How well do you remember the winners of the 1971 Grammy Awards?

And the winner is...

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1971 was the first year that the Grammy Awards were televised live, and all of America was glued to the television! We're hoping to do the same with this quiz while we test your memory on the former winners of the 1971 Grammy Awards!

Now, the Grammy Award categories have changed throughout the years, so to keep these simple, we're keeping with the categories that were used during the 1971 ceremony.

  1. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Record of the Year?
  2. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal?
  3. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Album of the Year?
  4. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Best New Artist?
  5. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance?
  6. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Best Recording for Children?
  7. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Song of the Year?
  8. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special?
  9. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group, Vocal or Instrumental?
  10. Which of these is the winner of the Grammy award for Best Jazz Performance, Small Group or Soloist with Small Group

How well do you remember the winners of the 1971 Grammy Awards?

Your Result...

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41 Comments

prspsca 16 days ago
Totally shocked that you didn't mention
"Rose Garden ", performed by lovely Lynn Anderson. Song was a HUGE hit worldwide. Lynn received a Grammy for Best Country Female Artist that year. One of my all-time favorites even today. She opened soo many doors for Female artists. Also the first Country performer to sell out at Madison Square Garden. A true legend!
Thx!
prspsca 16 days ago
Totally shocked that you didn't mention
"Rose Garden ", performed by lovely Lynn Anderson. Song was a HUGE hit worldwide. Lynn received a Grammy for Best Country Female Artist that year. One of my all-time favorites even today. She opened soo many doors for Female artists. Also the first Country performer to sell out at Madison Square Garden. A true legend!
Thx!
RedSamRackham 26 days ago
* 3 of 10 * I mostly picked who I believed it should've been!
retro6 27 days ago
5/10. I would have been 7 but these are all very memorable songs. Hard to guess which one would have won!
texasluva 27 days ago
3/10 Who would have known 😐. Not me 🙄🤦‍♂️
KJExpress texasluva 27 days ago
Don't feel bad Tex. MPH and I got the same score!
IndianaRockz 27 days ago
6/10 all guesses
I'm sure the 1971 Grammy show was a lot more classy than the trashy stuff allowed on tv award shows now. 🎶📺
Wenatchee7 28 days ago
4/10 I was only 11 at the time and I never watched the Grammy Awards. Come to think of it I still don't.
Lillyrose 28 days ago
1 out of 10. I was 1 in 1971, so they were all guesses.
obectionoverruled 28 days ago
1 for 10. Kind of like calling for dates in freshman year. 6’0” and weighed 150 pounds dripping wet. Had 8 brothers and sisters at home, so the whole family could hear each other’s phone calls. Yes we had extensions, but everyone was tapping into everyone else’s ’private’ conversations. I’d call girls I knew from the old grade school, the corner drug store, my little sister’s friends and anyone else I could think of. Going to an all boys high school did not make it any easier, and acne was exploding across the hemisphere with all of us. Good lord I never want to be a freshman again!
Sounds like the makings of some great scripts for a tv show! 😃
Peter_Falk_Fan 28 days ago
4/10 No surprise there. The two I knew for sure were #2 and #4.
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