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The New Year will see a number of your favorite albums celebrating landmark anniversaries.  Here are nine classic rock albums that will be turning 30 in 2018.


Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – Up Your Alley

Released May 23, 1988.

Joan Jett, The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself for Loving You

Joan Jett's official music video for 'I Hate Myself For Loving You'. Click to listen to Joan Jett on Spotify: As featured on Up Your Alley.

Patti Smith – Dream of Life

Released June 1988.

Patti Smith - People Have The Power

Patti Smith's official music video for 'People Have The Power'. Click to listen to Patti Smith on Spotify: As featured on Land (1975-2002).

U2 – Rattle and Hum

Released October 10, 1988.

U2 - Desire

U2's new album, "Songs of Experience" out now. Listen to the album: Explore more music from U2: Follow U2: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Music video by U2 performing Desire. (C) 2006 Universal-Island Records Limited

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