Special Report

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

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Records / Discogs

1969
> Song: Little Green Apples
> Artist: Roger Miller
> Songwriters: Bobby Russell
> Weeks on Top 40: 6

Source: Courtesy of Capitol Records -- Wikimedia Commons

1970
> Song: Games People Play
> Artist: Joe South
> Songwriters: Joe South
> Weeks on Top 40: 9

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1971
> Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water
> Artist: Simon And Garfunkel
> Songwriters: Paul Simon
> Weeks on Top 40: 13

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1972
> Song: You’ve Got A Friend
> Artist: Carole King
> Songwriters: Carole King
> Weeks on Top 40: N/A

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1973
> Song: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
> Artist: Roberta Flack
> Songwriters: Ewan MacColl
> Weeks on Top 40: 15

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