreat” (1937)
  • 2002: Steppenwolf “Born to Be Wild” (1968)
  • 2017: Rod Stewart “Maggie May” (1971)
  • 2013: Ernest Van (Pop) Stoneman “The Titanic” (1925)
  • 1998: Barbra Streisand “People” (1964)
  • 2008: Barbra Streisand “The Way We Were” (1973)
  • 2014: The Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight” (1979)
  • 1999: The Supremes “Where Did Our Love Go” (1964)
  • 2001: The Supremes “Stop! In the Name of Love” (1965)
  • 1999: The Supremes “You Keep Me Hangin' On” (1966)
  • 2020: The Surfaris “Wipe Out” (1963)
  • 2020: The Swan Silvertones “Oh Mary Don’t You Weep” (1959)

T
  • 1986: Art Tatum “Tea for Two” (1939)
  • 1998: James Taylor “Fire and Rain” (1970)
  • 2002: James Taylor “You’ve Got a Friend” (1971)
  • 1998: The Temptations “My Girl” (1964)
  • 1999: The Temptations “Papa Was a Rollin' Stone” (1972)
  • 2016: Sister Rosetta Tharpe “This Train” (1939)
  • 2014: Sister Rosetta Tharpe “Strange Things Happening Every Day” (1944)
  • 2014: B.J. Thomas “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” (1969)
  • 2021: Irma Thomas “Time Is on My Side” (1964)
  • 2002: Rufus Thomas “Walking the Dog” (1963)
  • 1999: Hank Thompson “The Wild Side of Life” (1952)
  • 2013: Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton “Hound Dog” (1953)
  • 2019: The Troggs “Wild Thing” (1966)
  • 1977: Frankie Trumbauer “Singin' the Blues” (1927)
  • 1998: Ernest Tubb “Walking the Floor Over You” (1941)
  • 1995: Sophie Tucker “Some of These Days” (1911)
  • 1998: Big Joe Turner “Shake, Rattle and Roll” (1954)
  • 1999: Ike & Tina Turner “River Deep, Mountain High” (1966)
  • 2003: Ikie & Tina Turner “Proud Mary” (1971)
  • 2012: Tina Turner “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” (1984)
  • 2007: The Turtles “Happy Together” (1967)
  • 1999: Conway Twitty “Hello Darlin’” (1970)

U-V
  • 2021: U.S.A. for Africa “We Are the World” (1985)
  • 2000: Ritchie Valens “La Bamba” (1958)
  • 1998: Sarah Vaughan “If You Could See Me Now” (1946)
  • 2019: Sarah Vaughan “Tenderly” (1947)
  • 2006: The Ventures “Walk Don't Run” (1960)
  • 1997: Victor Symphony Orchestra “An American in Paris” (1929)
  • 2021: Village People “Y.M.C.A.” (1978)
  • 1999: Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps “Be-Bop-A-Lula” (1956)

W
  • 2002: Junior Walker & the All Stars “Shotgun” (1965)
  • 1991: T-Bone Walker “Call It Stormy Monday” (1947)
  • 1984: Fats Waller “Ain’t Misbehavin’” (1929)
  • 1999: Fats Waller “Honeysuckle Rose” (1935)
  • 2015: Fats Waller “Jitterbug Waltz” (1942)
  • 2014: War “Low Rider” (1975)
  • 2000: Dionne Warwick “Don't Make Me Over” (1962)
  • 1998: Dionne Warwick “Walk on By” (1964)
  • 2008: Dionne Warwick “Alfie” (1967)
  • 1999: Dinah Washington “Teach Me Tonight” (1954)
  • 1998: Dinah Washington “What a Diff'rence a Day Makes” (1959)
  • 2001: Dinah Washington “Unforgettable” (1959)
  • 1998: Ethel Waters “Dinah” (1926)
  • 2007: Ethel Waters “Am I Blue?” (1929)
  • 2003: Ethel Waters “Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)” (1933)
  • 2010: Muddy Waters “I Feel Like Going Home” (1948)
  • 2000: Muddy Waters “Rollin' Stone” (1950)
  • 1998: Muddy Waters “Hoochie Coochie Man” (1954)
  • 1999: Muddy Waters “Got My Mojo Working” (1957)
  • 2006: Doc Watson “Black Mountain Rag” (1964)
  • 2010: Weather Report “Birdland” (1977)
  • 2006: The Weavers “Goodnight Irene” (1950)
  • 1998: Kitty Wells “It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” (1952)
  • 1999: Mary Wells “My Guy” (1964)
  • 2012: Bukka White “Fixin' to Die” (1940)
  • 1998: Paul Whiteman “Whispering” (1920)
  • 1974: Paul Whiteman with George Gershwin “Rhapsody in Blue” (1924)
  • 2012: Paul Whtieman “Anything Goes” (1934)
  • 1999: The Who “My Generation” (1965)
  • 2018: Andy Williams “Moon River” (1962)
  • 1981: Bert Williams “Nobody” (1906)
  • 2015: Hank Williams “Honky Tonkin’” (1948)
  • 1999: Hank Williams liams, Hank “I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry” (1949)
  • 2011: Hank Williams “Lovesick Blues” (1949)
  • 2001: Hank Williams “Hey Good Lookin’” (1951)
  • 2002: Hank Williams “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)” (1952)
  • 1983: Hank Williams “Your Cheatin’ Heart” (1953)
  • 2011: Bob Wills “Steel Guitar Rag” (1936)
  • 2015: Bob Wills “San Antonio Rose” (1939)
  • 1998: Bob Wills “New San Antonio Rose” (1940)
  • 2010: Dooley Wilson “As Time Goes By” (1942)
  • 1999: Jackie Wilson “Lonely Teardrops” (1958)
  • 1999: Jackie Wilson “Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher” (1967)
  • 1999: Bill Withers “Ain't No Sunshine” (1971)
  • 2007: Bill Withers “Lean on Me” (1972)
  • 1998: Stevie Wonder “Superstition” (1972)
  • 2002: Stevie Wonder “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (1972)
  • 2019: Link Wray & His Men “Rumble” (1958)
  • 2021: Betty Wright “Clean Up Woman” (1971)
  • 1999: Tammy Wynette “Stand by Your Man” (1968)

