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1983 Pop Top 100 Songs
the top songs of 1983 in order

1983 Number One Rock Songs
calendar of rock number one songs

1983 Number One Song Calendar
number one songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1983 One Hit Wonders
The list of one-time top 20 makers
and others with one well-known song


Top 100 Rock Songs By Year
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This Top Rock Songs Of 1983 page lists the top 100 rock songs of the year 1983 in popularity order. Tunecaster has the top rock songs for every year from 1980, all based on the longest regular weekly rock music charts anywhere. This top rock songs list for 1983 year is linked to every week-by-week rock music chart.

     

1983 Rock Top 100 Songs Of The Year

based on Tunecaster weekly charts, linked - page one

songs 1 to 25
red # = rock chart    blue # = pop chart
    Besides being the biggest rock song of 1983, Every Breath You Take crossed-over to become the top pop song too. For the entire 80s decade, the song was number 2 rock and number 3 pop. In 1997, the song was borrowed heavily in number one song I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy, Faith Evans and 112.
     
  1.  
    May 1983
     
       
     
    Every Breath You Take by The Police listen
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  2. If I'd Been The One

     
    Dec 1983
     
       
     
    If I'd Been The One by 38 Special listen
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  3. Owner Of A Lonely Heart

     
    Nov 1983
     
       
     
    Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes listen
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  4.  
    Feb 1983
     
       
     
    Photograph by Def Leppard listen
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  5.  
    Dec 1983
     
       
     
    Talking In Your Sleep by The Romantics listen
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  6. A World Of Fantasy

     
    Mar 1983
     
       
     
    A World Of Fantasy by Triumph listen
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  7. Twilight Zone

     
    Jan 1983
     
       
     
    Twilight Zone by Golden Earring listen
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  8. King Of Pain

     
    Jul 1983
     
       
     
    King Of Pain by The Police listen
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  9. New Year's Day

     
    Mar 1983
     
       
     
    New Year's Day by U2 listen
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  10. Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy

     
    Jan 1983
     
       
     
    Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy by Sammy Hagar listen
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  11. Hungry Like The Wolf

     
    Jan 1983
     
       
     
    Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran listen
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  12. Rock Of Ages

     
    May 1983
     
       
     
    Rock Of Ages by Def Leppard listen
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  13. Crumblin' Down

     
    Nov 1983
     
       
     
    Crumblin' Down by John Cougar Mellencamp listen
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  14.  
    Oct 1983
     
       
     
    Heart And Soul by Huey Lewis And The News listen
    Heart And Soul by Huey Lewis And The News listen
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  15. Jeopardy

     
    Mar 1983
     
       
     
    Jeopardy by Greg Kihn Band listen
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  16. Love Is A Battlefield

     
    Oct 1983
     
       
     
    Love Is A Battlefield by Pat Benatar listen
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  17. One Thing Leads To Another

     
    Jun 1983
     
       
     
    One Thing Leads To Another by The Fixx listen
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  18. China Girl

     
    Jul 1983
     
       
     
    China Girl by David Bowie listen
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  19. She's A Beauty

     
    May 1983
     
       
     
    She's A Beauty by The Tubes listen
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  20.  
    Sep 1983
     
       
     
    In The Mood by Robert Plant listen
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  21. Don't Cry

     
    Aug 1983
     
       
     
    Don't Cry by Asia listen
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  22. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

     
    Feb 1983
     
       
     
    Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) by Journey listen
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  23. Pink Houses

     
    Dec 1983
     
       
     
    Pink Houses by John Cougar Mellencamp listen
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  24. White Wedding

     
    Apr 1983
     
       
     
    White Wedding by Billy Idol listen
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  25. Big Log

     
    Aug 1983
     
       
     
    Big Log by Robert Plant listen
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