Top Songs of 1987



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 104 Guns N' Roses
Sweet Child O' Mine
2 181 Prince
Sign 'O' the Times
3 234 The Cure
Just Like Heaven
4 256 Public Enemy
Bring the Noise
5 277 R.E.M.
It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
6 311 M/A/R/R/S
Pump Up the Volume
7 331 U2
With or Without You
8 402 U2
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
9 414 R.E.M.
The One I Love
10 425 The Sugarcubes
Birthday
11 438 New Order
True Faith
12 519 Eric B. & Rakim
Paid in Full
13 523 Guns N' Roses
Welcome to the Jungle
14 553 Public Enemy
Rebel Without a Pause
15 558 The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
Fairytale of New York
16 604 U2
Where the Streets Have No Name
17 676 Salt 'n' Pepa
Push It
18 749 Rhythim Is Rhythim
Strings of Life
19 820 Eric B. & Rakim
I Know You Got Soul
20 886 Guns N' Roses
Paradise City
21 950 Pet Shop Boys
It's a Sin
22 1029 Depeche Mode
Never Let Me Down Again
23 1143 Suzanne Vega
Luka
24 1160 INXS
Need You Tonight
25 1225 George Michael
Faith
26 1258 Phuture
Acid Tracks
27 1318 Prince
If I Was Your Girlfriend
28 1484 Midnight Oil
Beds Are Burning
29 1496 Fingers Inc.
Can You Feel It
30 1552 Michael Jackson
Man in the Mirror
31 1588 The Smiths
Girlfriend in a Coma
32 1638 The Replacements
Alex Chilton
33 1662 Pet Shop Boys
Rent
34 1772 Bruce Springsteen
Brilliant Disguise
35 2019 The Jesus and Mary Chain
April Skies
36 2135 The Sisters of Mercy
This Corrosion
37 2180 Pet Shop Boys feat. Dusty Springfield
What Have I Done to Deserve This?
38 2242 The House of Love
Shine On
39 2305 Frankie Knuckles/Jamie Principle
Your Love
40 2384 Joe Smooth
Promised Land
41 2614 The Godfathers
Birth School Work Death
42 2639 Audio Two
Top Billin'
43 2766 The Cure
Why Can't I Be You?
44 2856 The Wedding Present
My Favourite Dress
45 2865 Whitney Houston
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
46 2892 The Cult
Love Removal Machine
47 3026 Tom Waits
Innocent When You Dream
48 3038 Michael Jackson
Smooth Criminal
49 3096 Guns N' Roses
Rocket Queen
50 3323 Michael Jackson
Bad
51 3383 Prince
I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
52 3394 Prince
U Got the Look
53 3522 Grateful Dead
Touch of Grey
54 3545 The Pursuit of Happiness
I'm an Adult Now
55 3644 LL Cool J
Going Back to Cali
56 3858 LL Cool J
I Need Love
57 3892 The Fall
Hit the North
58 4015 Depeche Mode
Strangelove
59 4048 That Petrol Emotion
Big Decision
60 4096 LL Cool J
I'm Bad
61 4114 U2
Bullet the Blue Sky
62 4143 Sly and Robbie
Boops (Here to Go)
63 4180 Biz Markie
Nobody Beats the Biz
64 4249 Boogie Down Productions
The Bridge Is Over
65 4324 George Michael
I Want Your Sex
66 4382 Mötley Crüe
Girls, Girls, Girls
67 4383 Depeche Mode
Behind the Wheel
68 4421 Mory Kanté
Ye Ke Ye Ke
69 4429 Ce Ce Rogers
Someday
70 4559 Depeche Mode
Route 66
71 4646 Def Leppard
Pour Some Sugar on Me
72 4742 X
Fourth of July
73 4756 Los Lobos
La Bamba
74 4861 Sinéad O'Connor
Troy
75 4915 Public Enemy
You're Gonna Get Yours
76 5000 John Hiatt
Memphis in the Meantime
77 5006 Aerosmith
Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
78 5031 John Hiatt
Thing Called Love
79 5046 Spoonie Gee
The Godfather
80 5052 Tom Waits
Hang On St. Christopher
81 5113 INXS
New Sensation
82 5247 George Michael
Father Figure
83 5259 Happy Mondays
24 Hour Party People
84 5310 Schoolly D
Saturday Night
85 5311 Bruce Springsteen
Tunnel of Love
86 5356 Chris Isaak
Blue Hotel
87 5365 Pebbles
Mercedes Boy
88 5403 Kylie Minogue
I Should Be So Lucky
89 5631 Bangles
Hazy Shade of Winter
90 5633 Lloyd Cole and The Commotions
My Bag
91 5638 Exposé
Point of No Return
92 5740 Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper
Elvis Is Everywhere
93 5782 Jungle Brothers
Because I Got It Like That
94 5788 Blue Rodeo
Try
95 5814 Madonna
Who's That Girl
96 5843 Big Daddy Kane
Raw
97 5844 INXS
Never Tear Us Apart
98 5906 Echo and the Bunnymen
Lips Like Sugar
99 5915 The Jesus and Mary Chain
Happy When It Rains
100 5955 Suzanne Vega
Tom's Diner
101 5984 The Smiths
Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
102 5995 Nitro DeLuxe
This Brutal House


