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


    By: Heather
    • 10. Cranberries by Zombie
    • 9. Toad the Wet Sprocket by All I Want
    • 8. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
    • 7. Lightening Crashes by Live
    • 6. Good Riddence by Green Day
    • 5. Creep by Radiohead
    • 4. Glycerine by Bush
    • 3. You by Candlebox
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Hey Jealousy by Gin Blossoms


    By: Ian
    • 10. Down by 311
    • 9. Hey by Pixies
    • 8. Primavera by Carlos Santana
    • 7. Mary Jane's Last Dance by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    • 6. Aeroplane by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 5. Creep by Radiohead
    • 4. Waterfalls by TLC
    • 3. Say it Ain't so by Weezer
    • 2. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 1. Santeria by Sublime

    Nirvana blows, so does Pearl Jam, it's a good thing Jack Irons got his punk ass out of Red Hot Chili Peppers.
    By: hAdAs (^!^)
    • 10. It Ain't Over 'Till It's Over by Lenny Kravitz
      "So many tears i've cryed, so much pain inside, but baby it ain't over till it's over..."
    • 9. Crazy by Aerosmith
    • 8. Drive by Incubus
      "Wherever tomorrow brings i'll be there, with open arms and open arms..."
    • 7. Soul To Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      "I've got a bad disease, up from my brain is where i bleed..."
    • 6. Come As You Are by Nirvana
    • 5. Don't Cry by Gun's n' Roses
      "Talk to me softly there's something in your eyes..."
    • 4. Creep by Radiohead
      "When you were here before, couldn't look you in the eye, you're just like an angel, you're skin makes me cry..."
    • 3. Black by Pearl Jam
      "... And Not my bitter hands, cradle broken glass, of what was everything..."
    • 2. Lithium by Nirvana
      "I'm So Happy Cause Today I found my friends, they're in my head..."
    • 1. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      "Sometimes I feel like I don't have a partner..."

    music is OPIUM for the masses
    By: Fiona
    • 10. November Rain by Guns n Roses
      best guitar solo(its almost better than the rest of the song?)
    • 9. No Rain by Blind Melon
      too bad this was their only hit
    • 8. Ahead by a Century by Tragically Hip
    • 7. Zombie by The Cranberries
      suuuuuuuch a 90's band!
    • 6. Alive by Pearl Jam
      who doesnt like pearl jam?
    • 5. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 4. Sober by Tool
    • 3. In Bloom by Nirvana
    • 2. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      im gonna be as clich´┐Ż as i can because no one else can top this song or video to this DAY, im sorry. what the hell happened to music? its depressing


    By: Madison
    • 10. Save Tonight by Eagle Eye Cherry
      not sure why i like this one so much...
    • 9. Trenchtown Rocks by Sublime
      great band. some of their best work. the truth about music
    • 8. Freak Of The Week by Marvelous 3
      who hasnt been the freak of the week?
    • 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
      tragedy he died...
    • 6. Lullabye by Billy Joel
      the anthem for children of divorced parents
    • 5. December by Collective Soul
      honestly, my boyfriend plays it for me on the guitar. simple
    • 4. Longview by Green Day
      going 90 at one am windows down screaming at the top of my lungs "ive got no motivation. where is my motivation. no time for a motivation. smoking my inspiration."
    • 3. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
      awesome tune. powerful, heartfelt tune.
    • 2. All Apologies by Nirvana
      just settled the end of an amazing era. and who doesnt get goosebumps when they hear it?
    • 1. Semi Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
      its just happy. takes me back to a time when i was happy. or i thought i was. just as the song. the lyrics are about something deep, but the surface is ponies and rainbows.

    the 90's had the best music in the history of forever.
    By: Chad
    • 10. Fade into You by Mazzy Star
      Great song from the mid-90's. A lot of people don't recognize the name at first. It's in the movie "Angus."
    • 9. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      Best selling single off of one of the best selling albums of all time. I was in 9th grade when Jagged Little Pill came out. Makes me think of my Spanish class trip to Mexico.
    • 8. Building a Mystery by Sarah McLaughlan
      I know this differs with the other songs I've mentioned. But she's a great artist. Her best song.
    • 7. Soul to Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      This song makes me think of the beach. It was popular when I was in Nags Head, NC. I like songs that bring back happier times when I was younger.
    • 6. Tonight, Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins
      Another Pumpkins song. I loved Melancholy. The video was great.
    • 5. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      Great song from one of the most talented bands on the planet.
    • 4. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
      Saw these guys live twice. Absolutely incredible!
    • 3. Heart-shaped Box by Nirvana
      This is my favorite Nirvana song!
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Not even my favorite Nirvana song, but it changed music for the better. Had to mention it.
    • 1. Disarm by The Smashing Pumpkins
      What can I say? The Pumpkins are one of the best bands of the 90's, and Siamese Dream is my favorite album.

