'Tapestry' Added to National Recording Registry
WASHINGTON, DC - The Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Board selected Carole King's landmark 1971 album Tapestry to be added to the National Recording Registry March 19, 2004. The Registry, which was initiated last year, now has a total of 100 recordings and collections of sound recordings that are deemed to be culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.
Among the other honorees named this year are: William Jennings Bryan's Cross of Gold speech, Leadbelly's recording of "Goodnight Irene," The Complete Recordings of Robert Johnson, the 1941 World Series' Game Four, John F. Kennedy's inaugural ceremony, The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album, and Bruce Springsteen's Born To Run.
For a complete list of inductees go to http://www.loc.gov/rr/record/nrpb/registry/.