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This week's most popular mainstream rock songs, ranked by radio airplay detections on mainstream rock-formatted stations, as measured by Nielsen Music.

MAINSTREAM ROCK SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Livin' On A Prayer
Songwriter(s)
J.Bon Jovi, R.Sambora, D.Child
Producer(s)
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label
PolyGram | Mercury

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1
Bon Jovi Livin' On A Prayer Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Livin' On A Prayer
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Bon Jovi, R.Sambora, D.Child
Producer(s):
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
2
The Robert Cray Band Smoking Gun Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Smoking Gun
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Amy, R.Cray, R.Cousins
Producer(s):
B.Bromberg, D.Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
3
Eddie Money I Wanna Go Back Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
I Wanna Go Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Lou Gramm Midnight Blue Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Midnight Blue
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
5
Eric Clapton Tearing Us Apart Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Tearing Us Apart
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
6
World Party Ship Of Fools (Save Me From Tomorrow) Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Ship Of Fools (Save Me From Tomorrow)
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Wallinger
Producer(s):
K.Wallinger
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
7
The Alan Parsons Project Standing On Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Standing On Higher Ground
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
8
KBC Band America Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
America
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
9
Steve Miller Nobody But You Baby Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Nobody But You Baby
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Pretenders My Baby Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
My Baby
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | Sire
11
Bruce Hornsby & The Range Mandolin Rain Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Mandolin Rain
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Hornsby, J.Hornsby
Producer(s):
B.Hornsby, E.Scheiner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Peter Gabriel Big Time Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Big Time
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Gabriel
Producer(s):
D.Lanois, P.Gabriel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
13
Los Lobos Shakin' Shakin' Shakes Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Shakin' Shakin' Shakes
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slash
14
Deep Purple Bad Attitude Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Bad Attitude
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
15
Billy Idol Don't Need A Gun Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Don't Need A Gun
13  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Idol
Producer(s):
K.Forsey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
16
REO Speedwagon That Ain't Love Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
That Ain't Love
28  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Cronin
Producer(s):
K.Cronin, G.Richrath, A.Gratzer, D.Devore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
17
Ann Wilson The Best Man In The World Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
The Best Man In The World
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Barry, Wilson, Ennis
Producer(s):
R.Nevison
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
18
Europe The Final Countdown Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
The Final Countdown
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Tempest
Producer(s):
K.Elson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
The Georgia Satellites Battleship Chains Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Battleship Chains
27  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
20
David & David Ain't So Easy Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Ain't So Easy
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
21
Genesis Tonight, Tonight, Tonight Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
32  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
22
Boston Can'tcha Say/ Still In Love Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Can'tcha Say/ Still In Love
34  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
23
Huey Lewis & The News Jacob's Ladder Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Jacob's Ladder
15  Last
10  Peak
22  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
24
The Kinks Working At The Factory Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Working At The Factory
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
25
Cinderella Nobody's Fool Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Nobody's Fool
33  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Keifer
Producer(s):
A.Johns
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
26
Bruce Hornsby On The Western Skyline Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
On The Western Skyline
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Iggy Pop Real Wild Child Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Real Wild Child
30  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Sammy Hagar Winner Takes It All Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Winner Takes It All
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
Boston Cool The Engines Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Cool The Engines
23  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
30
Starship Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren, A.L.Hammond
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grunt
31
Eric Clapton Miss You Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Miss You
41  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
32
Julian Cope World Shut Your Mouth Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
World Shut Your Mouth
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
33
The Georgia Satellites Keep Your Hands To Yourself Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Keep Your Hands To Yourself
22  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Baird
Producer(s):
J.Glixman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
34
The Smithereens Behind The Wall Of Sleep Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Behind The Wall Of Sleep
25  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enigma
35
Dave Edmunds The Wanderer Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
The Wanderer
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
36
Journey I'll Be Alright Without You Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
I'll Be Alright Without You
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Perry, J.Cain, N.Schon
Producer(s):
S.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
37
'Til Tuesday Coming Up Close Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Coming Up Close
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
38
Kansas Power Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Power
40  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
39
Benjamin Orr Too Hot To Stop Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
Too Hot To Stop
45  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
40
Steve Winwood The Finer Things Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs
The Finer Things
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
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