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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

  76 Save Your Love 7     Jan 1988  
  Great White  
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  77 Welcome To The Jungle 7 4   Apr 1988  
  Guns N' Roses  
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  78 Bring Me Some Water 7     Sep 1988  
  Melissa Etheridge  
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  79 Magic Touch 6     Feb 1988  
  Mike Oldfield  
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  80 Jane Says 6     Nov 1988  
  Jane's Addiction  
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  81 Tear It Up 6     May 1988  
  Robin Trower  
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  82 Something So Strong 6     Dec 1988  
  Jim Capaldi  
    YouTube    

  83 Not Just Another Girl 6 22   Dec 1988  
  Ivan Neville  
    YouTube    

  84 The Dead Heart 8     Jul 1988  
  Midnight Oil  
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  85 Perfect World 7 2   Jul 1988  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
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  86 Fight (No Matter How Long) 7     Oct 1988  
  The Bunburys  
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  87 Slow Turning 6     Oct 1988  
  John Hiatt  
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  88 Superstitious 9     Aug 1988  
  Europe  
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  89 Shoot High Aim Low 9     Jan 1988  
  Yes  
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  90 Silvio 7     Jun 1988  
  Bob Dylan  
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  91 Don't Go 8     Oct 1988  
  Hothouse Flowers  
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  92 Two Wrongs 8     Feb 1988  
  Joe Cocker  
    YouTube    

  93 Satch Boogie 7     Mar 1988  
  Joe Satriani  
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  94 Rev It Up 8     Apr 1988  
  Newcity Rockers  
    YouTube    

  95 Copperhead Road 7     Nov 1988  
  Steve Earle  
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  96 House We Used To Live In 9     Jul 1988  
  The Smithereens  
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  97 Cloud Nine 9     Mar 1988  
  George Harrison  
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  98 This Note's For You 10     Jul 1988  
  Neil Young & The Bluenotes  
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  99 Talkin' Bout 9     Mar 1988  
  3  
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  100 Dance On My Own 9     Jul 1988  
  Robert Plant  
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