Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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81 School - Nirvana
82 Rock of Ages - Def Leppard

Amazing song, sounds really well in my system as well

V 2 Comments
83 Poison - Alice Cooper V 1 Comment
84 Magic Power - Triumph

Triumph may be one of the most underrated bands of the 80s. These guys were great!

85 Dirty Diana - Michael Jackson

Oh yea I forgot about this, this should be Number 2 after Beat It - IIBK

86 Cult of Personality - Living Colour

This deserves a place

87 Take On Me - a-ha V 2 Comments
88 Burnin for You - Blue Oyster Cult

Blue Oyster Cult Rules! What Rock was always meant to be! I never get tired of listening to their Music.. Eric Bloom and Buck Dharma and the rest of the Oyster Boys Thanks for the Good times and what you have added to my life!

Any songwriter would tell you this a helluva song. Lightness, heaviness, change of beat and a great unforgettable hook.

89 Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White V 1 Comment
90 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2 - Pink Floyd
91 Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins

This is a great song one of my favorites it's so greatly made. I can easily understand why top gun uses it as it's theme song for its show after listening to it

92 Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row

Can anyone listen to this song without cranking it up and shaking your fist through the chorus? Wicked guitar solo, too. This song should be in top 30.

93 New Year's Day - U2

Best U2 Song Ever

94 Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith
95 Who Wants to Live Forever - Queen
96 In the Army Now - Status Quo
97 The One I Love - R.E.M.
98 I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide - ZZ Top
99 Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar V 3 Comments
100 It's Still Rock and Roll to Me - Billy Joel

I like how billy Joel makes this song a poem and makes everything rhyme in this song. I love songs that are poems

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