Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, The Smiths, Prince, Dinosaur Jr., R.E.M., Michael Jackson, Sonic Youth, Depeche Mode and Def Leppard.
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1987
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23,288
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1987
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14,002
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1987
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9,406
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1987
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7,260
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1987
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6,407
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1987
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4,751
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1987
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4,750
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1987
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3,737
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1987
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3,511
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3,500
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 405 41%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Australia 34 3%
Germany 32 3%
Canada 26 3%
France 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 914 91%
Yes 86 9%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
8. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
16. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
17. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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