Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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21 Alone - Heart

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

The best women in rock N roll. EVER!


Free falin.

22 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
23 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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24 Juke Box Hero - Foreigner

One of the most epic and underrated rock songs of all time. Great inspiring song that needs more attention.

Easily the best song ever


25 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Needs. To. Be. Higher.

Ok this should be switched with One at number 8

Had enough of Bon Jovis in every 80s list

good song

26 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

There was no better band in the 80s, and if you saw them live in '80-'84 you know what I'm saying'! This song has everything, including a killer Eddie VanHalen solo and Diamond Dave's personality shining through.

# 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

27 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue

Motley Crue rocks. How is this song so low? They were such a killer band - especially during the '80s. - maarilynmaanson

I just love this band and dad named me after this band you know

I think that Mötley Crüe's "Home Sweet Home" should be in the top ten, because it's ' Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee! They stick to rock roots and rock styles!

28 What About Love? - Heart
29 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

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

Bahaha this is a 90's rock song not 80's

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

It�'s not from the 80s but its Great thought

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30 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!

One of the best ever recorded

One of their best songs by far - heirofblack

A classic that never gets old.

31 Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison

This song is like the ultimate feel good rock song. That opening intro alone is enough to put me into a good mood

32 Dreams - Van Halen
33 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

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

Hi bro do you even rock bro

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 best

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34 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


35 Money for Nothing - Dire Straits

Epic intro, epic song and makes you want to put your pedal to the metal.

36 That's All - Genesis
37 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica

This song has one of the best lyrics ever :

"Welcome to where time stands still
No one leaves and no one will
Moon is full, never seems to change
Just labeled mentally deranged
Dream the same thing every night
I see our freedom in my sight
No locked doors, No windows barred
No things to make my brain seem scarred

Sleep my friend and you will see
That dream is my reality
They keep me locked up in this cage
Can't they see it's why my brain says rage " - Disturbedpotato

38 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne

Amazing Song and this is coming from a 19 year old!

39 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

I'd put this at the top.

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

40 Urgent - Foreigner

Its one sexy song

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Top Remixes (21)

1. Mama - Genesis
2. Angel - Aerosmith
3. We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner
1. Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
2. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
3. Master of Puppets - Metallica
1. Tom Sawyer - Rush
2. In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins
3. November Rain - Guns N' Roses

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