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Bob Newhart

Artist

Bob Newhart

WINS*

3

NOMINATIONS*

5

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards

NOMINATION

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)

I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!

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"The only way to survive is to have a sense of humor."

  • Born George Robert Newhart Sept. 5, 1929, in Oak Park, Illinois.
  • Bob Newhart released a pair of No. 1 comedy audio albums. His 1960 release of The Button-Down Mind Of Bob Newhart topped the Billboard 200, the first comedy album to do so. Also released in 1960, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! went to No. 1.
  • Newhart starred in "The Bob Newhart Show," which followed "the professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family." The popular sitcom ran from 1972–1978.
  • Newhart earned his three GRAMMY wins at the 3rd GRAMMY Awards. He won Best New Artist Of 1960, Album Of The Year (The Button-Down Mind Of Bob Newhart) and Best Comedy Performance — Spoken Word (The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back!). He remains the only comedian to have won Best New Artist and Album Of The Year.
  • Did you know? Newhart worked as an accountant and ad agency copywriter until he was 30 years old.

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Nominations

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)

I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!

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