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#TheLifeSoundtrack: 1990s

An evolving collection of posts about the songs that form the soundtrack of my life from the 1990s. Each song presented here hit #1 on my personal top 10 weekly music charts, which I have documented every Sunday since January 7, 1990.

1990s

1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

2000s

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

2010s

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

2020s

2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029

Playlist: Essential 1990s

Cathy Dennis, ‘West End Pad’

This pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

Sheryl Crow, Sarah McLachlan, ‘The Difficult Kind (Live from Central Park)’

This pop rock song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of December 19-25, 1999

Cathy Dennis, ‘Fickle’

This pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

Cathy Dennis, ‘Stupid Fool’

This pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

Cathy Dennis, ‘Waterloo Sunset’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of August 8-14, 1999

Cathy Dennis, ‘That Is Why You Love Me’

This pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

Cathy Dennis, ‘Homing the Rocket’

This pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

Cathy Dennis, ‘Crazy Ones’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of July 18-24, 1999

Cathy Dennis, ‘Don’t Take My Heaven’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between July 4-17, 1999

Alanis Morissette, ‘One’

This avant-garde pop rock song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of April 11-17, 1999