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

Should be first in this list.

Should be number 1 yall hoes

83 Poison - Alice Cooper

Needs to be higher...

Wow...84th? why so low

84 Magic Power - Triumph

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

85 Cult of Personality - Living Colour

This deserves a place

86 Dirty Diana - Michael Jackson

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

87 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.

88 Take On Me - a-ha V 2 Comments
89 Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White

Great white is extremely underrated.

This happened to me

90 She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
91 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2 - Pink Floyd
92 One Vision - Queen
93 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

94 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.

95 We're Not Gonna to Take It - Twisted Sister

Compared to the non-rock on this list, this should be at the top.

96 Rock the Casbah - The Clash
97 New Year's Day - U2

Best U2 Song Ever

98 Damage, Inc - Metallica
99 Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith
100 Who Wants to Live Forever - Queen
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