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1987 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1987, 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

  26 Day-In Day-Out 2     Apr 1987  
  David Bowie  
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  27 Dude (Looks Like A Lady) 1 8   Aug 1987  
  Aerosmith  
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  28 Smoking Gun 2 28   Jan 1987  
  The Robert Cray Band  
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  29 Big Time 1 2   Jan 1987  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  30 Here I Go Again 2 1   Jun 1987  
  Whitesnake  
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  31 Cherry Bomb 1 8   Oct 1987  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
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  32 Hell In A Bucket 2     Aug 1987  
  Grateful Dead  
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  33 Animal 3 11   Sep 1987  
  Def Leppard  
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  34 You Are The Girl 2 22   Sep 1987  
  The Cars  
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  35 Got My Mind Set On You 3 1   Nov 1987  
  George Harrison  
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  36 Hysteria 4 9   Dec 1987  
  Def Leppard  
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  37 Winner Takes It All 2     Feb 1987  
  Sammy Hagar  
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  38 Brilliant Disguise 1 4   Oct 1987  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  39 Bullet The Blue Sky 4     May 1987  
  U2  
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  40 Time Stand Still 2     Oct 1987  
  Rush  
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  41 Heat Of The Night 3 4   Apr 1987  
  Bryan Adams  
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  42 The Finer Things 3 3   Mar 1987  
  Steve Winwood  
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  43 One Slip 3     Oct 1987  
  Pink Floyd  
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  44 On The Western Skyline 2     Jan 1987  
  Bruce Hornsby  
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  45 Devil's Radio 3     Dec 1987  
  George Harrison  
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  46 Shakin' Shakin' Shakes 3     Feb 1987  
  Los Lobos  
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  47 Should I See 3     May 1987  
  Frozen Ghost  
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  48 The Best Man In The World 3 28   Jan 1987  
  Ann Wilson  
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  49 Johnny B 3     Aug 1987  
  Hooters  
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  50 Don't Shed A Tear 4 7   Dec 1987  
  Paul Carrack  
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