    This decade's music sucks.
    By: Sean Collins
    • 10. Sweet Dreams by Marilyn Manson
    • 9. Living Dead Girl by Rob Zombie
    • 8. Tonight Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 7. Glycerine by Bush
    • 6. Creep by Radiohead
    • 5. Tom Sawyer by Rush
    • 4. Cult Of Personality by Living Color
    • 3. Sober by Tool
    • 2. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana


    By: Ben
    • 10. TIE: by Tupac & B.I.G.
      To Die For What You Believe In Is The Most Honorable Thing A Man Can Do. Now matter what he believes in. They have to be mentioned. Pick a song. Any song.
    • 9. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      With all the pre-fabracated music these days. Made to make money not music. A perfect example of a rare event, a band that started with nothing and through talent and hard work made themselves into something. Nuff said.
    • 8. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
      Alanis Morissette has won countless awards, has had the best-selling album by a female solo artist of all time. And it gave women everywhere the strength to tell that sorry ass excuse for a boyfriend to f**k off.
    • 7. Gin and Juice by Snoop Dogg
      Introduction on a still huge rapper. And more importantly, the first rap song advocating safe sex during the the peak time of the mainstream media comming to the realization of the dangers of the AIDs/HIV virus.
    • 6. Faith by Limp Bizkit
      I know who did it orignally, i believe it brought "rap-rock" into the mainstream.
    • 5. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      All teenagers feeling alone in small town/suburbia USA, which is where most of them are, suddenly found out they wernt alone.
    • 4. Buddy Holly by Weezer
      The Blue Album didnt have one bad song on it. A quality lacking in almost all music today.
    • 3. So Much To Say by Dave Matthews Band
      Breathed life back into the horn section in rock bands.(Strings too)
    • 2. Longview by Green Day
      Took the "stuck up asshole" factor out of punk rock started all emo type as well as all the other types of punk today.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Shaped the rock we listen to today.

    Music is ..... music. there's no 1- 10. Theres only Good, eh, and Bad. Brittany Spears and those types of people are hot but they cant write or sing, THAT IS NOT MUSIC. Be your own person, like it because you relate. Like it because you're moved. Like it "cause it got a good beat". Dont like it cause your friends do.
    By: Brad
    • 10. Im Real by Ja Rule & Jlo
      Very tight.. taking the love part of rap into a thug perspective... Great song
    • 9. Like Whoa by Black Rob
      Alot different.. but i like it...
    • 8. What Means The World To You by Cam'ron
      Great simple beat just like #2... he needs more songs like this one...
    • 7. Me & My Girlfriend by Tupac
      Jay Z f**ked this beat up, Most ppl dont kno, this songs about his gun. tupac is all symbolic, jsut gota listen to the music...
    • 6. St. Louie by Nelly
      I live in Stl... how can i not put it on here....
    • 5. One Mic by Nas
      If you want to kno what the streets r like... here it is
    • 4. Utha Side by Nelly
      Not a well known song... But its amazing... when a rapper harmonizes and sings notes in the middle of a rap... you know he's got talent... by the way.. i dont know one rapper who has done that even since...
    • 3. Adams Song by Blink 182
      Not a huge fan of rock... but this one gets to me... reminds me of a friend to our community here is South County STL... R.I.P. Chad McCord...
    • 2. Still Dre by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
      simple but amazing beat, very relaxing, one of the best
    • 1. Country Grammar by Nelly
      By far... Great Lyrics.. opened the doors for the midwest style of rap... which is the most popular style in hip hop now...

    50 cent may got more album sales and ppl and shit liek that.. but his flat out talent to rap will never compare to Ja... f**k fity... Nelly is thust far the best rapper of our time... he isnt tryin to be hard and tell how many guns he has and how many people he has shot... he makes music and we all love it.. hell, my mom bought all 3 of his cds.. cant wait till Sweat & Suit come out...
    By: Christina
    • 10. Maybe Tomorrow by Stereophonics
      I heard it on the television show "One Tree Hill" and fell in love with it! GREAT SONG!
    • 9. Stop Crying Your Heart Out by Oasis
      Wonderful song.
    • 8. Can This Be Love? by Jennifer Lopez
      Great song.
    • 7. (At Your Best) You Are Love by Aaliyah
      Her remake is really good; it's originally an Isley Bros. song.
    • 6. I Wanna Love You Forever by Jessica Simpson
      Amazing voice.
    • 5. Linger by The Cranberries
      Beautiful song.
    • 4. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams
      Love it! LOVE IT! LOOOOOOOOOOVE IT!
    • 3. Maryjane's Last Dance by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
      LOVELY!
    • 2. Amazing by Aerosmith
      SPECTACULAR!
    • 1. Always by Bon Jovi
      I absolutely love this song. The lyrics are great, and Jon's voice is amazing!

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