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Re: Grammy nominations 2008: world, f*lk, blues

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:24 am
by Rod B.
Happened last night - winners in bold:

Best Traditional World Music Album
Debashish Bhattacharya - Calcutta Chronicles: Indian Slide Guitar Odyssey [Riverboat Records/World Music Network]
Toumani Diabaté - The Mandé Variations [Nonesuch Records]
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu [Heads Up International]
Lakshmi Shankar - Dancing In The Light [World Village]

Best Contemporary World Music Album
Lila Downs - Shake Away [Manhattan Records/Blue Note]
Gilberto Gil - Banda Larga Cordel [Warner Music Latina]
Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju & Giovanni Hidalgo - Global Drum Project [Shout! Factory]
Youssou N'Dour - Rokku Mi Rokka (Give And Take) [Nonesuch Records]
Soweto Gospel Choir - Live At The Nelson Mandela Theater [Shanachie Entertainment]

Best Traditional Folk Album
Kathy Mattea - Coal [Captain Potato Records]
Tom Paxton -Comedians & Angels [Appleseed Recordings]
Peggy Seeger- Bring Me Home [Appleseed Recordings]
Pete Seeger - At 89 [Appleseed Recordings]
Rosalie Sorrels - Strangers In Another Country [Red House Records]

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album
Joan Baez - Day After Tomorrow [Bobolink/Razor & Tie]
Ry Cooder - I, Flathead [Nonesuch Records]
Rodney Crowell - Sex & Gasoline [Work Song/Yep Roc Records]
Emmylou Harris - All I Intended To Be [Nonesuch Records]
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand [Rounder Records]

Best Traditional Blues Album
Elvin Bishop - The Blues Rolls On [Delta Groove Music, Inc.]
Buddy Guy - Skin Deep [Silvertone Records]
John Lee Hooker Jr. - All Odds Against Me [Steppin' Stone Records/CC Entertainment]
B.B. King - One Kind Favor [Geffen Records]
Pinetop Perkins & Friends - Pinetop Perkins & Friends [Stoneagle Music/Telarc]

Best Contemporary Blues Album
Marcia Ball - Peace, Love & BBQ [Alligator Records]
Solomon Burke - Like A Fire [Shout! Factory]
Dr. John And The Lower 911- City That Care Forgot [429 Records]
Taj Mahal - Maestro [Heads Up International]
Irma Thomas - Simply Grand [Rounder Records]


Ah yes, the good old Global Drum Project ;-)