X-Y-Z
  • 1999: Frank Yankovic & His Yanks “Just Because” (1948)
  • 2000: Faron Young “Hello Walls” (1961)
  • 1999: Lester Young “Just You, Just Me” (1944)
  • 2016: The Zombies “She's Not There” (1964)

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First posted 1/24/2019; last updated 12/21/2020.

Grammy Hall of Fame: Albums

Grammy Hall of Fame:

Albums, 1973-2021

From the Grammy Hall of Fame website: “The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established by the Recording Academy's National Trustees in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. Inductees are selected annually by a special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

Dave’s Music Database has listed all the recipients from 1973 to present on two separate pages, one for songs and one for albums. Click here to see songs which have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Check out other Hall of Fame-style album awards here.


Year of Induction: Performer Album (year released)

A
  • 2013: AC/DC Back in Black (1980)
  • 1999: Cannonball Adderley Live in San Francisco (live, 1959)
  • 2021: Cannonball Adderley Mercy Mercy Mercy! Live at 'The Club' (live, 1967)
  • 1999: The Allman Brothers At Fillmore East (live, 1971)
  • 2020: The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach (studio/live, 1972)
  • 2006: Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, & Herbert Stothart (composers) The Wizard of Oz (soundtrack, 1939)
  • 2012: Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer (composers) St. Louis Woman (cast, 1946)
  • 2010: Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy (1954)
  • 2001: Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald Porgy and Bess (1958)
  • 1999: Fred Astaire & the Oscar Peterson Quintet The Astaire Story (1952)

