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

    By: Brent
    • 10. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      This song says it all.
    • 9. Gangsta Lean by MC D.R.S.
      Best song in the world for anyone who has lost a homie.
    • 8. Just a Friend by Biz Markie
      This song gives hope for all of us who can't sing.
    • 7. Nuthin' but a "G" Thang by Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre
      Another awesome song.
    • 6. Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
      Perfect song for the summertime
    • 5. Gin and Juice by Snoop Doggy Dogg
      Undesputidly the best song on Doggystyle
    • 4. Whoomp! (There it is) by Tag Team
      I love this song.
    • 3. I Wish by Skee-Lo
      I wish I was a little bit taller! What can I say, I'm short. lol
    • 2. It was a Good Day by Ice Cube
      Another one of my favorite songs.
    • 1. Sunday Afternoon by A Lighter Shade of Brown
      Definately one of my all-time favorite songs. Don't ask me why.

    There are so many songs that I could list, but I listened to rap more than anything back then. I could do a top 10 for many different music categories.
    By: Reefdizzle
    • 10. Spies by Kottonmouth Kings
    • 9. Psychedelic Funk by Kottonmouth Kings
      kickin' psychedelic phunk
    • 8. Discombobulated by Kottonmouth Kings
      I've been getting faded, discombobulated...
    • 7. Misunderstood by Kottonmouth Kings
      I guess life just ain't fair.
    • 6. Bong Tokin' Alcoholiks by Kottonmouth Kings
      Weed and beer, need I say more?
    • 5. High Society by Kottonmouth Kings
      Why won't they just let me be?
    • 4. Bump by Kottonmouth Kings
      Pakalika is the visual assasin. Check out Pak tickin' in the video
    • 3. Dog's Life by Kottonmouth Kings
      this dogg is free
    • 2. Life Ain't What It Seems by Kottonmouth Kings
      make sure ur pipe's clean
    • 1. Suburban Life by Kottonmouth Kings
      KMK rules!

    Pretty much anything from the Kings. I'd put more but then it wouldn't be in the 90's. This album just made it. KMK I'm a lifer!
    By: Kenneth
    • 10. The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica
    • 9. No Scrubs by TLC
    • 8. Unbreak My Heart by Toni Braxton
    • 7. Ray of Light by Madonna
    • 6. Unpretty by TLC
    • 5. Hero by Mariah Carey
    • 4. Rape Me by Nirvana
    • 3. Smooth by Santana
    • 2. Waterfalls by TLC
    • 1. Together Again by Janet Jackson

    By: Katharina
    • 10. Walkin On Down The Road by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 9. Scar Tissue // Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 8. Troy by Fanta Vier
    • 7. I'm Easy by Faith No More
    • 6. Ja Soschla Suma by T.a.t.u
    • 5. Fallen Star by Latoiya Williams
      i don't need a comment...
    • 4. Sex Hat Keine Macht by Oomph
      (german band!) ;)
    • 3. Clubbed To Death by Rob D
      soundtrack "matrix" - really good!
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      a really great song from a really great band!

    RED HOT RULEZ!!! ja soschla suma...!
    By: A Dakota
    • 10. Shine by Collective Soul
      Softest song I have ever heard...wow...
    • 9. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      If you are alone, this is a great song to get you calm and sad...
    • 8. Gangsta Paradise by Coolio
      Rap was never the same...
    • 7. Dont Cry by Guns N Roses
      To me, this is the saddest song ever written, and even the shots of Blind Melon's lead singer in the video will stay with you for awhile to come, after his death...the song is just...i dunno...this spot is a tie with Patience, another great song from them
    • 6. Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs N Harmony
      Haunting video, and a tribute to the only rapper in the same league as Tupac...Eazy E...anyone who understood Eazy E and his last year on earth would know how powerful this song is...this song will make you ponder about God
    • 5. Rape Me by Nirvana
      Very controversial in its time, the reason for me putting this song on the list is simply because it was the best representative song of what Kurt was going through, and why he was going to quit music before he was murdered...Rape Me was all about the media putting pressure on an individual who eventually gave into it...
    • 4. Fell On Black Days by Soundgarden
      Underrated song, Black Hole Sun is the more popular pick, but lets be honest, this song is great all the way around, and it can haunt you
    • 3. November Rain by Guns N Roses
      Youngs guns at the time, put the passion into rap, but still making it stylish, if not for them, rock's passion would of faded sooner then it has...this song was just stunning, everything from the solo to the music itself...the video hit hard, too
    • 2. Changes by Tupac
      A straightforward song by a straightforward indvidual, Tupac is and probably will always be the greatest rap artist of all time, Eminem and 50 Cent are fake and their message makes the ghetto look like a good thing...I live in a ghetto and Tupac started spreading the word better then anyone else that the ghetto is not fun, and the things that go on in them need to be stopped and understood
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Could be the greatest song ever made, the music haunts people even today, and the words speak volumes...

