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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Sen. Everett Dirksen
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Sen. Everett Dirksen

Nothing excites Grammy voters quite like Senators talking. The single "Gallant Men," with the Illinois Republican (1951 to 1969) intoning platitudes over a martial drumbeat, was a minor Top 40 hit in 1967, and it probably sounded not entirely out of place next to the Moody Blues' "Nights in White Satin." Its corresponding LP won Best Spoken Word Album in 1968.

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