STONE COLD CLASSIC!

The eponymous record tops a poll by a new digital station...

Stone Roses’ debut album has been voted the best of the last 50 years in a new poll for BBC RADIO.

Their self-titled 1989 classic finished just ahead of Pink Floyd‘s ”Dark Side Of The Moon’ in the Jubilee poll voted for by listeners of 6 Music, the BBC’s new digital station. The poll aimed to define the best 50 albums of the last 50 years in and ran across the Jubilee Bank Holidays.

The Top Ten also saw two bows from Radiohead, with ‘The Bends’ (at Four) and ‘OK Computer’ (Five). Beatles went one better with three in the Top Ten, ‘Revolver’ (three), ‘Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band’ at six and ‘The White Album’ at Ten. Nirvana, with ‘Nevermind’ at Seven, U2 with ‘The Joshua Tree’ at Eight and The Smiths at Nine with ‘The Queen Is Dead’ made up the rest of the then.

Other notable placings came from Oasis at 12 and 17 with ‘Definitely Maybe’ and ‘What’s The Story (Morning Glory)’, Led Zeppelin with ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ at 16, – Strokes

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