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

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

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 In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins

Love. Love. Love this song, needs to be in the top 10

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24 November Rain - Guns N' Roses 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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25 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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26 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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27 Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison 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

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 Fade to Black - Metallica Fade to Black - Metallica

Great solo, beautiful tone, deep lyrics and a great transition song for an even greater band.

Much better than any on the top 10 list

U want to know another metalica song that has a great guitar solo seek and destroy please Liston to that song and thank me later like this comment if u think it was an awesome solo

30 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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31 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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32 That's All - Genesis That's All - Genesis
33 Urgent - Foreigner Urgent - Foreigner
34 Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne
35 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
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 Balls to the Wall - Accept Balls to the Wall - Accept
39 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne
40 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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Top Remixes (19)

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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