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Can you name the list of NPR's most important American musical works of the 20th century?

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ArtistMusical Work
Samuel Barber (1938)
Fats Domino (1955)
Irving Berlin (1911)
Frank Sinatra/Jack Lawrence/Arthur Altman (1939)
Aaron Copland (1944)
Herman Hupfield (1931)
Ray Whitley and Gene Autry (1939)
Bob Dylan (1962)
Bill Monroe (1938)
Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley (1956)
Coleman Hawkins (1939)
Bruce Springsteen (1975) (Album)
Hamlish and Kleban (1975) (Musical)
Loretta Lynn (1971)
Patsy Cline and Willie Nelson (1961)
John Lewis/Modern Jazz Quartet (1955)
Kate Smith/Gus Kahn/Wilber Schwandt/Fabian Andre (1963)
Steve Reich (1971)
Sheldon Harnick/Jerry Bock (1964) (Musical)
Billie Holiday (1940)
James Taylor (1970)
Earl Scruggs (1949)
John Cage (1952)
George M. Cohan (1904)
Max Steiner (1939)
The Beach Boys (1966)
Paul Simon (1986) (Album)
Ferde Grofe (1931)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957)
The Platters (1955)
Frank Loesser (1950) (Musical)
Robert Johnson (1937)
Louis Armstrong/Jerry Herman (1964)
Mahalia Jackson with Martin/Gabriel (1958)
ArtistMusical Work
Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon (1954)
Elvis Presley with Leiber/Stoller/Blackwell (1954)
George & Ira Gershwin (1930)
Johnny Cash (1956)
The Ramones (1977)
Hank Williams (1949)
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra (1940)
The Weavers and Lead Belly/Lomax (1950)
Miles Davis (1959)
Jelly Roll Morton (1924)
Charlie Parker (1945)
Ritchie Valens and Willam Clauson (1958)
Al Green (1971)
The Doors (1967)
Bob Dylan (1965)
John Coltrane (1964) (Album)
Kurt Weill and Blitzstein/Brecht (1960 - Ella Fitzgerald Recording))
Chuck Berry (1955)
Duke Ellington (1931)
Lerner & Lowe (1956) (Musical)
Rodgers and Hart (1937)
The Temptations (1965)
Cole Porter (1932)
Dizzy Gillespie (1946)
Rodgers & Hammerstein (1943)
Talking Heads (1980)
Count Basie (1938)
Santana and Puente (1963)
James Brown (1965)
Buddy Holly (1957)
George and Ira Gershwin (1935)
Bernard Hermann (1960) (Film Score)
Jimi Hendrix (1966)
Sugarhill Gang (1979)
ArtistMusical Work
Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding (1965)
George Gershwin (1924)
Bill Haley with Freedman/Knight (1955)
Thelonius Monk (1946)
Nat King Cole and Bob Troup (1946)
Bessie Smith and W. C. Handy (1914)
Isaac Hayes (1971)
Hammerstein and Kern (1927) (Musical)
Benny Goodman and Louis Prima (1936)
Freed and Brown (1952) (Film Musical)
Otis Redding (1968)
Nirvana (1991)
Tammy Wynnette (1968)
Mitchell Parish and Hoagy Carmichael (1929)
Igor Stravinsky (1948)
Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond (1960)
Thomas A. Dorsey (1932)
Duke Ellington Orchestra and Billy Strayhorn (1941)
Stevie Wonder (1972) (Album)
Carole King (1971) (Album)
Woody Guthrie (1956)
The Kingston Trio (1958)
The Velvet Underground (1967) (Album)
Carl Stallings (1940s & 1950s)
Baptist Hymn
Louis Armstrong with Williams/Oliver (1928)
Berstein and Sondheim (1957) (Musical)
Ray Charles (1959)
Marvin Gaye (1970)
Irving Berlin and Bing Crosby (1942)
Carter Family (1927)
Harburg and Arlen (1939) (Film Musical)

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