Recording Registry provides albums by Janet Jackson, Nas | Leisure

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Janet Jackson’s socially conscious album “Rhythm Nation 1814,” Louis Armstrong’s jazzy “When the Saints Go Marching In,” and Nas’ debut “Illmatic” are among 25 recordings made on the National Recording Registry.

The Library of Congress announced on Wednesday that Labelle’s song “Lady Marmalade” and Kool & the Gang’s “Celebration” are some of the titles selected for preservation this year. The National Library selected several other memorable titles, including Kermit the Frog’s “The Rainbow Connection”.

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said she has received about 900 public nominations this year for recordings to be added to the registry.

“The National Recording Registry will preserve our history through these vivid recordings of music and voices that reflect our humanity and have shaped our culture for the past 143 years,” Hayden said in a statement.

The library selects titles to preserve because of their cultural and historical significance to the American soundscape. The titles must be at least 10 years old.

The register adds the Christmas Eve 1941 radio program broadcast by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Others that made the list included the soap opera theme song “The Guiding Light,” Connie Smith’s single “Once a Day,” and Albert King’s album, “Born Under a Bad Sign.”

Phil Rizzuto’s radio play-by-play by Roger Maris ’61. 1961 home run – which beat Babe Ruth’s previous record. – has been added to the registry.

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Nashville recording artists Chapel Hart returning to Rose Hill in Aiken | Leisure

Country trio Chapel Hart returns to Rose Hill in Aiken for a weekend performing.

The trio’s New Orleans, Louisiana-based debut single “Jesus and Alcohol” recently caught the ears and eyes of Nashville’s music connoisseurs.

“We are happy to be back in Aiken,” said Danica Hart. “We were very well received when we played at The Stables in October. We look forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting new ones. “

On Thursday, January 28th, the celebrations will begin at 6 p.m. Dave Mercer is hosting a local talent showcase. Some of the best musicians in the region will perform and Chapel Hart will close the evening with their own set and singalong.

On Friday and Saturday, Chapel Hart will perform again at Sheffield’s Restaurant in Rose Hill. The trio will perform throughout the evening with a special chef menu and handcrafted cocktails. Reservations are required and a portion of the proceeds will go to First Tee of Aiken.

Also on Saturday January 30th, The Stables restaurant in Rose Hill will be offering a roast oyster. The musician Brent Lundy provides entertainment and Chapel Hart appears as a musical guest.

The weekly brunch takes place on Sunday January 31st at The Stables Restaurant. Singer-songwriter Josephine Johnson provides the music, with Chapel Hart also performing.

The Ladies of Chapel Hart, made up of Grammy-nominated Danica Hart, her cousin Trea, and her sister Devynn, have been singing together in their hometown of Poplarville, Mississippi, since childhood.

The trio has played from the deep south to Eastern Europe.

Rose Hill in Aiken is under new management and new owner Elizabeth Smith looks forward to bringing these performances to the community.

“Chapel Hart is the real deal,” said Smith. “We are fortunate to host these talented women and to share their musical grace and spirit with Aiken. You better catch them now because these ladies will be the next big thing.”

Rose Hill is located at 221 Greenville St. NW. For more information, call 803-648-1181 or call rosehillinaiken.com.