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National Recording Registry 2008

The Library of Congress has announced its 25 new additions to the National Recording Registry. Under the terms of the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, the Librarian, with advice from the Library’s National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB), is tasked with selecting 25 recordings that are “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant,” and are at least … Continue reading National Recording Registry 2008

National Recording Registry 2007

The Library of Congress’ National Recording Preservation Board adds 25 more recordings to its registry. This year’s list is decidedly less rockish than years past which included the Rolling Stones, the Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Sonic Youth, and Nirvana. This year honors Roy Orbison, Smokey Robinson, Joni Mitchell, and Michael Jackson. They’re right on with … Continue reading National Recording Registry 2007