80s Music The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked  

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Step into the Ranker time machine, and enjoy the best rock songs of the '80s. Including classic rock hits and popular jams, the list of '80s rock songs features some of the greatest bands ever, like The Police, U2, Van Halen, and Pink Floyd. Take a trip down memory lane with the top rock songs of the 1980s. 

Vote up the best '80s rock songs, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Another One Bites The Dust is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Queen

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84 47
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Van Halen

4
75 40
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Def Leppard

5
84 48
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75 41
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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Joan Jett

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74 41
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73 42
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9
72 44
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67 40
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REO Speedwagon

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63 38
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12
29 9
Eye of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Survivor

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54 33
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Don Henley

14
57 36
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Scorpions

15
59 38
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50 30
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51 31
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51 32
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Blue Öyster Cult

19
51 34
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The Rolling Stones

20
25 10
Under Pressure is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added David Bowie, Queen

21
43 28
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Bryan Adams

22
49 34
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The J. Geils Band

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57 43
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Dire Straits

24
51 38
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Foreigner

25
46 33
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Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers