Incredible records the Library of Congress just deemed ‘National Treasures’ | @micnews
Posted: March 30, 2015 by realjdobypr in News
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Every year since 2000, the Library of Congress has picked the recordings that they consider American treasures — whether recorded in the United States or not. On Wednesday, the library announced 25 selections based on the songs’ historic, aesthetic or cultural significance. They do not disappoint.
These are quite simply some of the best recordings you could pick to represent our country’s musical output. Among the best picks are Lauryn Hill‘s The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me” and Radiohead‘s OK Computer, but every single one is a gem:
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