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You are my sunshine song by Jimmy Davis
You Are My Sunshine by Jimmie Davis is one of the most recognized songs in the world.

Did you know these Louisiana songs and recordings were inducted into the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame? Its an incredible list that shows the diversity of Louisiana's music culture across the generations of musicians who have lead the way in keeping the Louisiana music traditions alive while adding their own signature sound to the genres. Enjoy the list below of GRAMMY® Hall of Fame inductees through the 60th year.

Louisiana Recordings in the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame

AIN'T IT A SHAME

Fats Domino

Imperial (1955)

R&B (Single)

Inducted 2002

ALL OF ME

Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra


Columbia (1932)

Jazz (Single)

Inducted 2005

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT? (D.J. Fontana, drums)


Elvis Presley



RCA Victor (1960)

Pop (Single)


Inducted 2007

THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS


Johnny Horton



Columbia (1959)


(Single)


Inducted 2002

BLUEBERRY HILL


Fats Domino



Imperial (1956)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1987

BOGALUSA BOOGIE


Clifton Chenier



Arhoolie (1976)


(Album)


Inducted 2011

CHIMES BLUES


King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band



Gennett (1923)


(Single)


Inducted 1996

CISSY STRUT


The Meters



Josie (1969)


(Single)


Inducted 2011

DARKTOWN STRUTTERS' BALL


Original Dixieland Jazz Band



Columbia (1917)


(Single)


Inducted 2006

DIPPER MOUTH BLUES


King Oliver & His Jazz Band



Okeh (1923)


(Single)


Inducted 2010

DON'T BE CRUEL (D.J. Fontana, drums)


Elvis Presley



RCA Victor (1956)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 2002

ELLA AND LOUIS


Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong



Verve (1956)


(Album)


Inducted 2016

THE FAT MAN


Fats Domino



Imperial (1949)


(Single)


Inducted 2016

GOODNIGHT IRENE


Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter



Library of Congress (1936)


Folk (Single)


Inducted 2002

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE


Jerry Lee Lewis



Sun (1957)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1998

HEARTBREAK HOTEL (D.J. Fontana, drums & Floyd Cramer, piano)


Elvis Presley



RCA Victor (1956)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1995

HEEBIE JEEBIES

Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five



Okeh (1926)


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 1999

HELLO, DOLLY!


Louis Armstrong



Kapp (1964)


Pop (Single)


Inducted 2001

HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW


Mahalia Jackson


Columbia (1958)


(Single)


Inducted 2010

HOUND DOG (D.J. Fontana, drums)


Elvis Presley



RCA Victor (1956)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1988

HONKY TONKIN'


Hank Williams And His Drifting Cowboys



Sterling (1947)


(Single)


Inducted 2015

I GOT YOU BABE (Harold Battiste, Jr., piano & arranger)


Sonny & Cher



Atco (1965)


(Single)


Inducted 2017

I’M A KING BEE 


Slim Harpo 



Excello (1957)


Blues (Single)


Inducted 2008

I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY


Hank Williams


MGM (1949)


(Single)


Inducted 1999

JELLY ROLL MORTON: THE SAGA
 OF MR. JELLY LORD (LIBRARY OF
 CONGRESS RECORDINGS)


Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton



Circle Sound (1949-50)


Jazz (Album)


Inducted 1980

JUKE 


Little Walter


Checker (1952) 


Blues (Single)


Inducted 2008

KANSAS CITY STOMPS


Jelly Roll Morton



Victor (1928)


(Single)


Inducted 2010

LADY MARMALADE (Allen Toussaint, songwriter, and many NOLA musicians)


LaBelle



Epic (1975)


(Single)


Inducted 2003

LAST DATE


Floyd Cramer



RCA (1960)


Country (Single)


Inducted 2004

LAZY RIVER


Louis Armstrong



Okeh (1931)


(Single)


Inducted 2010

LONG TALL SALLY (recorded at J&M studio, NOLA)


Little Richard



Specialty (1956)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1999

LOUIS ARMSTRONG PLAYS W. C. HANDY


Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars



Columbia (1954)


(Album)


Inducted 2010

LOVESICK BLUES


Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys



MGM (1949)


(Single)


Inducted 2011

LOW RIDER (Harold Brown, drums)


War



United Artists (1975)


(Single)


Inducted 2014

MACK THE KNIFE


Louis Armstrong & The All-Stars



Columbia (1955)


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 1997

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL


Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter With The Golden
 Gate Quartet



Victor (1940)


Blues (Album)


Inducted 2002

MOVE ON UP A LITTLE HIGHER


Mahalia Jackson



Apollo (1948)


Gospel (Single)


Inducted 1998

NEGRO SINFUL SONGS


Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter



Musicraft (1939)


Folk (Album)


Inducted 1998

NOBODY KNOWS THE TROUBLE I'VE SEEN


Louis Armstrong



Decca (1938)


(Single)


Inducted 2014

PLEASE SEND ME SOMEONE TO LOVE


Percy Mayfield



Specialty (1950)


R&B (Single)


Inducted 1999

PORGY AND BESS


Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald



Verve (1958)


Jazz (Album)


Inducted 2001

PRECIOUS LORD, TAKE MY HAND


Mahalia Jackson



Columbia (1956)


(Single)


Inducted 2012

ROCK ISLAND LINE


Lead Belly



Asch (1942)


(Single)


Inducted 2016

SAVOY BLUES 


Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five



Okeh (1927)


(Single)


Inducted 2018

ST. LOUIS BLUES


Bessie Smith With Louis Armstrong, cornet



Columbia (1925)


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 1993

ST. LOUIS BLUES 


Louis Armstrong 



Okeh (1929)


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 2008

STAR DUST


Louis Armstrong



Okeh (1931) 


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 2009

SUMMERTIME


Sidney Bechet



Blue Note (1939)


(Single)


Inducted 2011

TELL IT LIKE IT IS


Aaron Neville



Par Lo (1966)


(Single)


Inducted 2015

TIPITINA


Professor Longhair And His Blues Scholars



Atlantic (1953)


Blues (Single)


Inducted 1998

TUTTI-FRUTTI (recorded at J&M Studio, NOLA)


Little Richard



Specialty (1955)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1998

WALKING TO NEW ORLEANS


Fats Domino



Imperial (1960)


(Single)


Inducted 2011

WEATHER BIRD


Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines



Okeh (1928)


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 2008

WEST END BLUES


Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five



Okeh (1928)


Jazz (Single)


Inducted 1974

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD


Louis Armstrong



ABC (1967)


Pop (Single)


Inducted 1999

(WHAT DID I DO TO BE SO) BLACK AND BLUE


Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra



Okeh (1929)


(Single)


Inducted 2016

WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN


Percy Sledge



Atlantic (1966)


(Single)


Inducted 1999

WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN


Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra



Decca (1939)


(Single)


Inducted 2017

WHOLE LOT SHAKIN' GOING ON


Jerry Lee Lewis



Sun (1957)


Rock & Roll (Single)


Inducted 1999

THE WILDEST


Louis Prima And Keely Smith



Capitol (1957)


Traditional Pop (Album)


Inducted 1999

YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE


Jimmie Davis



Decca Records (1940)


Country (Single)


Inducted 1999

YOUR CHEATIN' HEART


Hank Williams



MGM (1953)


(Single)


Inducted 1983