Wednesday, December 8, 2010

GRAMMY Hall of Fame adds recordings by Clifton Chenier, The Meters, Sidney Bechet, Fats Domino

The Recording Academy announced the newest additions to its GRAMMY Hall of Fame collection on December 7th. The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was created in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old.

2011 inductees include recordings by Clifton Chenier (1976 Arhoolie Records album "Bogalusa Boogie"), The Meters (1969 Josie Records single "Cissy Strut"), Sidney Bechet (1939 Blue Note single "Summertime"), and Fats Domino (1960 Imperial Records single "Walking to New Orleans."

For a list of all GRAMMY Hall of Fame recordings by Louisiana music artists, visit the Louisiana Music at the Grammy Awards section of

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