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Grammy Hall of Fame 2017: David Bowie, Nirvana, Prince songs inducted

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Iconic songs from Nirvana, David Bowie, Prince, R.E.M., Elvis Presley, and more are among the 25 recordings that will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame’s class of 2017.

“The GRAMMY Hall Of Fame represents all genres of music, acknowledging the diversity of musical expression for which The Academy has become renowned,” said The Recording Academy president and CEO Neil Portnow in a statement. “Memorable and inspiring, these recordings are proudly added to our growing catalog and are an integral part of our musical, social and cultural history.”

The honor recognizes recordings that are at least 25 years old. Songs like Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Bowie’s “Changes,” Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock,” N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton, Prince’s Sign O’ The Times, R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion,” Jackson 5’s “ABC,” and The Beach Boys’ “I Get Around” will be honored.

Last year’s class featured songs from Blondie, the Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy Buffet, and Joe Cocker.

See a complete list of the 25 new inductees and a playlist of tracks via the Grammys.

Arlo Guthrie – “The City of New Orleans”

The Beach Boys – “I Get Around”

Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues

Blind Willie McTell – “Statesboro Blues”

Bonnie Raitt – “I Can’t Make Your Love Me”

Cab Calloway And His Orchestra – “(Hep-Hep!) The Jumpin’ Jive”

David Bowie – “Changes”

Deep Purple – “Smoke of the Water”

Dion – “The Wanderer”

Elvis Presley – “Jailhouse Rock”

The Everly Brothers – “Wake Up Little Susie”

Jackson 5 – “ABC” 

Lalo Schifrin – “Mission-Impossible”

Lesley Gore – “You Don’t Own Me”

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra – “When the Saints Go Marching In”

Merle Haggard – Okie From Muskogee

Mills Brothers – “You Always Hurt the One You Love”

Mississippi John Hurt – “Stack O’Lee Blues”

N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton

Nirvana – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Prince – Sign ‘O’ the Times

R.E.M. – “Losing My Religion”

Rod Stewart – “Maggie May”

Sly & The Family Stone – “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”

Sonny & Cher – “I Got You Babe”