The 14th Annual Grammy® Awards

March 14, 1972





Bobby Darin was a presenter with Aretha Franklin at The 14th Annual Grammy® Awards. It aired live, on ABC TV from New York's Madison Square Garden, on March 14th, 1972. They presented the award for "Best Jazz Performance By a Group" to The Bill Evans Trio.

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The program was hosted by Andy Williams, which was the first televised Grammy® Award ceremony. It seemed relatively short in length compared to today's award telecasts. Other presenters and performers included Herb Alpert, Leonard Bernstein, Roberta Flack, Richard Harris, Anthony Newley, Freda Payne, Tammy Wynette, Jerry Reed, Three Dog Night, Ed Sullivan, Roberta Flack, B.B. King, Kris Kristofferson, Issac Hayes, Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, The Carpenters, The Fifth Dimension, Henry Mancini, Smokey Robinson and the cast of the musical "Godspell." There was a special preview of George Harrison's Bangladesh concert film.

Song Of the Year nominees included "Rose Garden," "It's Impossible," "Me and Bobby McGee," and "Help Me Make It Through the Night." The winner was "You Got a Friend." Record Of The Year nominees included "Joy To the World," "My Sweet Lord," The theme from "Shaft," and "You've Got a Friend." The winner was "It's Too Late."



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