Grammy Honours For The Doors, The Grateful Dead And Baez

The Grammy Awards got off to an early start last night (10FEB07) when iconic rockers THE DOORS, folk singer JOAN BAEZ and rockers THE GRATEFUL DEAD picked up prizes for lifetime achievement. Opera singer MARIA CALLAS, saxophonist ORNETTE COLEMAN and soul band BOOKER T AND THE MGS were also honoured by the US Recording Academy on the eve of the main Grammy ceremony, which will be held at Los Angeles tonight (11FEB07). The Doors' guitarist ROBBY KRIEGER said the band's late singer JIM MORRISON would have been "very honoured". He added, "People think he was anti-establishment, but in reality he wanted to be bigger than the BEATLES." The absence of deceased Grateful Dead stars was also noted, with drummer BILL KREUTZMANN saying, "I wish the rest of my brothers in the band could be here." MARY J BLIGE leads nominations at tonight's ceremony.


Tags: The Doors - Joan Baez - The Grateful Dead - Maria Callas - Ornette Coleman - Robby Krieger - Jim Morrison - Beatles - Mary J Blige


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