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 (2010) 1002
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 New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 33
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 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
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1002
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