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

    By: Ray
    • 10. One Headlight by The Wallflowers
      "Some cheap wine, cigarettes, this place is always such a mess. Sometimes I think I'd like to watch it burn." Its too good I loved the first time i heard it and ever since.
    • 9. The Freshman by The Verve Pipe
      I dont really understand this song but it is so great who cares.
    • 8. How's It Gonna Be by Third Eye Blind
      Very catchy and that was probably the reason it got played out.
    • 7. Hemmorage by Fuel
      Although at sometime hard to understand this song is one that gets me everytime.
    • 6. Better Man by Pearl Jam
      Their best song by far.
    • 5. Another Lonely Day by Ben Harper
      He is one of the most under-rated artist around and this is his best song.
    • 4. Creep by Stone Temple Pilots
      Awesome lyrics and this is one of those songs you can't get out of your head.
    • 3. Good Riddance by Green Day
      This song has way more meaning than the prom song it turned out to be.
    • 2. Wonderwall by Oasis
      This song will never get old with vocals like that.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Great song, great band, beggining of a genre.

    There were way to many great songs in the ninetys to fit them into a list of ten so I should have put some GNR on there but oh well
    By: Me
    • 10. Beck by Looser
      heh this song rocks
    • 9. Crash by The Dave Mathews Band
      this song id beutiful
    • 8. Possum Kingdom by The Toadies
      great guitar rock...who doesnt love this song?
    • 7. Little Miss Cant Be Wrong by The Spin Doctors
      this song can really put u in a good mood
    • 6. All Aplogise by Nirvana
      this song makes me cry is perfectly describes suicide
    • 5. Mr Jones by Counting Crows
      ahh yes this song is the best his voice is just so perfect for it what more can i say
    • 4. Tonight Tonight by The Smashing Pumpklins
      amazing song
    • 3. Alive by Pearl Jam
      i love pearl jam this song just has so much emotion put into it the opeaning guitar riff speaks for it self
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      ah yes nirvana even though it is number 2 still one of my favorite bands ever this song is just great it represtents every emotion flowing throughh ur body at that very moment u listen to it .....great song...
    • 1. Hunger Strike by Temple Of The Dog
      o man it was a close call between this song, smells like teen spirit and alive, but this song is just f**king amazing chris cornells voice mixed in with eddie vedder this song is perfection it represents freedom in alternative rock

    By: Dustin
    • 10. Hit Or Miss by New Found Glory
      this song kicks balls
    • 9. Could Not Ask For More by Edwin Mcain
      this song is soooo beautifully written. It gives me chills everytime i hear it.
    • 8. Adam's Song by Blink 182
      this was their first really serious song. and it turned out to be one of their biggest hits.
    • 7. Pardon Me by Incubus
      one of the greatest lyrically written sings of the 90's
    • 6. November Rain by Guns And Roses
      its a shame these guys broke up. this was a great song everytime i hear the piano part it makes the song 20 times better
    • 5. Janie's Got A Gun by Aerosmith
      these guys have been around for ever and they made a huge hit with this song.
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      just a great song... nothing else to say.
    • 3. I'll Be by Edwin Mcain
      he had 2 huge hits but this one is by far his best. this is a song for guys to sing to their girlfriends if they want to make themselves look romantic
    • 2. Everlong by Foo Fighters
      dave grohl is an amazing talent. this is their best song and one of the top ones in the 90's
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirt by Nirvana
      greatest song of all time

    By: Dierdre
    • 10. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
      Classic love song!
    • 9. All My Life by Kci And Jo Jo
      Such a beatiful song
    • 8. My Name Is by Eminem
      This song was just what we needed when the rap game started to get to be boring
    • 7. Here's To The Nights by Eve 6
      Its my graduation song so of course its one of my favorites
    • 6. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Awesome song
    • 5. Juicy by Biggie
      I'm not a big fan of Biggie but this song I did like
    • 4. Bone Thugs N Harmony by Crossroads
      Very influential and touching
    • 3. Blink 182 by Adam's Song
      This song hit on a personal level
    • 2. Life Goes On by Tupac
      Another song with deep meaning, one of Tupac's best
    • 1. One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey And Boys Ii Men
      This song has special meaning and is one of the best songs of all time nevermind the 90's

