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Top Songs of 1991

1990 <-1991-> 1992


  

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1.11/1991

 ①  Mysterious Ways by U2

        

MP3

from Achtung Baby   

CD

MP3

514

US 9
US dance 42
US rock ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK 13
[Island 866189-4]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
2.03/1991

 ②  Losing My Religion by R.E.M.

        

MP3

from Out of Time   

CD

MP3

465

US 4
US AC 28
US rock ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK 19
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1991]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #169]
[Warner 19392]
written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
3.01/1991

 ③  All This Time by Sting

        

MP3

from The Soul Cages   

CD

MP3

416

US 5
US AC 9
US rock ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK 22
[A&M 1541]
written by Sting
4.06/1991

 ④  (Everything I Do) I Do It for You by Bryan Adams

        

MP3

from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves OST / Waking up the Neighbours   

CD

MP3

397

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US rock 10
UK ✫1
[A&M 1567]
written by Bryan Adams, Michael Kamen & Robert John "Mutt" Lange
5.09/1991

 ⑤  Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana [American band]

        

MP3

from Nevermind   

CD

MP3

377

US 6
US dance 14
US rock 7
US alt. ✫1
UK 7
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #9]
written by Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic
6.10/1991

The Fly by U2

        

MP3

from Achtung Baby   

CD

MP3

359

US 61
US rock 2
US alt. ✫1
UK ✫1
[Island 868885-4]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
7.04/1991

Wind of Change by Scorpions

        

MP3

from Crazy World   

CD

MP3

307

US 4
US AC 43
US rock 2
UK 2
[Mercury 868180]
written by Klaus Meine
8.05/1991

Shiny Happy People by R.E.M.

        

MP3

from Out of Time   

CD

MP3

291

US 10
US AC 48
US rock 8
US alt. 3
UK 6
[Warner 4-19242]
written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
9.03/1991

More Than Words by Extreme

        

MP3

from Pornograffitti   

CD

MP3

280

US ✫1
US AC 2
US rock 12
UK 2
[A&M 1552]
written by Nuno Bettencourt & Gary Cherone
10.10/1991

To Be with You by Mr. Big [US band]

        

MP3

from Lean into It   

CD

MP3

274

US ✫1
US AC 11
US rock 19
UK 3
[Atlantic 87580]
written by Eric Martin & Grahame
11.12/1991

I Can't Dance by Genesis

        

MP3

from We Can't Dance   

CD

MP3

270

US 7
US AC 26
US rock 2
UK 7
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
12.09/1991

Can't Stop This Thing We Started by Bryan Adams

        

MP3

from Waking up the Neighbours   

CD

MP3

268

US 2
US AC 40
US rock 2
UK 12
[A&M 1576]
written by Bryan Adams
13.02/1991

I Touch Myself by Divinyls

        

MP3

from Divinyls   

CD

MP3

267

US 4
US rock 35
US alt. 2
UK 10
[Virgin 4-98873]
written by Christina Amphlett, Tom Kelly, Mark McEntee & Billy Steinberg
14.07/1991

I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred

        

MP3

from Up   

CD

MP3

250

US ✫1
US dance 4
US alt. 28
UK 2
[Charisma 98671]
written by Fred Fairbrass, Richard Fairbrass & Rob Manzoli
15.06/1991

Hole Hearted by Extreme

        

MP3

from Pornograffitti   

CD

MP3

245

US 4
US AC 32
US rock 2
UK 12
[A&M 1564]
written by Nuno Bettencourt & Gary Cherone
16.01/1991

Silent Lucidity by Queensrÿche

        

MP3

from Empire   

CD

MP3

244

US 9
US rock ✫1
UK 18
[R]
written by Chris DeGarmo
17.03/1991

See the Lights by Simple Minds

        

MP3

from Real Life   

CD

MP3

244

US 40
US rock 10
US alt. ✫1
UK 20
[A&M 1553]
written by Charlie Burchill & Jim Kerr
18.07/1991

Top of the World by Van Halen

        

MP3

from For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge   

CD

MP3

240

US 27
US rock ✫1
UK 63

video

[Warner 19151]
written by Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Eddie Van Halen & Alex Van Halen
19.09/1991

November Rain by Guns N' Roses

        

