Devon Strolovitch

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Professor Longhair: "Tipitina"

The New Orleans piano player Henry Roeland Byrd made a name for himself as Professor Longhair,In 1953 Atlantic records released "Tipitina." It was among the music chosen during the past year by the Library of Congress for its National Recording Registry.

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Boogie Chillen

Every year the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress selects 25 recordings to be preserved for all time. One of this year's picks is John Lee Hooker's breakthrough song 'Boogie Chillen.'