100 Greatest Songs From 1992

Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians.

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.

  1. Nuthin' But a "G" Thang - Dr. Dre
  2. Creep - Radiohead
  3. Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
  4. Jump Around - House of Pain
  5. Killing In The Name - Rage Against The Machine
  6. It Was a Good Day - Ice Cube
  7. Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-a-Lot
  8. Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
  9. Friday I'm in Love - The Cure
10. No Rain - Blind Melon
11. Rooster - Alice In Chains
12. My Lovin' - En Vogue
13. Plush - Stone Temple Pilots
14. Real Love - Mary J. Blige
15. Protect Ya Neck - Wu-Tang Clan
16. Runaway Train - Soul Asylum
17. Man on the Moon - R.E.M.
18. Jump - Kris Kross
19. Would? - Alice in Chains
20. What's Up - 4 Non Blondes
21. End of the Road - Boyz II Men
22. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
23. I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
24. Dreams - Cranberries
25. Rhythm Is a Dancer - Snap
26. Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi
27. Drive - R.E.M.
28. Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth
29. Let Me Ride - Dr. Dre
30. So Whatcha Want - Beastie Boys
31. Weak - SWV
32. Walk - Pantera
33. Check Yo Self - Ice Cube
34. Bullet in the Head - Rage Against The Machine
35. They Reminisce Over You - Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth
36. Sweat - Inner Circle
37. Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover - Sophie B. Hawkins
38. Rebirth of the Slick - Digable Planets
39. Dre Day - Dr. Dre
40. Just Another Day - Jon Secada
41. Erotica - Madonna
42. Cats in the Cradle - Ugly Kid Joe
43. Passin' Me By - Pharcyde
44. Halftime - Nas
45. Out of Space - The Prodigy
46. Them Bones - Alice in Chains
47. If I Ever Fall in Love - Shai
48. Easy - Faith No More
49. Would I Lie to You? - Charles & Eddie
50. Cantaloop - Us3
51. Layla - Eric Clapton
52. Why - Annie Lennox
53. Right Here - SWV
54. Down in a Hole - Alice in Chains
55. Rump Shaker - Wreckx-N-Effect
56. Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough - Patty Smyth with Don Henley
57. Baby-Baby-Baby - TLC
58. Beautiful Girl - INXS
59. Murder She Wrote - Chaka Demus & Pliers
60. Harvest Moon - Neil Young
61. Thunder Kiss '65 - White Zombie
62. I'm Every Woman - Whitney Houston
63. Pull Me Under - Dream Theater
64. Deep Cover - Dr. Dre
65. Freak Me - Silk
66. Everything About You - Ugly Kid Joe
67. This Love - Pantera
68. Creep - Stone Temple Pilots
69. I'll Be There - Mariah Carey
70. Walking on Broken Glass - Annie Lennox
71. Keep the Faith - Bon Jovi
72. Free Your Mind - En Vogue
73. The One - Elton John
74. Oh Carolina - Shaggy
75. Don't Walk Away - Jade
76. Crucify - Tori Amos
77. Mr. Wendal - Arrested Development
78. Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg - TLC
79. Nightswimming - R.E.M.
80. Bombtrack - Rage Against The Machine
81. They Want EFX - DAS EFX
82. Remedy - Black Crowes
83. Midlife Crisis - Faith No More
84. Ditty - Paperboy
85. Motorcycle Emptiness - Manic Street Preachers
86. Don't Sweat the Technique - Eric B. & Rakim
87. Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad - Def Leppard
88. Let's Get Rocked - Def Leppard
89. I Got a Man - Positive K
90. Winter - Tori Amos
91. You Remind Me - Mary J. Blige
92. Human Touch - Bruce Springsteen
93. Mouth for War - Pantera
94. Sexy MF - Prince
95. Constant Craving - k.d. lang
96. No Limit - 2 Unlimited
97. Giving Him Something He Can Feel - En Vogue
98. Pretend We're Dead - L7
99. Too Funky - George Michael
100. Two Can Play That Game - Bobby Brown
20 more worth mentioning.
101. In These Arms - Bon Jovi
102. Sweating Bullets - Megadeth
103. I'd Die Without You - PM Dawn
104. Connected - Stereo MC's
105. Rain - Madonna
106. Found Out About You - Gin Blossoms
107. People Everyday - Arrested Development
108. Mr. Loverman - Shabba Ranks
109. Humpin' Around - Bobby Brown
110. Sex Type Thing - Stone Temple Pilots
111. 7 - Prince
112. The Drowners - Suede
113. Move This - Technotronic
114. Nearly Lost You - Screaming Trees
115. This Used To Be My Playground - Madonna
116. What About Your Friends - TLC
117. Mrs. Robinson - Lemonheads
118. These Are Days - 10,000 Maniacs
119. 100% - Sonic Youth
120. Sweet Thing - Mary J. Blige
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1992
An unheralded great record from 1992
Brian's choice -
* Can You Fly? - Freedy Johnston
Lew's choice -
* Jail - Tony Carey
Bruce's choice -
* Stairway To Heaven - The Beatnix
Brett's choice -
* Otha Fish - The Pharcyde
Adam's choice -
* Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta - Geto Boys
Ryan's choice -
* Popscene - Blur

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Last Updated: 2014-03-29