2016 inclusions in National Recording Registry

Every year, the National Recording Registry adds 25 more recordings to their preservation project.  These recordings will be preserved due to their importance in the heritage that is the American experience.

“Let Me Call You Sweetheart”-  Columbia Quartet

“Wildcat Blues”- Clarence Williams’ Blues Five

“Statesboro Blues”- Blind Willie McTell

“Bonaparte’s Retreat”- WH Stepp

“Vic and Sade” – Episode “Decoration Day”

Mahler Symphony No. 9 – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

“Carousel of American Music” – George Cohan, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Arthur Freed, Shelton Brooks, Hoagy Carmichael (September 24, 1940)

The “Marshall Plan” Speech-  George C. Marshall (June 5, 1947)

“Destination Freedom” episodes- “A Garage in Gainesville” and “Execution Awated”

Original soundtrack for “A Streetcar Named Desire”

“Cry Me a Riber” – Julie London

“Mack the Knife”- Louie Armstrong, Bobby Darin

Wilt Chamberlins 100 point game, fourth quarter coverage- Bill Campbell, announcer

“A Love Supreme” – John Coltrane

“It’s My Way” (album)- Buffy St. Marie

“Where Did Our Love Go”- The Supremes

“People Get Ready”- The Impressions

“Mama Tried”- Merle Haggard

“Abraxas” – Santana

“Class Clown” – George Carlin

“Robert and Clara Schumann Complete Piano Trios”- The Beaux Arts Trio

“Piano Man”- Billy Joel

“Bogalusa Boogie”- Clifton Chenier

“I Will Survive”- Gloria Gaynor

“Master of Puppets” – Metallica


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