Island/Rockbeat/FantasyU2‘s 1987 album The Joshua Tree, Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s 1969 antiwar anthem “Fortunate Son,” and Linda Ronstadt‘s 1974 Heart Like a Wheel album are the newest additions to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
The 1960 Everly Brothers hit “Cathy’s Clown” and Isaac Hayes‘s 1971 Theme From Shaft album have also been inducted.
Each year, the Library of Congress selects for the Registry a handful of songs and albums that have been judged to be “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” recordings. A total of 25 recordings have been selected for induction in 2014.
Librarian of Congress James H. …read more
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