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What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?

    By: Taylor
    • 10. Peaches by The Presidents of the United States of America
      Hahaha. You have to admit, this was a hit. I'm not saying it was/is one of my favorites as far as the sound goes, but it was a total chart-topper. And it was hysterical. Hahaha. Anything that still makes it to the top of the charts with lyrics like the following deserves to be on this list: "Movin' to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches. I'm movin' to the country, gonna eat me a lot of peaches. Movin' to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches. Movin' to the country, gonna eat me a lot of peaches."
    • 9. I Wish by Skee-lo
      Remember this one-hit wonder? "I wish I was a little bit taller. I wish I was a baller. I wish I had a girl who looked good. I would call her."
    • 8. The Freshmen by The Verve Pipe
      Great song. The rest of these are mid-90s stuff while this is more late 90s, but it's still one of the best songs of the decade, in my opinion. "We were merely freshmen."
    • 7. Basketcase by Green Day
      Of course, who could forget Billie Joe?
    • 6. Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-a-Lot
      Do I really need to explain why this one should be on the top ten list?
    • 5. I'm Gonna Be (I Would Walk 500 Miles) by The Proclaimers
      Gotta love those ol' boys from Ireland. Or, wait, shit--is it Scotland? I haven't heard that song in years. I'm trying to remember the accent. Dammit. I don't know. Ireland or Scotland--one of the two. Time to move on, now that I've displayed my wonderful American ignorance for the day . . .
    • 4. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
      I can't believe no one's mentioned ONE song by the Pumpkins!! Come on, people!! Don't y'all remember "Siamese Dream"? OK, how about "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness"? Jeez!! Well, I'm a big Pumpkins fan, so I have many favorites. "Today" happens to be my favorite as of now, which is why I included it on the list. But if I was to totally ignore my personal preference, I'd say "Today," "1979," "Tonight, Tonight," and "Bullet With the Butterfly Wings" all tie for the best Pumpkins song of the '90s.
    • 3. Insane in the Brain by Cypress Hill
      I may be treading on thin ice here, but even now that half of us have graduated college, my friends and I still play this song. It's hysterical. "I got to get my props. Cops: come and try to snatch my crops . . . Insane in the membrane. (I'M INSANE IN THE BRAIN!)"
    • 2. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      I can't believe no one's put this one down yet!! People, people, get with it!! If I heard this song or saw this video one time, then I heard it/saw it 10,000 times. "Black Hole Sun, won't you come wash away the rain?"
    • 1. Ants Marching by Dave Matthews Band
      Grrreat song. Yep, just like Tony the Tiger. Actually, everything by Dave is great. Great musicians, great lyrics, great thoughts, great rhythms, great combination of instruments . . . it's all great. "All the little ants are marching, red and black antennae waving. They all do it the same, they all do it the same way."

    Actually, I don't think there is a "number one" song for the '90s. I'm not going to be so bold as to say that all ten of these tie with one another ('cause, c'mon, you can't really put Skee-lo on the same plane with Dave), but as far as I'm concerned, these are all great songs. In fact, they're absolutely classic songs that will forever remind me of growing up in the '90s. I didn't want my list to be compiled of songs already on other people's lists, so I know, I'm missing some of the ultimates, like "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "The Sign," "Everybody Hurts," etc. I left out a lot of songs that should be on this top ten list, but only because y'all had beaten me to the punch. :)
    By: Joe England
    • 10. The Sign by Ace Of Base
    • 9. korn by freak on a leash
    • 8. One by Metallica
    • 7. Wait and Bleed by Slipknot
    • 6. I Always Love You by Whitney Houston
    • 5. Chicken Huntin by Insane Clown Posse
    • 4. 40oz. to Freedom by Sublime
    • 3. The Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Dream On by Aerosmith

    By: Matt
    • 10. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 9. Whistle While You Twurk by Ying Yang Twins
    • 8. Buddy Holly by Weezer
    • 7. Burbans and Lacs by Master P
    • 6. I Miss My Homies by Master P
    • 5. Flowing by 311
    • 4. Crash by Dave Matthews Band
    • 3. Crossroads by Bone Thugs
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Changes by Tupac

    By: Dyan
    • 10. Fade Into You by Mazzy Star
      Mazzy is the coolest...She will change your life...her songs are meaningful and spiritual and funky and amazing!!!!!
    • 9. Dis Armed by Smashing Pumpkins
      Great band...miss those guys
    • 8. Lightening Crashes by Live
      The song will be awesome forever...and Live kicks ass!!!
    • 7. I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd
      Everyone that's my age should remember CMB...
    • 6. Burn by The Toadies
      Rubberneck CD is one of the best out there...too bad they broke up.
    • 5. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Reminds me of freshmen year in high school...(sigh)
    • 4. Black by Pearl Jam
      Grunge rock..plaid shirts....long hair..enough said
    • 3. Silent Lucidities by Queensryche
      The song is life changing and mind blowing!! It ROCKS
    • 2. Damn I wish I was your lover by Sophie B. Hawkins
      Reminds my of 90210..when Dylan and Kelley were gettin it on while Brenda was in France...
    • 1. Losing My Religion by REM
      self explanantory...I just remember the video and the song is just amazing!!!

