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GRAMMY HALL OF FAME ADDS 29

The Grammy Hall Of Fame will add 29 new titles in the class of 2021, including albums and singles from A Tribe Called Quest, Bruce Springsteen, Irma Thomas and others. "We Are The World" and "Y.M.C.A." are on the list.

Recording Academy Chair and Interim President/CEO Harvey Mason Jr. said, "Each recording has had a significant impact on our culture, and it is an honor to add them to our distinguished catalog."

To be eligible a recording needs to be at least 25 years old. Pearl Jam’s Ten and ATCQ’s The Low End Theory are the most recent records on the list—both are from 1991—while the oldest are 1924’s "Wreck Of The Old 97" by Vernon Dalhart and Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie’s 1929 rendition of  "When the Levee Breaks."

2021 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees

"Au Clair De La Lune" - Édouard-Léon Scott De Martinville
 Blues Breakers -John Mayall With Eric Clapton
Canciones de mi Padre - Linda Ronstadt
"Clean Up Woman" - Betty Wright
"Copenhagen" - Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra
"Don't Stop Believin'" - Journey
"Freight Train" - Elizabeth Cotton
Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.- Bruce Springsteen
Horses - Patti Smith
Hot Buttered Soul - Isaac Hayes
In the Right Place - Dr. John
Licensed to Ill - Beastie Boys
Mad Dogs & Englishmen - Joe Cocker
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at "The Club" - The Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major - Leonard Bernstein With The Philharmonia Orchestra Of London
Schoenberg: The Four String Quartets - Kolisch String Quartet
So - Peter Gabriel
"Solitude" - Billie Holiday
Ten - Pearl Jam
Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
The Cars - The Cars
"The Gambler" - Kenny Rogers
The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest  
"Time Is on My Side" - Irma Thomas
Trio - Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris
"We Are the World" - USA For Africa
"When the Levee Breaks" - Kansas Joe And Memphis Minnie
"Wreck of the Old 97" - Vernon Dalhart 
"Y.M.C.A." - Village People  

 In a related story, attendees of Trump rallies still don't get the irony of dancing around to "Y.M.C.A."

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