1975 Grammy Award Winners

1975 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: March 1, 1975
Held at: Uris Theatre, New York, New York
Host: Andy Williams
Eligibility Year: October 16, 1973 – October 15, 1974

1975 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
I Honestly Love You – Olivia Newton-John
Album of the Year:
Fulfillingness’ First Finale, Stevie Wonder (Tamla/Motown)

Song of the Year:
The Way We Were – Marilyn and Alan Bergman and Marvin Hamlisch, songwriters

Best New Artist of the Year:
Marvin Hamlisch

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male:
Fulfillingness’ First Finale, Stevie Wonder

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female:
I Honestly Love You – Olivia Newton-John

Best Pop Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus:
Band on the Run – Paul McCartney and Wings

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
The Entertainer – Marvin Hamlisch

Best Rhythm and Blues Song:
Living for the City – Stevie Wonder, songwriter

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male:
Boogie on Reggae Woman – Stevie Wonder

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female:
Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing – Aretha Franklin

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus:
Tell Me Something Good – Rufus

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance:
TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia), MFSB

Best Jazz Performance By a Soloist:
First Recordings!, Charlie Parker

Best Jazz Performance By a Group:
The Trio, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass and Niels Pedersen

Best Jazz Performance By a Big Band:
Thundering Herd, Woody Herman

Best Country Song:
A Very Special Love Song – Norris Wilson and Billy Sherrill, songwriters

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male:
Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends – Ronnie Milsap

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female:
Love Song, Anne Murray

Best Country Vocal Performance By a Duo or Group:
Fairytale – Pointer Sisters

Best Country Instrumental Performance:
The Atkins-Travis Traveling Show, Chet Atkins and Merle Travis

Best Gospel Performance:
The Baptism of Jesse Taylor – Oak Ridge Boys

Best Soul Gospel Performance:
In the Ghetto, James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir

Best Inspirational Performance:
How Great Thou Art – Elvis Presley

Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording:
Two Days in November, Doc and Merle Watson

Best Instrumental Arrangement:
Threshold – Pat Williams, arranger

Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists:
Down to You – Joni Mitchell and Tom Scott, arrangers

Best Instrumental Composition:
Tubular Bells (Theme From The Exorcist), Mike Oldfield, composer

Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album:
Raisin, Judd Woldin and Robert Britten, composers (Columbia)

Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special:
The Way We Were, Marvin Hamlisch and Alan and Marilyn Bergman, composers (Columbia)

Album of the Year, Classical:
Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony (London)

Best Classical Performance, Orchestra:
Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony

Best Chamber Music Performance:
Brahms and Schumann Trios, Artur Rubinstein, Henryk Szeryng and Pierre Fournier

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto No. 1, David Oistrakh

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra):
Albeniz, Iberia, Alicia de Larrocha

Best Opera Recording:
Puccini, La Bohème, Sir Georg Solti conducting London Philharmonic; solos: Caballé, Domingo, Milnes, Blegen and Raimondi (RCA)

Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera):
Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust, Colin Davis conducting London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Ambrosian Singers and Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir; solos: Gedda, Bastin, Veasey and Van Allen

Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance:
Leontyne Price Sings Richard Strauss, Leontyne Price

Best Comedy Recording:
That Nigger’s Crazy, Richard Pryor (Partee/Stax)

Best Spoken Word Recording:
Good Evening, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore (Island)

Best Recording for Children:
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, Sebastian Cabot, Sterling Holloway and Paul Winchell (Disneyland)

Best Album Package:
Come and Gone, Ed Thrasher and Christopher Whorf, art directors (Warner Bros.)

Best Album Notes (tie):
For the Last Time, Charles R. Townsend, annotator (United Artists)
The Hawk Flies, Dan Morgenstern, annotator (Milestone)

Best Album Notes, Classical:
The Classic Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Rory Guy, annotator (Angel)

Best Producer of the Year:
Thom Bell

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