Classic Rock The Best Van Halen Songs of All Time  

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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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130 61
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167 85
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Unchained Fair Warning

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146 73
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Panama 1984

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120 45
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127 74
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106 60
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Everybody Wants Some!! Women and Children First

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106 60
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And the Cradle Will Rock... Women and Children First

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161 84
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Jump 1984

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107 58
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Mean Street Fair Warning

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106 62
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You Really Got Me Van Halen

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123 76
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Dance the Night Away Van Halen II

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101 59
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Jamie's Cryin' Van Halen

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93 59
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Beautiful Girls Van Halen II

The Best Stevie Wonder Albums of All Time

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122 77
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Right Now For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

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126 67
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Dreams 5150

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88 53
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I'll Wait 1984

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127 74
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72 41
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78 45
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Little Dreamer Van Halen

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67 40
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The Hottest Hot Dog Brands Ever

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81 50
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RobinGallego added Poundcake For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

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66 35
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Atomic Punk Van Halen

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97 56
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70 37
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50 22
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44 18
Running With the Devil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Van Halen Songs of All Time

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67 39
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Top of the World For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

The Best Eminem Songs of All Time

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71 39
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61 39
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I'm the One Van Halen

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56 36
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Romeo Delight Women and Children First

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69 44
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RobinGallego added Can't Stop Lovin' You Balance

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59 40
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So This Is Love? Fair Warning

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38 19
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62 47
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clash1977 added Little Guitars (intro) Diver Down

The 37 Greatest On-Stage Falls of All Time

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73 46
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57 33
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Top Jimmy 1984

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69 43
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66 52
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(Oh) Pretty Woman Diver Down

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52 29
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D.O.A. Van Halen II

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51 35
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Hear About It Later Fair Warning

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53 37
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Take Your Whiskey Home Women and Children First

The Best Movies of 1988

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58 42
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In a Simple Rhyme Women and Children First

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55 36
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Light Up the Sky Van Halen II

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32 15
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Cabo Wabo OU812

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55 35
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26 13
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Runaround For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

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22 10
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Jump 1984

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45 33
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RobinGallego added on fire Van Halen

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41 27
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