Madonna, Mariah music added to National Recording Registry


The Library of Congress has selected another 25 recordings of cultural or historical significance to be added to the national recording registry. I'm Archie's are a letter with the latest. For the first time, a video game soundtrack makes the national recording registry. It's the Super Mario Brothers theme by Koji Kondo, the list also includes the very first mariachi recordings from 1908. With a little touch of late among the albums making the cuts are Queen Latifah's all hail the Queen, Madonna's like a virgin and synchronicity by the police. Among the singles on the list are Mariah Carey's all I want for Christmas is you, daddy Yankee's gasoline, John Lennon's imagined Jimmy Buffett's margaritaville and Led Zeppelin's stairway to heaven.

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