    By: Rachael
    • 10. Bittersweet Symphony by Verve
      The only reason this song made the list is because the video is amazingly hilarious.
    • 9. No Rain by Blind Melon
      Apparently I have a thing for songs about rain....
    • 8. November Rain by Guns N Roses
    • 7. Killing Me Softly by Fugees
    • 6. Glycerine by Bush
    • 5. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 4. Say It Ain't So by weezer
    • 3. Everlong by Foo Fighters
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Anything by the Chili Peppers could have made this list... My Friends, Suck My Kiss... I love them.
    By: veronica
    • 10. Wonder by Natalie Merchant
      Since 10,000 maniacs this woman is just incredibly awesome.
    • 9. Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
      This androgenous ... person.. wrote pretty cool stuff.
    • 8. Selling The Drama by Live
      Best song off "Throwing Copper"
    • 7. Perfect by Smashing Pumpkins
      I don't know this one got a lot of airplay, it's a good song.
    • 6. Evenflow by Pearl Jam
      This song just makes me happy
    • 5. Angry Chair by Alice In Chains
      Alice in Chains rocks.. grunge was the best damn thing to happen.
    • 4. Turnip Farm by Dinosaur Jr.
      From a really great movie, "Reality Bites". Just a hauntingly beautiful song.
    • 3. Right Through You by Alanis Morissette
      She was just awesome, so angst-ridden. This song is what I'd like to tell to my ex.
    • 2. Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
      "The Bends" has to be one of the best Radiohead cds ever, if not one of the best cds period.
    • 1. Come As You Are by Nirvana
      Well c'mon, the most influential band of the 90s, without which we wouldn't have a lot of great bands today.

    By: Yvonne
    • 10. Pea by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      I'm a little pea, I love the sky and the trees....
    • 9. Suck My Kiss by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Hit me you can't hurt me..suck my kiss, kiss me please don't hurt me...
    • 8. Coffeeshop by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Meet me at the coffeeshop, we can dance like iggy pop
    • 7. I Could Have Lied by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      There most be something in the way I feel that she don't want me to feel..
    • 6. If You Have To Ask by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      if you have to ask, you never know, funky motherf**kers....
    • 5. Sir Psycho Sexy by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      sir psycho sexy that is me
    • 4. Purple Stain by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      To finger paint is not a sin, I put my middlefinger in...
    • 3. Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      And if you have these kind of dreams it's californication...
    • 2. Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      give it away, give it away, give it away now!!!
    • 1. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      sometimes I feel like I don't have a partner...

