Guns N' Roses
Sweet Child O' Mine





Release Year: 1987

Rankings:
All-Time
#76 / 1980s #9 / 1987 #1


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1002
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The Greatest Songs Ever, One Song Added Every Other Month No Order
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 3
Brad Carl (USA) - 50 Songs from the '70s and '80s That Still Hold Up (2015) No Order
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017) 6
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 372
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, 5 Songs for Each Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 38
Nathan Brackett (USA) - Legendary Rock Songs (2011) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 67
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 59
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 210
Rolling Stone & MTV (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Songs Since the Beatles (2000) 13
Rolling Stone (USA) - 40 Songs That Changed the World (2007) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 196
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 198
San Antonio Express-News (USA) - Rock 'n' roll timeline (2004) No Order
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 16
Spin (USA) - Every Guns N' Roses Song, Ranked (2016) 5
Spin (USA) - Nominations For the Best Songs of the Last 25 Years (2010) No Order
Spin (USA) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1989) 5
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 901-1000
Swellsville, Chuck Eddy (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 80s (1990) 41
TimeOut Chicago (USA) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015) 33
TimeOut New York (USA) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2016) 38
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Every Guns N' Roses Song, Ranked Worst to Best (2015) 3
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Classic Rock Songs (2013) 12
VH1 (USA) - Nominations for the 100 Greatest 80s Songs (2006) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs from the Past 25 Years (2003) 3
WZLX (USA) - 1,007 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 8
inStash (USA) - Top 100: Greatest Songs (Of All Time) (2010) 51
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 24
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 629
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - 666 Songs You Must Own: The Ultimate Playlist (2004) 21
Kerrang! (UK) - 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (2002) 13
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - 80 from the 80s: Our Fave 45s for Each Year, 1980-1989 (2007) 3
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1980s (2012) 60
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 471
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 65
Q (UK) - 100 Songs That Changed the World (2003) 66
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 5
Q (UK) - Top 20 Tracks from the Lifetime of Q (1986-2006) 3
Sean Egan (USA) - 500 Songs You Need to Hear (2006) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - The Little Black Book of Music: Key Songs (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Wanadoo (UK) - The 20 Best Songs of the 80s No Order
XFM (UK) - The Top 1000 Songs of All Time (2010) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 12
Classic Rock (The Netherlands) - The 10 Best Classic Rock Singles from Different Years (2013-2015) 1
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 285
Rock Hard Magazine (Germany) - The 250 Best Metal and Hard Rock Songs of All Time (2011) 43
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 142
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du rock [Top 100 Rock Songs] (2013) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 55
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 7
STM Entertainment (Australia) - The 50 Best Songs Ever (2007) 34
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
Boom (Hong Kong/Mongolia) - 20 Greatest Songs from the '80s (2016) No Order
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Singles of the Year 5
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 3
Record Mirror (UK) - Singles of the Year 12