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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

  1 Invisible Touch 1 2   May 1986  
  Genesis  
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  2 Why Can't This Be Love 1 7   Mar 1986  
  Van Halen  
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  3 I Want To Make The World Turn Around 1     Nov 1986  
  The Steve Miller Band  
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  4 Kyrie 1 1   Jan 1986  
  Mr. Mister  
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  5 Sledgehammer 1 1   May 1986  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  6 In Your Eyes 1 15   Aug 1986  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  7 Red Rain 1     Jul 1986  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  8 It's In The Way You Use It 1     Dec 1986  
  Eric Clapton  
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  9 Higher Love 1 1   Jun 1986  
  Steve Winwood  
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  10 Love Walks In 1 2   Jul 1986  
  Van Halen  
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  11 Throwing It All Away 1 2   Aug 1986  
  Genesis  
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  12 Take Me Home Tonight 1 2   Sep 1986  
  Eddie Money  
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  13 Harlem Shuffle 1 4   Mar 1986  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  14 All The Kings Horses 1     Feb 1986  
  The Firm  
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  15 Secret Separation 2 19   Jun 1986  
  The Fixx  
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  16 You Give Love A Bad Name 1 1   Sep 1986  
  Bon Jovi  
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  17 Like A Rock 1 12   May 1986  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  18 What You Need 2 2   Feb 1986  
  INXS  
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  19 Dreams 2 20   Jun 1986  
  Van Halen  
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  20 One Hit (To The Body) 1 18   Apr 1986  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  21 Touch And Go 1     Jul 1986  
  Emerson, Lake & Powell  
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  22 These Dreams 1 1   Mar 1986  
  Heart  
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  23 Don't Get Me Wrong 1 3   Oct 1986  
  The Pretenders  
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  24 Stages 1 24   Jan 1986  
  ZZ Top  
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  25 Stick Around 1 24   Apr 1986  
  Julian Lennon  
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