GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Album Notes

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Best Album Notes

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner

Dead Man's Pop

Bob Mehr, album notes writer (The Replacements)

nominees

At The Minstrel Show: Minstrel Routines From The Studio, 1894-1926

The Bakersfield Sound: Country Music Capital Of The West, 1940-1974

The Missing Link: How Gus Haenschen Got Us From Joplin To Jazz And Shaped The Music Business

Out Of A Clear Blue Sky

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner

Stax '68: A Memphis Story

Steve Greenberg, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

The Gospel According To Malaco

Pedal Steal + Four Corners

Pete Seeger: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
David Evans

Voices Of Mississippi: Artists And Musicians Documented By William Ferris

David Evans, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924

GRAMMYs

4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897: Foundational Recordings Of America’s Iconic Instrument

Ben Ratliff

The 1960 Time Sessions

The Product Of Our Souls: The Sound And Sway Of James Reese Europe's Society Orchestra

Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 (Deluxe Edition)

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner

Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings

Lynell George, album notes writer (Otis Redding)

nominees

Edouard-Léon Scott De Martinville, Inventor Of Sound Recording: A Bicentennial Tribute

Washington Phillips And His Manzarene Dreams

Arthur Q. Smith: The Trouble With The Truth

Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition

The Complete Piano Works Of Scott Joplin

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Sissle And Blake Sing Shuffle Along

Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers (Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle)

nominees

The Complete Monument & Columbia Albums Collection

The Knoxville Sessions, 1929-1930: Knox County Stomp

Ork Records: New York, New York

GRAMMYs

Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism & The Phonograph, 1890-1900

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Joni Mitchell

Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced

Joni Mitchell, album notes writer (Joni Mitchell)

nominees

Portrait Of An American Singer

Songs Of The Night: Dance Recordings, 1916-1925

Folksongs Of Another America: Field Recordings From The Upper Midwest, 1937-1946

Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

Offering: Live At Temple University

Ashley Kahn, album notes writer (John Coltrane)

nominees

Happy: The 1920 Rainbo Orchestra Sides

I'm Just Like You: Sly's Stone Flower 1969-70

The Other Side Of Bakersfield: 1950s & 60s Boppers And Rockers From 'Nashville West', Vol. 1

Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound

The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered & Expanded)

Neil Tesser, album notes writer (John Coltrane)

nominees

Stravinsky: Le Sacre Du Printemps

360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story

Nathan Salsburg

Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard: Hard Time, Good Time & End Time Music, 1923-1936

Call It Art 1964-1965

Electric Music For The Mind & Body

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Billy Vera

Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles

Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)

nominees

Banjo Diary: Lessons From Tradition

First Recordings: 50th Anniversary Edition

The Pearl Sessions

Fernando Gonzalez

Piazzolla In Brooklyn

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As Recorded By The San Francisco Bay By Chris Strachwitz In The 1960s

Adam Machado, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

The Music City Story: Street Corner Doo Wop, Raw R&B And Soulful Sounds From Berkeley, California 1950-75

Neil Diamond

The Bang Years 1966-1968

The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928: The Big Bang Of Country Music

Syl Johnson: Complete Mythology

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Robert Gordon

Keep An Eye On The Sky

Robert Gordon, album notes writer (Big Star)

nominees

Alan Lomax In Haiti: Recordings For The Library Of Congress, 1936-1937

Side Steps

There Breathes A Hope: The Legacy Of John Work II And His Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909-1916

True Love Cast Out All Evil

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Louis Armstrong)

nominees

Johnny Depp

Gonzo: The Life And Work Of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson - Music From The Film

My Dusty Road

Origins Of The Red Hot Mama, 1910-1922

Dance-O-Mania: Harry Yerkes And The Dawn Of The Jazz Age, 1919-1923

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Francis Davis, album notes writer (Miles Davis)

nominees

Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years Of Traditional American Music Documented By Art Rosenbaum

Debate '08: Taft And Bryan Campaign On The Edison Phonograph

Rare & Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul

The Unsung Father Of Country Music: 1925-1934

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

John Work, III: Recording Black Culture

Bruce Nemerov, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

Classic Chu Berry Columbia And Victor Sessions

Off The Record: The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings

Ricky Jay

Ricky Jay Plays Poker

Actionable Offenses: Indecent Phonograph Recordings From The 1890s

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It!

