Bluefield Daily Telegraph
February 22, 1990
Rock survivor Bonnie Raitt, who has toiled in the vineyards of obscurity since the 1960s, won four Grammy awards Wednesday, includingÂ album of the year, for her critically acclaimed “Nick of Time” album.
“Wind Beneath My Wings.” a ballad performed by two-time Grammy winner Bette Midler, written by Larry Henley and Jeff Stlbar, won record of the year and song of the year.
T h is record’s my first No. I,” gushed Midler to the audience at th e 3 2 n d a n n u a l G ra m m y Awards show. “I had to wait 17Â years for it. I hope I don’t have to wait another 17.”
“I can only take so much of this.” said Raitt, accepting her fourth award, female pop vocalist.
“Wake me up when this is over.”
Raitt also won female rock vocalist and shared the traditional b lu e s a w a rd w ith J o h n Lee Hooker for “I’m In the Mood” onÂ Hooker’s ’The Healer” album.
”˜T his m eans so much for the kind of music I do, and means those of us who do rhythm and blues are going to get a chance again,” said Raitt, 40, a fourtime nominee.
It was a night for survivors.
Don Henley, formerly of thq Eagles, won male rock vocalist for his lyrical, melancholy “The End of the Innocence.” Henley, co-wrote the album ’s title track with Bruce Hornsby. It was his sixth career Grammy.
“Great. You sing a song, you win an award,” a smiling Henley said, accepting his award moments after performing the tune with Hornsby.
B lu e -e y e d s o u l b a lla d e e r Michael Bolton won best male pop vocalist Grammy for “How Am I Supposed to Live WithoutÂ You.
L inda R o n sta d t a n d A aron Neville won pop duo honors for th e ir love d u e t ” D o n ’t K now M u ch .” T h e ir p ro d u c e r. P e te r Asher, who began his career in the ’60s as half of the Peter & G ordon d u o , w as n am e d p ro Â ducer of the year.
B o lto n , w ho h a s b e e n r e c Âording since the ’70s, acknowledged h is “overnight su c c e s s ” ana thanked “Ray Charles forÂ blessing us all and opening his m outh and singing.”
R o n sta d t th a n k e d N eville’s mother: “She gave us not only Aaron, but all the Neville Brothers and th at’s a pretty great m usical contribution.” Neville had his first Top IO hit in 1966 with T ell It Like It Is.” Ronstadt first made the charts with the Stone
Poneys in [968.
The first televised Grammy award in the rap music category went to Young MC for the single ” B u s t a M ove.”
1. POP IN S TR U M E N TA L: “H ealin g Chant,” Neville Brothers.
2. RHYTHM & BLUES, MALE: “Every Little Step,” Bobby Brown.
3. NEW AGE: “Passion – Music for the Last Temptation of Christ.” Peter Gabriel.
4. JAZZ FUSION: Tetter From Home,” Pat Matheny Group.
5. JAZZ VOCAL, FEMALE: “Blues on Broadway,” Ruth Brown.
6. JAZZ VOCAL, MALE: “When Harry Met Sally,” Harry Connick, Jr.
7. JAZZ VOCAL PERFORMANCE: “Makin’ Whoopee,” Dr. John and Rickie Lee Jones.
8. JAZZ INSTRUM ENTAL SOLOIST: “Aura,” Miles Davis.
9. JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL GROUP: “Chick Corea, Akoustic Band,” Chick Corea, Akoustic Band.
10. JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL, BIG BANO: “Aura,” Miles Davis.
11. COUNTRY VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP: “Will the Circle Be Unbroken Volume 2,” The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
12. RECORDING FOR CHILDREN: “The Rock-a-Bye Collection, Volume 1.” Tanya Goodman.
13. COMEDY RECORDING: “P D Q. Bach: 1712 Overture A Other Musical Assaults,” Professor Peter Schickele – The Greater Hoople Area Off-Season Philharmonic.
14. SPOKEN WORD OR NONMUSICAL: “Ifs Always Something,” Gilda Radnor.
15. MUSICAL CAST SHOW ALBUM: Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
18. INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION: ‘The Batman Theme.”
17. ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL BACKGROUND SCORE FOR A MOVIE OR TELEVISION: ”˜The Fabulous Baker Boys.”
18. RHYTHM AND BLUES P E R FO R Â MANCE, DUO OR GROUP: “Soul ll Soul.”
19 RHYTHM AND BLUES INSTRUMENTAL: “African Dance, (Track for Keep on Moving,” “Soul ll Soul.”
20. RHYTHM AND BLUES SONG: “lf You Don’t Know Me By Now,” Simply Red.
21. BLUEGRASS RECORDING: ‘The Valley Road,” Bruce Hornsby and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
22. ARRANGEMENT ON AN INSTRUMENTAL: “Suite From The Milagro Beanfield War,”’ Dave Grusin.
23. INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCAL: “My Funny Valentine,” from “The Fabulous Baker Boys,” Dave Grusin
