The National Jukebox launch announcement was made today by the Librarian of Congress, James Billington and singer/songwriter, Harry Connick, Jr. The National Jukebox is Now Live at: http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/ Fast Facts: At Launch Jukebox Contains 10,000 recordings made by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1901 and 1925. “Recordings in the Jukebox were issued on record […]
LC Announces the National Jukebox: Largest Collection of Recordings Ever Made Available To Public (Free)
News Conference Planned For Tuesday: "Library of Congress Builds the Record Collection Of the Century"
From an Article in the LA Times: This is the Library of Congress’ $250-million Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation, a 45-acre vault and state-of-the-art preservation and restoration facility on Virginia’s Mt. Pony. It’s here that a recent donation from Universal Music Group, nearly a quarter-million master recordings by musicians including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and […]