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Fats Waller)

nominees

Good For What Ails You: Music Of The Medicine Shows, 1926-1937

Lost Sounds: Blacks And The Birth Of The Recording Industry 1891-1922

Pirate Radio

There Is A Season

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

The Complete Library Of Congress Recordings By Alan Lomax

John Szwed, album notes writer (Jelly Roll Morton)

nominees

Heaven Must Have Sent You: The Holland/Dozier/Holland Story

Patrick Carr

The Legend

Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959)

You Ain't Talkin' To Me - Charlie Poole And The Roots Of Country Music

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Woody Herman And His Orchestra & Woodchoppers (1945-1947)

Loren Schoenberg, album notes writer (Woody Herman & His Orchestra)

nominees

The Bootleg Series Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964 - Concert at Philharmonic Hall

Carry It On

Let The Buyer Beware

Chris Morris

No Thanks! The '70's Punk Rebellion

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey

Tom Piazza, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings

Peggy Lee - The Singles Collection

Daniel Wolff

Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers - The Complete Specialty Records Recordings

Count Basie And His Orchestra - America's #1 Band! The Columbia Years

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
David Evans

Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues - The Worlds Of Charley Patton

David H. Evans Jr., album notes writer (Charley Patton)

nominees

Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw: Self Portrait

The Golden Road (1965-1973)

Sinatra In Hollywood (1940-1964)

A State Of Wonder: The Complete Goldberg Variations 1955 & 1981

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Richard Pryor...And It's Deep Too! - The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (1968-1992)

Walter Mosley, album notes writer (Richard Pryor)

winner
Elijah Wald

Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection - 1960-2000 The Journey Of Chris Strachwitz

Elijah Wald, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

The Long Road To Freedom - An Anthology Of Black Music

Rhapsodies In Black: Music And Words From The Harlem Renaissance

The Stax Story

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Complete Columbia Recordings 1955-1961

Bob Blumenthal, album notes writer (Miles Davis & John Coltrane)

nominees

Hotcakes & Outtakes: 30 Years Of Little Feat (Album)

The Best of Broadside 1962-1988: Anthems Of The American Underground From The Pages Of Broadside Magazine (Album)

The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions On Verve (Album)

The Remains Of Tom Lehrer (Album)

Yes I Can! The Sammy Davis Jr. Story (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings

Bob Blumenthal, album notes writer (John Coltrane)

nominees

Sony Music 100 Years: Soundtrack For A Century (Album)

The Last Soul Company (Album)

Hank Williams - Live At The Grand Ole Opry (Album)

Daniel Cooper

Ray Charles - The Complete Country And Western Recordings (1959-1986) (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

Miles Davis Quintet 1965-1968

Bob Belden, Todd Coolman & Michael Cuscuna, album notes writers (Miles Davis Quintet)

nominees

Joel Dorn
,
Tom Dowd

Charles Mingus: Passions Of A Man - The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961 (Album)

From Where I Stand: The Black Experience In Country Music (Album)

Kurt Masur

New York Philharmonic: The Historic Broadcasts 1923 To 1987 (Album)

Daniel Cooper

The Complete Hank Williams (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
John Fahey, Peter Stampfel

Anthology Of American Folk Music - 1997 Expanded Edition

nominees

Farewells And Fantasies (Album)

Dave Alvin
,
Billy Vera

Ray Charles Genius And Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection (Album)

Ian Whitcomb

Titanic - Music As Heard On The Fateful Voyage (Album)

Robert Gordon

Anthology (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings

George Avakian, Bob Belden, Bill Kirchner & Phil Schaap, album notes writers (Miles Davis & Gil Evans)

nominees

Mean Old World - The Blues From 1940 To 1994 (Album)

The Complete Capitol Singles Collection (Album)

The Complete Recordings Vol. 5: The Final Chapter (Album)

Mel Tormé

The Mel Tormé Collection 1944 - 1985

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 3: 1972-1975

Rob Bowman, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

Ella - The Legendary Decca Recordings (Album)

I'll Be Seeing You: A Tribute To Carmen McRae (Album)

Lets Do It: Best Of The Verve Years (Album)

25th Anniversary - Retrospective (Album)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Louis Armstrong - Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man 1923-1934

Dan Morgenstern & Loren Schoenberg, album notes writers (Louis Armstrong)

nominees

Don Cherry
,
Ornette Coleman
,
Robert Palmer

Beauty Is A Rare Thing - The Complete Atlantic Recordings (Album)

