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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)

Temptations
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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