1991: The Year of Grunge, SoundScan, and Dance Parties

It’s a big year in music. 1991 starts with Whitney Houston’s memorable interpretation of “The Star Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl XXV. It continues with massive changes in the Billboard charts thanks to SoundScan, then ends with a sound heavy in guitar distortion. 

Listen to our newest episode to find out our top-12 songs of the year. We talk about the mainstream emergence of grunge, the progression of house-inflected dance music, and the  next batch of great songs in rap.

After listening to Tim and Chris, VOTE for the greatest songs of all time! Songs from 1991, plus tunes from 1990, ’89, ’88, ’86 and ’85 are up for a shot to make the Hall of Songs! VOTE BELOW and come back on October 28, 2022, to find out which song or songs get in!

Listen to the full episode for more, and then vote for the songs that you think are the greatest of all-time. SCROLL DOWN TO VOTE. Then, come back on October 28, 2022 to find out the voting results, and October 30, 2022 for our discussion on 1992.

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