Otis! The Definitive (Album)

Sam Cooke's SAR Records Story 1959-1965 (Album)

Sonny Rollins

The Complete Bud Powell On Verve (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959

Buck Clayton, Phil Schaap & Joel E. Siegel, album notes writers (Billie Holiday)

nominees

King Of The Blues (Album)

Alan Lomax
,
Robert Palmer

Sounds Of The South-A Musical Journey From The Georgia Sea Islands To The Mississippi Delta Recorded In The Field By Alan Lomax (Album)

The Complete Riverside Recordings (Album)

Elvis From Nashville To Memphis, The Essential 60's Masters I (Album)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Tom Dowd, Dave Marsh

Queen Of Soul - The Atlantic Recordings

Thulani Davis, Tom Dowd, Ahmet Ertegun, Arif Mardin, Dave Marsh, David Ritz & Jerry Wexler, album notes writers (Aretha Franklin)

nominees

Elvis The King Of Rock 'N' Roll - The Complete 50's Masters (Album)

Roots N' Blues The Retrospective (1925-1950) (Album)

Dick Katz

The Complete Capitol Recordings Of The Nat "King" Cole Trio (Album)

You're The Top: Cole Porter In The 1930's (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
GRAMMYs, Nelson George, Harry Weinger

Star Time

James Brown, Nelson George, Alan M. Leeds, Harry Weinger & Cliff White, album notes writers (James Brown)

nominees

Robert Palmer

The Birth Of Soul (Album)

The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare And Unreleased) (Album)

The Complete Stax/Volt Singles 1959-1968 (Album)

The Original Singles Collection...Plus (Album)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Brownie - The Complete Emarcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Clifford Brown)

nominees

Art Pepper: The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Robert Palmer

Bo Diddley - The Chess Box (Album)

Robert Palmer

Muddy Waters - The Chess Box (Album)

David Perry

The Jack Kerouac Collection (Album)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Bird - The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve

Phil Schaap, album notes writer (Charlie Parker)

nominees

American Musical Theater - Shows Songs And Stars (Album)

Dick Katz

Jazz Piano (Album)

Now That's A Good Tune (Album)

The Complete Fantasy Recordings (Album)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Anthony DeCurtis

Crossroads

Anthony DeCurtis, album notes writer (Eric Clapton)

nominees

Virginia Traditions: Southwest Virginia Blues (Album)

Show Boat (Album)

The Classic Hoagy Carmichael (Album)

The Complete Commodore Jazz Recordings, Vol. I

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings

Orrin Keepnews, album notes writer (Thelonious Monk)

nominees

Jimmie Rodgers On Record: America's Blue Yodeler (Album)

Singers And Soloists Of The Swing Bands (Album)

The Bristol Sessions (Album)

The Complete Sun Sessions (Album)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

The Voice - The Columbia Years 1943-1952

nominees

Virtuosi (Album)

Cameron Crowe

Biograph (Album)

Elektrock The Sixties (Album)

David Hall
,
David Hamilton
,
John Stratton

The Mapleson Cylinders (Album)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Sam Cooke Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963

Peter Guralnick, album notes writer (Sam Cooke)

nominees

American Popular Song (Album)

Bleeker And Macdougal - The Folk Scene Of The 60's (Album)

Crossroads - White Blues In The 1960's (Album)

The Girl From Ipanema - The Bossa Nova Years (Album)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Big Band Jazz

Gunther Schuller & Martin Williams, album notes writers (Paul Whiteman, Fletcher Henderson, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Benny Goodman & Others)

nominees

Virginia Traditions/Virginia Work Songs (Field Recordings 1936-1980) (Album)

Z Factor

A Golden Celebration (Album)

Amadeus (Original Soundtrack Recording) (Album)

An Anthology Of Sacred Carols For Classical Guitar (Album)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

The Interplay Sessions

Orrin Keepnews, album notes writer (Bill Evans)

nominees

Giants Of Jazz/Joe Sullivan (Album)

Seven Come Eleven (Album)

The Fugs Greatest Hits, Vol. I (Album)

The Okeh Sessions (Album)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Bunny Berigan - Giants Of Jazz

John Chilton & Richard M. Sudhalter, album notes writers (Bunny Berigan)

nominees

Sixty Years Of Country Music (Album)

