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Last Updated: Thursday, 20 January, 2005, 14:09 GMT
Marley enters Grammy Hall of Fame
Bob Marley
Bob Marley's No Woman No Cry has been recognised
Bob Marley and The Rolling Stones are among artists whose music has been entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Marley's 1974 hit No Woman No Cry and the Stones' 1969 album Let It Bleed are among 20 works of "lasting qualitative or historical significance".

The late Ray Charles' 1972 recording of America The Beautiful and One For My Baby (1958) by Frank Sinatra have also been inducted.

Musical works have to be at least 25 years old to be considered.

Jazz greats

The oldest song to make it into the Hall of Fame this year is a 1911 recording of Alexander's Ragtime Band.

Jazz greats to have their works recognised this year include Billie Holiday with 1944's Embraceable You and Louis Armstrong's All Of Me from 1932.

Billie Holiday
Bille Holiday's Embraceable You was one of this year's inductees

Old and popular songs such as California Here I Come, Bye Bye Blackbird, Puttin' On The Ritz and Lullaby Of Broadway have also been inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The complete soundtrack to 1944 film Meet Me In St Louis which starred Judy Garland has been entered too, which featured The Trolley Song and Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.

The Grammy Hall of Fame was established in 1973 and features British artists including The Beatles and Elton John in its ranks.

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