The Beatles win Grammy Awards for “Michelle” and the Revolver cover

Thursday, March 2, 1967
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Revolver (US Mono)

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At the 9th Annual Grammy Awards, The Beatles won two Grammy Awards:

  • Paul McCartney and John Lennon won the award for “Song Of The Year” for “Michelle“.
  • Klaus Voorman won the award for “Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts” for the album “Revolver”

From 1966 Revolver Cover – Klaus Voormann:

….and the Grammy goes to Klaus Voormann….

9th Annual Grammy Awards March 2, 1967 Los Angeles Beverly Hilton Hotel

Best Album Cover Graphic Arts 1966 REVOLVER – The Beatles

It was the first Grammy awarded to a graphically designed record cover for a rock and pop album. Klaus Voormann’s legendary design stands today as a milestone of album artwork.

The 9th Grammy Award ceremony was held on 2nd March 1967, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. The winners included a young graphic designer who, even in his wildest dreams, never expected to win the recording industry’s most prestigious honour.

From 1966 Revolver Cover – Klaus Voormann
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From Evening Post – March 3, 1967
From Melody Maker – February 18, 1967
From Cashbox – March 11, 1967
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From New Musical Express – March 11, 1967

Last updated on March 25, 2023

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