Classic tracks by Nirvana, Deep Purple and David Bowie will be added to the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 2017.
Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit, Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple and David Bowie’s Changes are among 25 songs to get the nod for next year’s Grammy Hall Of Fame.
To qualify for inclusion, song or albums must be at least 25 years old. They are voted on by a panel made up of professionals from the recording industry.
The Grammy Hall Of Fame is in its 44th year and currently totals 1038 recordings.
Also due to be included in 2017 are tracks by NWA, the Beach Boys, Elvis Presley and Prince.
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Grammy Hall Of Fame 2017 additions
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