Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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41 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

42 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

43 Urgent - Foreigner

Its one sexy song

44 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.

45 Born In the USA - Bruce Springsteen
46 Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler
47 Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne
48 Carrie - Europe

Underrated.. Maybe

Zbest balade ever

I've loved this song since I was 7 years old and I'm 18 right now ❤

49 Animal - Def Leppard
50 Balls to the Wall - Accept
51 Alexander the Great - Iron Maiden
52 Centerfold - The J. Geils Band

This song reminds me of the smurfs theme I mean come on I couldn't possibly be the only one who thinks that am I

53 I Ran (So Far Away) - a Flock of Seagulls
54 Games Without Frontiers - Peter Gabriel
55 Open Arms - Journey
56 Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi

Being too cool to like BJ is like having a shower in a rain coat! If you love rock then this band has everything. Probably one of the best selling bands of all time, and certainly one of the best live. This is their trademark anthem, real crowd puller! Maybe not No1 but certainly top 5!

Great song it's too bad the 80's was the greatest decade of rock ever, probably the toughest decade to judge.

A Masterpiece Bon Jovi Song I've Ever Listen!

Dude u are so absolutely positively 1000 percent correct who doesn't like Bon jovi this is a great song by them or him or whatever

57 Watch the Children Pray - Metal Church
58 Wild Side - Motley Crue

48 really people Motley Crue was the rock of the 80s

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59 Love Is a Battlefield - Pat Benatar
60 I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister

What's that suppose to mean this song should be number one that's how good this song is twisted sister has made a lot of great songs I love this song I even have it on my phone

Second to none but not on this list

When I hear this, all I can ever think about is the goofy goober song from SpongeBob. lol - MountainDewKid101

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1. Mama - Genesis
2. Angel - Aerosmith
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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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