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The 30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (TV Special 1988)



In March 1988, the GRAMMY Awards returned for the first time in seven years to New York for their 30th birthday party. Held on Wednesday, March 2, 1988, at Radio City Music Hall, New York (USA).

Radio/television coverage: CBS TV
Producer: Pierre Cossette Productions, Inc.
©1988, All Rights Reserved

Performers:
1°. 0:00:10 Whitney Houston – “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)”
2°. 0:13:05 Los Lobos – “La Bamba”
3°. 0:21:19 George Benson – “On Broadway”
4°. 0:23:07 Cab Calloway and His Orchestra – “Minnie the Moocher (The Ho De Ho Song)”
5°. 0:25:16 Celia Cruz & Tito Puente – “Quimbara”
6°. 0:27:26 Lou Reed – “Walk On The Wild Side”
7°. 0:29:42 Run‐D.M.C. – “Tougher Than Leather”
8°. 0:31:07 Michael Brecker (substituting for an ailing Miles Davis) with David Sanborn and Marcus Miller – “Tutu”
9°. 0:33:17 Billy Joel – “New York State of Mind”
(with David Sanborn)
10°. 0:41:09 Suzanne Vega – “Luka”
11°. 0:55:33 Michael Jackson – “The Way You Make Me Feel” / “Man in the Mirror”
12°. 1:22:21 George Strait – “All My Ex’s Live in Texas”
13°. 1:24:49 K. T. Oslin – “80’s Ladies”
14°. 1:26:56 Randy Travis – “Forever and Ever, Amen”
15°. 1:28:52 Betsy Cook & Linda Thompson – “Telling Me Lies”
16°. 1:30:57 Restless Heart – “I’ll Still Be Loving You”
17°. 1:41:31 Sananda Maitreya (aka T. Trent D’Arby) – “If You Let Me Stay” and a medley of songs: “The First Cut Is the Deepest” (Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens) and “Wishing Well.”
▪︎ Doo-wop medley: Douglas “Jocko” Henderson featuring…
18°. 1:53:22 The Cadillacs – “Speedo” (1955)
19°. 1:54:47 The Regents – “Barbara-Ann” (1961)
20°. 1:56:08 The Flamingos – “I Only Have Eyes for You” (1959)
21°. 1:57:57 The Angels – “My Boyfriend’s Back” (1963)
22°. 1:59:51 Dion with Lou Reed, Rubén Blades and David Johansen – “A Teenager in Love” (Dion and the Belmonts song – 1959)
23°. 2:06:41 Dion DiMucci – ” Runaround Sue ” (Show finale)

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