The Greatest Country Music Recordings Of All Time (Summary And Glossary) (Album)

Robert Palmer

Young Blood (Album)

An Experiment In Modern Music: Paul Whiteman At Aeolian Hall (Album)

Duke Ellington 1941 (Album)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner

Erroll Garner - Master Of The Keyboard

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Erroll Garner)

nominees

Fats Waller (Giants Of Jazz) (Album)

James P. Johnson (Giants Of Jazz) (Album)

Pee Wee Russell (Giants Of Jazz) (Album)

The Mario Lanza Collection (Album)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Trilogy: Past, Present And Future

David McClintick, album notes writer (Frank Sinatra)

nominees

Lester Young (Giants Of Jazz) (Album)

David Evans

Atlanta Blues: 1933 (Album)

Chicago Concert - 1956 (Album)

Elvis Aron Presley (Album)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
James Patrick, Bob Porter

Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Sessions

James Patrick & Bob Porter, album notes writers (Charlie Parker)

nominees

Billie Holiday (Giants Of Jazz) (Album)

Duke Ellington (Giants Of Jazz) (Album)

Hoagy Carmichael - A Legendary Performer And Composer (Album)

The Magical Music Of Walt Disney

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
GRAMMYs

A Bing Crosby Collection, Vols. I & II

Michael Brooks, album notes writer (Bing Crosby)

nominees

The Individualism Of Pee Wee Russell (Album)

Works Of Carpenter/Gilbert/Weiss/Powell (Album)

Beethoven: 9 Symphonies (Album)

Ellington At Carnegie Hall 1943 (Album)

Alan Lomax

Georgia Sea Island Songs

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Bing Crosby - A Legendary Performer

George T. Simon, album notes writer (Bing Crosby)

nominees

Guy Lombardo: A Legendary Performer (Album)

Jefferson Airplane-Flight Log

Stormy Blues (Billy Holiday) (Album)

GRAMMYs

The Lester Young Story Vol. I (Album)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

The Changing Face Of Harlem - The Savoy Sessions

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Various Artists)

nominees

Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos (Album)

Caruso - A Legendary Performer (Album)

The Blue Sky Boys (Bill And Earl Bolick) (Album)

The Complete Tommy Dorsey, Volume 1/1935 (Album)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Blood On The Tracks

Pete Hamill, album notes writer (Bob Dylan)

winner

Footlifters

Gunther Schuller, album notes writer (Gunther Schuller)

nominees

Joplin: The Complete Works Of Scott Joplin (Album)

Itzhak Perlman

Joplin: The Easy Winners (Album)

A Legendary Performer - Glenn Miller And His Orchestra

Kodaly: Orchestral Works (Complete) (Album)

Korngold: Die Tote Stadt (Album)

Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 (Album)

The English Harpsichord (Byrd, Farnaby, Etc.) (Album)

The Real Lenny Bruce (Album)

Benny Green

The Tatum Solo Masterpieces (Album)

Gagliano: La Dafne (Album)

Gershwin: "Gershwin's S'wonderful" (Album)

Haydn: Symphonies 93-104 (Album)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

The Hawk Flies

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Coleman Hawkins)

winner

Korngold: The Classic Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Rory Guy, album notes writer (Hoelscher/Mattes)

winner

For The Last Time

Charles R. Townsend, album notes writer (Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys)

nominees

Scriabin: Piano Music (Complete) Vol. II (Album)

The Pianist (Album)

Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani (Album)

The World Is Still Waiting For The Sunrise (Album)

Weber: Der Freischutz (Album)

Berlioz: The Damnation Of Faust (Album)

Citizen Kane - The Classic Film Scores of Bernard Herrmann

Humperdinck: Hansel And Gretel (Album)

Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (Album)

50 Years Of Film Music (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recordings)

Mozart: Don Giovanni (Album)

Rachmaninoff: The Bells And Three Russian Songs (Album)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

God Is In The House

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Art Tatum)

winner
Glenn Gould

Hindemith: Sonatas For Piano

Glenn Gould, album notes writer (Glenn Gould, piano)

nominees

Berio: Recital 1 (For Cathy) (Album)

Bizet: Carmen (Album)

Debussy: La Mer/Prelude L'Apres Midi D'Un Faune And Ravel: Daphnis And Chloe Suite #2 (Album)

