U2's The Joshua Tree Added To Library of Congress Registry

04/03/2014
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(hennemusic) U2's landmark 1987 album, "The Joshua Tree", is among the 25 new entrees into The Library of Congress' National Recording Registry of recordings that that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

The Irish rockers' biggest album spawned three hit singles ("With Or Without You", "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" and "Where The Streets Have No Name") on its way to selling more than 25 million copies worldwide, including 10 million in the U.S. alone.

Among the other recordings joining "The Joshua Tree" in the registry are Creedence Clearwater Revival's 1969 single, "Fortunate Son", Jeff Buckley's 1994 cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", Linda Ronstadt's 1974 album "Heart Like A Wheel" and Isaac Hayes' 1971 soundtrack album, "Shaft." more on this story

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