© 2024 KMUW
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
KMUW will carry President Joe Biden's address from the Oval Office beginning at 7 pm CT, Wednesday, July 24, 2024. Listen at 89.1 fm or through the online stream, or click here to watch.

The 2023 Sounds of America (Rebroadcast)

The Library of Congress is famous for its collection of American cultural treasures.     

And each year, the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress chooses just 25 pieces of audio to showcase the rich heritage of America’s recorded sound — an audio hall of fame.

Those being inducted this year have just been announced. The inductees include Madonna and Mariah Carey, the Super Mario Bros. theme, and Daddy Yankee’s “Gasolina.”

For the return of our series, The Sounds of America, we sat down with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to talk about this year’s new honorees.

Copyright 2023 WAMU 88.5

Rupert Allman