The legislative intent of the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 was to develop a national program to guard America's sound recording heritage. The Act resulted in the formations of the National Recording Registry, The National Recording Preservation Board and a fund-raising foundation to aid their efforts. Beginning in 2002, the National Recording Preservation Board began selecting nominated recordings each year to be preserved.
The first four yearly lists included 50 selections. However, since 2006, 25... Read More