May 24, 2024

Green Day are among the artists whose work will be preserved by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The band’s “Dookie” album was listed for inclusion during announcement made April 16th.

Green Day’s third album, but first on a major label (Reprise Records), dropped in ’94. Viewed as one of the defining albums of the ’90s, it contained the tracks “Longview,” “Basket Case” and “When I Come Around.”

The selected songs and albums are “worthy of preservation for all time based on their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance in the nation’s recorded sound heritage.”

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