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

    By: Maria
    • 10. Dont Leave Me Girl by Blackstreet
      amazing 90s band of r and b of 90s nice slow song
    • 9. Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston
      shes classic singer great voice a legend to remember always
    • 8. The Offspring by Self Esteem
      one of greatest songs in alternative in 90s
    • 7. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      great music great band of 90s unforgettable song
    • 6. Ill Be Missing You by Puff Daddy
      wonderful song that tells a story of a friends death
    • 5. Wonderwall by Oasis
      great brit band great song one of best soft brit rock of 90s
    • 4. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
      great song by one of best rock bands love this song a classic
    • 3. November Rain by Guns Roses
      great classic 90s band great song
    • 2. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      one f nirvanas best song my fave one
    • 1. Creep by Radiohead
      great song guitar parts are awezome!

    well 90s was a great time for me ill always treasure the 90s in my memories and my heart nothing beats the 90s all these great songs in peoples lists are music we wotn ever forget they always will remain in our memory
    By: Kalvaron - Uccs, Colo Spgs, Co, Usa
    • 10. I Will Buy You A New Life by Everclear
      i like everclear a lot, so they had to be on the list, i like all the other songs that ppl have posted in their lists, but this one really clinched it for me
    • 9. Kryptonite by Three Doors Down
      i used to counsel at a christian camp up in canada during summer breaks, this was our anthem for one year, we sang it EVERYWHERE
    • 8. If You Could Only See by Tonic
      my ex didnt like this song, favored waltz with me, that may have been a factor in us breaking up.... women, *sigh*
    • 7. Friend Is A Four Letter Word by Cake
      hrm, surprised at how few cake fans there are, were they not in the 90s? at any rate, fashion nugget is beautiful, the remakes of i will survive and perhaps, perhaps, perhaps are great, along with frank sinatra, the distance, and well the rest of their songs
    • 6. Good Riddance (time Of Your Life) by Green Day
      i cant rave about this song enough, there has never been a better parting song, and most likely never will be
    • 5. Iris by The Goo Goo Dolls
      for anyone who has ever felt they werent understood, slide is great too
    • 4. Last Kiss by Pearl Jam
      havent seen this one as much as i wouldve expected, maybe im the only sucker who still thinks its perfect
    • 3. Bad//(or Most Of His Other Songs) by Michael Jackson
      top selling artist of all time, yeah hes got some problems now, but ya cant deny his incredible talent, thriller, bad and dangerous will never be dethroned as the best pop collection ever
    • 2. Only Wanna Be With You by Hootie And The Blowfish
      this song probably introduced me to the fact that there was talent outside michael jackson, also like let her cry
    • 1. Lithium by Nirvana
      cmon guys, "today i found my friends, theyre in my head," is there a way you can not love this song?, it came down to lithium or in bloom for me, i love smells like teen spirit, but the other two mean a lot more to me, nevermind is still the best, and cobain is my hero

    ok, i didnt want to do an honorable mention, bc it seems kinda cheap, but i have to have to have to say that the winter overture for the movie requiem for a dream should be on everyones playlists. looking at my list i seem to have omitted any rap and r&b, which is odd bc im a huge fan, but i really feel that in the 90s rap just wasnt up to par yet. same with techno, trance is my fix but individual songs dont seem as memorable to me.
    By: Andy
    • 10. Stardog Champion by Mother Love Bone
      This would have been one of the biggest songs, and one of the biggest bands out of Seattle if the man hand't of did Heroin. RIP Andy...Your missed!
    • 9. I Alone by Live
      Great song, Great album, Great band!
    • 8. Cherub Rock by Smashing Pumpkins
      Great song, Great album, Great band!
    • 7. Alive by Pearl Jam
      Great song, Great album, Great band!
    • 6. Outshined by Soundgarden
      Great song, Great album, Great band!
    • 5. Megadeth by Use the Man
      A little different then the regualr Megadeth, but I liked it alot. Great song, Great album, Great band!
    • 4. Mad Season by Long Gone Day
      Very good, and truthful song! Great song, Great album, Great band! Awesome side project Layne, RIP!
    • 3. Nirvana by Heart Shaped Box
      Great song, I like it more then Smells Like Teen Spirit, but I like all Nirvana music.. But this is my favorite! Great song, Great album, Great band!
    • 2. Say Hello 2 Heaven by Temple Of The Dog
      Beautiful, and sad lyrics written by Chris Cornell for his friend Andy Wood of MOTHER LOVE BONE after he passed on. Great song, Great album, Great band! RIP Andy!
    • 1. Would? by Alice In Chains
      This is the best song of the 90's in my mind. Alice In Chains was way underrated compared to Nirvana and Pearl Jam. And that was bullshit! Alice was the best of the Seattle bands, and I think they had the most talent! Great song, Great album, Great band!

