Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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21 Panama - Van Halen Panama - Van Halen

Really, Very AMAZING song, even if it is a bit suggesting, it is still really awesome. Peace, Love, and Van Halen. Please vote to get Panama to number one

# 1 kick but song, type of song you crank up as long as you can

One of best Hard rock/Heavy metal songs of all time

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22 Alone - Heart Alone - Heart

It is such a great song, I'm doing it for one of my concerts. Amazing vocals! Love the song!

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23 November Rain - Guns N' Roses November Rain - Guns N' Roses

love the solo... great video too. - jwileson

Beautiful song, I really enjoyed it considering I can't stand love songs but this is just beautiful - heirofblack

Great love slash solo better than beat it sorry Jackson should be at least in the top 7

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24 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
25 Hells Bells - AC/DC Hells Bells - AC/DC

This song has one of the best lead ins of all time... the bells followed by a classic Angus Young riff. Masterful. Get the same feeling now when I hear it as I did back in high school, and that's a sign of a top 10 in my opinion!

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26 The Final Countdown - Europe The Final Countdown - Europe

Epic riff, legendary song still sung today-why did I have to add it? - therootbeer

Me and my siblings sing this all the time, we even sing along to the instrumental parts! - heirofblack

I love this song it's so great I completely agree with u all down there who previously commented on this song. This song is so epic it's got an epic beat to it and everything this is Europes best song they have ever made

Awesome song, perfect solo

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27 Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top V 3 Comments
28 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

YOU know what I don't think there's any need to comment on this song anymore the previous guys already covered how awesome this song is. Wait I just... I said that no... And I just...

The true 80s rock song. From catchy guitar hooks to ever-popular refrain, this song remains as a true rock evergreen.

This is hands down my favorite song of all time, I straight loose my mind every time I hear this.

Now this is a song you can sing along to, it's truly ageless! The best of Guns N' Roses - heirofblack

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29 Jump - Van Halen Jump - Van Halen

This is an amazing song I love the beat to the song I'm never tired of it

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30 Under Pressure - Queen Under Pressure - Queen

Great song but I see y he went to court for this song cause every time I hear I think it's the song ice ice baby until they start singing then that's when I know that it's not the song ice ice baby

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31 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica
32 Urgent - Foreigner Urgent - Foreigner
33 Metal Health (Bang Your Head) - Quiet Riot Metal Health (Bang Your Head) - Quiet Riot

Best song in all of 1983, this was QR best and this song put Heavy Metal and Hair Bands on the Map.

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34 Where The Streets Have No Name - U2 Where The Streets Have No Name - U2

Best rock song ever. not just out of the 80's

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35 Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne
36 Animal - Def Leppard Animal - Def Leppard
37 Heaven - Bryan Adams Heaven - Bryan Adams

An amazing song from an incredible singer. I've listened to Journey for since I was little, and all of Bryan Adams songs remind me of Journey and how much I love both bands. I will never stop loving this song and singer.

38 Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison

This song is great it starts slow and sounds like a country song until it gets to the middle of the song and the guitars really pick it up I love it

This is the 2nd best song of the 80's right behind something to believe in - poison.

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39 Alexander the Great - Iron Maiden Alexander the Great - Iron Maiden
40 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne
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1. Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
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