Top 100 rock songs of the 80's

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Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
The Final Countdown - Europe
Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison
When the Children Cry - White Lion
Rock the Casbah - The Clash
Round and Round - Ratt
We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Cum on Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot
Back in Black - AC/DC
Nothin' But A Good Time - Poison
You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Once Bitten, Twice Shy - Great White
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Don't Know What You Got (Til It's Gone) - Cinderella
Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash
Living After Midnight - Judas Priest
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
Wait - White Lion
18 & Life - Skid Row
Armageddon It - Def Leppard
The Magnificent Seven - The Clash
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
Born to Be My Baby - Bon Jovi
Close My Eyes Forever - Lita Ford (with Ozzy Osbourne)
Cult of Personality - Living Colour
Rainbow in the Dark - Dio
Day by Day - The Hooters
Bringin' on the Heartbreak - Def Leppard
Redemption Song - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2
One - Metallica
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
Waiting Room - Fugazi
Kiss Me Deadly - Lita Ford
Jump - Van Halen
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Heaven - Warrant
Coming Home - Cinderella
Police On My Back - The Clash
Bang Your Head (Metal Health) - Quiet Riot
Way Cool Jr. - Ratt
Where the Streets Have No Name - U2
Cold Blood - Kix
Ace of Spades - Motorhead
Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
Train in Vain - The Clash
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
And We Danced - Hooters
Carrie - Europe
Back For More - Ratt
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
You've Got Another Thing Coming - Judas Priest
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
Photograph - Def Leppard
Dr. Feelgood - Motley Crue
Paradise City - Guns N' Roses
Love Song - Tesla
Gypsy Road - Cinderella
Eyes of a Stranger - Queensryche
Dreams - Van Halen
Is This Love - Whitesnake
Heading Out to the Highway - Judas Priest
Fallen Angel - Poison
Down Boys - Warrant
Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
I'll Be You - The Replacements
Animal - Def Leppard
Dear God - XTC
For Those About to Rock - AC/DC
I Can't Drive 55 - Sammy Hagar
Luka - Suzanne Vega
Hells Bells - AC/DC
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Patience - Guns N' Roses
Seventeen - Winger
No One Like You - The Scorpions
I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
I Want A Woman - Ratt
I Don't Believe in Love - Queensryche
When It's Love - Van Halen
Talk Dirty To Me - Poison
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N Roses
Straight to Hell - The Clash
Shot in the Dark - Ozzy Osbourne
Holy Diver - Dio
Gettin' Better - Tesla
All You Zombies - Hooters
Cry Tough - Poison
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
Angel of Harlem - U2
Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
Little Fighter - White Lion
I Won't Forget You - Poison
Send Me an Angel - Real Life
 

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Top 25 songs by year:

1980:

You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Living After Midnight - Judas Priest
Train in Vain - The Clash
Ace of Spades - Motorhead
Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
I Don't Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats
Brass in Pocket - The Pretenders
Redemption Song - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Call Me - Blondie
And the Cradle Will Rock - Van Halen
Bankrobber - The Clash
Anyway You Want It - Journey
Boys Don't Cry - The Cure
Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd
Against the Wind - Bob Seger
So Lonely - The Police
Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley & The Wailers
I Don't Remember - Peter Gabriel
My Girl - Madness
Refugee - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio? - The Ramones
Embarrassment - Madness

1981:

Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
Heading Out to the Highway - Judas Priest
Back in Black - AC/DC
Bringin' on the Heartbreak - Def Leppard
The Magnificent Seven - The Clash
Hells Bells - AC/DC
Police On My Back - The Clash
Burnin' For You - Blue Oyster Cult
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Unchained - Van Halen
The Tide is High - Blondie
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Just Between You and Me - April Wine
That's Entertainment - The Jam
Tom Sawyer - Rush
Hold on Loosely - 38 Special
The Best of Times - Styx
Stone in Love - Journey
People Who Died - Jim Carroll Band
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic - The Police
TV Party - Black Flag
Talk to Ya Later - The Tubes
The Waiting - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Rapture - Blondie
Leather and Lace - Stevie Nicks and Don Henley


1982:

You've Got Another Thing Coming - Judas Priest
Rock the Casbah - The Clash
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
No One Like You - The Scorpions
Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash
For Those About to Rock - AC/DC
I Love It Loud - Kiss
Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
Straight to Hell - The Clash
House of Fun - Madness
Rock This Town - Stray Cats
Open Arms - Journey
The Number Of The Beast - Iron Maiden
Beat Surrender - The Jam
This is Radio Clash - The Clash
Heat of the Moment - Asia
I Love Rock N' Roll - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Caught Up in You - 38 Special
Vacation - The Go-Go's
Working For the Weekend - Loverboy
Stone Cold - Rainbow
There's Only One Way to Rock - Sammy Hagar
Closer to the Heart - Rush
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Flying High Again - Ozzy Osbourne


1983:

Cum on Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot
Photograph - Def Leppard
Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
Rainbow in the Dark - Dio
Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne
Our House - Madness
Shout at the Devil - Motley Crue
Foolin' - Def Leppard
Holy Diver - Dio
Down Under - Men at Work
Too Late for Love - Def Leppard
Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Don't Change - INXS
Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) - Journey
In a Big Country - Big Country
Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes
Sweet Dreams - The Eurythmics
Breaking the Chains - Dokken
Modern Love - David Bowie
Back on the Chain Gang - The Pretenders
Stray Cat Strut - Stray Cats
I'll Tumble For Ya - Culture Club
Pink Houses - John Cougar Mellencamp
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble
Faithfully - Journey