B
  • 1978: Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)/Leopold Stowoski (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Toccata and Fugue for Organ in D Minor (classical, composed 1708; performed 1927)
  • 1998: Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)/Joseph Szigeti (performer) Violin Sonata No. 1 (classical, composed 1720; performed 1931)
  • 1985: Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)/Pablo Casals (performer) Cello Suites (6) (classical, composed 1719-1723; performed 1936-39)
  • 1983: Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)/Glenn Gould (performer) Goldberg Variations (classical, composed 1741, performed 1956)
  • 1986: Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)/Wanda Landowska (performer) Goldberg Variations (classical, composed 1741, performed 1945)
  • 1977: Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)/Wanda Landowska (performer) The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (classical, composed 1742; performed 1949-54)
  • 2011: Joan Baez Joan Baez (1960)
  • 1998: The Band Music from Big Pink (1968)
  • 1999: The Band The Band (1969)
  • 2007: Samuel Barber (composer)/Leonard Bernstein (conductor)/New York Philharmonic with Isaac Stern (performers) Violin Concerto Op. 14 (classical, composed 1940; performed 1964)
  • 2008: Lionel Bart (composer) Oliver! (cast, 1960)
  • 1987: Béla Bartók (composer)/Juilliard Quartet (performer) The String Quartets (classical, composed 1908-39; performed 1950)
  • 1989: Béla Bartók (composer)/Joseph Szigeti/Benny Goodman (performers) Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, & Piano (classical, composed 1940; performed 1940)
  • 1998: Béla Bartók (composer)/Fritz Reiner (conductor)/Chicago Symphony Orchestra (performer) Concerto for Orchestra (classical, composed 1943; performed 1956)
  • 1998: The Beach Boys Pet Sounds (1966)
  • 2021: Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill (1986)
  • 2001: The Beatles Meet the Beatles! (1964)
  • 2000: The Beatles A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
  • 2000: The Beatles Rubber Soul (1965)
  • 1999: The Beatles Revolver (1966)
  • 1993: The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
  • 2000: The Beatles The Beatles (aka “The White Album”) (1968)
  • 1995: The Beatles Abbey Road (1969)
  • 1996: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Jascha Heifetz/Arturo Toscanini (conductors)/NBC Symphony Orchestra (performer) Violin Concerto in D Major (classical, composed 1806; performed 1940)
  • 2008: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Arthur Nikisch (conductor)/Berlin Philharmonic (performer) Symphony No. 5 (classical, composed 1808; performed 1914)
  • 1989: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Artur Schnabel (piano)/Malcolm Sargent (conductor)/London Symphony & London Philharmonic (performers) Piano Concertos (5) (classical, composed 1797-1811; performed 1955)
  • 2008: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/George Szell (conductor)/Cleveland Orchestra (performer) Piano Concertos (5) (classical, composed 1797-1811; performed 1959-61)
  • 2007: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Arturo Toscanini (conductor)/New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra (performer) Symphony No. 7 (classical, composed 1812, performed 1936)
  • 1975: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Artur Schnabel (performer) Piano Sonatas (32) (classical, composed 1795-1822; performed 1932-38)
  • 1977: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Arturo Toscanini (conductor)/NBC Symphony Orchestra (performer) The Symphonies (9) (classical, composed 1800-1824; performed 1950-53)
  • 1981: Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)/Budapest String Quartet (performer) String Quartets (16) (classical, composed 1798-1826; performed 1952)
  • 2015: Harry Belafonte Calypso (1956)
  • 1999: Harry Belafonte At Carnegie Hall (1959)
  • 2008: George Benson Breezin’ (1976)
  • 1990: Alban Berg (composer)/Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor)/New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Mack Harrell, Eileen Farrell (performers) Wozzeck (classical, composed 1922; performed 1952)
  • 1998: Irving Berlin (music & lyrics) Annie Get Your Gun (cast, 1946)
  • 1998: Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim/Richard Wilbur (composers) Candide (cast, 1956)
  • 1991: Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim (composers) West Side Story (cast, 1957)
  • 2004: Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim (composers) West Side Story (soundtrack, 1961)
  • 2019: Leonard Bernstein (composer) Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers (classical, composed 1971)
  • 2007: Big Brother & the Holding Company Cheap Thrills (1968)
  • 2008: Georges Bizet (composer)/Fritz Reiner (conductor)/RCA Victor Orchestra et al (performers) Carmen (opera, composed 1873-74; performed 1951)
  • 1999: Blackwood Brothers Quartet Favorite Gospel Songs and Spirituals (1951)
  • 2000: Art Blakey Quintet A Night at Birdland (1954)
  • 1998: Marc Blitzstein (composer) The Cradle Will Rock (cast, 1938)
  • 1999: Ernest Bloch (composer)/Leopold Stokowski (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Schelomo (classical, composed 1916; performed 1940)
  • 1999: Blood, Sweat & Tears Child Is Father to the Man (1968)
  • 1998: Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick (composers) Fiddler on the Roof (cast, 1964)
  • 1999: David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
  • 1999: Johannes Brahms (composer)/Jascha Heifetz/Emanuel Feuermann/Artur Rubinstein (performers) Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major (classical, composed 1854; performed 1942)
  • 1998: Lord Benjamin Britten (composer) War Requiem (1962)
  • 1999: Clifford Brown and Max Roach Clifford Brown and Max Roach (1954)
  • 1998: James Brown Live at the Apollo Volume 1 (live, 1962)
  • 2019: Jackson Browne Saturate Before Using (aka Jackson Browne) (1972)
  • 2009: Dave Brubeck Time Out (1959)
  • 2000: The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968)

C
  • 2010: George Carlin Class Clown (comedy, 1972)
  • 1999: Walter Carlos Switched on Bach (1969)
  • 2021: The Cars The Cars (1978)
  • 2018: Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison (live, 1968)
  • 2004: Johnny Cash At San Quentin (live, 1969)
  • 1999: Ray Charles In Person (live, 1959)
  • 1997: Ray Chares The Genius of… (1960)
  • 2011: Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz (1961)
  • 1999: Ray Charles Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1962)
  • 2011: Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie (1976)
  • 2014: Chicago Chicago Transit Authority (1969)
  • 2004: Frédéric Chopin (composer)/Artur Rubinstein (performer) Nocturnes (21) for Piano (classical, composed 1846; performed 1965)
  • 1998: Frédéric Chopin (composer)/Dinu Lipatti (performer) Waltzes (14) (classical, composed 1847; performed 1952)
  • 2006: Frédéric Chopin (composer)/Artur Rubinstein (performer) Waltzes (14) (classical, composed 1847; performed 1965)
  • 2003: Frédéric Chopin (composer)/Artur Rubinstein (performer) Mazurkas (58) (classical, composed 1830-49; performed 1967)
  • 1998: Frank Churchill (composer) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (soundtrack, 1938)
  • 2000: Derek & the Dominos Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (1970)
  • 2007: The Clash London Calling (1979)
  • 1999: Reverend James Cleveland Peace Be Still (1962)
  • 2021: Joe Cocker Mad Dogs and Englishmen (live, 1970)
  • 2015: Leonard Cohen The Songs of Leonard Cohen (1967)
  • 2020: The King Cole Trio The King Cole Trio (1945)
  • 2015: Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
  • 1999: John Coltrane Blue Train (1957)
  • 2016: John Coltrane Lush Life (1961)
  • 2008: John Coltrane Ballads (1962)
  • 2013: John Cotrane and Johnny Hartman John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman (1963)
  • 1999: John Coltrane A Love Supreme (1965)
  • 2007: Aaron Copland (composer)/Antal Dorati (conductor)/Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (performer) Symphony No. 3 (classical, composed 1846; performed 1951)
  • Aaron Copland (composer/conductor)/Boston Symphony (performer) Appalachian Spring (ballet, composed 1944; performed 1959)
  • 2012: Bill Cosby I Started Out as a Child (comedy, 1964)
  • 2007: Elvis Costello My Aim Is True (7/22/77)
  • 1999: Cream: Disraeli Gears (1967)
  • 2014: Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo’s Factory (1970)
  • 1999: Crosby, Stills & Nash Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969)
  • 2012: Crosby, Stills & Nash/Neil Young Déjà Vu (1970)