24. ALBUM PACKAGE: “Sound Vision.” Roger Gorman.
25. ALBUM NOTES: “Bird: The Complete Charlie on Ven/e,” Phil Schaap.
26. HISTORICAL ALBUM: “Chuck Berry – The Chess Box,” Andy McKaie.
27. ENGINEERED RECORDING: “Cry Like a Rainstorm – Howl Like the Wind,” George Massenburg.
28. ROCK VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP: ’Traveling Wtlburys Volume One,” Traveling Wilburys.
29. ROCK INSTRUMENTAL: “Jeff Beck’s Guitar Shop With Terry Bozzio and Tony Hymas.”
30. HARD ROCK VOCAL OR INSTRUMENTAL: “Cult of Personality,” Living Colour.
31. METAL VOCAL OR INSTRUMENTAL: . “One,” Metallica.
32. COUNTRY VOCAL COLLABORATION: “There’s a Tear in My Beer,” Hank Williams Jr. and Hank Williams Sr.
33. COU N TR Y IN S TR U M E N TA L: “Amazing Grace,” Randy Scruggs.
34. COUNTRY SONG: “After All This Time,” Rodney Crowell.
35. GOSPEL, FEMALE: “Don’t Cry,” CeCe Winans
36. GOSPEL, MALE: “Meantime,” BeBe
37. GOSPEL, DUO, GROUP CHOIR OR
CHORUS: ”˜The Savior is Waitina,” Take 6.
38. SOUL GOSPEL, FEMALE OR MALE:
“As Long As We’re Together,” Al Green.
39. SOUL GOSPEL, DUO, GROUP CHOIR
OR CHORUS: “Let Brotherly Love Continue,’’
Daniel Winans and Choir.
40. LATIN POP: “Cielito Lindo,” Jose Feliiciano
41. TROPICAL LATIN: “Ritmo En El Corazon,” Celia Cruz and Ray Barrette.
42. MEXICAN-AMERICAN: “La Pistole Y El Corazon,” Los Lobos.
43. TRADITIONAL BLUES: “I’m in the Mood,” John Lee Hooker and Bonnie Raitt.
44. CONTEMPORARY BLUES: “In Step,” Stevie Flay Vauohan and Double Trouble
45. TRADITIONAL FOLK: “Le MysttDes Voix Bulgares, Volume ll,” Bulgarian Sh Female Vocal Choir.
46. CONTEMPORARY FOLK: ’’Indigo Girls,” Indigo Girls.
47. POLKA: “All in My Love for You – Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra.
48. REGGAE: “One Bright Day,” Ziggy Marley.
49. MUSIC VIDEO, SHORT FORM: “Leave Me Alone,” Michael Jackson.
50. MUSIC V ID E O , LONG FORM “Rhythm Nation,” Janet Jackson.
51. CLASSICAL ALBUM: “Bartok: 6 String Quartets,” Emerson Siring Quartet
52. ORCHESTRAL RECORDING: “Mahl Symphony No. 3 in D Minor,” Leonard Bestein conducting the New York Philharmonic.
53. C HO RAL (O th a r Than O pari”Britten: War Requiem,” Robert Shaw conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and ,Atlanta Boy Choir.
54. CLASSICAL, INSTRUMENTAL, SOLOIST OR SOLOISTS (with Orchestra) “Barbar: Callo Concavo, Opua 22, Brith Symphony for Callo and Orchaatra, Op 68,” David Zinman conducting tho Baltimore Symphony Orchaatra.
55. CLASSICAL, INSTRUMENTAL, 8 LOIST (without Orchaatra): “Bach: Engl Suites, BWV 806-11,” Andras Schiff.
56. CHAMBER MUSIC: “Bartok: 6 Str Quartets,” Emerson String Quartet
57. C LA S S IC A L VOCAL SOLOIS “Knoxville – Summer of 1915 (Music of B
ber, Meno ti), Harbison, Stravinsky),” Dawn I shaw
58. CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITA “Fteich: Different Trains,” Kronos Quartet
59. ENGINEERED RECORDING, CLASCAL: “Britten: War Requiem,” Robert Sh conducting the Atlanta Symphony.
60. SONG WRITTEN FOR MOTION PicTURE OR TELEVISION: “Let the River Run from the movie “Working Girl,” Carty Simon.
81. CLASSICAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Robert Woods.
62. POP VOCAL, MALE: “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You,” Michael Bolton
63. POP VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP “Don’t Know Much,” Linda Rondstadt Aaron Neville.
64. NEW ARTIST: Milli Vanilli
65. ROCK VOCAL, FEMALE: “Nick of Time,” Bonnie Raitt
66. ALBUM OF THE YEAR: “Nick of Time,” Bonnie Flaitt
67. COUNTRY VOCAL, MALE: ” Lyle Lovett and His Large Band.” Lyle Lovett
68. POP VOCAL, FEMALE: “Nick of Time, Time,” Bonnie Raitt
69. RAP: “Bust a Move,” Young MC
JO.ROCK VOCAL, Male End of the Ennocence, Don Henley