Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Register

April 2, 2014 7:06 AM

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Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Register

Linda Ronstadt’s commercial breakthrough album, “Heart Like a Wheel,” the Everly Brothers’ career-rejuvenating 1960 hit “Cathy’s Clown” and Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 1969 social protest song “Fortunate Son” are among 25 new entries in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Register, library officials announced today.

The newly inducted recordings span almost a full century of recorded music history and ensure that the selected titles will be preserved for future generations in the Library of Congress in their best existing versions. They span rock, pop, folk, gospel, jazz, blues, Broadway and spoken word recordi...

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