REPORTED LIVE FROM THE 56th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
The Grammy Award for the Best Historical Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Award resulted in a tie.
The first winner announced is the classic Rolling Stones album issued by ABKCO, Charlie Is My Darling: Ireland 1965. The package was put together by compilation producers Teri Landi, Andrew Loog Oldham, and Steve Rosenthal. The historical recordings on it were remastered by Bob Ludwig.
The second winner of the Grammy tie is Bill Withers: The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums, a look back at Bill Withers, compiled and produced by Leo Sacks. Mastering engineers on the project were Jospeh M. Palmaccio, Tom Ruff and Mark Wilder.
In celebration of the nomination, ABKCO recently released a related thirteen-track digital set. The recording and the film take Rolling Stones back to the days when the band consisted the original members of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Brian Jones and Bill Wyman.
The film Charlie is my Darling- Ireland 1965 captures the band's historic Irish mid-60's dates.
A Super Deluxe edition of the film was released in 2012 that included companion audio CDs.
The thirteen tracks include “Everybody Needs Somebody To Love,” which Mick Jagger sang in tribute to the late Solomon Burke on the 2011 Grammy telecast, as well as Bobby Troup’s “Route 66,” Willie Dixon’s “Little Red Rooster” and “Pain In My Heart” written by Allan Toussaint and covered by Otis Redding.
Also included is Don Ray’s classic number “Down The Road Apiece,” “Time Is On My Side,” the Jerry Ragovoy-penned standard that Irma Franklin first recorded and Hank Snow’s “I’m Moving On.”
Live 1965: Music From Charlie is my Darling track listing has the Show intro, "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love," "Pain In My Heart," "Down The Road Apiece," "Time Is On My Side," "I’m Alright," "Off The Hook," "Charlie’s Intro to Little Red Rooster," "Little Red Rooster," "Route 66," "I’m Moving On," "The Last Time," and the late Solomon Burke's "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (Finale)."
It was recorded just weeks after "Satisfaction" reached Number One on British and American charts.
The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums brings back the rich heritage of the Bill Withers. The set includes the nine Withers albums that were released between 1971 through 1985. The albums have been reproduced in their original jackets and have been newly mastered from the original analog tapes by Grammy Award-winning engineer Mark Wilder.
Among the packages inclusions are "Just as I Am," "Still Bill," Bill Withers Live at Carnegie Hall, "Justments," "Making Music," "Naked and Warm," "Menagerie," "Bout Love," and "Watching You Watching Me."
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