Woody Guthrie, Ray Charles Collections and Bjork Album Win GRAMMYS

The GRAMMYs mostly celebrates new music, but during the pre-televised ceremony, a few older recordings get awards. At today’s pre-telecast, Fritz Klaetke won a GRAMMY for Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection. Billy Vera, meanwhile, won Best Album Notes for his work on Ray Charles’ Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles

Meanwhile, Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak won a GRAMMY for Best Recording Package for Bjork’s Biophilia. The elaborate box set includes tuning forks; each fork is adjusted to the tone of each of the tracks from Biophilia.That album is also up for Best Alternative Album. 

-Brian Ives, Radio.com

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