Home | One Hit Wonders | Annual Popular Hits | Grammy Winners | Music News | Pop Culture Madness Network |
1966 Grammy Winners
Sponsor This Page!
Be seen and advertise on the PCM Network!



. ... .
PCM Friends
Pop Culture network
Annual Trivia and Fun Facts
Celebrity Magnet
Grand Magazine
Alaska Jim
World Of Pop Culture
Weekly World News
WSTW 93.7
7890 Radio

(Links)


1966 Grammy Info
Winners Announced: March 15, 1966
Televised "Best on Record" May 16, 1966
Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York
Eligibility Year: December 1, 1964 - November 1, 1965
<<- Last Year
1966 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
A Taste of Honey - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

Album of the Year:
September of My Years - Frank Sinatra (Reprise)

Song of the Year:
The Shadow of Your Smile (Love Theme From The Sandpiper) - Paul Francis Webster and Johnny Mandel, songwriters

Best New Artist:
Tom Jones

Most Promising New Recording Artist:
Peter Serkin - pianist

Best Vocal Performance, Male:
It Was a Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra

Best Vocal Performance, Female:
My Name Is Barbra - Barbra Streisand

Best Performance By a Vocal Group:
We Dig Mancini - Anita Kerr Singers

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Single:
King of the Road - Roger Miller

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Vocal Performance, Male:
King of the Road - Roger Miller

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Vocal Performance, Female:
I Know a Place - Petula Clark

Best Contemporary (Rock and Roll) Performance Group (Vocal or Instrumental):
Flowers on the Wall - Statler Brothers

Best Rhythm and Blues Recording:
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag - James Brown (King)

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Small Group or Soloist With Small Group:
The In Crowd - Ramsey Lewis Trio

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Large Group or Soloist With Large Group:
Ellington '66 - Duke Ellington Orchestra

Best Original Jazz Composition:
Jazz Suite on the Mass Texts - Lalo Shifrin, Composer

Best Country and Western Single
King of the Road - Roger Miller

Best Performance By a Chorus:
Anyone for Mozart? - Swingle Singers

Best Country and Western Album:
The Return of Roger Miller - Roger Miller (Smash)

Best Country and Western Song:
King of the Road - Roger Miller, songwriter

Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Male:
King of the Road - Roger Miller

Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Female:
Queen of the House - Jody Miller

Best New Country and Western Artist:
Statler Brothers

Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical):
Southland Favorites - George Beverly Shea and the Anita Kerr Quartet (RCA)

Best Folk Recording:
An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba - Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba (RCA)

Best Instrumental Arrangement:
A Taste of Honey - Herb Alpert, arranger

Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist:
It Was a Very Good Year - Gordon Jenkins, arranger

Best Instrumental Performance, Non-Jazz:
A Taste of Honey - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

Best Score From an Original Show Album:
On a Clear Day - Alan Lerner and Burton Lane (RCA)

Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show:
The Sandpiper - Johnny Mandel, composer (Mercury)
Album of the Year, Classical:
Horowitz at Carnegie Hall, An Historic Return - Vladimir Horowitz (Columbia)

Best Classical Performance, Orchestra:
Ives, Symphony No. 4 - Leopold Stokowski conducting American Symphony Orchestra

Best Classical Chamber Music Performance, Instrumental or Vocal:
Bartók, The Six String Quartets - Juilliard String Quartet

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Beethoven, Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra - Artur Rubinstein; Erich Leinsdorf conducting Boston Symphony

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (Without Orchestra):
Horowitz at Carnegie Hall, An Historic Return - Vladimir Horowitz

Best Opera Recording:
Berg, Wozzeck - Karl Bohm conducting Orchestra of German Opera, Berlin; solos: Fisher-Dieskau, Lear and Wunderlich (Deutsche Grammophon)

Best Classical Choral Performance (Other Than Opera):
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms; Poulenc, Gloria - Robert Shaw conducting Robert Shaw Chorale and RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Best Classical Vocal Performance, With or Without Orchestra:
Strauss, Salome (Dance of the Seven Veils - Interlude, Final Scene); The Egyptian Helen (Awakening Scene) - Leontyne Price

Best Composition By a Contemporary Classical Composer:
Symphony No. 4 - Charles Ives, Composer

Best Comedy Performance:
Why Is There Air? - Bill Cosby

Best Spoken Word or Drama Recording:
John F. Kennedy: As We Remember Him (Columbia)

Best Recording for Children:
Dr. Seuss Presents Fox in Sox and Green Eggs and Ham - Marvin Miller (RCA)

Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts:
Bartók, Concerto No. 2 for Violin; Stravinsky, Concerto for Violin - James Alexander, graphic artist; George Estes, art director (RCA)

Best Album Cover, Photography
Jazz Suite on the Mass Texts - Ken Whitmore, photographer; Bob Jones, art director (RCA)

Best Album Notes:
September of My Years - Stan Cornyn, annotator (Reprise)


PCM Network Websites:

World of Pop Culture

Celebrity Magnet

PCM World News

PCM Health & Lifestyle

Pop Culture Annual Trivia

Pop Culture Madness!

PCM Television

PCM Music, Book & Film REviews

UnSkinny Pop - Music News

Pop Culture.net

A Myth

. . . . . . .

PCM Club (Contests)

Hot Pop Songs.com is part of the Pop Culture Madness Network, your complete online trivia resource.

Our motto: "All The Pop Culture News That Fits, We Print!" We are adding more information daily. Well, semi - regularly. If you don't see a link for what you're looking for, then it's your responsibility to write something up, and send it in.
Everything else © copyright 1999 - 2013 Pop Culture Madness, unless stated otherwise.

By the way, The PCM Network does NOT allow frequent Pop up ads, Pop under ads, or sneaky spyware. Nor do we link to sites that have excessive Pop - ups, spyware or inappropriate (all ages) material. If you find one, please let us know and they are toast!
Also, since we don't "sell out" to those Pop - up advertisers, and we're too proud (so far) to ask for donations, we'd like to proudly point out some of our carefully chosen advertisers throughout the site. They have some cool stuff that should be sitting in your room, or wrapped like a present for a friend.
Please check 'em out!

Hot (Adjective) having or giving off heat; having a high temperature.
(Idioms & Slang)
get hot; to become very effective or successful; score or win repeatedly or easily. hot and bothered, Informal . excited, aroused.

pop, as in 'popular': (adjective) Pertaining to the common people, or the people as a whole as distinguished from any particular class.
Having characteristics attributed to the common people and intended for or suited to ordinary people.

Songs: a short metrical composition intended or adapted for singing, especially one in rhymed stanzas.
a musical piece adapted for singing or simulating a piece to be sung. A poetical composition.

College Students in the Northern Delaware/ Southeasern PA area or willing to work from any other campus, check out our Internship Program!

Web Design

Discounts

Privacy Statement: We will not sell, give or share any personal information, including e-mail addresses, of any of our visitors to anyone outside of Pop Culture Madness. com or our affiliated neywork sites. We do not accept any stealth or spyware advertisers or third party sponsors of such programs. Pop Culture Madness. com and affiliated sites do not send spam, offer get-rich-quick schemes, offer or suggest "enhancement" devices or medications via e-mail.

For purposes of review, we often (usually) get samples, previews, get press access and other 'inside information.'
Take that into account when you read a positive (or negative) review, on PCM or anywhere on the internet. We do not place stories up for payment unless it is a stated sponsor or a link that we believe will be helpful and relevant to our visitors.

PCM does use third-party advertising companies, such as google, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies,
click here.