Grammy Hall of Fame Adds Three Country Classics

Recordings by Gene Autry, Freddy Fender and Flatt & Scruggs will be inducted into the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Autry’s 1942 single, “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” will be joined by Fender’s 1975 single, “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights” and Flatt & Scruggs’ 1957 album, Foggy Mountain Jamboree. Recognizing a variety of genres, the induction class of 25 recordings also includes Bill Cosby, Doris Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Tina Turner. Titles must be 25 years old to be recognized. The Grammy Awards will air live on Feb. 12 on CBS.