MP3

from Use Your Illusion I   

CD

MP3

234

US 3
US rock 15
UK 4
written by Axl Rose
20.09/1991

Don't Cry by Guns N' Roses

        

MP3

from Use Your Illusion I   

CD

MP3

232

US 10
US rock 3
UK 8
[Geffen 19027]
written by Izzy Stradlin & Axl Rose
21.03/1991

Rhythm of My Heart by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from Vagabond Heart   

CD

MP3

221

US 5
US AC 2
US rock 13
UK 3
[Warner 19366]
written by Marc Jordan (as Marc T. Jordan) & John Capek
22.05/1991

Kiss Them for Me by Siouxsie & the Banshees

        

MP3

from Superstition   

CD

MP3

215

US 23
US dance 8
US alt. ✫1
UK 32
[Geffen 19031]
written by Siouxsie (as Siouxsie Sioux), Steven Severin (as Steve Severin), Budgie, Jon Klein & Martin McCarrick
23.10/1991

Get a Leg Up by John Mellencamp

        

MP3

from Whenever We Wanted   

CD

MP3

209

US 14
US rock ✫1
[Mercury 867 890-4]
written by John Mellencamp
24.06/1991

Learning to Fly by Tom Petty

        

MP3

from Into the Great Wide Open   

CD

MP3

206

US 28
US AC 36
US rock ✫1
UK 46
co-produced by Jeff Lynne
written by Tom Petty & Jeff Lynne
25.11/1991

No Son of Mine by Genesis

        

MP3

from We Can't Dance   

CD

MP3

205

US 12
US AC 8
US rock 3
UK 6
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
26.07/1991

Rush by Big Audio Dynamite

        

MP3

from The Globe   

CD

MP3

205

US 32
US dance 36
US rock 40
US alt. ✫1
as Big Audio Dynamite II
written by Mick Jones [The Clash] & Gary Stonadge
27.09/1991

Heavy Fuel by Dire Straits

        

MP3

from On Every Street   

CD

MP3

200

US rock ✫1
US alt. 22
UK 55
written by Mark Knopfler
28.02/1991

Bitter Tears by INXS

        

MP3

from X   

CD

MP3

200

US 46
US rock 4
US alt. 6
UK 30
[Atlantic 87760]
written by Andrew Farriss & Michael Hutchence
29.04/1991

Get the Message by Electronic

        

MP3

from Electronic   

CD

MP3

197

US dance 8
US alt. ✫1
UK 8
written by Bernard Sumner & Johnny Marr
30.03/1991

Highwire by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Flashpoint   

CD

MP3

194

US 57
US rock ✫1
US alt. 28
UK 29
[Columbia 73742]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
31.10/1991

Movin' On Up by Primal Scream

        

MP3

from Screamadelica   

CD

MP3

193

US rock 28
US alt. 2
UK 11
written by Bobby Gillespie, Andrew Innes & Robert Young
32.07/1991

Move Any Mountain (Progen 91) by The Shamen

        

MP3

from En-Tact [US edition]   

CD

MP3

190

US 38
US dance ✫1
US alt. 4
UK 4

video

written by The Shamen
33.06/1991

You Could Be Mine by Guns N' Roses

        

MP3

from Use Your Illusion II   

CD

MP3

189

US 29
US rock 3
UK 3

video

[Geffen 19039]
written by Izzy Stradlin & Axl Rose
34.10/1991

When a Man Loves a Woman by Michael Bolton

        

MP3

from Time, Love & Tenderness   

CD

MP3

181

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
UK 8
[Columbia 74020]
written by Percy Sledge
35.05/1991

The Other Side of Summer by Elvis Costello

        

MP3

from Mighty Like a Rose   

CD

MP3

179

US rock 40
US alt. ✫1
UK 43

video

written by Elvis Costello
36.06/1991

Chorus by Erasure

        

MP3

from Chorus   

CD

MP3

174

US 83
US dance 14
US alt. 4
UK 3
written by Vince Clarke & Andy Bell
37.01/1991

She Talks to Angels by The Black Crowes

        

MP3

from Shake Your Money Maker   

CD

MP3

173

US 30
US rock ✫1

video

[Warner 19403 (Def America)]
written by Chris Robinson & Rich Robinson
38.06/1991

