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Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording – Special or Novel Effects

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording - Special or Novel Effects was awarded from 1960 to 1965. The award had several minor name changes:

  • From 1960 to 1961 the award was known as Best Engineering Contribution - Novelty Recording
  • From 1962 to 1963 it was awarded as Best Engineered Recording - Novelty
  • From 1964 to 1965 it was awarded as Best Engineered Recording - Special or Novel Effects
Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording – Special or Novel Effects
Awarded for quality engineered recording containing special or novelty effects
Country United States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded 1959
Last awarded 1965
Website grammy.com

This award was presented alongside the awards for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical and Best Engineered Album, Classical.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

RecipientsEdit

Year Winner Work Artist(s) Nominations Ref.
1959 Ted Keep (engineer) Alvin's Harmonica David Seville
  • Markko Polo Adventurers – Orienta
  • Billy Mure – Supersonics in Flight
  • Alvino Rey – The Bat
  • Ralph Hunter Choir – The Wild Wild West
[1]
1961 John Kraus (engineer) The Old Payola Roll Blues Stan Freberg
  • David Seville & the Chipmunks – Alvin for President
  • Jack Cookerly – June Night
  • David Seville & the Chipmunks – Let's All Sing the Chipmunks
  • Larry Verne – Mr. Custer
[2]
1962 John Kraus (engineer) Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America Stan Freberg
  • Bruno Vineis – Cartoons in Stereo
  • Ted Keep – The Alvin Show
  • Eddie Brackett – The Soupy Sales Show
  • Rafael O. Valentin – X-15 and Other Sounds: Rockets Missles and Jets
[3]
1963 Robert Fine (engineer) The Civil War, Vol. I Martin Gabel & Frederick Fennell
  • Vaughn Meader – The First Family
  • Allan Sherman – My Son, the Folk Singer
  • Lou Monte – Pepino, the Italian Mouse
  • David Seville – The Chipmunk Songbook
[4]
1964 Robert Fine (engineer) The Civil War, Vol. II Frederick Fennell
  • Hank Thompson – Cheyenne Frontier Days
  • Bill McFadden, Bryna Rayburn – Fast, Fast, Fast, Relief from TV Commercials
  • Shut Downs – Four in the Floor
  • Dean Elliott – Heartstrings
[5]
1965 Dave Hassinger (engineer) The Chipmunks Sing the Beatles The Chipmunks
  • Various Artists – Les Poupees de Paris
  • Vic Mizzy – Main Theme: The Addams Family
  • Vic Mizzy – Walkin' in the Rain
[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grammy Awards 1959". IndiaServer. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Grammy Awards 1961". IndiaServer. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1962 - Grammy Award Winners 1962". www.awardsandshows.com. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1963 - Grammy Award Winners 1963". www.awardsandshows.com. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1964 - Grammy Award Winners 1964". www.awardsandshows.com. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1965 - Grammy Award Winners 1965". www.awardsandshows.com. Retrieved May 2, 2017.