20 People You Won't Believe Have Grammys

Politicians, actors, athletes and Baha Men who have surprisingly won on Music's Biggest Night

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Carl Sandburg
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Carl Sandburg

Aaron Copeland's orchestral setting for Lincoln's words has been narrated by everyone from Walter Cronkite to Dr. J to Margaret Thatcher – and always ends up sounding pretty much just like the Lincoln Memorial looks. In his 80s, three-time Pulitzer-winning poet and author Carl Sandburg lent the president's quotables just the right amount of folksy gravitas. A Lincoln Portrait won Best Spoken Word Album in 1960.

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