In the words of a good friend of mine, "This ain't no popularity contest."
In order to be added to the prestigious list of artist or songs in the Library of Congress, you have to have done more than just sell a lot of copies of your record. In fact, the official line on even being considered for addition into this exclusive group goes like this:
Recordings selected for the National Reco
It’s taken producer Peter Newman over a decade to bring the sad final months of Janis Joplin‘s life to the big screen, but now it seems he’ll get his chance. Deadline announced today that ‘Joplin,’ a film focused on the singer’s last six months, will begin filming early next year and star Tony Award winning actress Nina Arianda.