    As you can clearly see, I only like one genre of music... Rap is horrible in my mind!
    By: Chris
    • 10. Where Is My Mind by The Pixies
    • 9. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 8. Pretty Noose by Soundgarden
    • 7. Killing In The Name Of by Rage Against The Machine
    • 6. Naveed by Our Lady Peace
    • 5. Self Esteem by The Offspring
    • 4. Basket Case by Green Day
    • 3. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    all of these bands had like ten more songs that could be added to the list.
    By: Tracie Patterson
    • 10. Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
    • 9. Because You Loved Me by Celion Dion
    • 8. The Sign by Ace of Base
    • 7. I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy
    • 6. Bourbons and Lacs by Master P
    • 5. Gin and Juice by Snoop Dogg
    • 4. Changes by Tupac
    • 3. Have You Ever Loved A Woman by Bryan Adams
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Killing Me Softly by Fugees

    This songs were the shit!!
    By: Aldo
    • 10. Seek Up by Dave Matthews Band
      Fantastic, fantastic... If you can get a copy of some of his live stuff with Seek Up, well worth it....
    • 9. Creep by Radiohead
      Need I explain?
    • 8. Stay Young by Oasis
      From The Masterplan, such a fantastic song, doesn't get any recognition because of the profile of the other songs...
    • 7. Joy Division by Love Will Tear Us Apart
      One of my all time favourites, can never get bored listening to this classic...
    • 6. Song For The Lovers by Richard Ashcroft
      Fantastic song from a genius...
    • 5. Until The End Of Time by Tupac
      Fantastic collaboration of his lyrics with the back beat and the chorus is wicked too...
    • 4. Save Me by Remy Zero
      Brilliant tune, Smallville theme tune...
    • 3. Dust In The Wind by Eagles
      Emotional song, you can feel it in the lyrics when you listen to this one...
    • 2. Good Vibrations by Beach Boys
      Awesome feel good tune, great vocals, fantastic song...
    • 1. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      Just cannot get bored listening to this classic...

    Music is life!
    By: John Missirlis
    • 10. Jet City Woman by Queensryche
      Great tune from one of my favorite bands from the 80's. Any number of songs from "Empire" could have taken this slot.
    • 9. Outshined by Soundgarden
      Powerful. Fully displays Chris Cornell's range before he went soft. Yes, Audioslave is soft.
    • 8. Rearviewmirror by Pearl Jam
      OK. So I guess I got caught up in the grunge movement.
    • 7. Aneurysm by Nirvana
      Powerful underplayed tune from before Nirvana hit mainstream.
    • 6. It Ain't Like That by Alice In Chains
      Great Riff! AIC plays this tune in the movie Singles.
    • 5. Mayonnaise by Smashing Pumpkins
      Underrated song from the Pumpkins real best album Siamese Dream.
    • 4. Man in the Box by Alice In Chains
      Hardcore angst from a group who's lead singer didn't die soon enough to become immortalized. Guitarist Jerry Cantrell, the real mastermind behind this excellent and diverse band is still going strong and will hopefully continue to put out great music.
    • 3. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      Classic Pearl Jam B-side. Who cares if you can't understand what Eddie's saying. That's what makes it so melodic and so perfect.
    • 2. Corduroy by Pearl Jam
      My favorite song from my favorite band, though they've disappointed recently.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      That's right. No question.

    By: Zulema
    • 10. Changes by 2pac
    • 9. Wonderwall by Oasis
    • 8. Shattered by Cranberries
    • 7. Mar Antiguo by El Ultimo De La Fila
    • 6. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
    • 5. More Than Words by Extreme
    • 4. Jesus To A Child by George Michael
    • 3. I Get Lost by Eric Clapton
    • 2. My Favourite Mistake by Sheryl Crow
    • 1. With Or Without You by U2

    By: Damien
    • 10. Maps by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    • 9. I Try by Macy Gray
    • 8. Playground Love by Air
    • 7. Hand In My Pocket by Alanis Morrissette
    • 6. You Get What You Give by New Radicals
    • 5. Cold Water by Damien Rice
    • 4. Queremos Pas by Gotan Project
    • 3. Kid A by Radiohead
    • 2. Drowned World by Madonna
    • 1. Unravel by Bjork

    By: Andy
    • 10. Barely Breathing by Duncan Sheik
      His one and only commercial hit, this largely-unheard singer-songwriter has continued to write great music throughout the decade - light and breezy, but with a biting undercurrent
    • 9. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
      The album "Dizzy up the girl" is one of my favs and this song (their huge hit) is no standout - this speaks volumes for the quality of the cd.
    • 8. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      This is a safe choice and almost anything on "californication" could have made the list as well. Who said popularity ruined a band.
    • 7. Scatman by Scatman John
      This guy was a revelation, and I dont think we've heard music like this since - try and sing the lyrics if you dont believe me!
    • 6. Shimmer by Fuel
      Great transition from soft to hard rock at the beginning, sets the tone for this classic. Check out "Innocent" as well.
    • 5. Streets Of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen
      Although the 90s werent as fertile for Springsteen as the 80s, he did produce the occasional flash of past brilliance.
    • 4. Who Will Save Your Soul by Jewel
      Before the transformation, Jewel sung simple, lyrical folk, like this.
    • 3. Losing My Religion by Rem
      Almost any song on Automatic for the People or Out of Time could have made in into a top 10, but this is, undoubtedly, REM's best.
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Yes, it was damn influential, but take away the whole grunge movement history and you're left with a great song.
    • 1. One Of Us by Joan Osbourne
      A one hit wonder, but what a hit! Moving and spiritual, I think it deserves a place at the top.

    Just reflecting on what a great decade it was...ah, memories.

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