Top Songs of 1987


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
76
Guns N' Roses Sweet Child O' Mine
2
201
Prince Sign 'O' the Times
3
215
U2 With or Without You
4
279
The Cure Just Like Heaven
5
294
Public Enemy Bring the Noise
6
339
Guns N' Roses Welcome to the Jungle
7
345
R.E.M. It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
8
400
Eric B. & Rakim Paid in Full
9
425
M/A/R/R/S Pump Up the Volume
10
476
U2 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
11
491
U2 Where the Streets Have No Name
12
523
R.E.M. The One I Love
13
557
New Order True Faith
14
558
The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl Fairytale of New York
15
585
Salt 'n' Pepa Push It
16
633
Public Enemy Rebel Without a Pause
17
652
The Sugarcubes Birthday
18
677
Guns N' Roses Paradise City
19
825
George Michael Faith
20
842
Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
21
893
Rhythim Is Rhythim Strings of Life
22
952
Suzanne Vega Luka
23
1016
Eric B. & Rakim I Know You Got Soul
24
1106
Pet Shop Boys It's a Sin
25
1155
INXS Need You Tonight
26
1212
Depeche Mode Never Let Me Down Again
27
1290
Midnight Oil Beds Are Burning
28
1400
Michael Jackson Man in the Mirror
29
1501
Bruce Springsteen Brilliant Disguise
30
1548
Pet Shop Boys Rent
31
1580
LL Cool J I Need Love
32
1581
Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend
33
1604
Phuture Acid Tracks
34
1859
Michael Jackson Bad
35
2014
The Smiths Girlfriend in a Coma
36
2030
The Replacements Alex Chilton
37
2042
Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal
38
2214
Frankie Knuckles/Jamie Principle Your Love
39
2351
Bomb the Bass Beat Dis
40
2528
Fleetwood Mac Everywhere
41
2557
Pet Shop Boys feat. Dusty Springfield What Have I Done to Deserve This?
42
2591
The House of Love Shine On
43
2621
Audio Two Top Billin'
44
2713
The Sisters of Mercy This Corrosion
45
2811
Grateful Dead Touch of Grey
46
2857
Def Leppard Pour Some Sugar on Me
47
2882
Joe Smooth Promised Land
48
3036
Boogie Down Productions The Bridge Is Over
49
3044
The Jesus and Mary Chain April Skies
50
3088
The Cult Love Removal Machine
51
3174
Prince I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
52
3215
INXS Never Tear Us Apart
53
3343
Paul Kelly [Australia] To Her Door
54
3372
The Godfathers Birth School Work Death
55
3434
George Michael I Want Your Sex
56
3537
Tom Waits Innocent When You Dream
57
3575
Aerosmith Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
58
3643
Sonic Youth Schizophrenia
59
3817
Mötley Crüe Girls, Girls, Girls
60
3974
Mory Kanté Yé Ké Yé Ké
61
4076
The Pursuit of Happiness I'm an Adult Now
62
4105
Public Enemy You're Gonna Get Yours
63
4220
Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up
64
4315
The Wedding Present My Favourite Dress
65
4319
Biz Markie Nobody Beats the Biz
66
4321
U2 Bullet the Blue Sky
67
4350
Depeche Mode Strangelove
68
4413
Kylie Minogue I Should Be So Lucky
69
4415
The Fall Hit the North
70
4438
Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel
71
4486
Los Lobos La Bamba
72
4498
Guns N' Roses Rocket Queen
73
4538
The Cure Why Can't I Be You?
