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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Songs of 1997

1996 <-1997-> 1998


  

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1.
01/1997
214

23
US


26
dance


5
alt.
✫1
UK
charted as >Abort, Retry, Fail?_ EP: Your Woman / Give Me Some Pain / Theme from a Mid-Afternoon Game Show / Theme from Late Night Documentary About Drug Abuse in UK charts
[Brilliant!/Chrysalis 58638]
written by Jyoti Mishra
Wrong Way
2.
06/1997
126

47
US






3
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Bud Gaugh, Bradley Nowell & Eric Wilson
3.
03/1997
85







24
rock
14
alt.


written by Matthew Sweet
Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?
4.
04/1997
130

8
US
27
AC
10
dance


32
alt.
15
UK
[Warner 17373]
written by Paula Cole
5.
11/1997
146







6
rock
13
alt.


written by Paul Durham
Walkin' on the Sun
6.
07/1997
393

2
US




13
rock
✫1
alt.
19
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Greg Camp, Kevin Coleman, Paul De Lisle & Steve Harwell
Volcano Girls
7.
02/1997
176

59
US




9
rock
8
alt.
56
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Nina Gordon
Turn My Head
8.
06/1997
215

45
US




3
rock
3
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Patrick Dahlheimer, Chad Gracey, Ed Kowalczyk & Chad Taylor
Tubthumping
9.
08/1997
345

6
US






✫1
alt.
2
UK
10.
05/1997
99







5
rock




Touch, Peel and Stand
11.
07/1997
374

57
US




✫1
rock
6
alt.
94
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Travis Meeks
Torn
12.
11/1997
156

42
US
4
AC




12
alt.
2
UK
Hot 100 Airplay : 2
[album cut]
written by Scott Cutler, Anne Preven & Phil Thornalley
13.
10/1997
94

51
US




21
rock
17
alt.
111
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Jakob Dylan
The Unforgiven II
14.
12/1997
163

59
US




2
rock


15
UK
15.
08/1997
90

68
US






7
alt.
63
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dicky Barrett & Joe Gittleman
The Perfect Drug
16.
02/1997
111

46
US




21
rock
11
alt.
43
UK
[Nothing 95007]
written by Nine Inch Nails & Chris Vrenna
17.
11/1997
103







9
rock
24
alt.


written by Ian Thornley
The New Pollution
18.
02/1997
104

78
US






9
alt.
14
UK
[DGC 22300]
written by Beck (as Beck Hansen), John King & Michael Simpson
The Mummers' Dance
19.
12/1997
85

18
US
23
AC




17
alt.


[Warner 17241]
written by Loreena McKennitt
The Memory Remains
20.
11/1997
159

28
US




3
rock


13
UK
featuring Marianne Faithful
[Elektra 64126]
written by James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich
The Impression That I Get
21.
03/1997
217

23
US






✫1
alt.
12
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dicky Barrett & Joe Gittleman
The Girl I Love She Got Long Black Wavy Hair
22.
11/1997
101







4
rock




The Freshmen
23.
02/1997
333

5
US




9
rock
✫1
alt.


written by Brian Vander Ark
The End Is the Beginning Is the End
24.
06/1997
183

50
US


34
dance
12
rock
4
alt.
10
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Billy Corgan
25.
09/1997
89











✫1
UK
written by Richard Ashcroft
26.
05/1997
232

23
US




3
rock
5
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Jakob Dylan
Taste of India
27.
12/1997
103







3
rock




28.
11/1997
83

28
US
27
AC




14
alt.


[Arista 13453]
written by Sarah McLachlan
Superman's Dead
29.
06/1997
127

74
US




14
rock
11
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Mike Turner, Raine Maida, Jeremy Taggart & Arnold Lanni
Sunny Came Home
30.
07/1997
108

7
US
✫1
AC






29
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1998]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1998]
[Columbia 78528]
written by Shawn Colvin & John Leventhal
31.
09/1997
110

50
US






10
alt.
15
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by David Gavurin & Harriet Wheeler
Staring at the Sun
32.
03/1997
353

26
US




2
rock
✫1
alt.
3
UK
[Island 584972]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
Song 2
33.
04/1997

