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Encyclopedia > Grammy Awards of 1971

The 13th Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1970. Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Award winners:

The Record of the Year is one of the two most prestigious Grammy Awards presented annually. ... Arthur Ira Art Garfunkel is an American singer, best known as half of the folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. ... Paul Simon This article is about the musician; for other Paul Simons, see Paul Simon (disambiguation). ... Bridge Over Troubled Water is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released on January 26, 1970. ... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year has been awarded since 1959. ... Arthur Ira Art Garfunkel is an American singer, best known as half of the folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. ... Paul Simon This article is about the musician; for other Paul Simons, see Paul Simon (disambiguation). ... Bridge Over Troubled Water is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released on January 26, 1970. ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ... The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the music industry. ... Paul Simon This article is about the musician; for other Paul Simons, see Paul Simon (disambiguation). ... Bridge Over Troubled Water is the title song of Simon and Garfunkels final album together, Bridge Over Troubled Water. ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ... The Grammy for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1960. ... Richard and Karen Carpenter This article is about a musical group. ...

Children's

The Grammy Award for Best Album for Children has been awarded since 1959. ... Thomas Z. Shepard is a recording producer who is most well-known for his recordings of Broadway musicals, especially the works of Stephen Sondheim. ... The Muppet Show opening. ...

Classical

The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Pierre Boulez (IPA: /pjɛʁ. ... The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the major symphony orchestras in the United States. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Missing image Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau The German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (born May 28, 1925) is regarded by many as the finest Lieder singer of his generation. ... Franz Schubert Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 – November 19, 1828), was an Austrian composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... Sir Colin Rex Davis (born September 25, 1927) is a noted British conductor. ... Portrait of Berlioz by Signol, 1832 Louis Hector Berlioz (December 11, 1803 – March 8, 1869) was a French Romantic composer best known for the Symphonie fantastique, first performed in 1830, and for his Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) of 1837, with its tremendous resources that include four antiphonal brass choirs. ... ME!!!! ... This photo from around 1913 shows Ives in his day job: he was the director of a successful insurance agency. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with or without orchestra) was awarded from 1967 to 1971 and in 1987. ... George Szell, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1954 György Széll, better known by his Anglicised name George Szell (June 7, 1897 - July 29, 1970) was a conductor and composer. ... David Fiodorovich Oistrakh (Russian: Давид Фёдорович Ойстрах; September 30, 1908 – October 24, 1974) was a Jewish Soviet violinist who made many recordings, and was the dedicatee of numerous violin works. ... Mstislav Rostropovich Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich (Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич) (born March 27, 1927) is a Russian cellist and conductor, considered to be one of the greatest living cellists. ... The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the major symphony orchestras in the United States. ... Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of Romantic music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Eugene George Istomin (November 26, 1925—October 10, 2003) was an American pianist born in New York City. ... Leonard Rose (July 27, 1918 – 1984) was an American cellist. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was a violinist, widely considered one of the finest of the twentieth century. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770; died March 26, 1827) was a German composer of classical music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... Sir Colin Rex Davis (born September 25, 1927) is a noted British conductor. ... Portrait of Berlioz by Signol, 1832 Louis Hector Berlioz (December 11, 1803 – March 8, 1869) was a French Romantic composer best known for the Symphonie fantastique, first performed in 1830, and for his Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) of 1837, with its tremendous resources that include four antiphonal brass choirs. ...

Comedy

The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from 1959 to 1993 and in 2004. ... Clerow Flip Wilson (December 8, 1933 - November 25, 1998) was an African-American comedian and actor. ...

Composing and arranging

The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was a major American composer of music for films. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... George Harrison, MBE (February 24, 1943 – November 29, 2001) was a popular British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer, best known as a member of The Beatles. ... John Lennon in the autumn of 1968 John Winston Lennon (a. ... Paul McCartney, as photographed by John Kelley for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... Ringo Starr as photographed by John Kelley for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Richard Starkey, MBE (born July 7, 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is a popular British musician, best known as drummer for The Beatles. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Paul Simon This article is about the musician; for other Paul Simons, see Paul Simon (disambiguation). ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ...

