100 Greatest Songs From 1993

Criteria: These songs released in the year 1993 were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.
Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release).
Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.

Beck - Loser single cover
Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do single cover
Counting Crows - Mr. Jones single cover
Snoop Doggy Dogg - Gin & Juice single cover
Smashing Pumpkins - Today single cover
Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box single cover
Mariah Carey - Dreamlover single cover
Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M. single cover
1 Loser Beck
2 All I Wanna Do Sheryl Crow
3 Mr. Jones Counting Crows
4 Gin & Juice Snoop Doggy Dogg
5 Today Smashing Pumpkins
6 Heart-Shaped Box Nirvana
7 Dreamlover Mariah Carey
8 C.R.E.A.M. Wu-Tang Clan
9 That's The Way Love Goes Janet Jackson
10 Are You Gonna Go My Way Lenny Kravitz
11 Insane In The Brain Cypress Hill
12 Linger Cranberries
13 Streets Of Philadelphia Bruce Springsteen
14 Cryin' Aerosmith
15 All Apologies Nirvana
16 Disarm Smashing Pumpkins
17 What Is Love Haddaway
18 Keep Ya Head Up 2Pac
19 Award Tour A Tribe Called Quest
20 Whatta Man Salt 'n' Pepa with En Vogue
21 Hero Mariah Carey
22 Daughter Pearl Jam
23 Sober Tool
24 Whoomp! (There It Is) Tag Team
25 Shine Collective Soul
26 Bump 'n' Grind R. Kelly
27 Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
28 Cannonball The Breeders
29 I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) Meat Loaf
30 Macarena Los Del Rio
31 The Sign Ace of Base
32 (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You UB40
33 The Power Of Love Celine Dion
34 All That She Wants Ace of Base
35 Rid of Me PJ Harvey
36 Fade Into You Mazzy Star
37 For Tomorrow Blur
38 Breathe Again Toni Braxton
39 All For Love Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting
40 Don't Turn Around Ace of Base
41 Show Me Love Robin S.
42 Regret New Order
43 Animal Nitrate Suede
44 Venus As A Boy Björk
45 Again Janet Jackson
46 Knockin' da Boots H-Town
47 Lately Jodeci
48 Without You Mariah Carey
49 Shoop Salt-n-Pepa
50 Stutter Elastica
51 Big Time Sensuality Björk
52 Human Behaviour Björk
53 Go West Pet Shop Boys
54 You Mean The World To Me Toni Braxton
55 If Janet Jackson
56 The River of Dreams Billy Joel
57 Rez Underworld
58 Fuck And Run Liz Phair
59 Come Clean Jeru the Damaja
60 Ordinary World Duran Duran
61 When Can I See You Babyface
62 Please Forgive Me Bryan Adams
63 Any Time, Any Place Janet Jackson
64 Strong Enough Sheryl Crow
65 Hip Hop Hooray Naughty by Nature
66 Open Up Leftfield (feat. John Lydon)
67 Smokebelch II The Sabres of Paradise
68 Divorce Song Liz Phair
69 If I Had No Loot Tony! Toni! Toné!
70 Come To My Window Melissa Etheridge
71 City Sickness Tindersticks
72 Lemon U2
73 Return To Innocence Enigma
74 Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Crash Test Dummies
75 Can We Talk Tevin Campbell
76 Slam Onyx
77 Looking Through Patient Eyes P.M. Dawn
78 She Don't Use Jelly The Flaming Lips
79 Cherub Rock Smashing Pumpkins
80 Gangsta Lean DRS
81 Because The Night 10,000 Maniacs
82 Baby I'm Yours Shai
83 Come Undone Duran Duran
84 I Don't Wanna Fight Tina Turner
85 I'm The Only One Melissa Etheridge
86 Feed The Tree Belly
87 Sister Havana Urge Overkill
88 Cowgirl Underworld
89 Whoot, There It Is 95 South
90 Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through Meat Loaf
91 Another Sad Love Song Toni Braxton
92 I Get Around 2Pac (feat. Digital Underground)
93 Anytime You Need A Friend Mariah Carey
94 Because Of Love Janet Jackson
95 Boom! Shake The Room DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
96 Getto Jam Domino
97 I'm Ready Tevin Campbell
98 Crazy Aerosmith
99 Start Choppin' Dinosaur Jr.
100 Debonair The Afghan Whigs
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Laid James
102 On Aphex Twin
103 Wild Wood Paul Weller
104 Into Your Arms The Lemonheads
105 Web In Front Archers of Loaf
106 My Sister Juliana Hatfield Three
107 What's My Name? Snoop Doggy Dogg
108 Plastic Dreams Jaydee
109 Her Jazz Huggy Bear
110 50 Ft. Queenie PJ Harvey
111 Gentlemen The Afghan Whigs
112 The Wanderer U2
113 Divine Hammer The Breeders
114 From Despair To Where Manic Street Preachers
115 Scentless Apprentice Nirvana
116 Pennyroyal Tea Nirvana
117 Dissident Pearl Jam
118 Ain't No Love Sub Sub
119 If I Ever Lose My Faith In You Sting
120 6'1" Liz Phair
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1993
Bruce's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1993
* Race With The Devil Jeff Beck & the Bigtown Playboys
Lew's Choice:
* Devil With The Green Eyes Matthew Sweet
Brett's Choice:
* Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) PM Dawn
Ryan's Choice:
* The Ghost At Number One Jellyfish

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