74
4555
LL Cool J Going Back to Cali
75
4670
The Replacements Can't Hardly Wait
76
4720
JVC Force Strong Island
77
4791
Prince U Got the Look
78
4921
Sinéad O'Connor Troy
79
4982
Aerosmith Rag Doll
80
5007
INXS New Sensation
81
5097
Sting Englishman in New York
82
5111
Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner
83
5116
Big Daddy Kane Raw
84
5158
Bruce Springsteen Tunnel of Love
85
5181
Madonna Who's That Girl
86
5197
Belinda Carlisle Heaven Is a Place on Earth
87
5256
The Smiths Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
88
5262
Tiffany I Think We're Alone Now
89
5337
Pet Shop Boys Always on My Mind
90
5580
Whitesnake Still of the Night
91
5590
Terence Trent D'Arby Wishing Well
92
5689
Schoolly D Saturday Night
93
5804
Duncan Dhu En algún lugar
94
5823
LL Cool J I'm Bad
95
5848
Depeche Mode Behind the Wheel
96
5861
The Smiths Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
97
5987
Bangles Hazy Shade of Winter
98
6007
Chris Isaak Blue Hotel
99
6159
David Sylvian Orpheus
100
6174
The Jesus and Mary Chain Happy When It Rains
101
6185
U2 The Sweetest Thing
102
6223
Ce Ce Rogers Someday
103
6294
Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes (I've Had) The Time of My Life
104
6315
George Michael Father Figure
105
6566
That Petrol Emotion Big Decision
106
6594
Sting They Dance Alone (Gueca Solo)
107
6696
Blue Rodeo Try
108
6724
Starship Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
109
6825
The Smiths Shoplifters of the World Unite
110
6871
Echo and the Bunnymen Lips Like Sugar
111
6902
Prince Adore
112
6911
Hoodoo Gurus What's My Scene?
113
6927
Fleetwood Mac Big Love
114
6929
Exposé Point of No Return
115
6940
Eric B. & Rakim I Ain't No Joke
116
6952
Sly and Robbie Boops (Here to Go)
117
6992
Hüsker Dü These Important Years
118
7059
Black Sweetest Smile
119
7178
Maxime Le Forestier Né quelque part
120
7197
Pebbles Mercedes Boy
121
7274
Spoonie Gee The Godfather
122
7373
Happy Mondays 24 Hour Party People
123
7452
Guns N' Roses Mr. Brownstone
124
7544
Frankie Knuckles/Jamie Principle Baby Wants to Ride
125
7650
Was (Not Was) Walk the Dinosaur
126
7677
T'Pau China in Your Hand
127
7781
Joyce Sims Come into My Life
128
7798
Michael Jackson Dirty Diana
129
7984
Fleetwood Mac Little Lies
130
7992
Bruce Springsteen Tougher Than the Rest
131
8105
Terence Trent D'Arby Sign Your Name
132
8154
LeVert Casanova
133
8204
John Hiatt Thing Called Love
134
8332
Def Leppard Animal
135
8392
Nacha Pop Lucha de gigantes
136
8457
Def Leppard Love Bites
137
8496
fIREHOSE Sometimes
138
8515
John Hiatt Memphis in the Meantime
139
8527
Jungle Brothers Because I Got It Like That
140
8581
Lloyd Cole and The Commotions My Bag
141
8616
Pet Shop Boys Heart
142
8656
Charly García No voy en tren
143
8694
Tom Waits Hang On St. Christopher
144
8696
Nitro DeLuxe This Brutal House
145
8762
Alexander O'Neal Criticize
146
8835
George Harrison Got My Mind Set on You
147
8902
Danny Wilson Mary's Prayer
148
8961
The Jesus and Mary Chain Darklands
149
8996
Johnny Kemp Just Got Paid
150
9323
The Go-Betweens Right Here
151
9329
The Beatmasters feat. Cookie Crew Rok Da House
152
9351
King Sun & D Moët Hey Love
153
9415
Roxanne Shanté Have a Nice Day
154
9435
George Harrison When We Was Fab
155
9510
Paolo Conte Max
156
9559
X Fourth of July
157
9766
Too $hort Freaky Tales
158
9774
Depeche Mode Route 66
159
9807
Anthrax I Am the Law
160
9828
The Housemartins Build
161
9833
U2 Running to Stand Still
162
9953
Zucchero Fornaciari Dune mosse
163
9955
Dinosaur Jr. Little Fury Things
164
9963
Debbie Gibson Only in My Dreams
165
9988
Eurythmics You Have Placed a Chill in My Heart
166
9994
Public Enemy Sophisticated Bitch

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Bruce Springsteen One Step Up
Nick Drake Time of No Reply
Robbie Robertson Somewhere Down the Crazy River
Classical Two New Generation
10,000 Maniacs Hey Jack Kerouac
Prince Housequake
Pata Negra Camarón
Public Enemy Public Enemy No. 1
Sting Fragile
Vanessa Paradis Joe le taxi
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Jammin' Me
Jean-Jacques Goldman & Sirima Là-bas
Raze Break 4 Love
Hüsker Dü Could You Be the One?