Right Now by Van Halen

        

MP3

from For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge   

CD

MP3

171

US 55
US rock 2

video

[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1992]
written by Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Eddie Van Halen & Alex Van Halen
39.11/1991

Mama, I'm Coming Home by Ozzy Osbourne

        

MP3

from No More Tears   

CD

MP3

171

US 28
US rock 2
UK 46
[Epic 74093]
written by Ozzy Osbourne, Zakk Wylde & Lemmy (as Lemmy Kilmister)
40.06/1991

Runaround by Van Halen

        

MP3

from For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge   

CD

MP3

168

US rock ✫1

video

written by Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Eddie Van Halen & Alex Van Halen
41.09/1991

Dreamline by Rush

        

MP3

from Roll the Bones   

CD

MP3

168

US rock ✫1

video

written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
42.08/1991

Enter Sandman by Metallica

        

MP3

from Metallica   

CD

MP3

167

US 16
US rock 10
UK 5
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #399]
[Elektra 4-64857]
written by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich & Kirk Hammett
43.12/1991

Justified and Ancient by The KLF

        

MP3

from The White Room   

CD

MP3

167

US 11
US dance 2
US alt. 21
UK 2

video

featuring Tammy Wynette
written by Jimmy Cauty (as Jimi Cauty), Bill Drummond & Ricardo Lyte
44.05/1991

Texarkana by R.E.M.

        

MP3

from Out of Time   

CD

MP3

166

US rock 7
US alt. 4

video

written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
45.08/1991

So You Think You're in Love by Robyn Hitchcock

        

MP3

from Perspex Island   

CD

MP3

163

US alt. ✫1

video

written by Robyn Hitchcock
46.06/1991

Something to Talk About by Bonnie Raitt

        

MP3

from Luck of the Draw   

CD

MP3

161

US 5
US AC 5
US rock 12
[Capitol 44724]
written by Shirley Eikhard
47.09/1991

Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers

        

MP3

from Blood Sugar Sex Magik   

CD

MP3

157

US 76
US alt. ✫1
[Warner 19147]
written by Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Flea & Chad Smith
48.07/1991

Out in the Cold by Tom Petty

        

MP3

from Into the Great Wide Open   

CD

MP3

157

US rock ✫1

video

written by Tom Petty & Jeff Lynne
49.09/1991

Wild Hearted Son by The Cult

        

MP3

from Ceremony   

CD

MP3

155

US rock 12
US alt. 4
UK 40
written by Ian Astbury & Billy Duffy
50.11/1991

Shining Star by INXS

        

MP3

from Live Baby Live   

CD

MP3

152

US rock 14
US alt. 4
UK 27
[live]
written by Michael Hutchence & Andrew Farriss
51.12/1991

Sax and Violins by Talking Heads

        

MP3

from Until the End of the World: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

MP3

151

US rock 49
US alt. ✫1
written by David Byrne
52.09/1991

Top of the Pops by The Smithereens

        

MP3

from Blow Up   

CD

MP3

149

US rock 19
US alt. 2
written by Pat DiNizio
53.04/1991

There's No Other Way by Blur

        

MP3

from Leisure   

CD

MP3

147

US 82
US dance 15
US alt. 5
UK 8
written by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James & Dave Rowntree (as David Rowntree)
54.06/1991

Poundcake by Van Halen

        

MP3

from For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge   

CD

MP3

147

US rock ✫1
UK 74

video

written by Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Eddie Van Halen & Alex Van Halen
55.09/1991

Love to Hate You by Erasure

        

MP3

from Chorus   

CD

MP3

147

US dance 17
US alt. 6
UK 4
written by Vince Clarke & Andy Bell
56.07/1991

Until She Comes by The Psychedelic Furs

        

MP3

from World Outside   

CD

MP3

146

US alt. ✫1written by The Psychedelic Furs
57.04/1991

3 Strange Days by School of Fish

        

MP3

from School of Fish   

CD

MP3

145

US rock 12
US alt. 6
written by Josh Clayton-Felt & Michael Ward
58.02/1991

The Soul Cages by Sting

        

MP3

from The Soul Cages   

CD

MP3

144

US rock 7
US alt. 9
UK 57

video

written by Sting
59.10/1991

Caribbean Blue by Enya

        

