XPN MusicNotes: Watch Jimmy Fallon & Chris Martin sing David Bowie’s “Life on Mars?” and 25 more songs added to Library of Congress’ National Registry


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Late night host Jimmy Fallon unleashed his best David Bowie impression earlier this week as he sang Bowie’s classic “Life on Mars?” accompanied by Coldplay’s Chris Martin on piano. Watch.

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The Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry has added the album “A Love Supreme”  by John Coltrane, to its archives.   The National Recording Registry preserves recordings of cultural or historical significance.   The albums: “It’s My Way” by Buffy Sainte-Marie and “Abraxas” by Santana have also been added along with Julie London’s song- “Cry Me A River,”  Metallica’s “Master of Puppets,”  “Mama Tried” by Merle Haggard, “Where Did Our Love Go” by The Supremes, “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor, “Piano Man” by Billy Joel and both the Louis Armstrong and Bobby Darin versions of “Mack the Knife.”

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