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1966 9th Grammy Awards

1966 9th Grammy Awards (awarded March 2, 1967)

"Almost Persuaded" - David Houston
"Monday, Monday" - Mamas and the Papas
"Strangers in the Night" - Frank Sinatra
"What Now My Love" - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
"Winchester Cathedral" - The New Vaudeville

Gewinner: "Strangers in the Night" - Frank Sinatra

Song of the Year

"Born Free" - John Barry, Don Black
"The Impossible Dream" - Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion
"Michelle" - John Lennon, Paul McCartney
"Somewhere, My Love" - Paul Francis Websterr, Maurice Jarre
"Strangers in the Night" - Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder

Gewinner: "Michelle" - John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Album of the Year

Color Me Barbra - Barbra Streisand
Dr. Zhivago - Maurice Jarre
Revolver - The Beatles
Sinatra: A Man and His Music - Frank Sinatra
What Now My Love - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

Gewinner: Sinatra: A Man and His Music - Frank Sinatra

Male Vocal Performance

David Houston - "Almost Persuaded"
Jack Jones - "The Impossible Dream"
Paul McCartney - "Eleanor Rigby"
Jim Reeves - "Distant Drums"
Frank Sinatra - "Strangers in the Night"
Andy Williams - The Shadow of Your Smile

Gewinner: Frank Sinatra - "Strangers in the Night"

Best Arrangement

Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist

Ernie Freeman - "Strangers in the Night" (Frank Sinatra)

Don Costa - "If He Walked into My Life" (Eydie Gorme)
George Martin - "Eleanor Rigby" (Paul McCartney)
Oliver Nelson - "Goin' out of My Head" (Wes Montgomery)
Billy Strange - "These Boot Are Made for Walkin'" (Nancy Sinatra)
Brian Wilson - "Good Vibrations" (Beach Boys)

Gewinner: Ernie Freeman - "Strangers in the Night" (Frank Sinatra)

Best Engineered Recording

Eddie Brackett, Lee Herschberg - Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra)
Dick Bogert - "Arabesque" (Henry Mancini)
James Malloy - The Last Word in Lonesome is Me (Eddy Arnold)
Phil Ramone - Presenting Thad Jones (Mel Lewis & the Jazz Orchestra)
Phil Ramone - Joe Williams and Thad Jones (Mel Lewis & the Jazz Orchestra)

Gewinner: Eddie Brackett, Lee Herschberg - Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra)

Best Album Notes

Stan Cornyn - Sinatra at the Sands
Harvey Cowen - Ben Colder Strikes Again
Stanley Dance, Ralph Gleason - The Ellington Era, Vol. 2
Fred Friendly - Edward R. Murrow, a Reporter Remembers, Vol. 1, The War Years
Nelson Lyon - Dr. Zhivago (Maurice Jarre)

Gewinner: Stan Cornyn - Sinatra at the Sands

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