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Big Rock Top 200 Songs Of The 1980's

Page 1, Songs 1 to 25, 1980's rock songs

From the longest running weekly ROCK charts anywhere... The top rock songs of the entire 1980's decade, find a song.

1 - 2526 - 5051 - 7576 - 100
101 - 125126 - 150151 - 175176 - 200

Top songs of an entire decade in popularity order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2 1 1   Dec 1979  
  Pink Floyd  
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  2 Every Breath You Take 1 1   May 1983  
  The Police  
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  3 Livin' On A Prayer 1 1   Jan 1987  
  Bon Jovi  
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  4 If I'd Been The One 1 14   Dec 1983  
  38 Special  
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  5 Show Don't Tell 1     Dec 1989  
  Rush  
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  6 (Just Like) Starting Over 1 1   Nov 1980  
  John Lennon  
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  7 Owner Of A Lonely Heart 1 1   Nov 1983  
  Yes  
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  8 Tunnel Of Love 1 8   Nov 1987  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  9 Jump 1 1   Jan 1984  
  Van Halen  
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  10 I'll Be You 1     Mar 1989  
  The Replacements  
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  11 Hit Me With Your Best Shot 1 4   Sep 1980  
  Pat Benatar  
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  12 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 1 1   May 1987  
  U2  
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  13 Money For Nothing 1 1   Jul 1985  
  Dire Straits  
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  14 Invisible Touch 1 2   May 1986  
  Genesis  
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  15 Fortress Around Your Heart 1 4   Aug 1985  
  Sting  
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  16 With Or Without You 1 1   Mar 1987  
  U2  
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  17 Orange Crush 1 28   Nov 1988  
  R.E.M.  
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  18 Dancing In The Dark 1 1   Jun 1984  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  19 Start Me Up 1 2   Aug 1981  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  20 Photograph 1 10   Feb 1983  
  Def Leppard  
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  21 When Love Comes To Town 1     Dec 1988  
  U2 With B.B. King  
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  22 Why Can't This Be Love 1 7   Mar 1986  
  Van Halen  
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  23 Touch Of Grey 1 4   Jul 1987  
  Grateful Dead  
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  24 Emotional Rescue 1 1   Jul 1980  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  25 Stop Draggin' My Heart Around 1 1   Aug 1981  
  Stevie Nicks With Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers  
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