Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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81 Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution - AC/DC
82 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

83 Purple Rain - Prince & The Revolution
84 You May Be Right - Billy Joel
85 When I See You Smile - Bad English V 1 Comment
86 School - Nirvana
87 Poison - Alice Cooper

Needs to be higher...

Wow...84th? why so low

88 Rock of Ages - Def Leppard

Amazing song, sounds really well in my system as well

Should be first in this list.

Should be number 1 yall hoes

89 Magic Power - Triumph

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

90 Dirty Diana - Michael Jackson

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

91 Cult of Personality - Living Colour

This deserves a place

92 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.

93 Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White

Great white is extremely underrated.

This happened to me

94 She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
95 Take On Me - a-ha V 2 Comments
96 Rock the Casbah - The Clash

Shareef don’t like it

97 Hysteria - Def Leppard

This song is just pure magic. - kasparduh

Best of all.

98 One Vision - Queen
99 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.

The best

100 In the Army Now - Status Quo
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