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A look at 25 sound recordings being preserved by the Library of Congress

March 25, 2015 - 1:17 AM

WASHINGTON - Here's a listing of the 2012 inductees to the National Recording Registry in chronological order:

1. Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings at University of California, Santa Barbara Library (c.1890-1910)

2. The Benjamin Ives Gilman Collection, recorded at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago (1893)

3. "The Boys of the Lough"/''The Humours of Ennistymon," Michael Coleman (1922)

4. "Black Snake Moan"/ "Match Box Blues," Blind Lemon Jefferson (1928)

5. "Sorry, Wrong Number," from "Suspense" radio series (1943)

6. "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive," Johnny Mercer (1944)

7. Radio Coverage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Funeral, Arthur Godfrey, et al. (1945)

8. "Kiss Me, Kate," original cast album (1949)

9. "John Brown's Body," Tyrone Power, Judith Anderson, and Raymond Massey; directed by Charles Laughton (1953)

10. "My Funny Valentine," The Gerry Mulligan Quartet featuring Chet Baker (1953)

11. "Sixteen Tons," Tennessee Ernie Ford (1955)

12. "Mary Don't You Weep," The Swan Silvertones (1959)

13. "Joan Baez," Joan Baez (1960)

14. "Stand by Me," Ben E. King (1961)

15. "New Orleans' Sweet Emma Barrett and her Preservation Hall Jazz Band," Sweet Emma and her Preservation Hall Jazz Band (1964)

16. "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin,'" The Righteous Brothers (1964)

17. "The Doors," The Doors (1967)

18. "Stand!" Sly and the Family Stone (1969)

19. "Lincoln Mayorga and Distinguished Colleagues," Lincoln Mayorga (1968)

20. "A Wild and Crazy Guy," Steve Martin (1978)

21. "Sesame Street: All-Time Platinum Favourites," Various (1995)

22. "OK Computer," Radiohead (1997)

23. "Songs of the Old Regular Baptists," various (1997)

24. "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," Lauryn Hill (1998)

25. "Fanfares for the Uncommon Woman," Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conductor; Joan Tower, composer (1999)

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