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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

  76 Watching The Wheels 6 2   Dec 1980  
  John Lennon  
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  77 Nine Tonight 6     Jun 1980  
  Bob Seger  
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  78 Rock 'N' Roll High School 5     Mar 1980  
  Ramones  
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  79 Hell Is For Children 7     Nov 1980  
  Pat Benatar  
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  80 Got To Rock On 6     Nov 1980  
  Kansas  
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  81 Panorama 7     Oct 1980  
  The Cars  
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  82 Just Can't Wait 5     Mar 1980  
  The J. Geils Band  
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  83 Train In Vain (Stand By Me) 7 13   Apr 1980  
  The Clash  
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  84 Shoot To Thrill 5     Nov 1980  
  AC/DC  
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  85 Stop This Game 8     Nov 1980  
  Cheap Trick  
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  86 It's Different For Girls 6     Jan 1980  
  Joe Jackson  
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  87 Walks Like A Lady 7     May 1980  
  Journey  
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  88 The Ties That Bind 6     Nov 1980  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  89 In America 3 7   May 1980  
  The Charlie Daniels Band  
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  90 I Got You 9     Sep 1980  
  Split Enz  
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  91 Jane 3 4   Jan 1970  
  Jefferson Starship  
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  92 Romeo's Tune 6 4   Jan 1980  
  Steve Forbert  
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  93 Where Were You 8     Mar 1980  
  Journey  
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  94 London Calling 6     Apr 1980  
  The Clash  
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  95 King Of Hollywood 11     Jan 1980  
  Eagles  
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  96 Play The Game 7     Jul 1980  
  Queen  
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  97 Pulling Mussels (From A Shell) 6     May 1980  
  Squeeze  
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  98 Late In The Evening 7 2   Aug 1980  
  Paul Simon  
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  99 Biko 10     Sep 1980  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  100 The Tide Is High 5 1   Dec 1980  
  Blondie  
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1980 One Hit Wonders

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Top 100 Rock Songs By Year

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1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
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