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1988 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1988, 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 Last Night 2     Dec 1988  
  Traveling Wilburys  
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  27 After Midnight LIVE 2     May 1988  
  Eric Clapton  
    YouTube    

  28 I'm Not Your Man 1     Sep 1988  
  Tommy Conwell And The Young Rumblers  
    YouTube    

  29 It's Money That Matters 1     Oct 1988  
  Randy Newman  
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  30 It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 1 19   Jan 1988  
  R.E.M.  
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  31 Bad Medicine 1 1   Sep 1988  
  Bon Jovi  
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  32 Don't You Know What The Night Can Do? 1 4   Sep 1988  
  Steve Winwood  
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  33 Handle With Care 1 18   Nov 1988  
  Traveling Wilburys  
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  34 When We Was Fab 1 15   Jan 1988  
  George Harrison  
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  35 Holding On 2 10   Aug 1988  
  Steve Winwood  
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  36 Under The Milky Way 2 19   Apr 1988  
  The Church  
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  37 Sweet Child O' Mine 2 1   Jul 1988  
  Guns N' Roses  
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  38 One Step Up 2 11   Jan 1988  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  39 Be Still My Beating Heart 3 12   Feb 1988  
  Sting  
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  40 All Fired Up 2 25   Jul 1988  
  Pat Benatar  
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  41 The Crush Of Love 4     Dec 1988  
  Joe Satriani  
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  42 American Dream 2     Nov 1988  
  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young  
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  43 I Wish I Had A Girl 1 22   Apr 1988  
  Henry Lee Summer  
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  44 Rhythm Of Love 3     May 1988  
  Scorpions  
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  45 Never Tear Us Apart 2 5   Sep 1988  
  INXS  
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  46 Let It Roll 3     Oct 1988  
  Little Feat  
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  47 The Real Life 1     Jan 1988  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
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  48 Beds Are Burning 3 13   Apr 1988  
  Midnight Oil  
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  49 All That Heaven Will Allow 2     Apr 1988  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  50 Get It On 3     Mar 1988  
  Kingdom Come  
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