80s Song of the Day: Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N’ Roses

Welcome to the jungle
We’ve got fun and games
We got everything you want
Honey, we know the names


Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N’ Roses was released in the United Kingdom on September 28, 1987, with Whole Lotta Rosie (Live) as the B side. It was a single from the band’s debut album Appetite for Destruction. It was later released in the United States on October 24, 1988, with Mr. Brownstone as the B side.

The song reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 24 on the UK Singles Chart. In 2009, VH1 named it the greatest hard rock song of all time. Continue reading