2019 Inductees Into The National Recording Registry

Written by | March 26, 2020 6:27 am | No Comments


Thanks to Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden =for not allowing a little thing like the end of life as we know it to stop her in duty to culture and the American people with these picks of recordings to be inducted into the National Recording Preservation Board registry. Which means that in five million years from now, aliens like the A.I. will get to truly understand what made humans nothing if not great at music… the one place we absolutely surpass all species without destroying the planet and ourselves.

If you want to read more, go here.

Otherwise, as good an excuse as any to listen to Dusty In Memphis for the thousandth time…

Whispering – (single) Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra 1920 2019 Pop (Pre-1955)

Protesta per Sacco e Vanzetti(singles) Compagnia Columbia /Sacco e Vanzetti–Raoul Romito 1927 2019 Pop (Pre-1955)

La Chicharronera (single) Narsciso Martinez/Santiago Almeida 1936 2019 Folk

Arch Oboler’s Plays: The Bathysphere (November 18, 1939) 1939 2019 Broadcast/Spoken Word

Me and My Chauffeur Blues (single) Memphis Minnie 1941 2019 Blues

NY Giants vs. Brooklyn Dodgers 1951 National League Playoff Russ Hodges 1951 2019 Broadcast/Spoken Word

Puccini: Tosca (album) Maria Callas, Carlo Bergonzi, Georges Pretre, etc. 1953 2019 Classical/Opera

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (single) Allan Sherman 1963 2019 Comedy/Novelty

WGBH Broadcast of the Boston Symphony on the day of the Kennedy Assassination (November 22, 1963) Boston Symphony Orchestra 1963 2019 Broadcast/Spoken Word

Fiddler on the Roof (album) Original Broadway cast 1964 2019 Musical/Soundtrack

Make the World Go Away (single) Eddy Arnold 1965 2019 Country/Bluegrass

Afghanistan Recordings Hiromi Lorraine Sakata, recordist 1966-67; 1971-73 2019 Field

Wichita Lineman (single) Glen Campbell 1968 2019 Country/Bluegrass

Dusty in Memphis (album) Dusty Springfield 1969 2019 Pop (Post-1955)

Mister Rogers Sings: 21 Favorite Songs from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” 1973 2019 Children’s

Cheap Trick At Budokan (album) Cheap Trick 1978 2019 Pop (Post-1955)

The Cleveland Symphonic Winds/Holst: Suite No. 1 in E-Flat, Suite No. 2 in F/Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks/ Bach: Fantasia in G (Special Edition Audiophile Pressing) (Telarc) Frederick Fennell 1978 2019 Technology

Y.M.C.A. (single) The Village People 1978 2019 Disco/Dance

A Feather on the Breath of God Gothic Voices; Hildegard of Bingen, composer 1982 2019 Choral

Private Dancer (album) Tina Turner 1984 2019 Pop (Post-1955)

Ven Conmigo (album) Selena 1990 2019 Latin

The Chronic (album) Dr. Dre 1992 2019 Rap/Hip Hop

I Will Always Love You (single) Whitney Houston 1992 2019 Pop (Post-1955)

Maria Schneider’s Concert in the Garden (album) Maria Schneider 2004 2019 Jazz

Percussion Concerto Colin Currie; Jennifer Higdon, composer 2008 2019 Classical/Opera


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