Blondie Track Joins Grammy Hall of Fame

Twenty-six new songs have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame, and Blondie is among them.

Blondie will be joining alonside other new additions, such as Fleetwood Mac and Grateful Dead. The songs are chosen for their “historical and cultural significance”.

Among the titles joining the 2016 roster are Blondie’s Heart of Glass, Joan Jett’s I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll and Little Eva’s The Loco-Motion.

Album wise, we have Fleetwood Mac’s eponymous 1975 album, Grateful Dead’s American Beauty and Bob Dylan’s The Basement Tapes.

Recording Academy president Neil Portnow said in a statement: “Spanning more than 50 years, the 2016 Grammy Hall Of Fame entries are an outstanding collection, marked by both historical and cultural significance,” said Recording Academy president Neil Portnow, in a statement. These works have influenced and inspired music fans for generations and we are proud to induct them into our catalogue of distinguished recordings.”

You can see the full list of the twenty-six new 2016 Grammy Hall of Fame entrants below. Have you followed us on Facebook and Twitter?

AMERICAN BEAUTY, Grateful Dead

THE BASEMENT TAPES, Bob Dylan and the Band

BOOM BOOM, John Lee Hooker

CELEBRATION, Kool & the Gang

“COLD SWEAT—PART 1”, James Brown and the Famous Flames

THE DARK END OF THE STREET, James Carr

“DON’T SIT UNDER THE APPLE TREE (WITH ANYONE ELSE BUT ME)”, Andrews Sisters

ELLA AND LOUIS, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

THE FAT MAN, Fats Domino

FIRST TAKE, Roberta Flack

FLEETWOOD MAC, Fleetwood Mac

FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY, The O’Jays

HEART OF GLASS, Blondie

I LOVE ROCK ‘N ROLL, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

THE LOCO-MOTION, Little Eva

LUSH LIFE, John Coltrane

MARGARITAVILLE, Jimmy Buffett

MILES SMILES, Miles Davis Quintet

PRETENDERS, The Pretenders

RANDY NEWMAN, Randy Newman

ROCK ISLAND LINE, Lead Belly

SHE’S ABOUT A MOVER, Sir Douglas Quintet

SHE’S NOT THERE, The Zombies

THIS TRAIN, Sister Rosetta Tharpe

(WHAT DID I DO TO BE SO) BLACK AND BLUE, Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra

YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL, Joe Cocker

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Blondie Track Joins Grammy Hall of Fame
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Blondie has joined the Grammy Hall of Fame, alongside some pretty heavyweight names.