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Tears and Tributes at Grammy Lifetime Achievement Kudos

25 January 2014 5:38 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“If the afternoon ends and there’s still a dry eye in the house then we haven’t done our jobs,” Recording Academy prexy Neil Portnow said Saturday during the presentation of lifetime achievement awards to seven honorees, including the Beatles, Kris Kristofferson and the Isley Brothers.

“It’s a lifetime achievement award but I feel like we’ve all got a lot more life in us,” Ringo Starr said in accepting the award for the Fab Four. “Beatles music is still out there and that’s the thing I’m most proud of.”

Yoko Ono (pictured above with Starr) and Olivia Harrison, widows of John Lennon and George Harrison, were also on hand for the presentation as part of Grammy’s Special Merit Awards ceremony at the Wilshire Ebell theater. (Paul McCartney was busy rehearsing for Monday’s taping of the CBS special commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ U. »

- Cynthia Littleton

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