Greatest Hair Metal Songs

The Top Ten

1 Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi

Livin on a prayer is like the hymn

Come on livin on a prayer is the best - winfreyb

OHHH, WE'RE HALFWAY THERE!
OHHH-OHHH, LIVIN' ON A PRAYER!
TAKE MY HAND WE'LL MAKE IT I SWEAR!
OHHH-OHHH, LIVIN' ON A PRAYER!
LIVIN' ON A PRAYYYER!

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2 Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue

The dirt bike intro is incredible

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3 Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard UListen to Sample
4 The Final Countdown - Europe UListen to Sample
5 18 and Life - Skid Row

I like all these bands besides winger but I wuv hair metal (-:

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6 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

This isn't Hair Metal - christangrant

I agree with christangrant - music isn't hair metal although they kinda looked like hair metal guys. - Metal_Treasure

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7 Runaway - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
8 Photograph - Def Leppard UListen to Sample
9 Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N' Roses

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

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10 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

I love this song but I don't think it's exactly hair metal - it's too sad, deep and serious for the tone of this subgenre.
But it's one of the best songs on this list. - Metal_Treasure

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The Contenders

11 We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister UListen to Sample
12 Rock of Ages - Def Leppard UListen to Sample
13 You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
14 I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister UListen to Sample
15 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue UListen to Sample
16 Runnin' with the Devil - Van Halen

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

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17 Coming Home - Cinderella UListen to Sample
18 Cum On Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot UListen to Sample
19 Fallen Angel - Poison UListen to Sample
20 Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

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21 Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row UListen to Sample
22 Kiss of Death - Dokken UListen to Sample
23 Metal Health - Quiet Riot UListen to Sample
24 Wild Side - Mötley Crüe UListen to Sample
25 The Transformers Theme - Lion UListen to Sample
26 To Hell with the Devil - Stryper UListen to Sample
27 Born to Be My Baby - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
28 Death to All but Metal - Steel Panther UListen to Sample
29 What It Takes - Aerosmith UListen to Sample
30 Wasted Time - Skid Row UListen to Sample
31 Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison UListen to Sample
32 Only Lonely - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
33 Heavy Metal Rules - Pantera
34 Gypsy Road - Cinderella UListen to Sample
35 Seventeen - Winger UListen to Sample
36 Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix UListen to Sample
37 Shout at the Devil - Motley Crue UListen to Sample
38 Cherry Pie - Warrant UListen to Sample
39 Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
40 Miles Away - Winger UListen to Sample
41 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

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42 The Kid Goes Wild - Babylon A.D.
43 Animal - Def Leppard UListen to Sample
44 Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue

The best glam song

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45 Only a Heartbeat Away - Pantera
46 Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison UListen to Sample
47 Breaking the Chains - Dokken UListen to Sample
48 I Remember You - Skid Row UListen to Sample
49 Hunger - Spectre General UListen to Sample
50 Turn Up the Radio - Autograph UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Photograph - Def Leppard
2. Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
3. Runaway - Bon Jovi
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1. Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N' Roses
2. Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
3. You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
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1. Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
2. The Final Countdown - Europe
3. Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
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