GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording

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Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Bobby Rush

Rawer Than Raw

Bobby Rush, producer; Randy Everett, engineer/mixer

nominees

Frank Bey

All My Dues Are Paid

Don Bryant

You Make Me Feel

Robert Cray

That's What I Heard

Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Cypress Grove

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner

Yates McKendree, engineer/mixer

nominees

Bobby Rush

Sitting On Top Of The Blues

Jimmie Vaughan

Baby, Please Come Home

Spectacular Class

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge, Ducky Carlisle

The Blues Is Alive And Well

Tom Hambridge, producer; Ducky Carlisle & Michael Saint-Leon, engineers/mixers

nominees

Something Smells Funky 'Round Here

Cedric Burnside

Benton County Relic

Ben Harper
,
Charlie Musselwhite

No Mercy In This Land

Maria Muldaur

Don't You Feel My Leg (The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker)

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Rolling Stones

Blue & Lonesome

Don Was, producer; Krish Sharma, engineer/mixer

nominees

Eric Bibb

Migration Blues

Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio

Roll And Tumble

Sonny & Brownie's Last Train

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Bobby Rush

Porcupine Meat

Scott Billington, producer; Steve Reynolds, engineer/mixer

nominees

Can't Shake This Feeling

Joe Bonamassa

Live At The Greek Theatre

Luther Dickinson

Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger's Songbook: Volumes I & II)

The Soul Of Jimmie Rodgers

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner

Joined At The Hip

Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith

Michael Freeman, producer; Blaise Barton & Michael Freeman, engineers/mixers

nominees

Jimmie Vaughan

Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites

Giant

Cyndi Lauper

Memphis Blues

Charlie Musselwhite
52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Joe Henry

A Stranger Here

Joe Henry, producer; Ryan Freeland, engineer/mixer

nominees

Blue Again

John Hammond

Rough & Tough

Duke Robillard

Stomp! The Blues Tonight

John Primer

Chicago Blues: A Living History

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
B.B. King, T Bone Burnett

One Kind Favor

T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer

nominees

Pinetop Perkins & Friends

Pinetop Perkins & Friends

Elvin Bishop

The Blues Rolls On

Buddy Guy

Skin Deep

All Odds Against Me

John Lee Hooker Jr.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas

Henry James Townsend, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins, Robert Lockwood, Jr. & David "Honeyboy" Edwards

Jeffry Dyson, Michael Dyson & Scott Shuman, producers; Paul Grupp & Scott Shuman, engineers

nominees

Pinetop Perkins On The 88's - Live In Chicago

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

10 Days Out: Blues From The Backroads

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Featuring Various Artists

Koko Taylor

Old School

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Ike Turner

Risin' With The Blues

Ike Turner, Jr., producer; Alexander Track, engineer/mixer

nominees

People Gonna Talk

Duke Robillard

Guitar Groove-A-Rama

Tab Benoit
,
Louisiana's Leroux

Brother To The Blues

Bronx In Blue

Dion

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
B.B. King

80

B.B. King & Friends

Nathaniel Kunkel, engineer/mixer

nominees

Marcia Ball

Live! Down The Road

John Hammond

In Your Arms Again

Maria Muldaur

Sweet Lovin' Ol' Soul

Hubert Sumlin

About Them Shoes

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Etta James, David Z

Blues To The Bone

Donto James, Etta James, Sametto James & Josh Sklair, producers; Donto James & David Z, engineers/mixers

nominees

Ladies Man

Eric Clapton

Me And Mr Johnson

Baby, Don't You Tear My Clothes

Blues With A Vengeance

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Buddy Guy

Blues Singer

Dennis Herring, producer; Ed Cherney, engineer/mixer; Jacquire King, engineer

nominees

Los Straitjackets

Rock 'N' Roll City

Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater Featuring Los Straitjackets

Jay McShann

Goin' To Kansas City

Roomful Of Blues

That's Right!

Kim Wilson

Lookin' For Trouble!

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
B.B. King, John Holbrook

A Christmas Celebration Of Hope

B.B. King, producer; Anthony Daigle & John Holbrock, engineers/mixers

nominees

Preachin' The Blues: The Music Of Mississippi Fred McDowell

(Various Artists)

Burnside On Burnside

35th Anniversary Jam Of The James Cotton Blues Band

Alvin Youngblood Hart

Down In The Alley

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Jimmie Vaughan

Do You Get The Blues?

