What the hell. Y’all KNOW I like memes. :)

A.) Go to musicoutfitters.com
B.) Enter the year you graduated from high school in the search function and get the list of 100 most popular songs of that year
C.) Bold the songs you like, strike through the ones you hate and underline your favorite. Do nothing to the ones you don’t remember (or don’t care about)

1. The Sign, Ace Of Base
2. I Swear, All-4-One
3. I’ll Make Love To You, Boyz II Men
4. The Power Of Love, Celine Dion

5. Hero, Mariah Carey
6. Stay (I Missed You), Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories
7. Breathe Again, Toni Braxton
8. All For Love, Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting
9. All That She Wants, Ace Of Base
10. Don’t Turn Around, Ace Of Base

11. Bump N’ Grind, R. Kelly
12. Again, Janet Jackson
13. I’ll Remember, Madonna
14. Whatta Man, Salt-N-Pepa
15. Wild Night, John Mellencamp and Me’shell Ndegeocello
16. Without You/Never Forget You, Mariah Carey
17. You Mean The World To Me, Toni Braxton
18. Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Elton John
19. The Most Beautiful Girl In The World, Prince Symbol
20. Fantastic Voyage, Coolio
21. Baby I Love Your Way, Big Mountain
22. Regulate, Warren G and Nate Dogg
23. If You Go, Jon Secada
24. Back and Forth, Aaliyah
25. Now And Forever, Richard Marx

26. When Can I See You, Babyface
27. Please Forgive Me, Bryan Adams
28. So Much In Love, All-4-One
29. Shoop, Salt-N-Pepa
30. Any Time, Any Place/And On And On, Janet Jackson
31. Shine, Collective Soul
32. Said I Loved You…But I Lied, Michael Bolton
33. Return To Innocence, Enigma
34. All I Wanna Do, Sheryl Crow
35. Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm, Crash Test Dummies

36. Can We Talk, Tevin Campbell
37. Funkdafied, Da Brat
38. I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That), Meat Loaf

39. Gangsta Lean, Drs
40. Because The Night, 10,000 Maniacs
41. Cantaloop, US3
42. Whoomp! (There It Is), Tag Team
43. Come To My Window, Melissa Etheridge

44. Stroke You Up, Changing Faces
45. I’m Ready, Tevin Campbell
46. 100% Pure Love, Crystal Waters
47. Anytime You Need A Friend, Mariah Carey
48. Because Of Love, Janet Jackson
49. Linger, Cranberries
50. Loser, Beck
51. Found Out About You, Gin Blossoms

52. Gin And Juice, Snoop Doggy Dogg
53. Never Lie, Immature
54. Streets Of Philadelphia, Bruce Springsteen
55. Getto Jam, Domino
56. Endless Love, Luther Vandross and Mariah Carey
57. I Miss You w/ Aaron Hall
58. Understanding, Xscape
59. This D.J., Warren G
60. Cry For You, Jodeci
61. Keep Ya Head Up, 2Pac
62. Who Am I (What’s My Name?), Snoop Doggy Dogg
63. Another Night, Real McCoy
64. Your Body’s Callin’, R. Kelly
65. Tootsee Roll, 69 Boyz
66. I Can See Clearly Now, Jimmy Cliff
67. Never Keeping Secrets, Babyface
68. Crazy, Aerosmith
69. Just Kickin’ It, Xscape
70. At Your Best (You Are Love), Aaliyah
71. Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through, Meat Loaf
72 Amazing, Aerosmith
73. Always, Erasure

74. Groove Thang, Zhane
75. Dreams, Gabrielle
76. Mr. Vain, Culture Beat
77. Mary Jane’s Last Dance, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
78. Anything, SWV
79. Beautiful In My Eyes, Joshua Kadison
80. Stay, Eternal
81. Flava In Ya Ear, Craig Mack
82. U.N.I.T.Y., Queen Latifah
83. Prayer For The Dying, Seal
84. Secret, Madonna
85. Here Comes The Hotstepper, Ini Kamoze
86. Everyday, Phil Collins
87. Don’t Take The Girl, Tim McGraw
88. Got Me Waiting, Heavy D and The Boyz
89. December 1963 (Oh, What A Night), Four Seasons
90. Indian Outlaw, Tim McGraw
91. Always, Bon Jovi
92. I’m The Only One, Melissa Etheridge

93. Back In The Day, Ahmad
94. Love Sneakin’ Up On You, Bonnie Raitt
95. I’ll Take You There, General Public
96. Always In My Heart, Tevin Campbell
97. What Is Love, Haddaway
98. And Our Feelings, Babyface
99. Bop Gun (One Nation), Ice Cube
100. I Wanna Be Down, Brandy

Most of the ones I left alone, I’m not even sure if I heard, let alone liked/disliked them.  I was very into “alternative” music at the time, so although I bolded quite a bit of this list, it wasn’t even the majority of what I was into back then.

But now I’ve got “Please Forgive Me” stuck in my head.  Dammit.


6 Responses

  1. OMG! 1995, perhaps?


    “Come to my window” is like, one of my all-time favorite songs, EVER. I scream it rather than sing it. It makes me rejoice no end and honestly, I don’t even have a clue why, other than it’s loud, and fun.

    *fangirl squeal*

  3. Close, Julia. ’94. 🙂

    SugarLeigh ~ Personally, I like September Dogs even better, but that one didn’t get any airtime. Come to my Window is AWESOME, though. I have to totally agree on that one. 😉

  4. Oh man. I was only 7 or 8 this year but what a good list of music!

  5. Wow that list is so good, and I remember almost all those songs, even if I was about 8 years old back then.
    My list is not that amazing, and most of the songs are boring hip hop/rnb/whatevers (I’m an indie chick mostly, and was discovering Joy Division et al), but they bring SO MANY MEMORIES back. *sniff* hahahaha

  6. Hey….1985, represent! LOL

    (since i’m not too sure how to bold and strike through, i’ll just leave in the ones i dug)

    5. I Feel For You, Chaka Khan
    11. Everytime You Go Away, Paul Young
    20. We Are The World, U.S.A. For Africa
    21. Shout, Tears For Fears
    25. Everything She Wants, Wham!
    29. Lover Girl, Teena Marie
    32. Rhythm Of The Night, Debarge
    34. Sea Of Love, Honeydrippers
    35. A View To A Kill, Duran Duran
    36. The Wild Boys, Duran Duran
    51. Raspberry Beret, Prince and The Revolution
    52. Suddenly, Billy Ocean
    57. We Don’t Need Another Hero, Tina Turner
    59. Better Be Good To Me, Tina Turner
    60. Head Over Heels, Tears For Fears
    63. In My House, Mary Jane Girls
    68. Voices Carry, ‘Til Tuesday
    70. Would I Lie To You?, Eurythmics
    71. Be Near Me, ABC
    72. No More Lonely Nights, Paul McCartney
    76. Freedom, Wham!
    77. Too Late For Goodbyes, Julian Lennon
    79. Some Like It Hot, Power Station
    87. What About Love, Heart
    91. Jungle Love, The Time
    92. Born In The USA, Bruce Springsteen
    93. Private Dancer, Tina Turner

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