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Ben’s Top 200 Songs of the 90’s Part 2: 180-161

This is part 2 of my multi-installment list of the Top Songs of the 1990’s.

collage

Part 1 (200-181):

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/02/27/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-1-200-181/

Part 2 (181-160):

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/02/28/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-2-180-161/

Part 3 (159-141)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-3-160-141/

Part 4 (140-121)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-4-140-121/

Part 5 (120-101)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-5-120-101/

Part 6 (100-81)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-6-100-81/

Part 7 (80-61)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-7-80-61/

Part 8 (60-41)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-8-60-41/

Part 9 (40-21)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-9-40-21/

Part 10 (20-1)

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/bens-top-200-songs-of-the-90s-part-10-20-1/

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Explanation of how this countdown was created:

https://lifexinxrewind.wordpress.com/2013/02/27/disclaimerexplanation-for-my-top-songs-blogs/

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180. Céline Dion – That’s The Way It Is

Year: 1999

Album: All the Way… A Decade of Song

“That’s The Way It Is” hit number 1 on the adult contemporary charts in the United States and Canada, and reaching top 10 all over the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/That%27s_the_Way_It_Is_(Celine_Dion_song)

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179. Madonna – Ray Of Light

Year: 1998

Album: Ray of Light

Madonna returned with this top 5 single, which received eight nominations and won five awards at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, including Video of the Year and Best Female Video.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_of_Light_(song)

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178. Harvey Danger – Flagpole Sitta

Year: 1998

Album: Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flagpole_Sitta

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177. Enigma – Return to Innocence

Year: 1994

Album: The Cross of Changes

“Return To Innocence” reached number one in over 10 countries.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Return_to_Innocence
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176. Real McCoy – Another Night

Year: 1993

Album:  Another Night

“Another Night” spent 40 weeks in the Top 40, and became the best-selling single by a German act in U.S. rock history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Another_Night_(song)

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175. 2Pac – Changes

Year: 1998

Album: Greatest Hits

“Changes” was nominated for Best Rap Solo Performance at the Grammy Awards of 2000 and remains the only posthumous song to be nominated in this category.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Changes_(Tupac_Shakur_song)

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174.  All Saints – Never Ever

Year: 1998

Album: All Saints

“Never Ever” was top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was #1 in several other countries.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Never_Ever_(All_Saints_song)

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173. Quad City Dj’s – C’Mon ‘N Ride It (The Train)

Year: 1996

Album: Get on Up and Dance

“C’Mon ‘N Ride It” was ranked the #1 song of 1996 by Village Voice magazine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%27mon_N%27_Ride_It_(The_Train)

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172. Third Eye Blind – How’s It Going To Be

Year: 1997

Album: Third Eye Blind

“How’s It Going To Be” became Third Eye Blind’s third straight top 10 single.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hows_It_Going_To_Be

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171. Crystal Waters – 100% Pure Love

Year: 1994

Album: Storyteller

“100% Pure Love” spent a total of 45 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming one of the longest charting singles in the U.S.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100%25_Pure_Love

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170. Fiona Apple – Criminal

Year: 1997

Album: Tidal

“Criminal” won the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the 40th Grammy Awards and was nominated for Best Rock Song

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_(Fiona_Apple_song)

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169. Stone Temple Pilots – Plush 

Year: 1993

Album:  Core

“Plush” was #1 on the U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plush_(song)
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168.  Janet Jackson – Together Again

Year: 1997

Album:  The Velvet Rope

“Together Again” is among the best-selling singles of all time, having sold over six million copies worldwide.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Together_Again_(Janet_Jackson_song)
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167. TLC – Creep

Year: 1994

Album: CrazySexyCool

“Creep” became TLC’s first number-one single and fourth top-ten single on the Billboard Hot 100

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creep_(TLC_song)
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166.   Michael Jackson – You Are Not Alone

Year: 1995

Album: HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I

“You Are Not Alone” hit #1 and received an American Music Award nomination and a Grammy nomination both for “Best Pop Vocal Performance”.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Are_Not_Alone
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165. The Presidents of the USA – Peaches

Year: 1996

Album:   The Presidents of the United States of America

In 1996, “Peaches” was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peaches_(The_Presidents_of_the_United_States_of_America_song)
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164. Bush – Comedown

Year: 1995

Album:  Sixteen Stone

“Comedown” occupied the #1 slot on the modern rock charts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedown_(song)
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163.  Del Amitri – Roll To Me

Year: 1995

Album: Twisted

Del Amitri’s biggest hit rolled to #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 chart.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll_To_Me
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162. Len – Steal My Sunshine

Year: 1999

Album: You Can’t Stop the Bum Rush

“Steal My Sunshine” became a sleeper hit when radio stations began playing it in March 1999, four months before Len planned to release its album. It reached the top 10 on multiple charts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steal_My_Sunshine
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161. Marcy Playground – Sex And Candy

Year: 1997

Album: Marcy Playground

“Sex and Candy” became a #1 alternative hit and also was top 5 in a few other categories.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_and_candy

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7 responses

  1. Kristen

    Oddly enough I recognized very few songs from the first installment, but practically every song from this one. Well at least I know what I’m doing with my morning, listening to a whole lotta 90’s music.

    February 28, 2013 at 11:03 am

  2. I’m sure you will recognize every song once we get down further on the list…should be fun 🙂

    February 28, 2013 at 1:35 pm

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