1971 Grammy Awards Promo

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Here’s a promotional spot for the 13th annual Grammy Awards, which were the first to be broadcast live on television. The telecast took place on Tuesday, March 16th, 1971 on ABC. Andy Williams hosted the ceremony, which was held in Los Angeles.

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4 Replies to “1971 Grammy Awards Promo”

    1. CBS got the Grammys in the mid 1970’s, and ABC asked Dick Clark to produce a music awards show that would (1) compensate for the loss of the Grammys to CBS, and (2) occur earlier than the Grammys in an attempt to “steal the latter’s thunder”.

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