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Program National Recording Preservation Board

About This Program

Each year since 2002, the National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) and members of the public have nominated recordings to the National Recording Registry. The depth and breadth of nominations received highlights the richness of the nations'' audio legacy and underscores the importance of assuring the long-term preservation of that legacy for future generations.

This Month's Question

The star-studded music video for this song, added to the Registry in 2016, includes appearances by Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Bobby Brown, Jasmine Guy, and Lou Gossett, Jr. What is it?

“Lift Every Voice and Sing”—Melba Moore and Friends (1990)

National Recording Preservation Plan

A collaborative online resource to collect, vet, and disseminate knowledge and best practices in the field of recorded sound preservation.

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