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It’s Time to Nominate to the National Recording Registry!

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Every year the Librarian of Congress picks 25 audio recordings to be added to its National Recording Registry. While the final decision is that of the Librarian of Congress, with some considered input from the Library’s National Recording Preservation Board, the public is also invited to offer their suggestions and we’re accepting those votes NOW!

The criteria: the recording must be at least 10 years old and at least one copy must exist somewhere. It should also be aesthetically, culturally or historically important.

Recordings can be of any type: music, spoken word, radio broadcasts, podcasts, news events, even nature sounds.

You can nominate up to 50 recordings per year. To see what’s already on the Registry, click here.

To offer up your suggestions, go to this page.

Happy Voting and GOOD LUCK!

Comments (2)

  1. TI Trap Muzik was a turning point in southern rap. Before it, southern rap stuck to it’s Blues background with heavy chord arrangements. This album started a trend and the long dominance for Southern rap.

  2. Project Pat’s Mista Don’t Play Everything working is the Blueprint for today’s rap.

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