Daily Archives: February 28, 2016

Paul Simon wins two Grammys 40 years ago this hour (Feb 28 1976)

Video: 'Janis Ian - At Seventeen (1976 GRAMMY Awards)'

(Saturday, February 28, 1976, 10:00-11:30 p.m. EST) — Paul Simon, who won seven Grammy awards during his years with his singing partner, Art Garfunkel, garnered two more as a soloist tonight for his hit album Still Crazy After All These Years during the 18th Annual Grammy Awards tonight at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles (click here to watch Paul Simon win Album of the Year and click here for several more clips). Continue reading Paul Simon wins two Grammys 40 years ago this hour (Feb 28 1976)

Rookies win big at 38th Grammy Awards 20 years ago this hour (Feb 28 1996)

Video: '38th Grammy Awards (1996) Album of the Year - Jagged Little Pill (Alanis Morissette)'

(Wednesday, February 28, 1996, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — A cheating ex-boyfriend and a voice full of breaks and wails brought four major Grammy Awards to Alanis Morissette, the 21-year-old Canadian songwriter who was the big winner tonight in the 38th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Her Jagged Little Pill was named album of the year and best rock album; its first single, “You Oughta Know,” was named best rock song and best rock female vocal performance (click here for several clips from the show).