Song 2 by Blur

from Blur   Blur
209

55
US




25
rock
6
alt.
2
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James & Dave Rowntree
34.
09/1997
110







3
rock




as Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
written by Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Danny Tate & Mark Selby
35.
03/1997
105







3
rock




written by Chris DeGarmo
Sex and Candy
36.
11/1997
442

8
US




4
rock
✫1
alt.
29
UK
written by John Wozniak
Semi-Charmed Life
37.
03/1997
371

4
US




26
rock
✫1
alt.
33
UK
[Elektra 64173]
written by Stephan Jenkins
Santeria
38.
01/1997

Santeria by Sublime

from Sublime   Sublime
127

43
US






3
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Bud Gaugh, Bradley Nowell & Eric Wilson
39.
10/1997
94







15
rock
18
alt.


40.
03/1997
373

5
US




4
rock
✫1
alt.
38
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Rob Thomas & Matt Serletic
Precious Declaration
41.
02/1997
253

65
US




✫1
rock
6
alt.


[Atlantic 83003]
written by Ed Roland
Pink
42.
05/1997
201

27
US




✫1
rock


38
UK
[Columbia 78830]
written by Glen Ballard, Richard Supa & Steven Tyler
My Own Prison
43.
08/1997
248

54
US




2
rock
7
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Scott Stapp & Mark Tremonti
44.
10/1997
138

63
US




28
rock
5
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Gavin Rossdale
Monkey Wrench
45.
05/1997
174

58
US




9
rock
9
alt.
12
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel & Pat Smear (as Georg Ruthenberg)
46.
08/1997
95







3
rock




47.
12/1997
92









16
alt.
7
UK
written by Richard Ashcroft
48.
07/1997
93







6
rock




written by Brett Williams
49.
05/1997
159







✫1
rock




written by Sammy Hagar
50.
05/1997
229

72
US




✫1
rock
17
alt.


[Atlantic 84006]
written by Ed Roland
Lazy Eye
51.
07/1997
102







9
rock
20
alt.


written by John Rzeznik
52.
06/1997
99

57
US




18
rock
11
alt.


[Island 572053]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
Lakini's Juice
53.
01/1997
295

35
US




2
rock
✫1
alt.
29
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Patrick Dahlheimer, Chad Gracey, Ed Kowalczyk & Chad Taylor
King Nothing
54.
01/1997
100

90
US




6
rock




[Elektra 64197]
written by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich & Kirk Hammett
Karma Police
55.
09/1997
104









14
alt.
8
UK
It's No Good
56.
04/1997
182

38
US


✫1
dance


4
alt.
5
UK
[Mute/Reprise 17390]
written by Martin Gore
If You Could Only See
57.
03/1997
359

11
US




✫1
rock
3
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Emerson Hart
I Will Come to You
58.
11/1997
123

9
US








5
UK
[Mercury 568132]
written by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
I Choose
59.
08/1997
136







5
rock
24
alt.
42
UK
written by Dexter Holland
60.
03/1997
119







19
rock


2
UK
written by Joe South
How's It Going to Be
61.
11/1997
192

9
US






5
alt.
51
UK
[Elektra 64130]
written by Stephan Jenkins & Kevin Cadogan
Hole in My Soul
62.
05/1997
119

51
US




4
rock


29
UK
[Columbia 78569]
written by Desmond Child, Joe Perry & Steven Tyler
Hitchin' a Ride
63.
09/1997
190

59
US




9
rock
5
alt.
25
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt (as Mike Pritchard) & Tré Cool (as Frank Wright)
64.
09/1997
95







10
rock
16
alt.


written by Dean DeLeo & Eric Kretz
Graduate
65.
08/1997
120

16
US




26
rock
14
alt.
108
UK
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
66.
11/1997
242







7
rock
2
alt.
11
UK
written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt (as Mike Pritchard) & Tré Cool (as Frank Wright)
Gone Away
67.
03/1997
284

50
US




✫1
rock
4
alt.
42
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dexter Holland (as Bryan Holland)
Fuel
68.
12/1997

