1965 Grammy Award Winners

1965 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: April 13, 1965
Televised “Best on Record” May 18, 1965
Held at: Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills
Host/Emcee: Steve Allen
Eligibility Year: December 1, 1963 – November 30, 1964

1965 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
The Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto
Album of the Year:
Getz/Gilberto, Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto (Verve)

Song of the Year:
Hello, Dolly! – Jerry Herman, songwriter

Best New Artist of 1964:
The Beatles

Most Promising New Recording Artist:
Marilyn Horne

Best Vocal Performance, Male:
Hello, Dolly! – Louis Armstrong

Best Vocal Performance, Female:
People – Barbra Streisand

Best Performance By a Vocal Group:
A Hard Day’s NightA Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles

Best Performance By a Chorus:
The Swingle Singers Going Baroque – Swingle Singers

Best Rock and RollRock and Roll Recording:
Downtown – Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)

Best Rhythm and Blues Recording:
How Glad I Am – Nancy Wilson (Capitol)

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Small Group or Soloist With Small Group:
Getz/Gilberto, Stan Getz

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Large Group or Soloist With Large Group:
Guitar From Ipanema – Laurindo Almeida

Best Original Jazz Composition:
The Cat – Lalo Schifrin, Composer

Best Country and Western Single
Dang Me – Roger Miller

Best Country and Western Album:
Dang Me/Chug-a-Lug – Roger Miller (Smash):

Best Country and Western Song:
Dang Me – Roger Miller, songwriter

Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Male:
Dang Me – Roger Miller

Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Female:
Here Comes My Baby – Dottie West

Best New Country and Western Artist of 1964:
Roger Miller

Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical):
Great GospelGreat Gospel Songs – Tennessee Ernie Ford (Capitol)

Best Folk Recording:
We’ll Sing in the Sunshine – Gale Garnett (RCA)

Best Instrumental Arrangement:
The Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini, arranger

Best Accompaniment Arrangement for Vocalist(s) or Instrumentalist(s):
People – Peter Matz, arranger

Best Instrumental Composition (Other Than Jazz):
The Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini, Composer

Best Instrumental Performance, Non-Jazz
The Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini

Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album:
Funny Girl – Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, composers (Capitol)

Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show:
Mary Poppins, Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, composers

Album of the Year, Classical:
Bernstein, Symphony No. 3 (‘Kaddish’) – Leonard Bernstein conducting New York Philharmonic Orchestra (Columbia)

Best Classical Performance, Orchestra:
Mahler, Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor; Berg, ‘Wozzeck’ Excerpts – Erich Leinsdorf conducting Boston Symphony

Best Chamber Performance, Instrumental:
Beethoven, Trio No. 1 in E-Flat, Op. 1, No. 1 – Jascha Heifetz and Gregor Piatigorsky; Jacob LateinerJacob Lateiner, pianist

Best Chamber Music Performance, Vocal:
It Was a Lover and His Lass, Morley, Byrd and others – Noah GreenbergNoah Greenberg conducting New York Pro MusicaNew York Pro Musica

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Prokofiev, Concerto No. 1 in D Major for Violin, Isaac Stern; Eugene Ormandy conducting Philadelphia Orchestra

Best Performance, Instrumental Soloist (Without Orchestra):
Vladimir Horowitz Plays Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin (Beethoven, Sonata No. 8 Pathetique; Debussy, Preludes; Chopin, Etudes and ScherzosScherzos 1’4) – Vladimir Horowitz

Best OperaOpera Recording:
Bizet, Carmen – Herbert von Karajan conducting Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus; solos: Price, Corelli, Merrill and Freni (RCA)

Best Classical Choral Performance (Other Than Opera):
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols – Robert Shaw conducting Robert Shaw Chorale

Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance (With or Without Orchestra):
Berlioz, Nuits d’Ete Falla: El Amor Brujo, Leontyne Price – Fritz Reiner conducting Chicago Symphony

Best Classical Composition By a Contemporary Composer:
Samuel Barber – Concerto

Best Comedy Performance:
I Started Out as a Child – Bill Cosby

Best Documentary, Spoken Word or Drama Recording (Other Than Comedy):
BBC Tribute toTribute to John F. Kennedy, That Was the Week That Was, cast (Decca)

Best Recording for Children:
Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke (Buena Vista)

Best Album Cover:
People – Robert Cato, art director; Don Bronstein, photographer (Columbia)

Best Album Cover, Classical:
Saint-SaënsSaint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals; Britten, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Robert Jones, art director; Jan Balet, graphic artist (RCA)

Best Album Notes:
Mexico (Legacy Collection) – Stanton Catlin and Carleton Beals, annotators (Columbia)