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Songs by Bennett, Estefan being added to Recording Registry

Last Updated Mar 21, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2018, file photo, singer Stevie Nicks, center, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood, right, of Fleetwood Mac perform at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Fleetwood Mac in New York. On Wednesday, March 21, the Librarian of Congress announced Fleetwood Mac as inductees into the National Recording Registry. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

WASHINGTON – Songs performed by Tony Bennett, Gloria Estefan and Run-DMC are among 25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry.

The Library of Congress announced on Wednesday the list of titles being honoured for their cultural and historic importance to the American soundscape.

Bennett’s standard “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” is being added, along with “Rhythm is Gonna Get You” by Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, Run-DMC’s “Raising Hell” album and the soundtrack to “The Sound of Music.”

Other notable entries include Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” album, Kenny Loggins’ “Footloose,” ”Le Freak” by Chic, Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” and Smokey Robinson’s “My Girl,” which was sung by the Temptations.

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