Coffee Break: 2020 National Recording Registry Adds

Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (Album Art)

The Library of Congress has announced their latest additions to the National Recording Registry.

These records were deemed "worthy of preservation for all time based on their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance in the nation's recorded sound heritage."

Last year's picks included Dr. Dre's The Chronic and Cheap Trick at Budokan. This year's picks include some real bangers -- check out the full list on the registry's website.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what recent additions to the National Recording Registry do you want to hear?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

LaBelle - Lady Marmalade
Nas - N.Y. State of Mind
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come
Kermit the Frog - The Rainbow Connection
Connie Smith - Once A Day
Albert King - Born Under A Bad Sign
Kool and The Gang - Celebration
Alan Alda and Marlo Thomas - William's Doll


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