1984:

Round and Round - Ratt
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Jump - Van Halen
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Back For More - Ratt
Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2
Karma Chameleon - Culture Club
I Can't Drive 55 - Sammy Hagar
Bang Your Head (Metal Health) - Quiet Riot
I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
I Can�t Hold Back - Survivor
I'll Wait - Van Halen
Authority Song - John Cougar Mellencamp
Send Me an Angel - Real Life
Big City Nights - Scorpions
Panama - Van Halen
The Last in Line - Dio
Hot For Teacher - Van Halen
Too Young to Fall in Love - Motley Crue
Midnite Maniac - Krokus
Missing You - John Waite
Drive - The Cars
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper

1985:

And We Danced - Hooters
The Search is Over - Survivor
All You Zombies - Hooters
Lay it Down - Ratt
Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
California Girls - David Lee Roth
You're in Love - Ratt
Alone Again - Dokken
How Soon Is Now? - The Smiths
Summertime Girls - Y&T
The Bottom Line - Big Audio Dynamite
The Whole of the Moon - The Waterboys
You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) - Dead or Alive
Take on Me - a-ha
Small Town - John Cougar Mellencamp
She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
Never - Heart
Life in One Day - Howard Jones
Too Late for Goodbye - Julian Lennon
Smokin in the Boys Room - Motley Crue
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Lonely 'Ol Night - John Cougar Mellencamp
Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody - David Lee Roth
People are People - Depeche Mode
Never Surrender - Corey Hart


1986:

Day by Day - The Hooters
You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Dreams - Van Halen
Shot in the Dark - Ozzy Osbourne
Shake Me - Cinderella
Cry Tough - Poison
No One Is To Blame - Howard Jones
Why Can't This Be Love - Van Halen
West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
Your Love - The Outfield
The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby & The Range
Love Walks In - Van Halen
Goodbye - Night Ranger
Where Do The Children Go? - The Hooters
In My Dreams - Dokken
Master of Puppets - Metallica
Burning Heart - Survivor
E=MC2 - Big Audio Dynamite
In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
Best of Both Worlds - Van Halen
Yankee Rose - David Lee Roth
Red Rain - Peter Gabriel
These Dreams - Heart
Dance - Ratt
True Colors - Cyndi Lauper

1987:

Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
The Final Countdown - Europe
Talk Dirty To Me - Poison
Still of the Night - Whitesnake
I Won't Forget You - Poison
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Carrie - Europe
Rock Me - Great White
Is This Love - Whitesnake
I Still Haven�t Found What I'm Looking For - U2
Luka - Suzanne Vega
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
Nobody's Fool - Cinderella
Animal - Def Leppard
Where the Streets Have No Name - U2
Never Say Goodbye - Bon Jovi
Modern Day Cowboy - Tesla
With or Without You - U2
Dear God - XTC
Fairytale of New York - The Pogues
Little Suzi - Tesla
I Want Action - Poison
Somebody Save Me - Cinderella
Edge of a Broken Heart - Bon Jovi
Dream Warriors - Dokken


1988:

Every Rose Has It�s Thorn - Poison
Don't Know What You Got (Til It's Gone) - Cinderella
Way Cool Jr. - Ratt
Born to Be My Baby - Bon Jovi
Kiss Me Deadly - Lita Ford
Fallen Angel - Poison
Gypsy Road - Cinderella
Wait - White Lion
Nothin' But A Good Time - Poison
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N Roses
Armageddon It- Def Leppard
Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
Gettin' Better - Tesla
Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
I Want A Woman - Ratt
When It's Love - Van Halen
Waiting Room - Fugazi
Superstitious - Europe
Save Your Love - Great White
Revolution Calling - Queensryche
Just Like Paradise - David Lee Roth
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
The Flame - Cheap Trick
Angel of Harlem - U2


1989:

Once Bitten, Twice Shy - Great White
The Angel Song - Great White
When the Children Cry - White Lion
I Remember You - Skid Row
Coming Home - Cinderella
18 & Life - Skid Row
Heaven - Warrant
Close My Eyes Forever - Lita Ford/Ozzy
Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix
Eyes of a Stranger - Queensryche
Your Mama Don't Dance - Poison
One - Metallica
Cult of Personality - Living Colour
Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
Love Song - Tesla
I Don't Believe in Love - Queensryche
Paradise City - Guns N' Roses
Seventeen - Winger
Little Fighter - White Lion
Fire Woman - The Cult
Down Boys - Warrant
Mutha - Extreme
Patience - Guns N Roses
Dr. Feelgood - Motley Crue
Headed for a Heartbreak - Winger
 

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I loved the 80's.

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I hope Dairenn sees these lists :)
 

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I never did hold with the idea that the 80's sucked, like any other era they had the Good, the Bad and the Butt Ugly as well...:heheh:

Some absolute Pealers in those lists I have quite a few of them in the library.
 

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Pealers?!!

is that a spelling error
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I meant Pearlers,,,or Belters even, borrowing from Sox's colorful vocabulary.:D
 

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My ears dont hear dollar signs, Hepcat

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Here is a picture of Hep's 80's vinyl collection.

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And here is Hep playing with his stereo, it helps explain his...colorful posts.:heheh:

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Pictures courtesy of Rocker440.:grinthumb
 

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