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Grammy Awards of 1967

The 9th Grammy Awards were held in 1967. They recognized accomplishments of musicians for the year 1966.

Award Winners

* Record of the Year
o Jimmy Bowen (producer) & Frank Sinatra for "Strangers in the Night"

* Album of the Year
o Sonny Burke (producer) & Frank Sinatra for Sinatra: A Man and His Music

* Song of the Year
o John Lennon & Paul McCartney (songwriters) for "Michelle" performed by The Beatles


* Best Recording for Children
o Marvin Miller for Dr. Seuss Presents - "If I Ran the Zoo" and "Sleep Book"


* Best Classical Performance - Orchestra
o Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A Minor
* Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance (with or without orchestra)
o Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (conductor), Leontyne Price & the RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra for Prima Donna (Works of Barber, Purcell, etc.)
* Best Opera Recording
o Georg Solti (conductor), Regine Crespin, Hans Hotter, James King, Christa Ludwig, Birgit Nilsson, & the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for Wagner: Die Walkure
* Best Classical Choral Performance (other than opera)
o Robert Shaw (conductor) & the Robert Shaw Orchestra & Chorale for Handel: Messiah
o George Bragg (conductor), Gregg Smith (choir director), the Gregg Smith Singers, the Ithaca College Concert Choir, the Texas Boys Choir & the Columbia Chamber Orchestra for Ives: Music for Chorus
* Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with or without orchestra)
o Julian Bream for Baroque Guitar (Works of Bach, Sanz, Weiss, etc.)
* Best Chamber Music Performance - Instrumental or Vocal
o Boston Symphony Chamber Players for Boston Symphony Chamber Players - Works of Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven, Fine, Copland, Carter, Piston
* Album of the Year - Classical
o Howard Scott (producer), Morton Gould (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Ives: Symphony No. 1 in D Minor


* Best Comedy Performance
o Bill Cosby for Wonderfulness

Composing and arranging

* Best Instrumental Theme
o Neal Hefti (composer) for "Batman Theme"
* Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
o Maurice Jarre (composer) for Dr. Zhivago
* Best Instrumental Arrangement
o Herb Alpert (arranger) for "What Now My Love" performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
* Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist
o Ernie Freeman (arranger) for "Strangers in the Night" performed by Frank Sinatra


* Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Female
o Jeannie Seely for "Don't Touch Me"
* Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Male
o David Houston for "Almost Persuaded"
* Best Country & Western Recording
o David Houston for "Almost Persuaded"
* Best Country & Western Song
o Billy Sherrill & Glenn Sutton (songwriters) for "Almost Persuaded" performed by David Houston


* Best Folk Recording
o Cortelia Clark for Blues in the Street


* Best Sacred Recording (Musical)
o Porter Wagoner & the Blackwood Brothers for Grand Old Gospel


* Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Group or Soloist with Group
o Wes Montgomery for "Goin' Out of My Head"
* Best Original Jazz Composition
o Duke Ellington for "In the Beginning God"

Musical Show

* Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album
o Jerry Herman (composer) & the original cast (Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Jane Connell, Charles Braswell, Jerry Lanning & Frankie Michaels ) for Mame

Packaging and Notes

* Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts
o Klaus Voormann (graphic artist) for Revolver performed by The Beatles
* Best Album Cover, Photography
o Robert M. Jones (art director) & Les Leverette (photographer) for Confessions of a Broken Man performed by Porter Wagoner
* Best Album Notes
o Stan Cornyn (notes writer) for Sinatra at the Sands performed by Frank Sinatra


* Best Vocal Performance, Female
o Eydie Gorme for "If He Walked Into My Life"
* Best Vocal Performance, Male
o Frank Sinatra for "Strangers in the Night"
* Best Performance by a Vocal Group
o Anita Kerr for "A Man and a Woman" performed by the Anita Kerr Singers
* Best Performance by a Chorus
o Ray Conniff (choir director) for "Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme From Dr. Zhivago)" performed by the Ray Conniff Singers
* Best Instrumental Performance (Other Than Jazz)
o Herb Alpert for "What Now My Love" performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
* Best Contemporary (R&R) Solo Vocal Performance - Male or Female
o Paul McCartney for "Eleanor Rigby"
* Best Contemporary (R&R) Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
o The Mamas & the Papas for "Monday, Monday"
* Best Contemporary (R&R) Recording
o New Vaudeville Band for "Winchester Cathedral"

Production and engineering

* Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical
o Eddie Brackett & Lee Herschberg (engineers) for "Strangers in the Night" performed by Frank Sinatra
* Best Engineered Recording - Classical
o Anthony Salvatore (engineer), Erich Leinsdorf (conductor), the Pro Musica Chorus & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Wagner: Lohengrin


* Best R&B Solo Vocal Performance, Male or Female
o Ray Charles for "Crying Time"
* Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
o Ramsey Lewis for "Hold It Right There"
* Best Rhythm & Blues Recording
o Ray Charles for "Crying Time"


* Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording
o Edward R. Murrow for Edward R. Murrow - A Reporter Remembers, Vol. I The War Years