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Selena's 1990 album is inducted into the National Recording Registry

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Mar 30, 2020 – 11:48 AM EDT
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Selena Quintanilla Credit: Grosby Group (Prohibida su Reproducción).

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The Library of Congress has recognized Selena Quintanilla's second studio album Ven Conmigo, which was released in 1990 and the first Tejano record by a female artist to achieve gold status. The album was archived into the library's National Recording Registry of culturally, historically & aesthetically important recordings to the nation’s sound heritage.

THE NRR produced the ultimate "Stay At Home" playlist that also includes Whitney Houston and Tina Turner with the likes of other inductees.

  1. Whispering” (single), Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra (1920)
  2. “Protesta per Sacco e Vanzetti,” Compagnia Columbia; “Sacco e Vanzetti,” Raoul Romito (1927)
  3. “La Chicharronera” (single), Narciso Martinez and Santiago Almeida (1936)
  4. “Arch Oboler’s Plays” episode “The Bathysphere.” (Nov. 18, 1939)
  5. “Me and My Chauffeur Blues” (single), Memphis Minnie (1941)
  6. The 1951 National League tiebreaker: New York Giants vs. Brooklyn Dodgers — Russ Hodges, announcer (Oct. 3, 1951)
  7. Puccini’s “Tosca” (album), Maria Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano, Angelo Mercuriali, Tito Gobbi, Melchiorre Luise, Dario Caselli, Victor de Sabata (1953)
  8. “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” (single), Allan Sherman (1963)
  9. WGBH broadcast of the Boston Symphony on the day of the John F. Kennedy assassination, Boston Symphony Orchestra (1963)
  10. “Fiddler on the Roof” (album), original Broadway cast (1964)
  11. “Make the World Go Away” (single), Eddy Arnold (1965)
  12. Hiromi Lorraine Sakata Collection of Afghan Traditional Music (1966-67; 1971-73)
  13. “Wichita Lineman” (single), Glen Campbell (1968)
  14. “Dusty in Memphis” (album), Dusty Springfield (1969)
  15. “Mister Rogers Sings 21 Favorite Songs From ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ ” (album), Fred Rogers (1973)
  16. “Cheap Trick at Budokan” (album), Cheap Trick (1978)
  17. Holst: Suite No. 1 in E-Flat, Suite No. 2 in F / Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks / Bach: Fantasia in G (Special Edition Audiophile Pressing album), Frederick Fennell and the Cleveland Symphonic Winds (1978)
  18. “Y.M.C.A.” (single), Village People (1978)
  19. “A Feather on the Breath of God” (album), Gothic Voices; Christopher Page, conductor; Hildegard von Bingen, composer (1982)
  20. “Private Dancer” (album), Tina Turner (1984)
  21. “Ven Conmigo” (album), Selena (1990)
  22. “The Chronic” (album), Dr. Dre (1992)
  23. “I Will Always Love You” (single), Whitney Houston (1992)
  24. “Concert in the Garden” (album), Maria Schneider Orchestra (2004)
  25. “Percussion Concerto” (album), Colin Currie (2008)
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