D
  • 1982: Miles Davis Birth of the Cool (recorded 1950, released 1957)
  • 2014: Miles Davis Relaxin’ (1956)
  • 2019: Miles Davis Round About Midnight (1957)
  • 1994: Miles Davis & Gil Evans Miles Ahead (1957)
  • 2004: Miles Davis Milestones (1958)
  • 2000: Miles Davis & Gil Evans Porgy and Bess (1958)
  • 1997: Miles Davis & Gil Evans Sketches of Spain (1960)
  • 2016: Miles Davis Miles Smiles (1966)
  • 1999: Miles Davis Bitches Brew (1970)
  • 1998: Claude Debussy (composer)/Walter Gieseking (performer) Préludes (24) for Piano, Books I & II, L117/123 (classical ballet, composed 1909-13; performed 1953-55)
  • 2020: Devo Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo (1978)
  • 2018: Dr. Dre The Chronic (1992)
  • 2021: Dr. John In the Right Place (1973)
  • 1998: Antonin Dvorák (composer)/Pablo Casals/George Szell (conductor)/Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (performer) Cello Concerto in B minor (classical, composed 1895; performed 1938)
  • 2006: Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
  • 1999: Bob Dylan Blonde on Blonde (1966)
  • 2016: Bob Dylan & The Band The Basement Tapes (archives, recorded 1967-68, released 1975)
  • 2015: Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks (1975)

E
  • 2000: Eagles Desperado (1973)
  • 2008: Eagles Hotel California (1976)
  • 2004: Earth, Wind & Fire That’s the Way of the World (soundtrack, 1975)
  • 2007: Edward Elgar (composer)/London Symphony Orchestra (performer) Violin Concerto (classical, composed/performed 1932)
  • 2004: Duke Ellington At Newport (live, 1956)
  • 1999: Duke Ellington Far East Suite (recorded 1966)
  • 2007: Bill Evans Trio Portrait in Jazz (1959)
  • 2011: Bill Evans Trio Sunday at the Village Vanguard (live, 1961)
  • 1998: Bill Evans Trio Waltz for Debby (recorded 1961)
  • 2000: Bill Evans Conversations with Myself (1963)

F
  • 2000: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book (covers, 1956)
  • 1999: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook (covers, 1956)
  • 2016: Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Ella & Louis (1957)
  • 1999: Ella Fitzgerald In Berlin (1960)
  • 2010: Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie Ella and Basie! (1963)
  • 2019: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook (1959)
  • 2016: Roberta Flack First Take (1972)
  • 2012: Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs Foggy Mountain Jamboree (1957)
  • 2013: Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs Foggy Mountain Banjo (1961)
  • 2016: Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac (1975)
  • 2003: Fleetwood Mac Rumours (1977)
  • 2020: Peter Frampton Frampton Comes Alive! (live, recorded 1975, released 1976)
  • 2009: Aretha Franklin I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (1967)
  • 1999: Aretha Franklin Amazing Grace (live, 1972)
  • 1999: Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America (comedy, 1961)

G
  • 2021: Peter Gabriel So (1986)
  • 1998: Judy Garland Judy at Carnegie Hall (live, 1961)
  • 1999: Erroll Garner Concert by the Sea (live, recorded 1955)
  • 1998: Marvin Gaye What’s Going On (1971)
  • 2004: Marvin Gaye Let’s Get It On (1973)
  • 1990: George Gershwin (composer)/Oscar Levant/Eugene Ormandy (conductors)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Rhapsody in Blue (classical, composed 1924; performed 1945)
  • 2002: George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin/Dubose Heyward (composers) Porgy and Bess (opera/musical, composed 1935)
  • 1990: George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin/Dubose Heyward (composers) Porgy and Bess (cast album, recorded 1940-42)
  • 2006: George & Ira Gershwin (composers) An American in Paris (classical, soundtrack, 1951)
  • 1999: Stan Getz Focus (1961)
  • 2010: Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd Jazz Samba (1962)
  • 1999: Stan Getz & João Gilberto Getz/Gilberto (1963)
  • 1975: Benny Goodman The Complete Legendary Carnegie Hall Concert (live, recorded 1938)
  • 1999: Grateful Dead Workingman’s Dead (1970)
  • 2016: Grateful Dead American Beauty (1970)
  • 2007: Vince Guaraldi A Charlie Brown Christmas (TV soundtrack, 1965)
  • 1998: Woody Guthrie Dust Bowl Ballads (1940)

