Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Library Of Congress Adds ‘No Sleep ’Til Hammersmith’ To National Motörhead Registry http://tinyurl.com/hqwj6t2

<p>WASHINGTONâ€"In recognition of
the 1981 live album’s contribution to the metal
pioneers’ legacy, the Library of Congress
announced Tuesday that <i>No Sleep ’Til
Hammersmith</i> had been added to the National
Motörhead Registry. “Built on the successes of
the <i>St. Valentine’s Day Massacre</i> EP and
the album <i>Ace Of Spades</i>, <i>Hammersmith</i>
marks the absolute peak of the band’s Lemmy,
‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke, and Phil ‘Philthy
Animal’ Taylor lineup, making it an exemplary
addition to the NMR,” Acting Librarian of
Congress David S. Mao said of the database, a
federally funded collection of over 800 albums,
singles, and bootleg recordings from throughout
the rock-and-roll band’s 40-year career.
“Obviously, since there is so much deserving
music, we have to be selective with what we
include. When you consider that <i>Hammersmith</i>
features such technically adept and aggressively
loud songs as ‘Overkill’ and ‘Capricorn’
recorded live at Newcastle City Hall ...</p>


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