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.
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
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."