H
  • 2017: Merle Haggard Okie from Muskogee (1970)
  • 2007: Marvin Hamlisch & Edward Kleban (composers) A Chorus Line (cast recording, stage debut: 1975)
  • 1999: Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage (1999)
  • 2009: Herbie Hancock Head Hunters (1973)
  • 2012: Roy Harris (composer)/Serge Koussevitzy (conductor)/Boston Symphony Orchestra (performer) Symphony No. 3 (classical, composed 1939, performed 1940)
  • 2014: George Harrison All Things Must Pass (1970)
  • 2021: Isaac Hayes Hot Buttered Soul (1969)
  • 1999: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced? (1967)
  • 2006: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold As Love (1967)
  • 2018: Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys (live, recorded 12/31/69 to 1/1/70, released 1970)
  • 1998: The Hi-Lo’s The Hi-Lo’s and All That Jazz (1958)
  • 2017: Billie Holiday The Lady Sings the Blues (1956)
  • 2000: Billie Holiday Lady in Satin (1958)
  • 2013: Whitney Houston Whitney Houston (1985)

I-J
  • 2008: Michael Jackson Off the Wall (1979)
  • 2008: Michael Jackson Thriller (1982)
  • 1999: Harry James Trumpet Blues and Cantabile (1942)
  • 2011: Keith Jarrett The Köln Concert (live, 2011)
  • 1999: Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow (1967)
  • 1998: Gordon Jenkins Manhattan Tower (1956)
  • 2007: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser, & Jessi Colter Wanted! The Outlaws (1976)
  • 2008: Billy Joel The Stranger (9/29/77)
  • 2013: Elton John Elton John (1970)
  • 1973: Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)
  • 2008: Etta Jones Don’t Go to Strangers (1960)
  • 2010: Janis Joplin Pearl (1971)

K
  • 2008: John Kander/Fred Ebb (composers) Cabaret (soundtrack, 1972)
  • 1991: Jerome Kern (music) & Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics) Show Boat (cast, 1927)
  • 1999: Aram Khachaturian (composer)/Wlliam Kapell with Serge Koussevitzky (conductor)/Boston Symphony Orchestra (performer) Concerto for Piano & Orchestra (classical, composed 1936, performed 1943)
  • 1999: Albert King Born Under a Bad Sign (1967)
  • 2006: B.B. King Live at the Regal (live, recorded 1964, released 1965)
  • 1998: Carole King Tapestry (1971)
  • 2008: Erich Wolfgang Korngold (composer)/Jascha Heifetz with Alfred Wallenstein (conductors)/Los Angeles Philharmonic (performer) Violin Concerto (classical, composed 1945)
  • 2015: Kraftwerk Autobahn (1974)
  • 2014: Kris Kristofferson Kristofferson (aka “Me and Bobby McGee”) (1970)

L
  • 1998: Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Sing a Song of Basie (1957)
  • 1998: Burton Lane (composer) Finian’s Rainbow (cast, 1947)
  • 1998: Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter Negro Sinful Songs (1939)
  • 2004: Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin I (1969)
  • 1999: Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
  • 2009: Mitch Leigh & Joe Darion (composers) Man of La Mancha (cast, 1965)
  • 2011: Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe (composers) Brigadoon (cast, 1947)
  • 1977: Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe (composers) My Fair Lady (cast, 1956)
  • 1998: Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe (composers) Gigi (soundtrack, 1958)
  • 2006: Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner (composers) Camelot (cast, 1960)
  • 2008: Franz Liszt (composer)/Vladimir Horowitz (performer) Piano Sonata in B Minor (classical, composed 1853, performed 1932)
  • 2013: Little Richard Here’s Little Richard (1957)
  • 1998: Frank Loesser (composer) Guys and Dolls (cast, 1950)
  • 2012: Los Panchos Mexicantos (1945)
  • 2008: Love Forever Changes (1967)

