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The 1968 Grammy Awards
The awards given in 1969 were for recordings made in 1968.

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Album of the Year

Glen Campbell
For: By the Time I Get to Phoenix

Record of the Year

Simon & Garfunkel
For: Mrs. Robinson

Song of the Year

Bobby Russell (songwriter)
For: Little Green Apples

Best New Artist

Jose Feliciano

Best Solo Vocal Performance, Male

Jose Feliciano
For: Light My Fire

Best Solo Vocal Performance, Female

Dionee Warwick
For: Do You Know the Way to San Jose

Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Simon & Garfunkle
For: Mrs. Robinson

Best Contemporary Pop Performance by a Chorus

Alan Copeland Singers
For: Mission Impossible/Norwegian Wood

Best Contemporary Pop Performance, Instrumental

Mason Williams
For: Classical Gas

Best Rhythm and Blues Song

Otis Redding, Steve Cropper (songwriters)
For: Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay

Best Rhythm and Blues Solo Vocal Performance, male

Otis Redding
For: Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay

Best Rhythm and Blues Solo Vocal Performance, female

Aretha Franklin
For: Chain of Fools

Best Rhythm and Blues Group Performance (vocal or instrumental)

For: Cloud Nine

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Solo or Soloist, Small Group

Bill Evans Trio
For: Bill Evans at the Montreux Jazz Festival

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Solo or Soloist, Large Group

Duke Ellington
For: And His Mother Called Him Bill

Best Sacred Recording, musical

Jake Hess
For: Beautiful Isle of Somewhere

Best Gospel Performance

Happy Goodman Family
For: Happy Gospel of the Happy Goodmans

Best Country & Western Song

Bobby Russell (songwriter award)
For: Little Green Apples

Best Country & Western Vocal Performance, Male

Johnny Cash
For: Folsom Prison Blues

Best Country & Western Vocal Performance, Female

Jeanne C. Riley
For: Harper Valley P. T. A.

Best Country & Western Performance by duo, trio or group

Flat & Scruggs
For: Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Best Folk Recording

Judy Collins
For: Both Sides Now

Best Soul Gospel Performance

Dottie Rambo
For: The Soul of Me

Best Instrumental Theme

Mason Williams (composer)
For: Classical Gas

Best Instrumental Arrangement

Mike Post
For: Classical Gas

Best Accompaniment Arrangement for Vocal or Instrument

Jimmy Webb
For: MacArthur Park

Best Original Cast Show Album

Gerome Ragni, James Rado (composer)
For: Hair

Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Show

Paul Simon (composer)
For: The Graduate

Best Classical Performance, (conductors award)

Pierre Boulez conducting the New Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
For: Boulez Conducts Debussy

Best Chamber Music Performance

E. Power Biggs and the Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble and Gabrieli Consort, Vitorio Negri, conductor
For: Gabrieli: Canzoni for Brass, Winds, Strings and Organ

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (with or without orchestral accompaniment)

Vladimir Horowitz
For: Horowitz on Television

Best Opera Recording

Erich Leinsdorf conducting the New Philharmonic ORchestra and Ambrosian Opera Chorus
For: Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte

Best Classical Performance, Choral (other than opera)

Vittorio Negri conducting the Greg Smith Singers; Texas Boy's Choir; Edwin Tarr Ensemble
For: The Glory of Gabrieli

Best Classical Performance, Vocal Soloist

Montserrat Caballe
For: Rossini Rarities

Best Engineered Recording, Classical

Gordon Perry
For: Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major

Best Documentary or Spoken Word Recording

Rod McKuen
For: Lonesome Cities

Best Comedy Performance

Bill Cosby
For: To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With

Best Engineered Recording

Joe Polito, Hugh Davies
For: The Wichita Lineman (Glen Campbell)

Best Album Cover

John Berg, Richard Mantel
For: Underground (Thelonious Monk)

Best Album Notes

Johnny Cash
For: Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

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