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The song "London Calling" by The Clash was chosen as the best song of the year by 80 writers and editors Gibson.com. During one month, the site staff brand guitar can vote and choose what would be the most representative of this age range.

Although "London Calling" was released in 1979 in the UK, it only came to the United States a year later, which meant she could be voted on. In 10 more, Guns N 'Roses spawned two singles: "Sweet Child o' Mine" (2) and "Welcome To The Jungle" (4). Check the list below:

1. The Clash "London Calling" (1980)

2. Guns N 'Roses' "Sweet Child o' Mine" (1988)

3. Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" (1983)

4. Guns N 'Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle" (1987)

5. Public Enemy, "Fight the Power" (1989)

6. AC / DC "You Shook Me All Night Long" (1980)

7. Prince "When Doves Cry" (1984)

8. Def Leppard, "Pour Some Sugar on Me" (1987)

9. Van Halen, "Jump" (1984)

10. Duran Duran "Hungry Like The Wolf" (1982)

Gibson.com readers also voted and picked their best 80's music. Highlights for AC / DC and Guns N 'Roses, both with two songs in the top 10 voted. Check the list below:

1. AC / DC "Back in Black" (1981)

2. Iron Maiden "The Number of the Beast" (1982)

3. AC / DC "Shoot to Thrill" (1980)

4. Dire Straits "Money for Nothing" (1984)

5. Simple Minds "Do not You (Forget About Me)" (1985)

6. Roxy Music "More Than This" (1982)

7. Guns N 'Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle" (1987)

8. REM, "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" (1987)

9. Van Halen, "Jump" (1984)

10. Guns N 'Roses' "Sweet Child o' Mine" (1988)


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