M
  • 2006: Galt MacDermot (music) with Gerome Ragni & James Rado (lyrics) Hair (cast, 1967)
  • 2020: Taj Mahal Taj Mahal (1968)
  • 1999: Gustav Mahler (composer)/Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor)/Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (performer) Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Titan”) (classical, composed 1884-88, performed 1941, performed 1963)
  • 2008: Gustav Mahler (composer)/Otto Klemperer (conductor)/Philharmonia Orchestra (performer) Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection” (classical, composed 1894)
  • 1998: Gustav Mahler (composer)/George Solti (conductor)/Chicago Symphony (performer) Symphony No. 8 in E Flat major (The Symphony of a Thousand) (classical, composed 1907, performed 1972)
  • 1981: Gustav Mahler (composer)/Bruno Walter (conductor)/Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Kathleen Ferrier/Julius Patzak (performers) Das Lied Von Der Erde (The Song of the Earth) (classical, composed 1909, performed 1952)
  • 2002: Gustav Mahler (composer)/Leonard Bernstein (conductor)/New York Philharmonic/London Symphony (performers) The Complete Symphonies (10) (classical, composed 1887-1910, performed 1967)
  • 1998: Henry Mancini The Music from Peter Gunn (soundtrack, 1959)
  • 2010: Bob Marley & the Wailers Catch a Fire (1973)
  • 2006: Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus (1977)
  • 2021: John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton (1966)
  • 1998: Curtis Mayfield Superfly (soundtrack, 1972)
  • 2013: Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run (1973)
  • 1998: Felix Mendelssohn (composer)/Fritz Kreisler/Leo Blech (conductor)/Berlin State Opera Orchestra (performer) Concerto for Violin in E Minor (classical, composed 1838-45, performed 1926)
  • 2012: Sergio Mendes Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 (1966)
  • 2013: Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um (1959)
  • 1999: Charles Mingus Mingus Dynasty (1960)
  • 2020: Joni Mitchell Clouds (1969)
  • 1999: Joni Mitchell Blue (1971)
  • 2004: Joni Mitchell Court and Spark (1974)
  • 2003: Thelonious Monk Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1 (recorded 1947, released 1951)
  • 2003: Thelonious Monk Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2 (1952)
  • 1999: Thelonious Monk Brilliant Corners (1956)
  • 2007: Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane (1957)
  • 1999: Wes Montgomery The Incredible Jazz Guitar of… (1960)
  • 2000: Lee Morgan The Sidewinder (1963)
  • 2009: Ennio Morricone (composer) The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (soundtrack, 1968)
  • 1999: Van Morrison Astral Weeks (1968)
  • 1999: Van Morrison Moondance (1970)
  • 1980: Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton Library of Congress Recordings: The Saga of Mr. Jelly Lord (1950)
  • 1978: Edward R. Murrow/Fred W. Friendly I Can Hear it Now, Vols. 1-3 (radio news broadcasts, 1933-45)
  • 1998: Modest Mussorgsky (composer)/Rafael Kubelik (conductor)/Chicago Symphony Orchestra (performer) Tableaux d'une Exposition (Pictures at an Exhibition) (classical, composed for piano in 1874, reworked for orchestra in 1922, performed 1951)
  • 1999: Modest Mussorgsky (composer)/Vladimir Horowitz (performer) Tableaux d'une Exposition (Pictures at an Exhibition) (classical, composed for piano in 1874, reworked for orchestra in 1922, performed 1951)

N-O

P-Q
  • 1989: Charlie Parker Ornithology (1946)
  • 1988: Charlie Parker Bird with Strings (1950)
  • 2021: Dolly Parton with Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris Trio (1987)
  • 2019: Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorious (1976)
  • 2021: Pearl Jam Ten (1991)
  • 2019: Tom Petty Full Moon Fever (1989)
  • 1999: Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
  • 2008: Pink Floyd The Wall (1979)
  • 2009: The Police Synchronicity (1983)
  • 1998: Cole Porter (composer) Kiss Me, Kate (cast, 1949)
  • 2016: Pretenders Pretenders (1980)
  • 1999: Louis Prima & Kelly Smith The Wildest (1957)
  • 2008: Prince 1999 (1982)
  • 2011: Prince & the Revolution Purple Rain (1984)
  • 2017: Prince Sign ‘O’ the Times (1987)
  • 2015: John Prine John Prine (1972)
  • 2009: Sergei Prokofiev (composer/performer)/Pierro Coppola (conductor)/London Symphony Orchestra (performer) Piano Concerto No. 3 (classical, composed 1921, performed 1932)
  • 2009: Sergei Prokofiev (composer)/Serge Koussevitzky (conductor)/Boston Symphony Orchestra (performer)/Richard Hale (narrator) Peter and the Wolf (classical, composed 1936, performed 1939)
  • 2013: Richard Pryor That Ni**er’s Crazy (comedy, 1974)
  • 2020: Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)
  • 2000: Giacomo Puccini (composer)/Sir Thomas Beecham (conductor)/de Los Angeles/Bjöerling/Merrill/Tozzi/Amara (performers) La Bohème (The Bohemian Life) (opera, composed 1896, performed 1956)
  • Giacomo Puccini (composer)/Victor DeSabata (conductor)/Orchestra & Chorus of Teatro Alla Scala et al (performers) Tosca (opera, composed 1900, performed 1953)

Q
  • 2018: Queen A Night at the Opera (1975) li>1995: The Quintet (Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie/Bud Powell/Charles Mingus/Max Roach) Jazz at Massey Hall (1953)

