Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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61 Can't Let You Go - Rainbow
62 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

63 Don't Know What You Got ('Til It's Gone) - Cinderella V 1 Comment
64 Patience - Guns N' Roses
65 Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones

Certainly not a hard rock song, but it is definitely different from its neighbors in the 80's rock category to stand out as one of the greats.

66 Any Way You Want It - Journey

Once again journey u have made another amazing song. Considering this is one of journeys top 3 songs

67 Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Sunday bloody sunday! @!

I remember this song in the 80s going to basketball camp.Some people did not like it then,till joshua tree came out and then everyone loved U2..

68 For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) - AC/DC

How is this song so low in the poll? This should easily be top 10! come on people this is a anthem for any rocker that has to be cracked up as soon as it starts. FIRE!

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69 With or Without You - U2
70 Hot for Teacher - Van Halen

Great song by the greatest band of the 80s! I remember watching MTV for hours just waiting for this video to come on... Should be in top 50.

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71 Wind of Change - Scorpions
72 ...And Justice for All - Metallica

nothing rocked the 80's harder than Metallica -

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73 Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution - AC/DC
74 Dude (Looks Like a Lady) - Aerosmith

I love this song such a great song I love the movie that had this song in to it was hilarious I think the name of the movie was Mrs. Doubtfire or something like that

75 Heaven - Warrant
76 I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight - Cutting Crew

Hi whoever compiled this list. This is The Cutting Crew. Whitesnake NEVER recorded this song. EVER. Other than this glaring error? Nice list.

77 You May Be Right - Billy Joel
78 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

This is one of my favorites as a little kid me and my dad would sing along to this song together every time we hear it. We love to talk about the history of music and about famous songs together it's fun 😄 I love my dad

79 Purple Rain - Prince & The Revolution
80 When I See You Smile - Bad English V 1 Comment
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