INXS Mystify
INXS Devil Inside
Mel and Kim Respectable
Sumo Mañana en el Abasto
MC Lyte I Cram to Understand U (Sam)
Héroes del Silencio Héroe de leyenda
Don Cornelio y La Zona Ella vendrá
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs El genio del dub
Whitesnake Is This Love
Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper Elvis Is Everywhere
Hüsker Dü Charity, Chastity, Prudence, and Hope
Sinéad O'Connor Mandinka
Philippe Lavil & Jocelyn Beroard Kolé Séré
Kool Moe Dee Wild, Wild West
The Proclaimers Letter from America
The Wonder Stuff Unbearable
Bros When Will I Be Famous?
The La's Way Out
Julian Cope Trampolene
Pixies Caribou
A-ha The Living Daylights
The Smiths Half a Person
Michael Jackson I Just Can't Stop Loving You
David Bowie Time Will Crawl
J.J. Fad Supersonic
The Vaselines Son of a Gun
The Smiths Sheila Take a Bow
Warumpi Band My Island Home
Anthrax Indians
Kylie Minogue Locomotion
Cookie Crew Females
Radio Futura La negra flor
Bruce Springsteen Walk Like a Man
A.R.Kane Lollita
Eazy-E The Boyz-N-The Hood
Madonna Causing a Commotion
The Northern Pikes Teenland
Stevie Wonder Skeletons
Sinéad O'Connor I Want Your (Hands on Me)
U2 In God's Country
Lou Gramm Midnight Blue
Wynton Marsalis A Foggy Day
Heart Alone
The Night Writers Let the Music (Use You)
Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show
Def Leppard Hysteria
Savatage Hall of the Mountain King
Rush feat. Aimee Mann Time Stands Still
Nits In the Dutch Mountains
Tom Waits Cold Cold Ground
Deacon Blue Dignity
Aztec Camera Somewhere in My Heart
Randy Travis Forever and Ever, Amen
Hüsker Dü Ice Cold Ice
Alexander O'Neal Fake
Boogie Down Productions Criminal Minded
Barry White Sho' You Right
Fleetwood Mac Seven Wonders
The Replacements The Ledge
Napalm Death You Suffer
Jean-Louis Murat Si je devais manquer de toi
Fiorella Mannoia Quello che le donne non dicono
The Sisters of Mercy Lucretia My Reflection
Was (Not Was) A Spy in the House of Love
New Order Touched by the Hand of God
Opal Happy Nightmare Baby
God My Pal
Roy Orbison & k.d. Lang Crying
The Housemartins Bow Down
Death Zombie Ritual
Zucchero Senza una donna
Jungle Brothers Jimbrowski
54-40 One Gun
Swans New Mind
Aerosmith Hangman Jury
The Godfathers Love Is Dead
John Hiatt Have a Little Faith in Me
The Housemartins Five Get Over Excited
France Gall Evidemment
Marianne Faithfull Strange Weather
The Stone Roses Sally Cinnamon
Pink Floyd Learning to Fly
Jean-Jacques Goldman Elle a fait un bébé toute seule
Rhythim Is Rhythim Nude Photo
Guns N' Roses My Michelle
Wendy and Lisa Waterfall
EPMD It's My Thing
EPMD You're a Customer
Company B Fascinated
Big Black He's a Whore
Mylène Farmer Sans contrefaçon
Anthrax Caught in a Mosh
The Christians Forgotten Town
Marillion Sugar Mice
Derek B Get Down
The Cure Catch
R.E.M. Finest Worksong
T-Coy Carino
David Sylvian Let the Happiness In
Paul Kelly [Australia] Dumb Things
Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay
Pink Floyd On the Turning Away
10,000 Maniacs Like the Weather
Guns N' Roses Nightrain
Lucky Dube Slave
Sterling Void & Paris Brightledge It's All Right