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    By: Murder My Love
    • 10. Song 2 by Blur
      A rush....weee-woooo
    • 9. The Sign by Ace of Base
      The song in the 90s that you heard all the time, and it as well was very catchy.
    • 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Perfect song, Perfect Video
    • 7. Doll Parts by Hole
      Grunge at its best!
    • 6. Zombie by The Cranberries
      The Cranberries great band, all there songs rock it was hard choosing just one
    • 5. When it rains by Blind Melon
      Song thats very catchy... and practical for the 90s
    • 4. I Say Hey by 4 NoN Blondes
      Linda Perry kicks ass!- Need i say more??
    • 3. Mother Mother by Bonham Tracy
      Perfect teen angst.
    • 2. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morrisete
      The Angry CHick's Anthem
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      The 90s Anthem

    Screw Dancing; Lets MOSH!!!
    By: Amanda Huginkiss
    • 10. Glycerine by Bush
    • 9. Creep by Radiohead
    • 8. Sex And Candy by Marcy Playground
    • 7. Tomorrow by Silverchair
    • 6. I Think I Love You by Less Than Jake
      good fast tempo
    • 5. Learn To Fly by Foo Fighters
    • 4. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 3. Longview by Green Day
    • 2. The Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      good song
    • 1. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Samshing Pumpkins
      crazy cool vocals, good beat

    By: Cat
    • 10. About A Girl by Nirvana
    • 9. Penny Royal Tea by Nirvana
    • 8. All Apologies by Nirvava
    • 7. Dumb by Nirvana
    • 6. Rape Me by Nirvana
    • 5. Come As You Are by Nirvana
    • 4. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      you cant help but love it!
    • 3. In Bloom by Nirvana
    • 2. Lithium by Nirvana
      dude! Priceless!
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      DUde you gotta love this song! by far the best! I love ya Kurt!

    Nirvana.. the best 90's rock band no competition!
    By: RyeBread
    • 10. Come Original by 311
      One of the last dominant songs from the alternative movement that began with grunge in November of 1991. From here on, the rock charts are dominated by Nu Metal (Korn, Limp Bizkit), pseudo-electronic (Gorillaz, Moby), and rap/rock mixes (Eminem, Kid Rock).
    • 9. Allstar by Smashmouth
      The sun begins to set, it is 1998. The mood of the year is reflected in this song. Mark McGwire is hitting home runs, the economy is extremely fast. Grunge elements begin to disappear, alternative is beginning to die as music becomes more and more "electronic". The Beasty Boys (Intergalactic) and Third Eye Blind (Jumper) typify the year.
    • 8. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by The Smashing Pumpkins
      1997. We can clearly see a difference between the songs of this year and those from earlier in the decade. Although no breakthroughs a la Nirvana have brought about the next generation, we begin to see the limits of the alternative format. Other examples from this year include Alice in Chains (Again) and Sheryl Crow (Caught a Lite Sneeze).
    • 7. One Headlight by Wallflowers
      In 1996, some of the diversity characterized by the previous two years begins to disappear. The playlist at the radio station shortens, becomes more repetative. The Red Hot Chili Peppers (Aeroplane, Roller Coaster) dominate the last half of the year.
    • 6. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
      c. 1995. The alternative movement is at its strongest. A huge variety of music is played on rock radio. The tempo and content changes greatly from one track to the next. However, we are still guitar-driven with a verse-chorus-verse format. Other music from this period include songs from Whale (Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe), The Offspring (Come Out and Play), and Blur (Girls and Boys)
    • 5. Low by Cracker
      In the middle of the "alternative" movement, circa 1994. Typical example of verse-chorus-verse style of the time, e.g. Tom Petty (Mary Jane's Last Dance) & The Gin Blossoms (Hey Jealousy). Kurt Cobain survives a suicide attempt in Rome, but is later found dead at his home in Washington from a self-inflicted shotgun wound.
    • 4. Soul To Squeeze by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Still '93; Another post-grunge song that catalyzed an entire genre. Red Hot Chili Peppers was way ahead of their time, having recorded this long before Nirvana did their thing. U2 (Numb, Lemon) and REM (Everybody Hurts) were following a similar track.
    • 3. Cut Your Hair by Pavement
      A La 1993. One of the early post-grunge songs. While pure grunge continues to thrive in the form of Stone Temple Pilots, Candlebox and various others, the first seedlings of a broader "alternative" style can be seen.
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      If Nirvana started the change, this made it absolute. No going back after this dominated the charts in '92.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Late 1991. Before: Guns N' Roses, Michael Jackson, Right Said Fred. After: Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Candlebox, Ugly Kid Joe. Thats all I have to say about that.

