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1970 Grammy Awards

Record of the Year“Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Simon and Garfunkel
Album of the YearBridge Over Troubled Water, Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)
Song of the Year“Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Paul Simon, songwriter
Best New Artist of the YearCarpenters
Best Contemporary Song“Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Paul Simon, songwriter
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male“Everything Is Beautiful,” Ray Stevens
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, FemaleI'll Never Fall in Love Again, Dionne Warwick
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By a Group“Close to You,” Carpenters
Best Contemporary Instrumental PerformanceTheme From Z and Other Film Music, Henry Mancini
Best Rhythm and Blues Song“Patches,” Ronald Dunbar and General Johnson, songwriters
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male“The Thrill Is Gone,” B.B. King

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Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female
“Don't Play That Song,” Aretha Franklin
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance By a Duo or Group“Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” Delfonics
Best Jazz Performance, Small Group or Soloist With Small GroupAlone, Bill Evans
Best Jazz Performance, Large Group or Soloist With Large GroupBitches Brew, Miles Davis
Best Country Song“My Woman, My Woman, My Wife,” Marty Robbins, songwriter
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male“For the Good Times,” Ray Price
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female“Rose Garden,” Lynn Anderson
Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group“If I Were a Carpenter,” Johnny Cash and June Carter
Best Country Instrumental PerformanceMe and Jerry, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed
Best Gospel Performance (Other Than Soul Gospel)“Talk About the Good Times,” Oak Ridge Boys
Best Soul Gospel Performance“Every Man Wants to Be Free,” Edwin Hawkins Singers
Best Sacred Performance“Everything Is Beautiful,” Jake Hess
Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording“Good Feelin',” T-Bone Walker (Polydor)
Best Instrumental Arrangement“Theme From Z,” Henry Mancini, arranger
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)“Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Paul Simon, Arthur Garfunkel, Jimmie Haskell, Ernie Freeman and Larry Knechtel, arrangers
Best Instrumental CompositionAirport Love Theme,” Alfred Newman, composer
Best Score From an Original Cast Show AlbumCompany, Stephen Sondheim, composer (Columbia)
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television SpecialLet It Be, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, composers
Album of the Year, ClassicalBerlioz, Les Troyens, Colin Davis conducting Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus; solos: Vickers, Veasey and Lindholm (Philips)
Best Classical Performance, OrchestraStravinsky, Le Sacre du Printemps, Pierre Boulez conducting Cleveland Orchestra
Best Chamber Music PerformanceBeethoven, The Complete Piano Trios, Eugene Istomin, Isaac Stern and Leonard Rose
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With or Without Orchestra)Brahms, Double Concerto (Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Cello), David Oistrakh and Mstislav Rostropovich
Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)New Music of Charles Ives, Gregg Smith conducting Gregg Smith Singers and Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Best Opera RecordingBerlioz, Les Troyens, Colin Davis conducting Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus; solos: Vickers, Veasey and Lindholm (Philips)
Best Vocal Soloist Performance, ClassicalSchubert, Lieder, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Best Comedy RecordingThe Devil Made Me Buy This Dress, Flip Wilson (Little David)
Best Spoken Word RecordingWhy I Oppose the War in Vietnam, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Black Forum)
Best Recording for ChildrenSesame Street, Sesame Street cast (Columbia)
Best Album CoverIndianola Mississippi Seeds, Robert Lockart, cover design; Ivan Nagy, photography (ABC)
Best Album NotesThe World's Greatest Blues Singer, Chris Albertson, annotator (Columbia)

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