1967 Grammy Award Winners

1967 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: March 2, 1967
Televised “Best On Record” May 24, 1967
Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York
Eligibility Year: November 2, 1965 – November 1, 1966
There was no “Best New Artist” award – sorry Neil Diamond, Monkees, Tommy James, Sergio Mendes, Mamas and the Papas, B.J. Thomas, Percy Sledge and others!

1967 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Strangers in the Night – Frank Sinatra
Album of the Year:
Sinatra: A Man and His Music, Frank Sinatra (Reprise)

Song of the Year:
Michelle – John Lennon and Paul McCartney, songwriters

Best Vocal Performance, Male:
Strangers in the Night – Frank Sinatra

Best Vocal Performance, Female:
If He Walked Into My Life – Eydie Gormé

Best Performance By a Vocal Group:
A Man and a Woman – Anita Kerr Singers

Best Performance By a Chorus:
Somewhere, My Love (Lara’s Theme From Dr. Zhivago), Ray Conniff and Singers

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Recording:
Winchester Cathedral – New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Solo Vocal Performance, Male or Female:
Eleanor Rigby – Paul McCartney

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental:
Monday, Monday – Mamas and the Papas

Best Rhythm and Blues Recording:
Crying Time – Ray Charles (ABC/Paramount)

Best Rhythm and Blues Solo Vocal Performance, Male or Female:
Crying Time – Ray Charles

Best Rhythm and Blues Group, Vocal or Instrumental:
Hold It Right There – Ramsey Lewis

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group or Soloist With Group:
Goin’ Out of My Head – Wes Montgomery

Best Original Jazz Composition:
In the Beginning God – Duke Ellington, composer

Best Country and Western Song:
Almost Persuaded – Billy Sherrill and Glenn Sutton, songwriters

Best Country and Western Recording:
Almost Persuaded – David Houston (Epic)

Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Male:
Almost Persuaded – David Houston

Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Female:
Don’t Touch Me – Jeannie Seely

Best Sacred Recording (Musical):
Grand Old Gospel, Porter Wagoner and the Blackwood Brothers (RCA)

Best Folk Recording:
Blues in the Street, Cortelia Clark (RCA)

Best Instrumental Arrangement:
What Now My Love – Herb Alpert, arranger

Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist:
Strangers in the Night – Ernie Freeman, arranger

Best Instrumental Theme:
Batman Theme – Neal Hefti, composer

Best Instrumental Performance (Other Than Jazz):
What Now My Love – Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album:
Mame, Jerry Herman, composer (Columbia)

Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show:
Dr. Zhivago, Maurice Jarre, composer

Album of the Year, Classical:
Ives, Symphony No. 1 in D Minor, Morton Gould conducting Chicago Symphony (RCA)

Best Classical Performance, Orchestra:
Mahler, Symphony No. 6 in A Minor, Erich Leinsdorf conducting Boston Symphony

Best Chamber Music Performance, Instrumental or Vocal:
Boston Symphony Chamber Players, Boston Symphony Chamber Players

Best Classical Music Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With or Without Orchestra):
Baroque Guitar, Julian Bream

Best Opera Recording:
Wagner, Die Walkure, Georg Solti conducting Vienna Philharmonic; solos: Nilsson, Crespin, Ludwig, King and Hotter (London)

Best Classical Choral Performance (Other Than Opera) (tie):
Handel, Messiah, Robert Shaw conducting Robert Shaw Chorale and Orchestra
Ives, Music for Chorus, Gregg Smith conducting Columbia Chamber Orchestra, Gregg Smith Singers and Ithaca College Concert Choir; George Bragg conducting Texas Boys Choir

Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance (With or Without Orchestra):
Prima Donna, Leontyne Price; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli conducting RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra

Best Comedy Performance:
Wonderfulness, Bill Cosby

Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording:
Edward R. Murrow: A Reporter Remembers?Vol. I The War Years, Edward R. Murrow (Columbia)

Best Recording for Children:
Dr. Seuss Presents: If I Ran the Zoo and Sleep Book – Marvin Miller (RCA)

Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts:
Revolver, Klaus Voormann, graphic artist (Capitol)

Best Album Cover, Photography:
Confessions of a Broken Man, Les Leverette, photographer; Robert Jones, art director (RCA)

Best Album Notes:
Sinatra at the Sands, Stan Cornyn, annotator (Reprise)