R
  • 2004: Sergei Rachmaninov (composer/pianist)/Leopold Stowoski (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor (classical, composed 1901, performed 1929)
  • 2004: Sergei Rachmaninov (composer)/Eugene Ormandy (conductor)/Vladimir Horowitz/Philharmonic Orchestra (performer) Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor (classical, composed 1909, performed 1978)
  • 1979: Sergei Rachmaninov (composer/performer)/Leopold Stokowski (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (classical, composed/performed 1934)
  • 2015: Bonnie Raitt Nick of Time (1989)
  • 2007: Ramones Ramones (1976)
  • 2008: Maurice Ravel (composer)/Charles Munch (conductor)/Boston Symphony Orchestra (performer) Daphnis et Chloé (ballet, composed 1912, performed 1955)
  • 1992: Maurice Ravel (composer/conductor)/Lamoreux Orchestra (performer) Boléro (ballet, composed 1928, performed 1937)
  • 2021: Maurice Ravel (composer)/Leonard Bernstein & the Philharmonia Orchestra of London (conductor/performers) Piano Concerto in G Major (classical concerto, composed 1931, performed 1948)
  • 1999: Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks 2000 and Thirteen (comedy, 1973)
  • 2020: Joshu Rifkin Piano Rags by Scott Joplin (1970)
  • 1980: Paul Robeson Ballad for Americans (1940)
  • 1976: Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II (composers) Oklahoma! (cast, 1944)
  • 1998: Richard Rodgers (music) & Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics) Carousel (cast, 1945)
  • 1987: Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II (composers) South Pacific (cast, 1949)
  • 2000: Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II (composers) The King and I (cast, 1951)
  • 1998: Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II (composers) The Sound of Music (soundtrack, 1965)
  • 1999: The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet (1968)
  • 2005: The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed (1969)
  • 1999: The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers (1971)
  • 2012: The Rolling Stones Exile on Main Street (1972)
  • 1999: Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus (1956)
  • 2015: Sonny Rollins The Bridge (1962)
  • 2018: Linda Ronstadt Heart Like a Wheel (1975)

S
  • 2012: Santana Santana (1969)
  • 1999: Santana Abraxas (1970)
  • 2007: Arnold Schoenberg (composer)/Leopold Stokowski (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Gurre-Lieder (classical, composed 1900-10, performed 1932)
  • 2021: Arnold Schoenberg (composer) / Kolisch String Quartet (performers) Four String Quartets (classical, composed 1905-1937, performed 1937)
  • 2011: Robert Schumann (composer)/Sergei Rachmaninov (performer) Carnaval Op. 9 (classical, composed 1834-35, performed 1929)
  • 1999: Pete Seeger We Shall Overcome: Complete Carnegie Hall Concert (live, 1963)
  • 1998: Andreas Segovia (composer) Music of Albéniz & Granados (classical, 1944)
  • 1999: Andreas Segovia (composer) An Evening with… (classical, 1954)
  • 2015: The Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols (1977)
  • 2014: Richard M. Sherman/Robert B. Sherman (composers) Mary Poppins (soundtrack, 1964)
  • 2007: Dmitry Shostakovich (composer)/Leonard Bernstein (conductor)/New York Philharmonic (performer) Symphony No. 5 in D minor (classical, composed 1937, performed 1959)
  • 2003: Dmitry Shostakovich (composer)/David Oistrakh/Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor)/New York Philharmonic (performer) Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 99 (classical, composed 1948, performed 1956)
  • 2008: Dmitry Shostakovich (composer)/Eugene Ormandy (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra et al (performers) Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 107 (classical, composed 1959, performed 1960)
  • 1999: Horace Silver Song for My Father (1964)
  • 1999: Simon & Garfunkel Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme (1966)
  • 2000: Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years (1975)
  • 2012: Paul Simon Graceland (1986)
  • 1984: Frank Sinatra In the Wee Small Hours (1955)
  • 2000: Frank Sinatra Songs for Swingin’ Lovers! (1956)
  • 2004: Frank Sinatra Come Fly with Me (1957)
  • 1999: Frank Sinatra Only the Lonely (1958)
  • 1999: Frank Sinatra September of My Years (1965)
  • 2019: Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Francis Albert Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim (1967)
  • 2015: Sly & the Family Stone Stand! (1969)
  • 1999: Sly & the Family Stone There’s a Riot Goin’ On (1971)
  • 2021: Patti Smith Horses (1975)
  • Stephen Sondheim (music & lyrics) Company (cast, 1970)
  • 1999: Phil Spector (producer)/various artists (performers) A Christmas Gift for You (1963)
  • 2001: Dusty Springfield Dusty in Memphis (1969)
  • 2021: Bruce Springsteen Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. (1973)
  • 2003: Bruce Springsteen Born to Run (1975)
  • 2012: Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
  • 2003: Steely Dan Aja (10/8/77)
  • 2006: Max Steiner (composer) Gone with the Wind (soundtrack, 1939)
  • 2004: Leopold Stokowski (conductor)/Philadelphia Orchestra (performer) Fantasia (soundtrack, 1940)
  • 2008: Richard Strauss (composer)/Serge Koussevitzky (conductor)/Boston Symphony Orchestra (2008) Also Sprach Zarathustra (classical, composed 1896, performed 1935)
  • 2008: Richard Strauss (composer)/Robert Heger (conductor)/Vienna State Opera Chorus/Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra et al (performers) Der Rosenkavalier (classical, composed 1911, performed 1933)
  • 2008: Richard Strauss (composer)/Herbert von Karajan (conductor)/Philharmonia Orchestra et al (performers) Der Rosenkavalier (classical, composed 1911, performed 1957)
  • 1999: Igor Stravinsky (composer)/Ernest Ansermet (conductor)/L’Orchestre de La Suisse Romande (performer) Pétrouchka (aka “Petrushka”) (ballet, composed 1910-11, performed 1950)
  • 2000: Igor Stravinsky (composer/conductor)/Columbia Symphony Orchestra (performer) Pétrouchka (aka “Petrushka”) (ballet, composed 1910-11, performed 1961)
  • 1993: Igor Stravinsky (composer)/Pierre Monteux (conductor)/Boston Symphony (performer) Le Sacre Du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (ballet, composed 1913, performed 1951)
  • 2000: Igor Stravinsky (composer/conductor)/Columbia Symphony Orchestra (performer) Le Sacre Du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (ballet, composed 1913, performed 1961)
  • 2006: Barbra Streisand The Barbra Streisand Album (1963)
  • 2000: Jule Styne (composer) Bells Are Ringing (cast, 1957)
  • 1998: Jule Styne (music) & Stephen Sondheim (lyrics) Gypsy (cast, 1959)
  • 2004: Jule Styne/Bob Merrill (composers)/Barbra Streisand (performer) Funny Girl (cast, 1964)