    By: Matthew
    • 10. Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover by Sophie Hawkins
      "Damn I wish I was your lover. I'll rock you till the daylight comes. Make sure you are smiling and warm. I am everything. Tonight I'll be your mother. I will do such things to ease your pain. Free your mind and you won't feel ashamed."
    • 9. What's UP by 4 Non Blonds
      "...and I try, oh my god do I try. I try all the time, in this institution And I pray, oh my god do I pray. I pray every single day for a revolution. And so I cry sometimes when I'm lying in bed. Just to get it all out what's in my head.
    • 8. Omaha by The Counting Crows
      "Omaha. Somewhere in middle America. Get right to the heart of matters. It's the heart that matters more. I think you better turn your ticket in And get your money back at the door."
    • 7. Serve the Servants by Nirvana
      "Self appointed judges judge more than they have sold"....."I just want you to know that I don't hate you anymore. There's nothing I can say, that I haven't thought before."
    • 6. Whipping by Pearl Jam
      Don't need a hand, there's always arms attached. Oh, don't get behind, I can't fall back. Why must we trust all these rusted rails? They don't want no change, we already have...Don't mean to push, but I'm being shoved! Ohh, I'm just like you, think we've had enough. I can't believe a thing they want us to...oh...Oh, we all got scars, they should have 'em too..."
    • 5. I alone by White Discussion
      "...and as the final sunset rolls behind the earth and the clock is finally dead. I'll look at you, you'll look at me and we'll cry a lot, but this will be what we said: This will be what we said. Look where all this talking got us, baby."
    • 4. Organ Grinder by Marilyn Manson
      "I'm the face of shit and piss and sugar. I do a crooked little dance with my funny little monkey. What I want, what I want is just your children. I hate what i have become to escape what I hated being. Here is my real head. Here is my real head. I wear this f**king mask because you cannot handle me. Here is my real head!"
    • 3. Know Your Enemy by Rage Against the Machine
      "Fight the war, f**k the norm. Now I got no patience. So sick of complacence. With the D the E the F the I the A the N the C the E. Mind of a revolutionary. So clear the lane, the finger to the land of the chains. What? The land of the free? Whoever told you that is your enemy."
    • 2. On a Plain by Nirvana
      "I'll start this off without any words. I got so high that I scratched 'til I bled. Love myself better than you. I know it's wrong, so what should I do? The finest day that I ever had was when I learned to cry on command."
    • 1. Hurt by Nine Inch Nails
      "I wear this crown of shit, upon my liar's chair. Full of broken thoughts I cannot repair"....

    The '90s. Where to begin? So much good music and so much crap! Never has there been such a contrast. Can anyone actually consider N'SYNK, Brittney Spears, Shania Twain, Backstreet Boys, etc... musicians? The sad answer to this question is "yes", which is compellingly mind-boggling. With so many artists to choose from, I repeatedly see these names on a '90s Top Ten list. This is truly sad. I know you've been spoon fed your art, but it's time to think for yourself children.
    By: Sudip
    • 10. Beck by Loser
      Apathetic theme song for many Gen-Xers and teens of the early 90's
    • 9. Crazy by Aerosmith
      These guys have been around for thirty years, but they're still going strong. Great Video with Alicia Silverstone and frontman Steven Tyler's daughter, Liv.
    • 8. Red Hot Chilli Peppers by Under the Bridge
    • 7. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
      Epic Rock song spanning nearly 9 minutes, great Slash guitar solo at the end.
    • 6. Crash into Me by Dave Matthews Band
      Nice Mix of Jazz and Rock that
    • 5. End of the Road by Boyz 2 Men
      Biggest R&B tune in the 90's, biggest "boy band" of the decade and pop group for most of the nineties
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Another important alternative song from a band that was more acclaimed than Nirvana (partly due to Cobain's tragic suicide) that has helped inspire other rock bands for years to come.
    • 3. Nothing but a G-Thang by Snoop Doggy Dog and Dr. Dre
      Helped put rap music into the mainstream
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Biggest Hit from the Alternative Scene
    • 1. One by U2
      This post can apply to most songs by this Irish group, whihc has been the most consistently successful group of the 90's and the 80's. "One" stands out for its moving lyrics and musicality.

    I'm sure alot of people would say I missed out on alot of groups. Alot of the pop/rock/rap stuff that became big in 1999 and on like Britney Spears, Eminem, Creed, Limp Bizkit, whatever
    By: Eva Valles
    • 10. I Want You by Thalia
    • 9. Gossip Folks by Missy Misdeminor Elliott
    • 8. Wanksta by 50 Cent
    • 7. X Gonna Give It To Ya by Dmx
    • 6. Cant Deny It by Fabolous
    • 5. Aint No Sunshine by Dmx
    • 4. This Is My Party by Fabolous
    • 3. Pimp Juice by Nelly
    • 2. Rock With You by Ashanti
    • 1. Right Thurr by Chingy

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