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1986 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1986, 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

  51 Who Owns This Place 2     Dec 1986  
  Don Henley  
    YouTube    

  52 All I Need Is A Miracle 3 4   Feb 1986  
  Mike + The Mechanics  
    YouTube    

  53 Look Away 3     Jul 1986  
  Big Country  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  54 Freedom Overspill 3 22   Oct 1986  
  Steve Winwood  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  55 Eye Of The Zombie 3     Sep 1986  
  John Fogerty  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  56 Stuck With You 4 1   Aug 1986  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  57 My Hometown 3 4   Jan 1986  
  Bruce Springsteen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  58 Wrap It Up 3 30   Jun 1986  
  The Fabulous Thunderbirds  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  59 War LIVE 4 9   Nov 1986  
  Bruce Springsteen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  60 Rumbleseat 3     Aug 1986  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  61 The Other Side Of Life 4 20   Jul 1986  
  The Moody Blues  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  62 Fall On Me 5     Sep 1986  
  R.E.M.  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  63 The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades 4 5   Oct 1986  
  Timbuk 3  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  64 I Can't Wait 5 16   Jan 1986  
  Stevie Nicks  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  65 Welcome To The Boomtown 6 16   Oct 1986  
  David & David  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  66 Manhattan Project 4     Jan 1986  
  Rush  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  67 Lying 5     Feb 1986  
  Peter Frampton  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  68 Stay The Night 4 6   Nov 1986  
  Benjamin Orr  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  69 Somebody Like You 6     Jun 1986  
  38 Special  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  70 Hip To Be Square 8 2   Oct 1986  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  71 It's You 6     Sep 1986  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
    YouTube    

  72 For America 6 27   Mar 1986  
  Jackson Browne  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  73 Superstition 6     Dec 1986  
  Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  74 Ruthless People 6     Jul 1986  
  Mick Jagger  
    YouTube    

  75 Let Me Down Easy 6     Jan 1986  
  Roger Daltrey  
    YouTube download at Amazon  


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