Jimmie Vaughan, producer; John P. Hampton & Jared Tuten, engineers

nominees

Maria Muldaur

Richland Woman Blues

Maria Muldaur (& Various Artists)

Ike Turner
James Blood Ulmer

Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions

Hellhound On My Trail: The Songs Of Robert Johnson

(Various Artists)

Kim Wilson

Smokin' Joint

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Alan Douglas

Riding With The King

Eric Clapton & Simon Climie, producers; Alan Douglas, engineer

nominees

Charlie Musselwhite

Delta Crossroads (Album)

B.B. King

Let The Good Times Roll (Album)

Willie Nelson

Milk Cow Blues (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
B.B. King

Blues On The Bayou

nominees

Ruth Brown

A Good Day For The Blues (Album)

Odetta

Blues Everywhere I Go (Album)

Hubert Sumlin

Legends (Album)

Memphis Monday Morning (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

Any Place I'm Going

nominees

Got To Find A Way

Luther "Guitar Junior" & The Magic Rockers

I Got To Find Me A Woman (Album)

John Hammond

Long As I Have You (Album)

Henry Gray
,
Colin Linden
,
Hubert Sumlin

A Tribute To Howlin' Wolf (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
John Lee Hooker

Don't Look Back

nominees

Born In The Delta (Album)

Junior Wells

Live At Buddy Guy's Legends (Album)

Ruth Brown

R + B = Ruth Brown (Album)

Charlie Musselwhite

Rough News (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Deep In The Blues

nominees

John Hammond

Found True Love (Album)

Jimmy Witherspoon

Live At The Mint (Album)

You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead And Gone) (Album)

Junior Wells

Come On In This House (Album)

Junior Wells With Guest Slide Guitarists

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
John Lee Hooker

Chill Out

nominees

Charles Brown's Cool Christmas Blues (Album)

The Last Real Texas Blues Band Featuring Doug Sahm (Album)

Them Update Blues (Album)

Roomful Of Blues

Turn It On! Turn It Up! (Album)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Eric Clapton

From The Cradle

nominees

Charlie Musselwhite

In My Time (Album)

Living The Blues

John Hammond

Trouble No More (Album)

Ain't Enough Comin' In (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
B.B. King

Blues Summit

nominees

John Lee Hooker

Boom Boom (Album)

Albert Collins

Collins Mix (The Best Of) (Album)

Taj Mahal

Dancing The Blues (Album)

The Alligator Records 20th Anniversary Tour (Album)

(Various Artists)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Dr. John

Goin' Back To New Orleans

nominees

John Hammond

Got Love If You Want It (Album)

No Looking Back (Album)

Roots Of Rhythm And Blues: A Tribute To The Robert Johnson Era (Album)

(Various Artists)

Someone To Love (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
B.B. King

Live At The Apollo

nominees

All My Life (Album)

John Johnson

Johnnie B. Bad (Album)

John Lee Hooker

Mr. Lucky (Album)

Taj Mahal

Mule Bone (Album)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
B.B. King

Live At San Quentin

nominees

John Lee Hooker
,
Earl Palmer
,
Miles Davis
,
Roy Rogers
,
Taj Mahal

Standing My Ground (Album)

Linda Hopkins
,
Ruth Brown

T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do (Track)

Little Milton

Too Much Pain... (Album)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
Bonnie Raitt, John Lee Hooker

I'm In The Mood

nominees

Willie Dixon

Ginger Ale Afternoon (Album)

Ruth Brown

If I Can't Sell It, I'll Keep Sittin' On It (Track)

Memphis Slim

Memphis Blues The Paris Sessions (Album)

John Lee Hooker

The Healer (Album)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Willie Dixon

Hidden Charms

nominees

Johnny Copeland

Ain't Nothin' But A Party (Album)

Live At Antone's Nightclub (Album)

Saturday Night Zydeco (Album)

The Story Of My Life (Album)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Professor Longhair

Houseparty New Orleans Style

nominees

Take Me Back (Album)

Albert Collins

Cold Snap (Album)

Koko Taylor

Live From Chicago- An Audience With The Queen (Album)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson

Old Maid Boogie (Track)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
Robert Cray, Albert Collins, Johnny Copeland

nominees

John Lee Hooker

Jealous (Album)

Live From Chicago - Mr. Superharp Himself! (Album)

Willie Dixon

Live! Backstage Access (Album)

Pressure Cooker (Album)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
B.B. King

My Guitar Sings The Blues

nominees

Johnny Winter

Serious Business (Album)

When A Guitar Plays The Blues (Album)

Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner With Knocky Parker And His Houserockers (Album)

Members Only (Album)

Jimmy Witherspoon
,
Joe Turner

Patcha, Patcha, All Night Long (Album)

Koko Taylor

Queen Of The Blues (Album)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
John Hammond, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Koko Taylor

Blues Explosion

John Hammond, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Sugar Blue, Koko Taylor & The Blues Machine, Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson, J.B. Hutto & The New Hawks

nominees

Johnny Winter

Guitar Slinger (Album)

Albert King

I'm In A Phone Booth, Baby (Album)

Joe Turner

Kansas City Here I Come (Album)

You've Got Me Loving You (Album)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
B.B. King

Blues 'N' Jazz

nominees

Joe Turner
,
Roomful Of Blues

Blues Train (Album)

One More Mile (Album)

Albert King

San Francisco '83 (Album)

Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble
25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

nominees

Genuine Houserocking Music (Album)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
,
Roomful Of Blues

He Was A Friend Of Mine (Track)

Sippie (Album)

Sippie Wallace

The New Johnny Otis Show (Album)