The two legendary songwriters already feature prominently on the list, and Bob Dylan’s Sixties youth anthem ‘The Times They Are A-Changing‘, one of the most enduring examples of his sharp social commentary, has now been included, as has Paul McCartney’s ‘Band On The Run‘; a US number one single in 1974.
“With the Grammy Hall Of Fame celebrating 40 years, it’s especially important to note that these entries continue the tradition of inducting a wide variety of recordings that have inspired and influenced both fans and music makers for generations,” a statement from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences reads.
“Memorable for being both culturally and historically significant, we are proud to add them to our growing catalog of outstanding recordings that have become part of our musical, social and cultural history.”
Since being initiated in 1973, many influential tracks and recordings from the likes of The Beatles, Fats Domino, Elvis Presley and many others have been recognised by the Hall Of Fame List.
Fun Lovin’ Criminal and BBC DJ Huey Morgan is to unveil a series of covers throughout this week to celebrate the release of his new solo album ‘Say It To My Face‘.
The xx have topped the UK Album Chart this week with their second LP ‘Coexist‘, the follow-up to the Mercury Prize winning self-titled debut.
Bob Dylan has become the latest artist to make his new album available to preview online ahead of its official release date.
Bob Dylan has given a full premiere to his new video ‘Duquesne Whistle‘, which is now available on YouTube and can be viewed below.
Bob Dylan has confirmed the title track of his forthcoming ‘Tempest‘ album is based around the story of Titanic, and references Hollywood actor Leonardo Di Caprio – who starred in the blockbuster movie about the 1912 disaster.
The whereabouts of the guitar which Bob Dylan famously, and controversially, used to ‘go electric’ at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival is under dispute after a resident of New Jersey claimed ownership of the iconic instrument which, if proved correct, could sell for more than $1m at auction according to experts.
Bob Dylan has unveiled a significantly expanded set of North American tour dates, which will now run through to November.
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