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Alexander O'Neal
Criticize
LeVert
Casanova
Black
Sweetest Smile
King Sun & D Moët
Hey Love
Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
(I've Had) The Time of My Life
The Go-Betweens
Right Here
Terence Trent D'Arby
Wishing Well
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Darklands
Pata Negra
Camarón
Julian Cope
Trampolene
Paul Kelly [Australia]
To Her Door
Fleetwood Mac
Big Love
Fleetwood Mac
Everywhere
Danny Wilson
Mary's Prayer
Whitesnake
Here I Go Again
The Vaselines
Son of a Gun
Belinda Carlisle
Heaven Is a Place on Earth
George Harrison
When We Was Fab
Roxanne Shanté
Have a Nice Day
Johnny Kemp
Just Got Paid
Rick Astley
Never Gonna Give You Up
Cookie Crew
Females
MC Lyte
I Cram to Understand U (Sam)
Sinéad O'Connor
I Want Your (Hands on Me)
Def Leppard
Animal
Maxime Le Forestier
Né quelque part
Terence Trent D'Arby
Sign Your Name
Joyce Sims
Come into My Life
Starship
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Sonic Youth
Schizophrenia
Pet Shop Boys
Heart
Sting
They Dance Alone (Gueca Solo)
Frankie Knuckles/Jamie Principle
Baby Wants to Ride
Mel and Kim
Respectable
Stevie Wonder
Skeletons
Bruce Springsteen
Tougher Than the Rest
Debbie Gibson
Only in My Dreams
Barry White
Sho' You Right
Anthrax
I Am the Law
The Smiths
Shoplifters of the World Unite
The Beatmasters feat. Cookie Crew
Rok Da House
Paolo Conte
Max
Robbie Robertson
Somewhere Down the Crazy River
New Order
Touched by the Hand of God
Raze
Break 4 Love
Bruce Springsteen
Walk Like a Man
Was (Not Was)
Walk the Dinosaur
Lou Gramm
Midnight Blue
Sting
Englishman in New York
R.E.M.
Finest Worksong
John Hiatt
Have a Little Faith in Me
Alexander O'Neal
Fake
The Godfathers
Love Is Dead
Wendy and Lisa
Waterfall
Derek B
Get Down
Big Black
He's a Whore
Hoodoo Gurus
What's My Scene?
The La's
Way Out
The Smiths
Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
Terence Trent D'Arby
If You Let Me Stay
Hüsker Dü
Could You Be the One?
T-Coy
Carino
Rhythim Is Rhythim
Nude Photo
Marianne Faithfull
Strange Weather
Madonna
Causing a Commotion

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