MP3

from Shepherd Moons   

CD

MP3

142

US 79
US AC 29
US alt. 3
UK 13
written by Enya & Roma Ryan
60.04/1991

Couple Days Off by Huey Lewis & the News

        

MP3

from Hard at Play   

CD

MP3

142

US 11
US rock 3

video

[EMI 50346]
written by Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis & Geoffrey Palmer
61.03/1991

Sit Down by James

        

MP3

from Gold Mother [1991 edition]   

CD

MP3

141

US alt. 9
UK 2
[R]
written by Tim Booth, Jim Glennie, Larry Gott & Gavan Whelan
62.08/1991

Calling Elvis by Dire Straits

        

MP3

from On Every Street   

CD

MP3

140

US rock 3
US alt. 25
UK 21
written by Mark Knopfler
63.05/1991

Obvious Song by Joe Jackson

        

MP3

from Laughter and Lust   

CD

MP3

140

US rock 28
US alt. 2
written by Joe Jackson
64.01/1991

Innuendo by Queen

        

MP3

from Innuendo   

CD

MP3

139

US rock 17
UK ✫1
written by John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury & Roger Taylor
65.06/1991

The Sound of Your Voice by 38 Special

        

MP3

from Bone Against Steel   

CD

MP3

138

US 33
US rock 2

video

[Charisma 98773]
written by Max Carl, Jeff Carlisi, Danny Chauncey & Jim Peterik
66.11/1991

The Unforgiven by Metallica

        

MP3

from Metallica   

CD

MP3

138

US 35
US rock 10
UK 15
written by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich & Kirk Hammett
67.08/1991

One Shot by Tin Machine

        

MP3

from Tin Machine II   

CD

MP3

137

US rock 17
US alt. 3
written by David Bowie & Reeves Gabrels
68.11/1991

Ghost of a Chance by Rush

        

MP3

from Roll the Bones   

CD

MP3

136

US rock 2

video

written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee & Neil Peart
69.03/1991

Walking in Memphis by Marc Cohn

        

MP3

from Marc Cohn   

CD

MP3

134

US 13
US AC 12
US country 74
US rock 7
UK 66
[Atlantic 87747]
written by Marc Cohn
70.06/1991

Stand by Love by Simple Minds

        

MP3

from Real Life   

CD

MP3

134

US rock 42
US alt. 4
UK 13
written by Charlie Burchill & Jim Kerr
71.02/1991

Love Rears Its Ugly Head by Living Colour

        

MP3

from Time's Up   

CD

MP3

130

US rock 28
US alt. 8
UK 12
[Columbia 73677 (Epic)]
written by Vernon Reid
72.02/1991

Our Frank by Morrissey

        

MP3

from Kill Uncle   

CD

MP3

130

US alt. 2
UK 26
written by Morrissey & Mark Nevin
73.01/1991

International Bright Young Thing by Jesus Jones

        

MP3

from Doubt   

CD

MP3

130

US alt. 6
UK 7

video

written by Mike Edwards [Jesus Jones]
74.07/1991

Sexuality by Billy Bragg

        

MP3

from Don't Try This at Home   

CD

MP3

129

US alt. 2
UK 27

video

written by Billy Bragg & Johnny Marr
75.11/1991

The Sky Is Crying by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

        

MP3

from The Sky Is Crying   

CD

MP3

126

US rock 2

video

written by Elmore James, Morris Levy & Clarence Lewis
76.02/1991

How Much Is Enough? by The Fixx

        

MP3

from Ink   

CD

MP3

126

US 35
US rock 11
US alt. 10
written by Cy Curnin, Cutler, Hall, Jamie West-Oram, Adam Woods, Rupert Greenall & Dan K. Brown
77.01/1991

Headlong by Queen

        

MP3

from Innuendo   

CD

MP3

126

US rock 3
UK 14
written by Brian May
78.05/1991

Seeing Things by The Black Crowes

        

MP3

from Shake Your Money Maker   

CD

MP3

125

US rock 2
UK 72

video

written by Chris Robinson & Rich Robinson
79.08/1991

The Real Love by Bob Seger

        

