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2010 Grammy Hall of Fame recordings announced

November 24, 2009 |  5:23 pm

The newest additions to the roster of Grammy Hall of Fame recordings remind music fans that “a kiss is still a kiss,” “I wish they all could be California girls” and to “Shake it up, baby!”

Among the 25 recordings being inducted for 2010 are Dooley Wilson’s 1944 version of “As Time Goes By” from “Casablanca,” the Beach Boys’ “California Girls” from 1965 and the Isley Brothers’ 1962 party hit “Twist and Shout.”

The pop, rock, jazz, R&B, gospel, reggae and comedy selections also include Janis Joplin’s 1971 album “Pearl,” Duke Ellington’s 1940 single “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (Never No Lament),” Bob Marley & the Wailers’ 1973 album “Catch a Fire,” George Carlin’s  1972 album “Class Clown,” Mahalia Jackson’s 1958 single “His Eye is on the Sparrow” and Jose Feliciano’s 1970 Christmas classic “Feliz Navidad.”

Recordings must be at least 25 years old to be eligible. The full list is available at the Recording Academy’s Grammy Hall of Fame website.

-- Randy Lewis

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