Country

The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Lynn Anderson on the cover of her album The Bluegrass Sessions Lynn Anderson (born September 26, 1947 in Grand Forks, North Dakota) is an American country musician. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... Ray Price (born January 12, 1926) is an American country and western singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential singer and songwriter. ... June Carter Cash (born Valerie June Carter) (June 23, 1929 - May 15, 2003), middle daughter of Ezra (Eck) Carter and Maybelle Carter (Mother Maybelle), was a singer, songwriter, a member of the first country music recording stars, the Carter Family, and married to legendary singer Johnny Cash. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance was first awarded in 1970. ... Chet Atkins Chester Burton Chet Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001) was an influential country guitarist and record producer in country music. ... Jerry Reed Jerry Reed Hubbard (born March 20, 1937) is an American country music singer, country guitarist, and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), born Martin David Robinson near Glendale, Arizona, served in the United States Navy during World War II and went on to become an immensely popular singing star of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ...

Folk

The Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording was awarded from 1960 to 1986. ... Aaron Thibeaux Walker or T-Bone Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was an American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, and one of the most influential musicians of the early 20th century. ...

Gospel

The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance was awarded from 1968 to 1977. ... The Oak Ridge Boys are one of the best-known country and gospel bands in United States. ... The Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance was awarded from 1969 to 1977. ... The Grammy Award for Best Inspirational Performance was awarded from 1962 to 1986. ... Jake Hess was a Grammy Award-winning gospel singer in the southern United States. ...

Jazz

The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... Bill Evans (August 16, 1929–September 15, 1980) was one of the most famous jazz pianists of the 20th century, and the force behind the biggest shift in the jazz paradigm since Art Tatum. ... The Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album has been presented since 1961. ... Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the twentieth century, was a jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. ... Bitches Brew is an album by Miles Davis, released in 1970. ...

Musical Show

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Stephen Sondheim Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Thomas Z. Shepard is a recording producer who is most well-known for his recordings of Broadway musicals, especially the works of Stephen Sondheim. ... Dean Jones (born January 25, 1931 in Decatur, Alabama) is an American actor. ... Barbara Barrie (born Barbara Ann Berman on May 23, 1931 to a Jewish family in Chicago, but raised in Texas) is an American actress and author of childrens books. ...

Packaging and Notes

The Grammy Award for Best Album Cover was awarded from 1959 to 1961 and 1969 to 1973. ... Riley B. King aka B. B. King (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... Chris Albertson (born Christiern Gunnar Albertson in Reykjavík, Iceland on October 18, 1931) is a New York City-based jazz journalist, writer and record producer. ... Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA was the most popular and successful blues singer of 1920s and 30s, and a huge influence on the singers who followed her. ...

Pop

The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Dionne Warwick on the cover of her Christmas album My Favorite Time of the Year Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940 as Marie Dionne Warrick) is an American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Ray Stevens (born Harold Ray Ragsdale on January 24, 1939 in Clarkdale, Georgia, now part of Decatur), is an American country music and pop singer-songwriter known for his novelty songs. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966. ... Richard and Karen Carpenter This article is about a musical group. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Song was awarded between 1960 and 1971. ... Paul Simon This article is about the musician; for other Paul Simons, see Paul Simon (disambiguation). ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ...

Production and engineering

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Pierre Boulez (IPA: /pjɛʁ. ... The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the major symphony orchestras in the United States. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ...

R&B

The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an iconic American gospel, soul and R&B singer born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Riley B. King aka B. B. King (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... The Delfonics were a quintessential Philadelphia soul singing group, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... Clarence Carter (born 14 January 1936, Montgomery, Alabama) is a singer and musician. ...

Spoken

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