MP3

from The Fire Inside   

CD

MP3

124

US 24
US AC 4
US rock 4

video

[Capitol 44761]
written by Bob Seger
80.04/1991

Love Is a Wonderful Thing by Michael Bolton

        

MP3

from Time, Love & Tenderness   

CD

MP3

124

US 4
US AC ✫1
UK 23
[Columbia 73719]
written by The Isley Brothers, Michael Bolton & Andrew Goldmark
81.03/1991

Laying Down the Law by The Law [1°]

        

MP3

from The Law   

CD

MP3

121

US rock 2

video

written by Paul Rodgers
82.09/1991

I've Got a Lot to Learn About Love by The Storm

        

MP3

from The Storm   

CD

MP3

121

US 26
US rock 6

video

written by Kevin Chalfant, Bob Marlette & Gregg Rolie (as Greg Rolie)
83.07/1991

End of the Line by The Allman Brothers Band

        

MP3

from Shades of Two Worlds   

CD

MP3

120

US rock 2

video

written by Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes, Jaimoe & Allen Woody
84.09/1991

Live and Let Die by Guns N' Roses

        

MP3

from Use Your Illusion I   

CD

MP3

120

US 33
US rock 20
UK 5
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
85.01/1991

This Love by Daniel Ash

        

MP3

from Coming Down   

CD

MP3

119

US dance 32
US alt. 2

video

written by Daniel Ash
86.06/1991

Chocolate Cake by Crowded House

        

MP3

from Woodface   

CD

MP3

118

US alt. 2
UK 69

video

written by Neil Finn & Tim Finn
87.01/1991

King of the Hill by Roger McGuinn

        

MP3

from Back from Rio   

CD

MP3

117

US rock 2written by Roger McGuinn & Tom Petty
88.04/1991

American Music by Violent Femmes

        

MP3

from Why Do Birds Sing?   

CD

MP3

117

US alt. 2written by Gordon Gano
89.05/1991

Walking Down Madison by Kirsty MacColl

        

MP3

from Electric Landlady   

CD

MP3

116

US dance 18
US alt. 4
UK 23

video

written by Kirsty MacColl & Johnny Marr
90.11/1991

There Will Never Be Another Tonight by Bryan Adams

        

MP3

from Waking up the Neighbours   

CD

MP3

116

US 31
US rock 6
UK 32
written by Bryan Adams, Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Jim Vallance
91.06/1991

Smokestack Lightning by Lynyrd Skynyrd

        

MP3

from Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991   

CD

MP3

116

US rock 2

video

written by Howlin' Wolf
92.06/1991

The Motown Song by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from Vagabond Heart   

CD

MP3

115

US 10
US AC 3
UK 10
featuring The Temptations
[Warner 4-19322]
written by Larry John McNally
93.04/1991

Dangerous by The Doobie Brothers

        

MP3

from Brotherhood   

CD

MP3

114

US rock 2

video

written by Patrick Simmons
94.12/1991

Driven by You by Brian May

        

MP3

from Back to the Light   

CD

MP3

114

US rock 9
UK 6

video

written by Brian May
95.12/1991

Bohemian Rhapsody/These Are the Days of Our Lives by Queen

        

MP3

from Classic Queen   

CD

MP3

113

UK ✫1[R]
written by Freddie Mercury & Roger Taylor
96.09/1991

Into the Great Wide Open by Tom Petty

        

MP3

from Into the Great Wide Open   

CD

MP3

112

US 92
US rock 4
co-produced by Jeff Lynne
written by Tom Petty & Jeff Lynne
97.01/1991

A Lil' Ain't Enough by David Lee Roth

        

MP3

from A Little Ain't Enough   

CD

MP3

110

US rock 3
UK 32
written by Robbie Nevil & David Lee Roth
98.08/1991

Send Me an Angel by Scorpions

        

MP3

from Crazy World   

CD

MP3

109

US 44
US rock 8
UK 27
written by Rudolf Schenker & Klaus Meine
99.02/1991

I Believe by EMF

        

MP3

from Schubert Dip   

CD

MP3

109

US alt. 10
UK 6
written by James Atkin, Derry Brownson, Mark Decloedt, Ian Dench & Zac Foley
100.08/1991

Satisfied by Squeeze

        

MP3

from Play   

CD

MP3

109

US rock 49
US alt. 3
written by Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook

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