Power Rock & Hair Band Ballads

75 Big Hair and Power Rock Ballads

Power ballads have been a huge hit with heavy rock, metal and hair bands for decades and opened their music to the masses who love love love songs. They made room for the likes of Journey, Meat Loaf, Tina Turner, and even Cher and Céline Dion. Not a believer? Turn up the volume and blast The Power of Love
1. Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison (1988)
2. I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith (1998)
3. Wanted Dead Or Alive – Bon Jovi (1986)
4. Love Bites – Def Leppard (1987)
5. Faithfully – Journey (1983)
6. Home Sweet Home – Motley Crue (1985)
7. Patience – Guns N Roses (1989)
8. I Want To Know What Love Is – Foreigner (1984)
9. Is This Love – Whitesnake (1987)
10. Keep On Loving You – REO Speedwagon (1981)
11. Don’t Know What You Got (Til’ It’s Gone) – Cinderella (1988)
12. Love Hurts – Nazareth (1975)
13. Lady – Styx (1973, recognized as the first power ballad)
14. Open Arms – Journey (1982)
15. The Power of Love – Céline Dion (1994)
16. Sister Christian – Night Ranger (1984)
17. November Rain – Guns N’ Roses(1991)
18. More Than Words Can Say – Extreme (1990)
19. Wind Of Change – Scorpions (1990)
20. I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meat Loaf (1993)
21. Heaven – Warrant (1989)
22. Silent Lucidity – Queensrÿche (1990)
23. Nothing Else Matters – Metallica (1992)
24. Honestly – Stryper (1986)
25. Can’t Fight This Feeling – Reo Speedwagon (1985)
26. Black Velvet – Alannah Myles (1989)
27. Never Say Goodbye – Bon Jovi (1986)
28. Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin (1971, pre-power ballad)
29. We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) – Tina Turner (1985)
30. Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad – Meat Loaf (1978)
31. Up Where We Belong – Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes (1982)
32. Almost Paradise – Mike Reno & Ann Wilson (1984)
33. Purple Rain – Prince (1984)
34. Again – Lenny Kravitz (2000)
35. It’s All Coming Back to Me Now – Céline Dion (1996)
36. When I’m With You – Sheriff (1982)
37. Heaven – Bryan Adams (1985)
38. Heaven – Warrant (1989)
39. Broken Wings – Mr. Mister (1985)
40. Dream On – Aerosmith (1973)
41. The Flame – Cheap Trick (1988)
42. Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler (1983)
43. With Arms Wide Open – Creed (1999)
44. Carrie – Europe (1986)
45. Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin – Journey (1979)
46. Love Walks In – Van Halen (1986)
47. More Than a Feeling – Boston (1976)
48. Hysteria – Def Leppard (1987)
49. Missing You – John Waite (1984)
50. How You Remind Me – Nickleback (2001)
51. All By Myself – Eric Carmen (1976)
52. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship (1986)
53. In The Air Tonight – Phil Collins (1981)
54. (I Just) Died in Your Arms – Cutting Crew (1986)
55. Bad English – When I See You Smile (1989)
56. Alone – Heart (1987)
57. The Power of Love – Huey Lewis and the News (1985)
58. I Found Someone – Cher (1987)
59. Close My Eyes Forever – Lita Ford (1988)
50. Glory Of Love – Peter Cetera (1986)
61. Beth – KISS (1976)
62. Love Song – Tesla (1989)
63. The Ballad of Jayne – L.A. Guns (1989)
64. Only God Knows Why – Kid Rock (1998)
65. I Remember You – Skid Row (1989)
66. What It Takes – Aerosmith (1989)
67. Don’t Shed a Tear – Paul Carrack (1987)
68. It Must Have Been Love – Roxette (1990)
69. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes – Asia (1983)
60. Boston – Amanda (1986)
71. Without You – Badfinger (1970)
72. Love Is Only A Feeling – The Darkness (2003)
73. Miles Away – Winger (1990)
74. It’s Been Awhile – Staind (2001)
75. Live With Me – Humble Pie (1970, pre-power ballad)