Gail (gailmarie) wrote,
Gail
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You're simply the best, better than all the rest...

So I was listening to "Taking the Long Way" (Grammy Album of the Year...aww yeah), and I was thinking, "Wow, it's probably been like...10 years since I've owned an Album of the Year."

I'm not so music saavy...I just listen to what I like.

But then I looked it up (dudes, wikipedia has EVERYTHING), and it's only been 4 years. 2003's Album of the Year was Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me."

Oh well.

But I do only own 5 Albums of the Year, out of a possible 49. Yikes.

2007: Taking the Long Way - Dixie Chicks
2003: Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
2000: Supernatural - Santana
1997: Falling Into You - Celine Dion (hey, it was pre-Titanic and an excellent album)
1996: Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette

Feel free to check your own stats here.

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Oh, and can anyone explain to me the difference between Record of the Year and Song of the Year? It seems that one is given to the producers and performers of a song and the other to the composer...but is it really necessary?

I'm pretty music illiterate and I guess one could equate it to Best Screenplay and Best Picture, but I really can't find that comparable.

Thoughts?


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Last note:

The weather was so bad here (in case you thought I was exaggerating before...I wasn't) that they interrupted Ellen twice to give updates. The worst part is that it was during Peter O'Toole, and I don't know it y'all saw him on The Daily Show, but it was awkward and not so good, but he was REALLY GOOD on Ellen...though I missed about 3 minutes of it for a weather update. Stupids.
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