One Man Academy: Albums of the Year

I decided to listen to the previous nominees for the Grammy's Album of the Year award and re-choose the winners.

Playlist(s) of music in this post: Spotify


1959-Frank
1959 - Come Fly with Me, Frank Sinatra

1960-Harry
1960 - Belafonte at Carnegie Hall, Harry Belafonte

1961-Nat
1961 - Wild Is Love, Nat King Cole

1961-Frank
1961 - Nice 'n' Easy, Frank Sinatra

1962-Judy
1962 - Judy at Carnegie Hall, Judy Garland

1962-West
1962 - West Side Story Soundtrack, various artists (music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)

1965-Barbara
1965 - People, Barbra Streisand

1966-Beatles
1966 - Help!, The Beatles

1966-Sound
1966 - The Sound of Music Soundtrack, Various Artists (music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II)

1967-Beatles
1967 - Revolver, The Beatles

1968-Frank
1968 - Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim

1968-Beatles
1968 - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles

1970-Beatles
1970 - Abbey Road, The Beatles

1970-Johnny
1970 - At San Quentin, Johnny Cash

1971-Elton
1971 - Elton John, Elton John

1972-George
1972 - All Things Must Pass, George Harrison

1974-Charlie
1974 - Behind Closed Doors, Charlie Rich

1974-Stevie
1974 - Innervisions, Stevie Wonder

1975-Joni
1975 - Court and Spark, Joni Mitchell

1975-Stevie
1975 - Fulfillingness' First Finale, Stevie Wonder


Years with no winners have been omitted: Rule Zero.

For more information about the OMA's check the Rules of the Road.