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'Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965' wins Grammy for Best Historical Album

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On Jan. 26, 2014, the Rolling Stones' "Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965" won a Grammy Award for Best Historical Album. The winners were announced at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. "Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965" is the soundtrack to the Rolling Stones documentary of the same name that was released on DVD/Blu-ray in November 2012. Recordings eligible for nomination had to be released in the U.S. between Nov. 1, 2012 and Oct. 31, 2013.

CBS had the live telecast of Grammy Awards in the U.S., but most of the Grammy Awards are given out during the non-televised portion of the ceremony. The non-televised portion of the ceremony is streamed live on the official Grammy Awards website. The Rolling Stones were not at the awards show.

The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album goes to the album's producer(s) and engineer(s). Therefore, the award went to "Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965" compilation producers Teri Landi, Andrew Loog Oldham and Steve Rosenthal, as well as mastering engineer Bob Ludwig.

As previously reported, Oldham (who was the Rolling Stones' manager from 1963 to 1967) is also set to be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10, 2014.

The Best Historical Album category had a tie: The other winner was Bill Withers' "The Complete Sussex And Columbia Albums." The compilation producer is Leo Sacks. The mastering engineers are Joseph M. Palmaccio, Tom Ruff and Mark Wilder.

Two other releases from the Rolling Stones got Grammy nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, but they did not win.

Here are the nominations, including all the nominees in the categories. The winners are in bold type and asterisked.

Best Rock Song

This award is given to the songwriter(s).

  • Rolling Stones, "Doom and Gloom" — Songwriters: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
  • Gary Clark Jr., "Ain't Messin 'Round" — Songwriter: Gary Clark Jr.
  • Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear, "Cut Me Some Slack" — Songwriters: Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear*
  • Black Sabbath, "God Is Dead?" — Songwriters: Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi and Ozzy Osbourne
  • Muse, "Panic Station" — Songwriter: Matthew Bellamy

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

This award is given to the art director(s).

  • The Rolling Stones, "The Brussels Affair" — Art directors: Charles Dooher and Scott Sandler
  • Mayer Hawthorne, "How Do You Do" (Limited Edition Box Set) — Art director: Mayer Hawthorne
  • Mumford & Sons, "The Road To Red Rocks" (Special Edition) — Art director: Ross Stirling
  • Various Artists, "The Smith Tapes" — Art director: Masaki Koike
  • Paul McCartney and Wings, "Wings Over America" (Deluxe Edition) — Art directors: Simon Earith and James Musgrave, art directors*

Best Historical Album

This award is given to the album's producer(s) and mastering engineer(s).

  • The Rolling Stones, "Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965" — Compilation producers: Teri Landi, Andrew Loog Oldham and Steve Rosenthal. Mastering engineer: Bob Ludwig.* (tie)
  • New York Art Quartet, "Call It Art 1964-1965" — Compilation producers: Joe Lizzi and Ben Young. Mastering engineers: Steve Fallone, Joe Lizzi and Ben Young.
  • Bill Withers, "The Complete Sussex And Columbia Albums" — Compilation producer: Leo Sacks. Mastering engineers: Joseph M. Palmaccio, Tom Ruff and Mark Wilder.* (tie)
  • Various Artists, "Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980–1980" — Compilation producers: Patrick Feaster and Steven Lance Ledbetter. Mastering engineer: Michael Graves.
  • Sir Georg Solti, "Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen" (Deluxe Edition) — Compilation producer: Philip Siney. Mastering engineer: Ben Turner.

* = winner


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