15 Black Musicians You May Not Have Known Had Their Works Preserved in The Library of Congress

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Marvin Gaye

Gaye was one of the leading soul and R&B singers in the ’60s and ’70s.┬áHis 1971 album “What’s Going On” was inducted in 2003.

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience

“Are You Experienced” was released in 1967 and inducted in 2005. Almost every song was a hit. Songs like “Fire,” “Purple Haze” and “Foxy Lady” helped define the psychedelic ’60s.

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Etta James

“At Last” is the title of her most famous single and her debut album in 1961. The album features songs like “All I Could Do Was Cry,” “Stormy Weather” and others. The album was inducted in 2008.

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