Dvorák: Piano Quartet In E Flat Major, Op. 87

Haydn: Symphony No. 20 In C - Symphony No. 35 In B Flat (Album)

Lonesome, On'ry And Mean (Album)

Haydn: Symphony No. 36 And Symphony No. 48 (Album)

Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back (Album)

Lionel Newman

Remember Marilyn (Album)

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 In C Minor For Piano (Album)

This Is Jimmie Rodgers (Album)

The Woods So Wild (Album)

Bach: Brandenburg Concerti (Album)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
James Lyons

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 (A London Symphony)

James Lyons, album notes writer (Andre Previn, conductor)

winner

Tom T. Hall's Greatest Hits

Tom T. Hall, album notes writer (Tom T. Hall)

nominees

Julian And John (Album)

Michael Rabin -- In Memoriam (Album)

String Quartets Of The New Viennese School (Album)

Bunny Berigan, His Trumpet And His Orchestra, Volume I (Album)

Lenny Bruce/Carnegie Hall (Album)

Charles Mingus

Let My Children Hear Music (Album)

GRAMMYs

Super Chief (Album)

Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini (Album)

Haydn: Symphonies (Complete) Vols. 4 And 5 (Album)

John Ogdon Plays Alkan (Album)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Sam, Hard And Heavy

Sam Samudio, album notes writer (Sam Samudio)

nominees

The Genius Of Louis Armstrong (Album)

This Is Benny Goodman (Album)

Tom West

Honky Tonkin' With Charlie Walker (Album)

Louis Armstrong July 4, 1900 - July 6, 1971 (Album)

Miles Davis (Album)

James Lyons

Music Of Varese (Album)

Piano Rags By Scott Joplin (Album)

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

The World's Greatest Blues Singer

Chris Albertson, album notes writer (Bessie Smith)

nominees

I Do Not Play No Rock 'n Roll (Album)

Judy. London. 1969. (Album)

Sixteen All Time Greatest Hits (Album)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Album)

As I See It (Album)

Bitches Brew (Album)

Hold Back The World (Album)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner
Johnny Cash

Nashville Skyline

Johnny Cash, album notes writer (Bob Dylan)

nominees

Chicago Mess Around (Album)

Joan Baez

David's Album (Album)

John Hartford (Album)

Mabel Mercer And Bobby Short At Town Hall (Album)

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner
Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison

Johnny Cash, album notes writer (Johnny Cash)

nominees

Francis A. And Edward K. - Francis Albert Sinatra And Edward Kennedy Ellington (Album)

Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits (Album)

Anthology Of Indian Music, Volume One (Album)

Ethel Waters On Stage And Screen 1925-1940 (Album)

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Suburban Attitudes In Country Verse

John D. Loudermilk, album notes writer (John D. Loudermilk)

nominees

Extra Special (Album)

Francis Albert Sinatra/Antonio Carlos Jobim (Album)

Listen! (Album)

The Earth (Album)

The Far East Suite (Album)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Sinatra At The Sands

Stan Cornyn, album notes writer (Frank Sinatra)

nominees

Edward R. Murrow - A Reporter Remembers - Vol. 1 The War Years (Album)

The Ellington Era, Vol. II (Album)

Ben Colder Strikes Again

Dr. Zhivago (Album)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

September Of My Years

Stan Cornyn, album notes writer (Frank Sinatra)

nominees

Berg: Wozzeck (Album)

Father And Son - Hank Williams Sr. And Hank Williams Jr. (Album)

Grand Terrace Band (Album)

The Voice Of The Uncommon Man (Album)

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Mexico (Legacy Collection)

Carleton Beals & Stanton Catlin, album notes writers (Carlos Chavez)

nominees

Jack Tracy

Quincy Jones Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini (Album)

The Definitive Piaf (Album)

The Young Chevalier (Album)

Beyond The Fringe '64 (Album)

Stan Getz
,
João Gilberto

Getz/Gilberto (Album)

Mahler: Symphony No 5 In C Sharp Minor/Berg: "Wozzeck" Excerpts (Album)

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

The Ellington Era

Stanley Dance & Leonard Feather, album notes writers (Duke Ellington)

nominees

Evening Of Elizabethan Music (Album)

The Amazing Amanda Ambrose (Album)

The Badmen (Album)

Harold Arlen

The Barbra Streisand Album (Album)

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (Album)