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, Def Leppard and Depeche Mode.
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1987
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622.
Wasted... Again 
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1987
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 63 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 404 40%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Germany 35 4%
Australia 33 3%
Canada 25 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 909 91%
Yes 91 9%
Live? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
3. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
6. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
7. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
10. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
11. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
12. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
13. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
14. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
15. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
18. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
19. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
20. S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things
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