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List of the best Van Halen songs, ranked by fans like you. Van Halen was the ultimate party in the '70s and '80s. With Eddie Van Halen reinventing the notion of guitar heroics, David Lee Roth playing the role of lead singer, and eventually Sammy Hagar bringing in his ear for pop hooks, the band was always a soundtrack to a good time (even when they were at each other's throats behind the scenes.)  

This list covers the band's party heydey from Roth era classics like "Unchained" and "Panama" to Hagar's pop hits "When It's Love" and "Right Now." If you feel like we've left one of Eddie's most iconic solos left out or undervalued the Hagar years, redo this list till good times are had by all. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Panama 1984

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Unchained Fair Warning

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Jump 1984

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Dance the Night Away Van Halen II

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Dreams 5150

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And the Cradle Will Rock... Women and Children First

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Beautiful Girls Van Halen II

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Everybody Wants Some!! Women and Children First

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You Really Got Me Van Halen

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Mean Street Fair Warning

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Right Now For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

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Little Dreamer Van Halen

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Jamie's Cryin' Van Halen

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I'll Wait 1984

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In a Simple Rhyme Women and Children First

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Romeo Delight Women and Children First

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So This Is Love? Fair Warning

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I'm the One Van Halen

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(Oh) Pretty Woman Diver Down

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Light Up the Sky Van Halen II

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Take Your Whiskey Home Women and Children First

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Sinner's Swing! Fair Warning

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Hear About It Later Fair Warning

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D.O.A. Van Halen II

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Women In Love Van Halen II

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Ice Cream Man Van Halen

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Top Jimmy 1984

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Atomic Punk Van Halen

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The Full Bug Diver Down

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Could This Be Magic? Women and Children First

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