Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #297 - 11/1/06

Grammy Record Of The Year - Which Won?

Each of these songs was nominated for the "Record of the Year" Grammy, but only one took home the trophy. Can you figure out which one won? Some of the results might surprise you!

1. 1960: Ray Charles, "Georgia On My Mind," Percy Faith, "Theme from A Summer Place," Elvis Presley, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
2. 1963: Tony Bennett, "I Wanna Be Around," Henry Mancini, "The Days of Wine and Roses," Barbra Streisand, "Happy Days Are Here Again
3. 1964: Louis Armstrong, "Hello, Dolly," Beatles, "I Want to Hold Your Hand," Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto, "The Girl from Ipanema"
4. 1970: Carpenters, "Close To You," Simon & Garfunkel, "Bridge Over Troubled Water," James Taylor, "Fire and Rain"
5. 1974: Roberta Flack, "Feel Like Makin' Love," Elton John, "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me," Olivia Newton-John, "I Honestly Love You"
6. 1976: George Benson, "This Masquerade," Chicago, "If You Leave Me Now," Paul Simon, "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover"
7. 1979: Doobie Brothers, "What A Fool Believes," Earth Wind & Fire, "After The Love Has Gone," Gloria Gaynor, "I Will Survive"
8. 1981: Kim Carnes, "Bette Davis Eyes," Christopher Cross, "Arthur's Theme," John Lennon, "(Just Like) Starting Over"
9. 1982: Joe Jackson, "Steppin' Out," Willie Nelson, "Always On My Mind," Toto, "Rosanna"
10. 1985: Dire Straits, "Money for Nothing," Don Henley, "Boys of Summer," USA for Africa, "We Are the World"
11. 1991: Natalie and Nat "King" Cole, "Unforgettable," Bonnie Raitt, "Something To Talk About," R.E.M, "Losing My Religion"
12.1993: Billy Joel, "River of Dreams," Whitney Houston, "I Will Always Love You," Neil Young, "Harvest Moon"
13.1999: Cher, "Believe," Ricky Martin, "Livin' La Vida Loca," Santana featuring Rob Thomas, "Smooth"
14. 2000: Madonna, "Music," 'NSYNC, "Bye Bye Bye," U2, "Beautiful Day"
15. 2001: Alicia Keys, "Falling," OutKast, "Ms. Jackson," U2, "Walk On"
16. 2003: Coldplay, "Clocks," Eminem, "Lose Yourself," OutKast, "Hey Ya!"
17. 2005: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl," Kanye West, "Gold Digger"

Bonus: What is the connection between the 1976 and 1982 lists?

Good Luck!!!

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