GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Traditional Folk Album incl. Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording/Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording

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Best Traditional Folk Album incl. Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording/Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording

 

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Joe Henry

Genuine Negro Jig

Joe Henry, producer; Ryan Freeland, engineer/mixer

nominees

Memories Of John

The John Hartford Stringband

Maria Muldaur

Maria Muldaur & Her Garden Of Joy

Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs Solo: Songs My Dad Loved

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project

Dick Connette, producer; Scott Lehrer & Alex Venguer, engineers/mixers

nominees

Polka Cola: Music That Refreshes

Singing Through The Hard Times: A Tribute To Utah Phillips

(Various Artists)

David Holt

Cutting Loose

Maura O'Connell

Naked With Friends

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Pete Seeger

At 89

David Bernz, Jim Musselman & Pete Seeger, producers; Jonathon Dickau, engineer

nominees

Kathy Mattea
Tom Paxton

Comedians & Angels

Peggy Seeger

Bring Me Home

Strangers In Another Country

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Levon Helm, Larry Campbell, Amy Helm

Dirt Farmer

Larry Campbell & Amy Helm, producers; Justin Guip, engineer

nominees

Banjo Talkin'

Charlie Louvin

Charlie Louvin

David Bromberg

Try Me One More Time

Peter Case

Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Bruce Springsteen

We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions

Bob Clearmountain & Toby Scott, engineers/mixers

nominees

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

I Stand Alone

Odetta

Gonna Let It Shine

Linda Ronstadt

Adieu False Heart

Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy

A Distant Land To Roam

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Tim O'Brien

Fiddler's Green

Tim O'Brien, producer; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer

nominees

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Come On Back

Tom Paxton

Live In The UK

Jo-El Sonnier

Cajun Mardi Gras!

The Chieftains

Live From Dublin - A Tribute To Derek Bell

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Beautiful Dreamer - The Songs Of Stephen Foster

(Various Artists)

nominees

Gitane Cajun

The Morning Glory Ramblers

Norman & Nancy Blake

My Last Go Round

Rosalie Sorrels & Friends

Dave Van Ronk

...And The Tin Pan Bended, And The Story Ended...

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
June Carter Cash, John Carter Cash, Chuck Turner

Wildwood Flower

John Carter Cash, producer; Chuck Turner, engineer/mixer

nominees

Steve Forbert

Any Old Time

Doc Watson
,
Ricky Skaggs

The Three Pickers

Pete Seeger

Seeds: The Songs Of Pete Seeger, Volume 3

Pete Seeger & Friends

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Doc Watson, David Holt

Steven Heller & David Holt, producers; Steven Heller, engineer/mixer

nominees

Fiddlers 4

Fiddlers 4 (Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger & Rushad Eggleston)

Marcy Marxer

Postcards

Jorma Kaukonen

Blue Country Heart

Peter Rowan
,
Don Edwards

High Lonesome Cowboy

Evangeline Made - A Tribute To Cajun Music

(Various Artists)

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Down From The Mountain

(Various Artists)

Mike Piersante, engineer

nominees

Hamilton Ironworks

Roger McGuinn

Treasures From The Folk Den

Roger McGuinn (& Various Artists)

Avalon Blues - A Tribute To The Music Of Mississippi John Hurt

(Various Artists)

Looking Back Tomorrow: BeauSoleil Live!

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Dave Alvin

Public Domain - Songs From The Wild Land

Dave Alvin, producer; Mark Linett, engineer

nominees

Jo-El Sonnier

Cajun Blood (Album)

Far Away, Down On A Georgia Farm (Album)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Live At The Royal Albert Hall (Album)

Natalie MacMaster

My Roots Are Showing (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
June Carter Cash

Press On

nominees

David Grisman

Retrograss (Album)

Bill Morrissey

Songs Of Mississippi John Hurt (Album)

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

The Long Ride (Album)

Richard Watson

Third Generation Blues (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
The Chieftains

Long Journey Home

nominees

Chattanooga Sugar Babe (Album)

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Friends Of Mine (Album)

Greg Brown

Slant 6 Mind (Album)

Southern Banjo Sounds (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

L'amour Ou La Folie

nominees

Jo-El Sonnier

Cajun Pride (Album)

Deep Water (Album)

