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30 Albums Turning 30 In 2017

Clearly, 1987 was a good year for record albums. It also hosted an eclectic variety of music as well. Now, those albums are turning 30 years old. Are any of them still favorites of yours?

Here are 15 of those albums that you may still have in your collection. Click here for a more detailed look at what other records came out in 1987.

1. U2, The Joshua Tree, featured “With or Without You,” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” “Where the Streets Have No Name”
2. Guns N’ Roses, Appetite for Destruction, featured “Sweet Child o’ Mine,” “Paradise City,” “Welcome to the Jungle”
3. Prince, Sign o’ the Times, “U Got the Look”
4. R.E.M., Document, “The One I Love.” “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”
5. Whitney Houston, Whitney, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me),” “Didn’t We Almost Have it All,” “So Emotional,” “Where Do Broken Hearts Go"
6. Michael Jackson, Bad, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,” “Bad,” “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Man in the Mirror,” “Dirty Diana,” “Smooth Criminal”
7. George Michael, Faith, “Faith,” “One More Try,” “I Want Your Sex,” “Father Figure”
8. INXS, Kick, "Need You Tonight,” “Devil Inside,” “New Sensation,” “Never Tear Us Apart”
9. Def Leppard, Hysteria, “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” “Armageddon It,” “Rocket,” “Love Bites.”
10. Aerosmith, Permanent Vacation, “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” “Angel,” “Rag Doll”
11. Debbie Gibson, Out of the Blue, “Only in My Dreams,” “Shake Your Love”
12. Richard Marx, Richard Marx, “Don’t Mean Nothing,” “Should’ve Known Better,” “Endless Summer Nights,” “Hold On to the Nights”
13. Terence Trent D’Arby, Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby, "Wishing Well"
14. The Cure, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, “Just Like Heaven”
15. David Bowie, Never Let Me Down, “Day-In Day-Out,” “Time Will Crawl,” “Never Let Me Down”