National registry adds Jay-Z, Curtis Mayfield, Cyndi Lauper, RFK recordings

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Curtis Mayfield and Cyndi Lauper, as well as Robert F. Kennedy’s speech following the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, two months before Kennedy himself was killed, are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.

In addition to Jay-Z’s “Blueprint” album, Mayfield’s “Superfly” and Lauper’s “She’s So Unusual,” the Library of Congress also added these memorable titles to the registry: Neil…

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