2006 National Recording Registry

The Library of Congress’ National Recording Preservation Board adds 25 recordings to its registry, including the Velvet Underground. Previously: 2005, 2004, 2003.

Full list of the 2006 additions after the jump…


The full list of the 2006 additions:

• “Uncle Josh and the Insurance Agent,” Cal Stewart (1904)

• “Il mio tesoro,” John McCormack, orchestra conducted by Walter Rogers (1916)

• National Defense Test, Sept. 12, 1924 (1924)

• “Black Bottom Stomp,” Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers (1926)

• “Wildwood Flower,” the Carter Family (1928)

• “Pony Blues,” Charley Patton (1929)

• “You’re the Top,” Cole Porter (1934)

• “The Osage Bank Robbery,” episode of “The Lone Ranger” (Dec. 17, 1937)

• Address to Congress, Dec. 8, 1941, Franklin D. Roosevelt (1941)

• native Brazilian music, recorded under the supervision of Leopold Stokowski (1942)

• “Peace in the Valley,” Red Foley and the Sunshine Boys (1951)

• Chopin Polonaise, Opus 40, No. 1 (“Polonaise militaire”), Artur Rubinstein (1952)

• “Blue Suede Shoes,” Carl Perkins (1955)

• interviews with William “Billy” Bell, recorded by Edward D. Ives (1956)

• “Howl,” Allen Ginsberg (1959)

The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, Bob Newhart (1960)

• “Be My Baby,” the Ronettes (1963)

• “We Shall Overcome,” Pete Seeger (1963) recording of Pete Seeger’s June 8, 1963, Carnegie Hall concert

• “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” Rolling Stones (1965)

• “A Change is Gonna Come,” Sam Cooke (1965)

Velvet Underground and Nico, Velvet Underground (1967)

The Eighty-Six Years of Eubie Blake, Eubie Blake (1969)

The Wailers Burnin’, The Wailers (1973)

Live in Japan, Sarah Vaughan (1973)

Graceland, Paul Simon (1986)

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