Fuel by Metallica

from ReLoad   ReLoad
107







6
rock


31
UK
Freaks
69.
04/1997
141

73
US




5
rock
13
alt.
60
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Patrick Dahlheimer, Chad Gracey, Ed Kowalczyk & Chad Taylor
70.
104

2
US










written by Jewel & Steve Poltz
Foolish Games
71.
09/1997
91

7
US
4
AC








B side to You Were Meant For Me
[Atlantic 87021]
written by Jewel
Fly
72.
06/1997

Fly by Sugar Ray

from Floored   Floored
376

✫1
US




29
rock
✫1
alt.
58
UK
featuring Supercat
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by DJ Homicide (as Craig Bullock), Stan Frazier, Murphy Karges, Super Cat (as William Maragh), Mark McGrath, Alan Shacklock & Rodney Sheppard
Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees)
73.
03/1997
209

35
US




✫1
rock


22
UK
[Columbia 78499]
written by Glen Ballard, Joe Perry & Steven Tyler
Everything to Everyone
74.
09/1997
229

43
US




15
rock
✫1
alt.
41
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Art Alexakis, Greg Eklund & Craig Montoya
75.
08/1997
247

42
US




4
rock
3
alt.
18
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dave Grohl
Elegantly Wasted
76.
03/1997
110

27
US




37
rock
13
alt.
20
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Michael Hutchence & Andrew Farriss
Don't Go Away
77.
09/1997
123

35
US




36
rock
5
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[only released in Japan and US]
[album cut]
written by Noel Gallagher
Discothèque
78.
01/1997

Discothèque by U2

from Pop   Pop
356

10
US


✫1
dance
6
rock
✫1
alt.
✫1
UK
[Island 854774]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
Dammit (Growing Up)
79.
10/1997
114

61
US




26
rock
11
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge & Scott Raynor
D'You Know What I Mean?
80.
07/1997
212

49
US




36
rock
4
alt.
✫1
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Noel Gallagher
81.
07/1997
137

21
US






4
alt.


[Clean Slate 78595]
written by Fiona Apple
82.
05/1997
105

51
US




17
rock
13
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dean Dinning, Randy Guss, Todd Nichols & Glen Phillips
Clumsy
83.
12/1997
172

59
US




13
rock
5
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Mike Turner, Raine Maida, Jeremy Taggart & Arnold Lanni
84.
06/1997
121







4
rock
30
alt.


Building a Mystery
85.
07/1997
155

13
US
28
AC




3
alt.


[Arista 13395]
written by Sarah McLachlan & Pierre Marchand
Brimful of Asha
86.
11/1997
146









16
alt.
✫1
UK
[R]
written by Tjinder Singh
Brick
87.
11/1997
145

19
US






6
alt.
26
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Ben Folds & Darren Jessee
Block Rockin' Beats
88.
04/1997
103

105
US






40
alt.
✫1
UK
Bleeding Me
89.
06/1997
91







6
rock




Bitter Sweet Symphony
90.
06/1997
263

12
US




22
rock
4
alt.
2
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #382]
written by Richard Ashcroft, Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
91.
04/1997
269

2
US


34
dance


4
alt.
6
UK
[Capitol 58634]
written by Meredith Brooks & Shelly Peiken
Beetlebum
92.
02/1997

Beetlebum by Blur

from Blur   Blur
88











✫1
UK
Barrel of a Gun
93.
01/1997
116

47
US






11
alt.
4
UK
[Mute/Reprise 17409]
written by Martin Gore
94.
11/1997
111







3
rock




Anybody Seen My Baby?
95.
09/1997
118







3
rock


22
UK
All for You
96.
07/1997
89

11
US
16
AC




39
alt.


All I Want
97.
01/1997
103

65
US




18
rock
13
alt.
31
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dexter Holland (as Bryan Holland)
98.
01/1997
207

44
US




4
rock
4
alt.
40
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Daniel Johns
A Change Would Do You Good
99.
05/1997
104

19
US






25
alt.
8
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Sheryl Crow, Brian MacLeod & Jeff Trott
100.
10/1997
354

3
US
25
AC


2
rock
3
alt.
64
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Rob Thomas, John Goff, Jay Stanley & Brian Yale

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