    Music rules...support your local talent!!!!
    By: Chuck
    • 10. Mary J. Blige by Real Love
    • 9. Mysterious Ways by U2
      Yes most of these songs have been early mid 90s but thats when I felt music was the best..through all controversy
    • 8. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
      I hate this song...but i'll give it props
    • 7. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morrisette
      PMS Rock...yea...
    • 6. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      OH NO!!! Eddie's on the rafters!!!!
    • 5. Smells like teen spirit by Nirvana
      Started a new genre in music with the grunge era and led to this song...
    • 4. Everybody Hurts by R.E.M.
      I hate rem..but this was a great song in the early 90s
    • 3. One More Chance (rmx) by Notorious B.i.g.
      smoothed out jam that you could drink smoke and..yea you know to
    • 2. Nuthin But A G Thang by Dr Dre
      the dr is in...
    • 1. I'll Do Anything For Love But I Won't Do That by Meatloaf
      wannabe power ballad / rock..surprisingly good and kicks ass

    Yes most of these songs have been early mid 90s but thats when I felt music was the best..through all controversy..however not all of these songs should be top ten for a decade however..i brought them to everyone's attention that they are all great songs and you can't forget about them
    By: Da_King
    • 10. When I Grow Up by Garbage
      Catchy and reflective.
    • 9. Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
      Launched their career with a sad, emontional song.
    • 8. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
      A classic rap song from Vanilla Ice. However, it later ruined his career.
    • 7. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Made punk rock mainstream.
    • 6. California Love by 2Pac and Dr. Dre
      Great collaboration between these two hip-hop heavyweights.
    • 5. Jump Around by House Of Pain
      Another catchy hip-hop song to hit the mainstream.
    • 4. Macarena by Los Del Rio
      A unique song which started a dancing fad.
    • 3. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      "Ironic" is a clever, little song.
    • 2. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      Mixes classic music with a new-age feel.
    • 1. What It's Like by Everlast
      Classic blues song from ex-rapper Everlast.

    By: Angie
    • 10. Crazy by Arosmith
    • 9. All star by Smash Mouth
    • 8. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla ice
      Omigosh! They still play that on our radio stations here still
    • 7. Stay by Lisa Lobe
      I still jam to this song!
    • 6. Barbie Girl by Aqua
      Hi Ya Barbie!
    • 5. Red Light Special by TLC
      R.I.P LEFT EYE!
    • 4. Summer Girls by LFO
      This song was so awesome i love the way they just trow of the wall things in there
    • 3. Wanna Be by Spice Girls
      LoL is all I have to say
    • 2. MMM Bop by Hanson
      Okay I know they wernt so cool but this song always was stuck in my head
    • 1. Step By Step by New Kids on the block
      Omigosh i used to love the new kids on the block!

    By: K R
    • 10. Testify0 by Rage Against The Machine0
    • 9. Silk Road by Kitaro
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    • 8. Aenima by Tool
    • 7. Know Your Enemy by Rage Agianst The Machine
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    • 6. Would? by Alice In Chains
    • 5. The Bazaar by The Tea Party
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    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 3. Innocent by Fuel
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    • 2. Parabol/Parabola by Tool
    • 1. Testify by Rage Against The Machine

    By: Brendan
    • 10. Stay Together For The Kids by Blink 182
      just made the cut
    • 9. Waterfall by Tlc
    • 8. Edwin And The Peresure by Superhoney
    • 7. Heven Only Knows by K-os
    • 6. Hanging By A Moment by Life House
      this is one of the best
    • 5. Frist Time by Finger 11
      this is so good
    • 4. Leader Of Men by Nikel Back
      this song is nickel backs best work
    • 3. Fat Lip by Sum 41
    • 2. Angles And Incects by Papa Roach
      this song is cool
    • 1. Smells Like Team Spirit by Nervana
      this is the coolest song ever and i mean ever

    thereare lots i missed but o well
    By: Francie
    • 10. Unpretty by Tlc
      Lisa left eye lopes will for ever be rememberd.Tragicly taken on 26.4.2002
    • 9. Angel Of Mine by Monica
      Come on its monica.
    • 8. Right Here Waiting by Monica
      My fav song
    • 7. Eric Clapton by Tears In Heaven
      It makes me cry.
    • 6. I Swear by All 4 One
      They are hot
    • 5. All My Life by K-ci And Jojo
      It is butifull
    • 4. Killing Me Softly by Fugees
      Lauren hill can sing!!!!!!
    • 3. Sometimes by Britney Spears
      The song is soooo sweet
    • 2. Twisted by Keith Sweet
      It is the most lovelest song sung by a honey
    • 1. Missing You by Puff Daddy Feat:faith Evans
      It was sung for a legend notorious b.I.G and it was sung by a legend puff daddy not to mention it has so much meaning.

    R&b rocks forever.

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