The Best on Record (1965)

Winners of the 1964 Grammy Awards give performances.


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Credited cast:
Woody Allen ... Himself
Louis Armstrong ... Himself
Eddy Arnold ... Himself
Tony Bennett ... Himself
Les Brown Les Brown ... Himself, Orchestra conductor
Godfrey Cambridge ... Himself
Carol Channing ... Herself
Petula Clark ... Herself
Bill Cosby ... Himself
Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself
Arthur Fiedler Arthur Fiedler ... Himself
Gale Garnett ... Herself
Stan Getz ... Himself
Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto ... Herself
George Harrison ... Himself


One-hour NBC television special, broadcast Tuesday night, May 18, 1965, saluting winners of 1964 Grammy Awards. A tribute to recently deceased (February 15, 1965) Nat King Cole is offered by Sammy Davis, Jr. The Grammy Golden Achievement Award is presented to Frank Sinatra. Peter Sellers interviews The Beatles, in a segment taped in London. Performances by Grammy winners are introduced by Woody Allen, Eddy Arnold, Tony Bennett, Godfrey Cambridge, Carol Channing, Arthur Fiedler, Jack Jones and Steve Lawrence. Performances include Hello Dolly (by Louis Armstrong), Downtown (by Petula Clark), King of the Road and Dang Me (by Roger Miller), Pink Panther Theme (by Henry Mancini), The Girl from Ipanema (by Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz), A Hard Day's Night (by The Beatles), We'll Sing in the Sunshine (by Gale Garnett), Badinerle, from Suite in B Minor by Bach (by The Swingle Singers), and a comedy monologue by Bill Cosby. Orchestra conducted by Les Brown. Written by Richard Finegan

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Comedy | Music







Release Date:

18 May 1965 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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1.33 : 1
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