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1983 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1983, 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

  1 Every Breath You Take 1 1   May 1983  
  The Police  
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  2 If I'd Been The One 1 14   Dec 1983  
  38 Special  
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  3 Owner Of A Lonely Heart 1 1   Nov 1983  
  Yes  
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  4 Photograph 1 10   Feb 1983  
  Def Leppard  
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  5 Talking In Your Sleep 1 1   Dec 1983  
  The Romantics  
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  6 A World Of Fantasy 1     Mar 1983  
  Triumph  
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  7 Twilight Zone 1 9   Jan 1983  
  Golden Earring  
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  8 King Of Pain 1 3   Jul 1983  
  The Police  
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  9 New Year's Day 1     Mar 1983  
  U2  
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  10 Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy 1 9   Jan 1983  
  Sammy Hagar  
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  11 Hungry Like The Wolf 1 2   Jan 1983  
  Duran Duran  
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  12 Rock Of Ages 1 12   May 1983  
  Def Leppard  
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  13 Crumblin' Down 1 5   Nov 1983  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
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  14 Heart And Soul 1 4   Oct 1983  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
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  15 Jeopardy 1 2   Mar 1983  
  Greg Kihn Band  
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  16 Love Is A Battlefield 1 1   Oct 1983  
  Pat Benatar  
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  17 One Thing Leads To Another 1 2   Jun 1983  
  The Fixx  
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  18 China Girl 1 5   Jul 1983  
  David Bowie  
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  19 She's A Beauty 1 9   May 1983  
  The Tubes  
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  20 In The Mood 1 28   Sep 1983  
  Robert Plant  
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  21 Don't Cry 1 6   Aug 1983  
  Asia  
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  22 Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) 1 2   Feb 1983  
  Journey  
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  23 Pink Houses 2 6   Dec 1983  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
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  24 White Wedding 1 21   Apr 1983  
  Billy Idol  
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  25 Big Log 1 23   Aug 1983  
  Robert Plant  
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From the longest-running weekly rock chart anywhere, find the top rock songs for 1983 or find another year from 1980 to date. Complete week-by-week rock chart archives are onine for the entire period. Click the red rock chart peak to find the chart where the song peaked.