    Also...Blind Melon - No Rain, REM - Losing My Religion, Nirvana - Come As You Are, Pearl Jam - Jeremy, Soundgarden - Head Down, Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun, Tupac - Wonder If Heaven's Got A Ghetto, Tupac - I Aint Mad Atcha, Tupac - Dear Mama, Tupac - The Good Die Young, Metallica - Unforgiven, Bush - Glycerin, Bush - Swallowed, Bush - Come Down, Naughty By Nature - Everythings Gonna Be Alright... Thats it for my list...R.I.P. Kurt, Pac
    By: Melvin
    • 10. Killing me Softly by Fugees
      This song elevated R&B to higher skies. Our first taste of Lauryn Hill's real talent, of which she later gave plenty more demonstrations.
    • 9. Time of your Life by Green Day
      The best song from the best punk band ever. If a persons' life were a movie, this is the song anybody would like to have as the soundtrack.
    • 8. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
      This song woke us all up to the sound of the nineties. Angst, frustration and grudge in one of the most raw confessions ever put in a song...and what better voice than Alanis' to do it!
    • 7. Zombie by The Cranberries
      No way I could leave Dolores out of this list. "Zombie" is a song some world leaders should be receiving therapy with. Also one of the most powerful tunes in history.
    • 6. Everybody Hurts by REM
      A trip to heaven to look down to the Earth and realize there's always something to live for
    • 5. The Beauty of Gray by Live
      Extremely meaningful and powerful song that's all about embracing life, the world, and humanity as a whole...a lot to say in a single song
    • 4. Creep by Radiohead
      A deep look at the frustrating, self-esteem wrenching, dark side of love, accompanied by masterful instrumentation.
    • 3. Wonderwall by Oasis
      One of the most honest, open-hearted and beautiful love songs of all time.
    • 2. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      A song that poetically digs up the hopes, the fears,and the feelings of the young people of the nineties, and reflects the heavy influence that mainstream media has on their lives.
    • 1. Losing my Religion by REM
      This song has no paralell! In my opinion, one of the greatest demonstrations of craftmanship to ever take place in the world of music

    Honorific Mentions: The nineties were just awesome for music, so most of these well deserve to be on that list, and if I were to do this at a different time, they probably would: Selling the drama by Live, Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode, Frozen by Madonna (I hate her, but that's a great song), Don't Cry/November Rain/Knockin' on heavens door by guns n' Roses, Come as you are/The man who sold the world by Nirvana, The world I Know by Collective Soul, Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio, You Learn by Alanis, One Headlight by The Wallflowers, Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton, Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead, Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers, 3a.m. by MatchBox 20, Torn by Natalie Imbruglia...I could just go on and probably spend a cuple of days writing, damn were the nineties great!!!
    By: Thomas
    • 10. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Great song
    • 9. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
      Just a great song, I've got nothing to say about it
    • 8. Slide by Goo Goo Dolls
      Good song, gets it's ass kicked 50 times over by Iris though
    • 7. Lithium by Nirvana
      Great song, nothing much to say about it
    • 6. Learn To Fly by Foo Fighters
      Great song, Made me a Fan
    • 5. Shimmer by Fuel
      This song got me hooked to Fuel
    • 4. Come As You Are by Nirvana
      One of Nirvana's Best songs......Second to Smells Like Teen Spirit...
    • 3. Wonderwall by Oasis
      Great song....Despite the Bands rudeness...
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Without a doubt one of the best songs of the 90's
    • 1. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
      Words can't explain how good this song is...iy's just simply a masterpiece

    By: Sarah (elmo)
    • 10. Lightning Crashes by Live
      This happens to be my favorite song so I'm sad that I had to put It at number ten but oh well what the hell!!!!
    • 9. The Freashman by Verve Pipe
      And so is this!!!
    • 8. Breakfast at Tiffanys by Deep Blue Something
      This is just a kick a** song!!
    • 7. Basket case by Green Day
      there is nothing me or anyone can say to express how great this song is and also the band so I'll just stop right here.
    • 6. Blue Monday by Orgy
      Orgy is my favorite band so I have to put it on here also because blue monday is one of their best songs.
    • 5. Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
      Marilyn Manson everyones favorite shock rocker comes out to play with my #5 song. Don't you just love it I know I DO!!
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      What can I say about this song except that it is just timeless.
    • 3. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
      Such a great song Nine Ince Nails is like the Gods of rock.
    • 2. Losing My Religion by R.E.M
      Notmuch to say abut this song but that it's a great song.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      You can have songs form the 90's without Nirvana they arew the band that really gave 90's grung a leg up.

    These are the songs and bands the best reflect the 90's for me the are the best remembered and I love them so much!!!!!xoxo
    By: Daniel
    • 10. Heart-Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • 9. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 8. Debaser by Pixies
    • 7. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 6. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 5. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
    • 4. Alice In Chains by Rooster
    • 3. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
    • 2. Lithium by Nirvana
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Changed the face of music forever within 5 minutes.

    By: Sean
    • 10. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
      A very dark and sexual song. You either hate it or you love it. I love it.
    • 9. Loser by Beck
      "I'm a loser baby, so why don't you kill me?"
    • 8. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      Try not to dance to this song.
    • 7. Lightning Crashes by Live
      A nice but yet dark song.
    • 6. Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) by Green Day
      Brings a tear to all its listeners.
    • 5. Glycerine by Bush
      A sad song from the god Gavin Rossdale himself.
    • 4. Wonderwall by Oasis
      Everyone knows this song by heart.
    • 3. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      During the duration of this song, you feel like you can accomplish anything.
    • 2. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Everyone just stops and listens to the hypnotizing chorus.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      The song that spurned a new generation and put teens on the map.

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