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Alanis Morissette Vs. Taylor Swift Smackdown

The 1990s Classic, "Baby Got Back"

Before we address merit, I thought it might be a good idea to look at what was actually popular with America back in the 1990s, like Sir Mix-a-Lot, versus what we were listening to in 90s WomanLand, like Liz Phair.

Here are VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s. And following that is the list of the top songs from last year. Not to talk trash on the music of our youth, but “Party in the USA” is Mozart compared to “MMM Bop.”

  1. Nirvana – “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (1991, #6 US)
  2. U2 – “One” (1991, #10 US)
  3. Backstreet Boys – “I Want It That Way” (1999, #6 US)
  4. Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You” (1992, #1 US)
  5. Madonna – “Vogue” (1990, #1 US)
  6. Sir Mix-A-Lot – “Baby Got Back” (1992, #1 US) Continue reading

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