T
  • 1978: Art Tatum Then Geinus of…Vols. 1-13 (1955)
  • 1998: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (composer)/Vladimir Horowitz/Arturo Toscanini (conductor)/NBC Orchestra (performer) Piano Concerto No. 1 (classical, composed 1875, performed 1943)
  • 2002: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (composer)/Van Cliburn/Kiril Kondrashin (conductor)/RCA Symphony Orchestra (performer) Piano Concerto No. 1 (classical, composed 1875, performed 1958)
  • 1998: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (composer)/Antal Dorati/Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (performer) 1812 Overture/Capriccio Italien (classical, composed 1880, performed 1956)
  • 1999: Traffic Mr. Fantasy (1967)
  • 2021: A Tribe Called Quest The Low-End Theory (1991)
  • 2013: Lennie Tristano Crosscurrents (1949)

U-V
  • 2014: U2 The Joshua Tree (1987)
  • 2012: various artists (performers)/ Harry Smith (compiler) Anthology of American Folk Music (box set, recorded 1923-32, released 1952)
  • 2014: various artists Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More (live soundtrack, 1969)
  • 2008: various artists (Jimmy Cliff et al) The Harder They Come (1972)
  • 2012: various artists (Bee Gees et al) Saturday Night Fever (soundtrack, 1977)
  • 1999: Sarah Vaughan Sarah Vaughan (1954)
  • 2021: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble Texas Flood (1983)
  • 2008: Velvet Underground & Nico Velvet Underground & Nico (1967)
  • 2008: Giuseppe Verdi (composer)/Arturo Toscanini (conductor)/NBC Symphony et al (performers) Otello (opera, composed 1887, performed 1953)
  • 2003: Antonio Vivaldi (composer)/Louis Kaufman (performer) The Four Seasons (classical, composed 1725, performed 1949)

W
  • 1988: Richard Wagner (composer)/Wilhelm Furtwängler (conductor)/Philharmonia Orchestra et al (performers) Tristan Und Isolde (opera, composed 1857-59, performed 1953)
  • 2003: Richard Wagner (composer)/George Solti (conductor)/Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra et al (performers) Der Ring Des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle) (opera, composed 1848-1874, performed 1958-67)
  • 2014: Doc Watson Doc Watson (1964)
  • 2011: Weather Report Heavy Weather (1977)
  • 1998: The Weavers At Carnegie Hall (live, 1957)
  • 1994: Kurt Weill (composer)/Theatre De Lys Production with Lotte Lenya (performers) Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) (opera, composed 1928, performed 1954)
  • 2013: Kurt Weill/Maxwell Anderson (composers) Lost in the Stars (cast, 1949)
  • 2008: Junior Wells with Buddy Guy Hoodoo Man Blues (1965)
  • 1998: The Who Tommy (1969)
  • 2007: The Who Who’s Next (1971)
  • 2007: John Williams (composer) Star Wars IV: A New Hope (soundtrack, 1977)
  • 2020: Mary Lou Williams Zodiac Suite: Town Hall Concert (live, 1945)
  • 1998: Meredith Willson (composer) The Music Man (cast, 1957)
  • 1999: Stevie Wonder Talking Book (1972)
  • 1999: Stevie Wonder Innervisions (1973)
  • 2002: Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

X-Y-Z

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