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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Under Pressure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added David Bowie, Queen
2
363 215
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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348 205
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Van Halen
5
319 184
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315 187
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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Joan Jett
7
337 205
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Def Leppard
8
157 76
Home Sweet Home is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
joestout76 added Mötley Crüe
9
249 147
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250 149
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11
99 32
Rock You Like a Hurricane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
Chente added Scorpions
12
242 144
Eye of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Survivor
13
187 102
Rebel Yell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Billy Idol
14
213 124
We're Not Gonna Take It is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Twisted Sister
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262 164
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209 123
Cum On Feel the Noise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Quiet Riot
17
232 142
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Dire Straits
18
147 75
Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
markkeenan1000 added Prince
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197 126
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The Rolling Stones
20
168 102
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The J. Geils Band
21
219 146
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22
192 126
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Don Henley
23
146 88
I Wanna Rock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
starwarssuperfan added Twisted Sister
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186 124
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Scorpions
25
192 131
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