Heart Songs: The Old Time Country Songs Of Utah Phillips (Album)

There Ain't No Way Out (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
Pete Seeger

nominees

Wild Hog In The Red Brush (Album)

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Intoxicated Spirit (Album)

The Hobo's Last Ride (Album)

Norman And Nancy Blake

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Thuthukani Ngoxolo - Let's Develop In Peace (Album)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Ramblin' Jack Elliott

South Coast

nominees

Dave Van Ronk

From.... Another Time And Place

Laurie Lewis

The Oak And The Laurel

Then And Now

While Passing Along This Way

Norman And Nancy Blake

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Bob Dylan

World Gone Wrong

nominees

L'Echo (Album)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Liph' Iqiniso (Album)

Ritual - Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares (Album)

Third Annual Farewell Reunion (Album)

John Renbourn

Wheel Of Fortune (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
The Chieftains

The Celtic Harp

nominees

Bill Morrissey
,
Greg Brown

Friend Of Mine (Album)

Melody, Rhythm And Harmony (Album)

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares

Our Town (Album)

Trace Of Time (Album)

William Eaton

Ancestral Voices (Album)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
The Chieftains

An Irish Evening - Live At The Grand Opera House, Belfast

nominees

A Cathedral Concert (Album)

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares

David Holt

Grandfather's Greatest Hits (Album)

Just Gimme Somethin' I'm Used To (Album)

Le Trio Cadien (Album)

D. L. Menard, Eddie LeJeune, Ken Smith

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

The Civil War - Original Soundtrack

(Various Artists)

nominees

Doc Watson

My Dear Old Southern Home (Album)

Solo-Oldtime Country Music (Album)

Alligator Man (Album)

Jimmy C. Newman (And Cajun Country)

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares Vol. 3 (Album)

(Various Artists)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
Doc Watson

On Praying Ground

nominees

Brazil Forro: Music For Maids And Taxi Drivers (Album)

(Various Artists)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Classic Tracks (Album)

Let's Get Cajun (Album)

Old Time Duets (Album)

Partisans Of Vilna: Songs Of World War II Jewish Resistance (Album)

(Various Artists)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares, Vol. II

(Bulgarian State Female Vocal Choir)

nominees

Now That's A Good Tune (Album)

Masters Of Traditional Missouri Fiddling

A La Veille Facon (Album)

American Indian Dance Theatre (Album)

Various American Indian Tribes

Blind Dog (Album)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Folkways -- A Vision Shared: A Tribute To Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly

(Various Artists)

nominees

Van Morrison

Irish Heartbeat (Album)

Van Morrison And The Chieftans

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Journey Of Dreams (Album)

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares (Album)

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares

Bob Dylan

Pretty Boy Floyd (Track)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Ladysmith Black Mambazo

nominees

Mbube Roots - Zulu Choral Music From South Africa (Album)

Bantu Glee Singers, Crocodiles, Shooting Stars And Others

Zulu Men's Singing Competition (Album)

(Various Artists)

Michael Doucet

Belizaire The Cajun (Original Soundtrack) (Album)

Michael Doucet And Beausoleil

The Chieftains

Celtic Wedding (Album)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
Doc Watson

Riding The Midnight Train

nominees

Pete Seeger

20th Anniversary Concert (Album)

Queen Ida

Caught In The Act (Album)

Hot Steppin' With Rockin' Sidney (Album)

Buckwheat Zydeco

Waitin' For My Ya Ya

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

My Toot Toot

nominees

Souvenirs (Album)

Buckwheat Zydeco

Turning Point

Zydeco Gris-Gris (Album)

Live At The San Francisco Blues Festival (Album)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Elizabeth Cotten Live!

nominees

Buckwheat Zydeco

100% Fortified Zydeco

Good Rockin' (Album)

Queen Ida

On A Saturday Night (Album)

Boys Of The Lough

Open Road (Album)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

I'm Here

Clifton Chenier & His Red Hot Louisiana Band

nominees

Ravi Shankar

Raga Mishra Piloo (Album)

Alan Stivell

Renaissance Of The Celtic Harp (Album)

King Sunny Ade

Synchro System (Album)

King Sunny Ade And His African Beats

The Chieftains

The Grey Fox (Album)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Zydeco Band On Tour

Queen Ida

nominees

Boys Of The Lough

In The Tradition (Album)

Live In America (Album)

Klezmorim

Metropolis (Album)

Reggae Sunsplash '81, A Tribute To Bob Marley (Album)

(Various Artists)

Tennessee: Folk Heritage - The Mountains (Album)

(Various Artists)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
B.B. King

There Must Be A Better World Somewhere

nominees

Koko Taylor

From The Heart Of A Woman (Album)

Albert Collins

Frozen Alive (Album)

Lovie Lee
,
Carey Bell

Living Chicago Blues Vol. IV

Blues Deluxe (Album)

(Various Artists)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Rare Blues

(Various Artists)

nominees

Atlanta Blues: 1933 (Album)

The Chieftains

Boil The Breakfast Early (Album)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson

Kidney Stew Is Fine (Album)

Queen Ida

Queen Ida And The Bon Temps Zydeco Band In New Orleans (Album)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Muddy Waters

Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live

nominees

New England Traditional Fiddling (Album)

New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival

Eubie Blake, Charles Mingus, Roosevelt Sykes, Clifton Chenier

So Many Roads (Album)

The Chieftains

The Chieftains 7 (Album)

Albert Collins

Ice Pickin' (Album)

Laugh Your Blues Away (Album)

Uncle Dave Macon

Living Chicago Blues, Vol. 3 (Album)

Lonnie Brooks Blues Band, Pinetop Perkins And Sons of Blues, Lurie Bell, Billy Preston, Billy Branch

Living Chicago Blues, Vol. I (Album)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Muddy Waters

I'm Ready

nominees

Chicago Blues At Home (Album)

(Various Artists)

Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Louisiana Band In New Orleans (Album)

I Hear Some Blues Downstairs

Memphis Slim
,
Matt "Guitar" Murphy

U.S.A.

Memphis Slim And His House Rockers, Featuring Matt "Guitar" Murphy

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
Muddy Waters

Hard Again

nominees

Willie Dixon

What Happened To My Blues (Album)

Junior Wells

Blues Hit Big Town (Album)

Right Place, Wrong Time (Album)

Joe Turner

Things That I Used To Do (Album)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Mark Twang

nominees

Shotts And Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

Bagpipe Marches And Music Of Scotland (Album)

Hound Dog Taylor

Beware Of The Dog (Album)

If You Love These Blues, Play 'em As You Please (Album)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
Muddy Waters

The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album

nominees

Wake Up Dead Man (Black Convict Work Songs) (Album)

(Various Artists)

Koko Taylor

I Got What It Takes (Album)

Memphis Slim

Memphis Blues (Album)

Music Of Guatemala (Album)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner
Doc Watson

Two Days In November

nominees

Big Daddy (Album)

Willie Dixon

Catalyst (Album)

Muddy Waters

London Revisited (Album)

The Back Door Wolf (Album)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
Doc Watson

Then And Now

nominees

John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker's Detroit (1948-1952) (Album)

Leadbelly (Live In Concert) (Album)

King Curtis
,
Champion Jack Dupree

Blues At Montreaux (Album)

Muddy Waters

Can't Get No Grindin' (Album)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
Muddy Waters

The London Muddy Waters Session

nominees

Blues Piano Orgy (Album)

Little Brother Montgomery, Roosevelt Sykes, Sunnyland Slim, Speckled Red, Otis Spann, Curtis Jones

Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin' Strikes (Album)

John Lee Hooker

Live At Soledad Prison

GRAMMYs

Walking The Blues (Album)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner
Muddy Waters

They Call Me Muddy Waters

nominees

GRAMMYs

Stormy Monday Blues

The Esso Trinidad Steel Band (Album)

18th Century Traditional Music Of Japan (Album)

Javanese Court Gamelan (Album)

Javanese Players

Message To The Young (Album)

Mississippi Fred McDowell

Mississippi Fred McDowell (Album)

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner
GRAMMYs

Good Feelin'

nominees

Black Music Of South America (Album)

(Various Artists)

Folk Fiddling From Sweden

Mississippi Fred McDowell

I Do Not Play No Rock N' Roll (Single)

Muddy Waters

Sail On

Shree Rag (Album)