Category Archives: Popular Music 1980s

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ wins Grammy’s ‘Album of the Year’ award 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 1987)

Video: '(1987) Grammy's After Parties'

(Tuesday, February 24, 1987, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Paul Simon’s controversial Graceland was named Album of the Year tonight at the 29th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles (click here to watch 12 videos from tonight’s ceremonies).

“That’s What Friends Are For,” the upbeat ballad that raised $750,000 for AIDS research, won three Grammys, and Steve Winwood won Record of the Year.

Video: 'Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately/Nasty Grammy Performance 1987'

Video: 'Whitney Houston - The Greatest Love Of All (HQ Stereo) (1987 29th GRAMMY Awards)'

Video: 'Albert King-B.B King-Kokoa Taylor-Robert Cray-Ry Cooder-Etta James-Willie Dixon-Junior Wells.mp4'