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Now that our week-plus 90s A to Zjourney through the wide musical world of the 1990s has come to an end, it’s time to take stock. Who did we hear a lot of? When did we hear a lot of? What did we spend the most time listening to? Let’s explore the stats.

Total Songs Played: 2199

Most-Played Albums (by song count)

1. Nirvana – MTV Unplugged In New York – 13
2. Radiohead – OK Computer – 12
3. Nirvana – Nevermind – 11
4. U2 – Achtung Baby – 8
5. Radiohead – The Bends – 8
6. Alanis Morissette – Jagged Little Pill – 8
7. R.E.M. – Automatic For The People – 8
8. Pearl Jam – Ten – 7
9. Wilco – Being There – 7
10. Tom Petty – Wildflowers – 7
11. Jeff Buckley – Grace – 7
12. David Gray – White Ladder – 7
13. Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – 7
14. Bonnie Raitt – Luck of the Draw – 6
15. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill – 6
16. Sheryl Crow – Sheryl Crow – 6
17. The Fugees – The Score – 6
18. Dave Matthews Band – Crash – 6
19. Counting Crows – August and Everything After – 6
20. Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? – 6

Most-Played Artists (by song count)

1. Nirvana – 30
2. R.E.M. – 24
3. Radiohead – 24
4. Pearl Jam – 18
5. Tom Petty / Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – 17
6. Dave Matthews Band – 16
7. Bonnie Raitt – 15
8. Wilco – 15
9. Beck – 14
10. Indigo Girls – 14
11. Oasis – 14
12. Counting Crows – 13
13. Sheryl Crow – 13
14. Smashing Pumpkins – 13
15. U2 – 13
16. Shawn Colvin – 12
17. Aimee Mann – 11
18. David Gray – 11
19. Phish – 11
20. Richard Thompson – 11

Top Years

1. 1994 – 276
2. 1991 – 266
3. 1993 – 253
4. 1992 – 253
5. 1995 – 234
6. 1996 – 204
7. 1997 – 187
8. 1998 – 180
9. 1990- 176
10. 1999 – 170

Longest Songs

1. David Gray – “Say Hello Wave Goodbye” – 9:03
2. Cher – “One By One” – 9:00
3. Guns n Roses – “November Rain” – 8:58
4. Neil Young & Crazy Horse – “Over and Over” – 8:28
5. Shelby Lynne – “Life Is Bad” – 8:20
6. Ride – “Leave Them All Behind” – 8:16
7. Spiritualized – “I Think I’m In Love” – 8:06
8. Primal Scream – “Come Together” – 8:04
9. The Cure – “From The Edge of the Deep Green Sea” – 7:57
10. Stereolab – “Metronomic Underground” – 7:54
11. Brandy – “I Wanna Be Down” – 7:53
12. Massive Attack – “Protection” – 7:51
13. Oasis – “D’You Know What I Mean” – 7:46
14. Roni Size / Reprazent – “New Forms (ft. Bahamadia)” – 7:44
15. Underworld – “Spoonman” – 7:41
16. Blur – “Tender” – 7:41
17. Jimmy Smith – “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” – 7:37
18. Counting Crows – “Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby” – 7:34
19. Pizzicato Five – “Happy Ending” – 7:28
20. Outback – “Dance The Devil Away” – 7:22

Shortest Songs

1. Smokin Suckaz Wit Logic – “Funk-A-Tac” – 1:26
2. Bikini Kill – “New Radio” – 1:35
3. Redman – “Iz He 4 Real” – 1:36
4. Guided By Voices – “Teenage FBI” – 1:38
5. Guided By Voices – “Hot Freaks” – 1:42
6. Jonathan Richman – “There’s Something About Mary” – 1:46
7. PJ Harvey – “The Sky Lit Up” – 1:52
8. Radiohead – “Fitter Happier” – 1:57
9. They Might Be Giants – “Particle Man” – 1:59
10. Neutral Milk Hotel – “King Of Carrot Flowers Part 1” – 2:00
11. Los Lobos – “Come On Let’s Go” – 2:01
12. Blur – “Song 2” – 2:01
13. Lou Reed & John Cale – “Small Town” – 2:05
14. Guided By Voices – “Motor Away” – 2:08
15. Phish – “Dog Faced Boy” – 2:11
16. Del Amitri – “Roll To Me” – 2:13
17. Liz Phair – “Help Me Mary” – 2:14
18. The Presidents Of The United States Of America – “Lump” – 2:14
19. Green Day – “She” – 2:14
20. R. E. M. – “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1” – 2:15

Most Frequent First Word

There are 103 songs that start with The
There are 55 songs that start with I
There are 26 songs that start with You
There are 25 songs that start with All
There are 17 songs that start with A
There are 17 songs that start with If
There are 17 songs that start with My
There are 15 songs that start with I’m
There are 14 songs that start with No
There are 13 songs that start with One
There are 13 songs that start with It’s
There are 13 songs that start with What
There are 13 songs that start with When
There are 10 songs that start with Can’t
There are 10 songs that start with Get
There are 9 songs that start with Say
There are 9 songs that start with Come
There are 9 songs that start with Love
There are 9 songs that start with Don‘t
There are 9 songs that start with This

Most Frequent Last Word

There are 44 songs that end with You
There are 42 songs that end with Me
There are 33 songs that end with Love
There are 22 songs that end with The
There are 21 songs that end with Up
There are 19 songs that end with Away
There are 17 songs that end with Down
There are 17 songs that end with Girl
There are 15 songs that end with It
There are 15 songs that end with On
There are 13 songs that end with Life
There are 12 songs that end with One
There are 12 songs that end with Out
There are 12 songs that end with Time
There are 11 songs that end with World
There are 11 songs that end with Man
There are 11 songs that end with Way
There are 10 songs that end with Know
There are 10 songs that end with Blues
There are 9 songs that end with Heart

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