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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

  51 Don't Dream It's Over 4 1   Feb 1987  
  Crowded House  
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  52 Women 2     Aug 1987  
  Def Leppard  
    YouTube    

  53 Bed Of Lies 3     Aug 1987  
  Cruzados  
    YouTube    

  54 Runaway Trains 2     Jun 1987  
  Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers  
    YouTube    

  55 Goodbye Saving Grace 3     Apr 1987  
  Jon Butcher  
    YouTube    

  56 Mandolin Rain 2 3   Feb 1987  
  Bruce Hornsby And The Range  
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  57 Luka 5 1   Jul 1987  
  Suzanne Vega  
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  58 In God's Country 3 30   Dec 1987  
  U2  
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  59 Jane's Getting Serious 3     Aug 1987  
  Jon Astley  
    YouTube    

  60 Back To Paradise 4     Jul 1987  
  38 Special  
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  61 Never Enough 4     Mar 1987  
  Patty Smyth  
    YouTube    

  62 Force Ten 5     Sep 1987  
  Rush  
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  63 Because The Night LIVE 4     Jan 1987  
  Bruce Springsteen  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  64 Strap Me In 4     Oct 1987  
  The Cars  
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  65 Rain In The Summertime 5     Dec 1987  
  The Alarm  
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  66 Ready Or Not 4     May 1987  
  Lou Gramm  
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  67 Don't Mean Nothing 3 3   Jun 1987  
  Richard Marx  
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  68 Rag Doll 3 11   Oct 1987  
  Aerosmith  
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  69 Rock Me 4     Aug 1987  
  Great White  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  70 Heartbreak Beat 6 12   Apr 1987  
  The Psychedelic Furs  
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  71 (I Just) Died In Your Arms 4 1   Apr 1987  
  Cutting Crew  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  72 Into The Fire 6     May 1987  
  Bryan Adams  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  73 Farm On The Freeway 6     Nov 1987  
  Jethro Tull  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  74 That Ain't Love 5 16   Feb 1987  
  REO Speedwagon  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  75 Anything Goes 4     May 1987  
  The Gregg Allman Band  
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