Music by David Bowie, Prince, N.W.A, Nirvana and More Added to Grammy Hall of Fame
Other additions include The Jackson 5's "ABC," Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock," Billie Holiday's 'Lady Sings the Blues,' Merle Haggard's 'Okie From Muskogee' and The Beach Boys' "I Get Around."
The Recording Academy on Monday announced 25 new musical works that will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame, including pieces by Prince, David Bowie, Nirvana, N.W.A and more.
"The Grammy Hall of Fame represents all genres of music, acknowledging the diversity of musical expression for which The Academy has become renowned," said The Recording Academy president and CEO Neil Portnow in a statement. "Memorable and inspiring, these recordings are proudly added to our growing catalog and are an integral part of our musical, social and cultural history."
The selected singles and album recordings are all at least 25 years old to meet requirements for selection, spanning genres. Among those artists listed above, they also include The Jackson 5's "ABC," Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock," Billie Holiday's Lady Sings the Blues, Merle Haggard's Okie From Muskogee and The Beach Boys' "I Get Around."
With this year's additions, there will be 1,038 recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The full list of new inductees:
Arlo Guthrie – "The City of New Orleans"
The Beach Boys – "I Get Around"
Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues
Blind Willie McTell – "Statesboro Blues"
Bonnie Raitt – "I Can't Make You Love Me"
Cab Calloway and His Orchestra – "(Hep-Hep!) The Jumpin' Jive"
David Bowie – "Changes"
Deep Purple – "Smoke on the Water"
Dion – "The Wanderer"
Elvis Presley – "Jailhouse Rock"
The Everly Brothers – "Wake Up Little Susie"
The Jackson 5 – "ABC"
Lalo Schifrin – "Mission: Impossible"
Lesley Gore – "You Don't Own Me"
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra – "When the Saints Go Marching In"
Merle Haggard – Okie From Muskogee
Mills Brothers – "You Always Hurt the One You Love"
Mississippi John Hurt – "Stack O'Lee Blues"
N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton
Nirvana – "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Prince – Sign 'O' the Times
R.E.M. – "Losing My Religion"
Rod Stewart – "Maggie May"
Sly & The Family Stone – "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)"
Sonny & Cher – "I Got You Babe"
This article first appeared on Billboard.com.