    This list isn't necessarily a list of the greatest songs, but it shows the evolution of rock music through the '90s. This era was a long time coming, as evidenced from the earlier punk and new wave movements in the '80s. While many think this era saw the bastardization of rock, it is clear that a greater diversity of rock was played in this era than any other.
    By: Jonas Aastrand
    • 10. Loosing My Religion by R.e.m
      Nothing to say, pure brilliancy by the greatest band of all time.
    • 9. Crush On You by Roxette
      Didnt think I was going to leave out "Have a nice day"-album completely did ya? Finding 10 great songs from Roxette in the Nineties is like shooting fish in a barrel.
    • 8. She Doesnt Live Here Anymore by Roxette
      Only found as extra track on the greatest hits.
    • 7. How Do You Do by Roxette
      The song is good, but the video is better!
    • 6. June Afternoon by Roxette
      June Afternoons are a great way of relaxing each summer :D Once again, Gessle Simplicity owns all.
    • 5. Sleeping In My Car by Roxette
      Live version from grammy awards 1994 (or was it 95?) is the best ive seen them perform live - awesome!.
    • 4. Church Of Your Heart by Roxette
      Funny thing: The demo version still is the best to this date, Per Gessle solo with an Acoustic guitar.
    • 3. Joyride by Roxette
      Gessle simplicity at its best
    • 2. Almost Unreal by Roxette
      SMB movie sucks, but Roxette saves the day in the aftermath chaos.
    • 1. Fading Like A Flower by Roxette
      I still cant listen to the live version without getting goosebumps allover. Go Marie, Go Per!

    As always I miss my Roxette, my revenge is swift and sweet. Also as usual, R.E.M gets the "Ten", since I cant in my heart let em down.
    By: peanut808
    • 10. Understanding by Escape
    • 9. The Boy is Mine by Brandy & Monica
    • 8. Angel of Mine by Monica
    • 7. Weak by SWV
    • 6. A Freind Of Mine by Kelly Price
      A woman Of great voice
    • 5. 4 Page Letter by Aaliyah
      We will miss you
    • 4. I'm Not Gone Cry by Mary J. Blidge
      A Diva of Diva's
    • 3. Unbreak My Heart by Toni Braxton
      A tru Love song
    • 2. A Rose Is Still A Rose by Aretha Franklin feat. Lauren Hill
      For the ladies who think they are worth nothing.
    • 1. Creep by TLC
      A sexy song that gets freaky people in the mood.

    By: Willian Tell
    • 10. Frozen by Madonna
    • 9. Freedom by George Michael
    • 8. Shiny Happy People by R.E.M.
    • 7. Torn by Natalie Imbruglia
    • 6. Erotica by Madonna
    • 5. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morisette
    • 4. Bathwater by No Doubt
    • 3. Under The Bridge by Red Hot
    • 2. Who Let in the Rain by Cyndi Lauper
    • 1. Ray Of Light by Madonna
      She's the best, Fu#$ the rest

    By: Snoop Cassy Cass and Dr. Kae
    • 10. No Scrubs by TLC
      Hey boyz, listen up... I DON'T WANT NO SCRUBS!! Left-Eye you my girl and I will always remember you.
    • 9. My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
      LEO! This Canadian songbird can wail!
    • 8. Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith
      He is so fly! Jada is so lucky! Big Willie 4-eva
    • 7. Quit Playing Games With My Heart by Backstreet Boys
      I only have one thing to say about this video... YUMMY! Nick Carter marry me!
    • 6. What A Girl Wants by Christina Aguleria
      I totally identify with the message X-Tina is saying in this jam. Yo go girl!
    • 5. Don't Wanna Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
      Such a sweet ballad from the hardcore rockin' bad boys from Orlando
    • 4. I Want You Back by *NSync
      Those boyz can dance! Justin in that wife beater... GROWL!!
    • 3. That Don't Impress Me Much by Shania Twain
      So your Brad Pitt... classic
    • 2. Sometimes by Britney Spears
      What?! No Grammy for Britney! Girl can sing and she be my homey
    • 1. Macarena by Unknown
      The dance is supa fly! WHAT!!

    We wanna give shout-outs to our boy Marky Mark, sorry you didn't make the list! No hard feelings! Spice Girls you're the reason I live! Aaron Carter, ditch Lindsey and Hilary and marry me, stay as funky as you are! Peace out!
    By: Sztajer
    • 10. My Life O.s.t. by 2pac
    • 9. Dear Mama by 2pac
    • 8. Changes by 2pac
    • 7. Krazy by 2pac
    • 6. Keep Ya Head Up by 2pac
    • 5. W Witrynach Odbicia by Wwo
    • 4. I Ain't Mad At Cha by 2pac
    • 3. Pain O.s.t. by 2pac
    • 2. God Be With You by The Cranberries
    • 1. Life Goes On by 2pac

    By: Brent
    • 10. 2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted by Tupac
      not gangsta party u dumbass try hards
    • 9. Pour Out A Little Liquor by Tupac
    • 8. Tradin War Stories by Tupac
    • 7. Only God Can Judge Me by Tupac
    • 6. Hit Em Up by Tupac
    • 5. California Love by Tupac
    • 4. Until The End Of Time by Tupac
    • 3. Changes by Tupac
    • 2. Life Goes On by Tupac
    • 1. Dear Mama by Tupac

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