Special Report

Song of the Year at the Grammys the Year You Were Born

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1959
> Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
> Artist: Domenico Modugno
> Songwriters: Domenico Modugno
> Weeks on Top 40: 13

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1960
> Song: The Battle of New Orleans
> Artist: Jimmy Driftwood
> Songwriters: Jimmy Driftwood
> Weeks on Top 40: 18

Source: MGM Studios Inc. / IMDB

1961
> Song: Theme of Exodus
> Artist: Ernest Gold
> Songwriters: Ernest Gold
> Weeks on Top 40: N/A

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1962
> Song: Moon River
> Artist: Henry Mancini
> Songwriters: Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
> Weeks on Top 40: 16

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1963
> Song: What Kind Of Fool Am I
> Artist: Sammy Davis, Jr.
> Songwriters: Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
> Weeks on Top 40: 10

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