Library of Congress Preserves Recordings

Bee Gees

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress isn’t just for books and documents, announcing the latest priceless audio to be preserved.

FOX News Radio’s Dave Anthony has the highlights:

Audio clip:

Bee Gees

They are recordings for all-time.

(Jimmie Davis – “You Are My Sunshine”)

From Jimmie Davis’s classic country, to…

(The Ramones – “Blitzkrieg Bop”)

…Ramones’ punk, spanning 62 years.

(Pink Floyd – “Money”)

There’s Pink Floyd and Simon & Garfunkel…

Garfunkel Simon

(Simon & Garfunkel – “The Sound of Silence”)

The Bee Gees made it…

(The Bee Gees – “Night Fever”)

Also preserved:

(Frankie Yankovic)

The Polka King, Frankie Yankovic.

Checker

(Chubby Checker – “The Twist”)

Chubby Checker also twisted his way onto the National Registry.  A few voice recordings are among the 25, like Will Rogers from the Depression:

(Will Rogers) “We’ll hold the distinction of being the only nation in the history of the world that ever went to the poor house in an automobile.”

Dave Anthony, FOX News Radio.




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