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In cases where a selected title has not already been preserved, the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation works to ensure that the sound recording will be preserved by some entity and available to future generations, either through the Library's recorded-sound preservation ...

The good stuff is preserved not only in our hearts and minds, but in the National Recording Registry by the U.S. Library of Congress. Every year since 2002, the registry collates for preservation 25 recordings it deems “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” This year's musical selections are a ...
The Library of Congress is the world's largest library, with a growing collection of more than 164 million items on 838 miles of bookshelves. The collection, in some 470 languages, includes over 38 million books and other print materials, 3.6 million recordings, 14 million photographs, 5.5 million maps, 8.1 ...
The Library of Congress announced March 21 that it will preserve Run-D.M.C.'s album “Raising Hell” and works from 25 other artists and luminaries in the National Recording Registry. Run-D.M.C.'s 1986 crossover album includes the seminal hits “Walk This Way,” “My Adidas” and “It's Tricky.” The Library of ...
Since 2002, the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry has honored songs, albums and other recordings for their significance and impact on American history and culture. On Wednesday, 25 titles, including the iconic “Sound of Music” soundtrack and The Temptations' “My Girl,” were added to ...
The National Library of Congress has shared its latest batch of musical inductees to the National Recording Registry. The 25 works — a mix of singles, field recordings, albums and soundtracks — represent myriad genres and time periods, and bring the Registry's overall catalog up to 500 entries. From pop ...



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