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
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
9. Friday I'm in Love
The Cure
10. What's Up
4 Non Blondes
11. No Rain
Blind Melon
12. End of the Road
Boyz II Men
13. Runaway Train
Soul Asylum
14. Jump
Kris Kross
15. Plush
Stone Temple Pilots
16. Would?
Alice in Chains
17. Real Love
Mary J. Blige
18. Protect Ya Neck
Wu-Tang Clan
19. My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)
En Vogue
20. Man on the Moon
21. Rooster
Alice In Chains
22. Hey Jealousy
Gin Blossoms
23. Walk
24. I Will Always Love You
Whitney Houston
25. Rhythm Is a Dancer
26. Bed of Roses
Bon Jovi
27. Dreams
28. Check Yo Self
Ice Cube
29. Sweat
Inner Circle
30. Symphony of Destruction
31. Weak
32. Drive
33. Passin' Me By
34. Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover
Sophie B. Hawkins
35. They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth
36. So Whatcha Want
Beastie Boys
37. Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
Digable Planets
38. Let Me Ride
Dr. Dre
39. Bullet in the Head
Rage Against The Machine
40. Dre Day
Dr. Dre
41. Just Another Day
Jon Secada
42. Erotica
43. Cats in the Cradle
Ugly Kid Joe
44. Halftime
45. Out of Space
The Prodigy
46. Them Bones
Alice in Chains
47. If I Ever Fall in Love
48. Easy
Faith No More
49. Would I Lie to You?
Charles & Eddie
50. Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)

51. Layla
Eric Clapton
52. Why
Annie Lennox
53. Right Here
54. Down in a Hole
Alice in Chains
55. Rump Shaker
56. Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
Patty Smyth with Don Henley
57. Baby-Baby-Baby
58. Beautiful Girl
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
66. Everything About You
Ugly Kid Joe
67. This Love
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
75. Don't Walk Away
76. Crucify
Tori Amos
77. Mr. Wendal
Arrested Development
78. Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg
79. Nightswimming
80. Bombtrack
Rage Against The Machine
81. They Want EFX
82. Remedy
Black Crowes
83. Midlife Crisis
Faith No More
84. Ditty
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
94. Sexy MF
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
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
103. I'd Die Without You
PM Dawn
104. Connected
Stereo MC's
105. Rain
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
112. The Drowners
113. Move This
114. Nearly Lost You
Screaming Trees
115. This Used To Be My Playground
116. What About Your Friends
117. Mrs. Robinson
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
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Last Updated: 2022-05-13