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1988 Pop Top 100 Songs
the top songs of 1988 in order

1988 Number One Rock Songs
calendar of rock number one songs

1988 Number One Song Calendar
number one songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1988 One Hit Wonders
The list of one-time top 20 makers
and others with one well-known song


Top 100 Rock Songs By Year
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This Top Rock Songs Of 1988 page lists the top 100 rock songs of the year 1988 in popularity order. Tunecaster has the top rock songs for every year from 1980, all based on the longest regular weekly rock music charts anywhere. This top rock songs list for 1988 year is linked to every week-by-week rock music chart.

     

1988 Rock Top 100 Songs Of The Year

based on Tunecaster weekly charts, linked - page one

songs 1 to 25
red # = rock chart    blue # = pop chart
     
  1. Orange Crush

     
    Nov 1988
     
       
     
    Orange Crush by R.E.M. listen
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  2. When Love Comes To Town

     
    Dec 1988
     
     
    U2 With B.B. King
     
     
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  3. When It's Love

     
    Jul 1988
     
       
     
    When It's Love by Van Halen listen
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  4.  
    Dec 1988
     
       
     
    Angel Of Harlem by U2 listen
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  5. Finish What Ya Started

     
    Aug 1988
     
       
     
    Finish What Ya Started by Van Halen listen
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  6.  
    Jun 1988
     
       
     
    Roll With It by Steve Winwood listen
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  7. Hate To Lose Your Lovin'

     
    Aug 1988
     
     
    Little Feat
     
     
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  8. Devil Inside

     
    Feb 1988
     
       
     
    Devil Inside by INXS listen
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  9. Black And Blue

     
    May 1988
     
       
     
    Black And Blue by Van Halen listen
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  10.  
    Feb 1988
     
       
     
    Heaven Knows by Robert Plant listen
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  11. Tall Cool One

     
    Mar 1988
     
       
     
    Tall Cool One by Robert Plant listen
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  12. The Valley Road

     
    Jun 1988
     
       
     
    The Valley Road by Bruce Hornsby And The Range listen
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  13. Just Like Paradise

     
    Jan 1988
     
       
     
    Just Like Paradise by David Lee Roth listen
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  14.  
    Feb 1988
     
       
     
    Angel by Aerosmith listen
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  15. The Flame

     
    Apr 1988
     
       
     
    The Flame by Cheap Trick listen
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  16. Check It Out

     
    Feb 1988
     
       
     
    Check It Out by John Cougar Mellencamp listen
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  17.  
    Oct 1988
     
       
     
    Walk On Water by Eddie Money listen
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  18. Simply Irresistible

     
    Jul 1988
     
       
     
    Simply Irresistible by Robert Palmer listen
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  19. Desire

     
    Oct 1988
     
       
     
    Desire by U2 listen
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  20. Damn Good

     
    Mar 1988
     
       
     
    Damn Good by David Lee Roth listen
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  21. Love Bites

     
    Sep 1988
     
       
     
    Love Bites by Def Leppard listen
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  22. Only A Memory

     
    Apr 1988
     
       
     
    Only A Memory by The Smithereens listen
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  23. Armageddon It

     
    Dec 1988
     
       
     
    Armageddon It by Def Leppard listen
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  24. Can't Get Over You

     
    Jul 1988
     
       
     
    Can't Get Over You by The Gregg Allman Band listen
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  25. I Know You're Out There Somewhere

     
    Jun 1988
     
       
     
    I Know You're Out There Somewhere by The Moody Blues listen
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