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CSNY, The Police, Zeppelin among National Recording Registry inductees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mario, Madonna and Mariah have entered the national audio canon. Madonna's star-making 1984 album "Like a Virgin," Mariah Carey's 1994 holiday perennial "All I Want For Christmas Is You" and the original 1985 theme from Super Mario Bros. are now in the U.S. National Recording Registry as part of "the defining sounds of the nation's history and culture," the Library of Congress announced Wednesday. In all, 25 […]

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Recording Registry adds albums by Janet Jackson, Louis Armstrong and Kermit the Frog

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Janet Jackson's socially conscious album "Rhythm Nation 1814," Louis Armstrong's jazzy "When the Saints Go Marching In" and Nas' debut release "Illmatic" are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that Labelle's song "Lady Marmalade" and Kool & the Gang's "Celebration" are some of the titles tapped for preservation this year. The national library chose a few […]

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