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1986 ROCK Number One Song Calendar

From the longest running weekly rock charts anywhere, a Tune Timeline of every number one rock song in 1986.


Rock Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Stages 1 24   1-04-86  
  ZZ Top  
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  2 Kyrie 1 1   1-18-86  
  Mr. Mister  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  3 Life In A Northern Town 1 3   1-25-86  
  The Dream Academy  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

        2-01-86  
  Kyrie by Mr. Mister returns to number one

 

  4 All The Kings Horses 1     2-08-86  
  The Firm  
    YouTube    

  5 These Dreams 1 1   3-01-86  
  Heart  
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  6 Addicted To Love 1 1   3-08-86  
  Robert Palmer  
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  7 Harlem Shuffle 1 4   3-15-86  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  8 Why Can't This Be Love 1 7   3-22-86  
  Van Halen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  9 American Storm 1 17   4-05-86  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
    YouTube    

  10 Stick Around 1 24   4-12-86  
  Julian Lennon  
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  11 One Hit (To The Body) 1 18   4-26-86  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  12 Like A Rock 1 12   5-03-86  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  13 Sledgehammer 1 1   5-17-86  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  14 Invisible Touch 1 2   5-31-86  
  Genesis  
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  15 Higher Love 1 1   6-21-86  
  Steve Winwood  
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  16 Touch And Go 1     7-05-86  
  Emerson, Lake & Powell  
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  17 Love Walks In 1 2   7-12-86  
  Van Halen  
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  18 Red Rain 1     7-19-86  
  Peter Gabriel  
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        7-26-86  
  Love Walks by In Van Halen returns to number one

 

  19 Missionary Man 1 14   8-02-86  
  Eurythmics  
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  20 Throwing It All Away 1 2   8-09-86  
  Genesis  
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  21 In Your Eyes 1 15   8-30-86  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  22 Take Me Home Tonight 1 2   9-06-86  
  Eddie Money  
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  23 You Give Love A Bad Name 1 1   9-20-86  
  Bon Jovi  
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  24 Amanda 1 1   10-04-86  
  Boston  
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  25 To Be A Lover 1 6   10-18-86  
  Billy Idol  
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  26 Don't Get Me Wrong 1 3   10-25-86  
  The Pretenders  
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  27 The Way It Is 1 1   11-08-86  
  Bruce Hornsby And The Range  
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  28 Keep Your Hands To Yourself 1 2   11-15-86  
  Georgia Satellites  
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  29 I Want To Make The World Turn Around 1     11-22-86  
  The Steve Miller Band  
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  30 It's In The Way You Use It 1     12-06-86  
  Eric Clapton  
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  31 My Baby 1 24   12-27-86  
  The Pretenders  
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Related Song Features for 1986 ROCK Number One Song Calendar


1986 Number One Pop Song Calendar

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1986 Pop Top 100 Songs

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1986 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

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Find a rock number one song for any date since 1980. If you like rock music, you can find a rock song to represent your birthday, graduation, wedding, or other special event. You are no longer limited to a pop song. Tunecaster has a complete Tune Timeline of pop songs by date, but if you prefer, find your special rock song at the Number One Rock Songs Calendar pages.

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