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February 12, 2009
Indie Artists Get Grammy Award Nominations & Wins
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
Linda Jones - Baby I Know
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Wayna - Higher Ground
Best New Age Album
Peter Kater - Ambrosia
Best Tropical Latin Album
Gonzalo Grau Y La Clave Secreta - Frutero Moderno
Best Tejano Album
Tortilla Factory - All That Jazz
Best Traditional Blues Album
Elvin Bishop - The Blues Rolls On
Best Traditional Folk Album
Tom Paxton - Comedians & Angels
Peggy Seeger - Bring Me Home
Winner! Pete Seeger - At 89
Best Hawaiian Music Album
Various Artists - Hawaiian Slack Key Kings Master Series, Vol. 2
Best Reggae Album
Winner! Burning Spear - Jah is Real
Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album
Cedric Watson - Cedric Watson
Best Polka Album - Vocal or Instrumental
LynnMarie & Charlie Kelley as The Boxhounds - Speechless
Walter Ostanek and His Band, Jerry Darlak and The Touch, Bob Kravos and His Band -
Back To Back Hall of Fame Polkas
Best Musical Album For Children
Brady Rymer And The Little Band That Could -
Here Comes Brady Rymer And The Little Band That Could
Best Spoken Word Album For Children
Buck Howdy With BB - Around The Campfire
Best Recording Package
The Ditty Bops - Summer Rains
Yes ... Elvin Bishop, Tom Paxton, Pete Seeger, and Burning Spear are officially considered indie artists. I haven't checked out the facts, but I assume they are no longer signed to labels and are running their careers as free agents. Amen to that!
Congrats to all the "indie" nominees and winners!
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