's 1987 classic has narrowly beaten Guns N Roses
' Appetite For Destruction
to the top of a new Readers Poll in Rolling Stone Magazine.
The album also beat the likes of Born In The USA by Bruce Springsteen
's Back In Black
in the poll.
Rolling Stone says that it was "a close race
" ultimate won by Bono and co. They also admit that the Clash
's London Calling
made the grade by "the skin of its teeth
" because even though it was released in the UK in December 1979, it appeared in the US the following month.
Here's the top ten:
01. U2: The Joshua Tree
02. Guns n'Roses: Appetite for Destruction
03. Michael Jackson: Thriller
04. Bruce Springsteen: Born in the USA
05. Prince: Purple Rain
06. AC/DC: Back in Black
07. The Smiths: The Queen is Dead
08. The Clash: London Calling
09. The Cure: Disintegration
10. Metallica: Master of Puppets
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