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1980 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1980, based on our weekly rock chart archive -- the longest running weekly rock charts anywhere.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Rock Top 100 in popularity order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  26 Hells Bells 1     Oct 1980  
  AC/DC  
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  27 Comfortably Numb 1     Mar 1980  
  Pink Floyd  
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  28 Whip It 3 11   Oct 1980  
  Devo  
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  29 Cheap Sunglasses 1     Feb 1980  
  ZZ Top  
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  30 Brass In Pocket (I'm Special) 1 7   Apr 1980  
  The Pretenders  
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  31 Hey You 3     Jan 1980  
  Pink Floyd  
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  32 Crazy Little Thing Called Love 1 1   Feb 1980  
  Queen  
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  33 Rockin' Into The Night 1     Feb 1980  
  38 Special  
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  34 When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What's Still Around 3     Dec 1980  
  The Police  
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  35 Alabama Getaway 2     May 1980  
  Grateful Dead  
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  36 Fire Lake 2 1   Mar 1980  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  37 Sometimes A Fantasy 2 16   Sep 1980  
  Billy Joel  
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  38 Betty Lou's Gettin' Out Tonight 2     Jun 1980  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  39 Sara 2 1   Jan 1980  
  Fleetwood Mac  
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  40 You'll Accomp'ny Me 3 11   Aug 1980  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  41 Passion 2 2   Dec 1980  
  Rod Stewart  
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  42 The Spirit Of Radio 2     Feb 1980  
  Rush  
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  43 Come Back 2 24   Feb 1980  
  The J. Geils Band  
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  44 Freewill 2     Mar 1980  
  Rush  
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  45 Flirtin' With Disaster 2     Jan 1970  
  Molly Hatchet  
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  46 Games People Play 2 11   Nov 1980  
  The Alan Parsons Project  
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  47 Young Lust 3     Apr 1980  
  Pink Floyd  
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  48 Cocaine 1     May 1980  
  Eric Clapton And His Band  
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  49 Ride Like The Wind 1 2   Mar 1980  
  Christopher Cross  
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  50 Games Without Frontiers 3     Jul 1980  
  Peter Gabriel  
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Related Song Features for 1980 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year


1980 Pop Top 100 Songs

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1980 Number One Pop Song Calendar

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1980 One Hit Wonders

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

Top 100 Rock Songs By Year

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1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
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2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
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