Posted: 30 November, 2016
by Triple M Rock News
Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Being Honoured By Grammy Hall Of Fame
25 years after its release and the Nirvana hit single is still making headlines.
The Grammy Hall of Fame announced this week the induction of 25 new songs in 2017, including the Nirvana classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’.
The Grammy Hall of Fame was established by The Recording Academy’s National Trustees in 1973 to honour recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old and the Nirvana hit single was added as soon it could qualify.
Along with Nirvana other rock'n'rollers added to the list is R.E.M, Deep Purple, Prince and David Bowie.
Check out the full list below:
- ABC- The Jackson 5
- Changes - David Bowie
- The City of New Orleans - Arlo Guthrie
- (Hep-Hep!) The Jumpin' Jive - Cab Calloway And His Orchestra
- I Can't Make You Love Me - Bonnie Raitt
- I Get Around - The Beach Boys
- I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher
- Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
- Lady Sings the Blues - Billie Holiday
- Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
- Maggie May - Rod Stewart
- Mission-Impossible - Lalo Schifrin
- Okie From Muskogee - Merle Haggard
- Sing o' the Times - Prince
- Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
- Smoke of the Water - Deep Purple
- Stack O'Lee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
- Statesboro Blues - Blind Willie McTell
- Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A
- Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) - Sly & The Family Stone
- Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers
- The Wanderer - Dion
- When the Saints Go Marching In - Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
- You Always Hurt the One You Love- Mills Brothers
- You Don't Own Me- Lesley Gore
This is going to a ceremony to look forward to!
Listen to our Grammy Hall of Fame 2017 playlist below: