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Grammy Best Spoken Word Album

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been handed out at the Grammys since 1959. It was known as Best Performance, Documentary or Spoken Word in the year of its inception. It was awarded as Best Performance - Documentary or Spoken Word (other than comedy) from 1960 to 1961. There were several minor changes to the title every other year until 1969 when it was changed to Best Spoken Word Recording. In 1980 the title was changed back to Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording. It was awarded as Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Recording from 1984 to 1991. From 1992 to 1997 it was awarded as Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album. Since 1998 the current title, Best Spoken Word Album has been used. Three U.S. Presidents have won this award; jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama. 

Winners: Grammys Best Spoken Word Album

Year
Winner/s
Album
2009
 Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon and Blair Underwood
 An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore
2008
 Barack Obama
 The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
2007
 Jimmy Carter
 Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis; and
Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee
 With Ossie and Ruby: In This Life Together (Tie)
 
2006
 Barack Obama
 Dreams from My Father
2005
 Bill Clinton
 My Life
2004
 Paul Ruben (producer) & Al Franken
 Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right
2003
 Charles B. Potter (producer) & Maya Angelou
 A Song Flung Up to Heaven
2002
 Jeffrey S. Thomas, Steven Strassman (engineers) & Elisa Shokoff (producer) & Quincy Jones
 Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones
2001
 Rick Harris, John Runnette (producers) & Sidney Poitier
 The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography
2000
 LeVar Burton
 The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
1999
 Christopher Reeve
 Still Me
1998
 Charles Kuralt
 Charles Kuralt's Spring
1997
 Hillary Rodham Clinton
 It Takes a Village
1996
 Maya Angelou
 Phenomenal Woman
1995
 Henry Rollins
 Get in the Van
1994
 Maya Angelou
 On the Pulse of Morning
1993
 Earvin "Magic" Johnson & Robert O'Keefe
 What You Can Do to Avoid AIDS
1992
 Ken Burns
 The Civil War
1991
 George Burns
 Gracie - A Love Story
1990
 Gilda Radner
 It's Always Something
1989
 Jesse Jackson
 Speech by Rev. Jesse Jackson
1988
 Garrison Keillor
 Lake Wobegon Days
1987
 Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chips Moman, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins & Sam Phillips
 Interviews From the Class of '55 Recording Sessions
1986
 Mike Berniker (producer) & the original Broadway cast
 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
1985
 Ben Kingsley
 The Words of Gandhi
1984
 William Warfield
 Copland: A Lincoln Portrait
1983
 Tom Voegeli (producer)
 Raiders of the Lost Ark - The Movie on Record performed by various artists
1982
 Orson Welles
 Donovan's Brain
1981
 Pat Carroll
 Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein
1980
 John Gielgud
 Ages of Man - Readings From Shakespeare
1979
 Orson Welles
 Citizen Kane
1978
 Kenny Leckie
 Foxbar Marathons
1977
 Henry Fonda, Helen Hayes, James Earl Jones & Orson Welles
 Great American Documents
1976
 James Whitmore
 Give 'Em Hell Harry
1975
 Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
 Good Evening
1974
 Richard Harris
 Jonathan Livingston Seagull
1973
 Bruce Botnick (producer)
 Lenny performed by the original cast
1972
 Les Crane
 Desiderata
1971
 Martin Luther King, Jr.
 Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam
1970
 Art Linkletter & Diane Linkletter
 We Love You Call Collect
1969
 Rod McKuen
 Lonesome Cities
1968
 Everett Dirksen
 Gallant Men
1967
 Edward R. Murrow
 Edward R. Murrow - A Reporter Remembers, Vol. I The War Years
1966
 Goddard Lieberson (producer)
 John F. Kennedy - As We Remember Him
1965
 That Was The Week That Was
 BBC Tribute to John F. Kennedy performed by the That Was the Week That Was cast
1964
 Edward Albee (playwright)
 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? performed by Melinda Dillon, George Grizzard, Uta Hagen & Arthur Hill
1963
 Charles Laughton
 The Story-Teller: A Session With Charles Laughton
1962
 Leonard Bernstein
 Humor in Music
1961
 Robert Bialek (producer)
 FDR Speaks
1960
 Carl Sandburg
 A Lincoln Portrait
1959
 Stan Freberg
 The Best of the Stan Freberg Shows

  
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