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The newest inductees into the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress were announced today! The newest members include Notorious B.I.G.‘s 1994 album, “Ready to Die,” ABBA‘s 1976 album “Visitors,” and Green Day‘s 1994 breakthrough “Dookie.”

On Tuesday (April 16), Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the 25 new titles in the class of 2024, stating they are “worthy of preservation for all time based on their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance in the nation’s recorded sound heritage.”

Check out the full list of recordings (Below) that were inducted into the 2024 National Recording Registry, administered by the Library of Congress:

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“Clarinet Marmalade” – Lt. James Reese Europe’s 369th U.S. Infantry Band (1919)

“Kauhavan Polkka” – Viola Turpeinen and John Rosendahl (1928)

Wisconsin Folksong Collection (1937-46)

“Rose Room” – Benny Goodman Sextet with Charlie Christian (1939)

“Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” – Gene Autry (1949)

Gorgeous Jewelry Collection

“Tennessee Waltz” – Patti Page (1950)

“Rocket ‘88’” – Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats (1951)

“Catch a Falling Star” /” Magic Moments” – Perry Como (1957)

“Chances Are” – Johnny Mathis (1957)

“The Sidewinder” – Lee Morgan (1964)

“Surrealistic Pillow” – Jefferson Airplane (1967)

“Ain’t No Sunshine” – Bill Withers (1971)

Splice V Collection 7 by Arturia

“This is a Recording” – Lily Tomlin (1971)

“J.D. Crowe & the New South” – J.D. Crowe & the New South (1975)

“Arrival” – ABBA (1976)

“El Cantante” – Héctor Lavoe (1978)

“The Cars” – The Cars (1978)

“Parallel Lines” – Blondie (1978)

“La-Di-Da-Di” – Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick (MC Ricky D) (1985)

“Don’t Worry, Be Happy” – Bobby McFerrin (1988)

“Amor Eterno” – Juan Gabriel (1990)

“Pieces of Africa” – Kronos Quartet (1992)

“Dookie” – Green Day (1994)

“Ready to Die” – The Notorious B.I.G. (1994)

“Wide Open Spaces” – The Chicks (1998)

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