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KWOD 106.5 (1977-2009)



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1996 KWOD Playlist


Here's a 1996 KWOD playlist curated by Program Director Alex Cosper. It reflects a loose ranking of which songs got the most airplay and audience response.

1. Sublime - What I Got
2. Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
3. Beck - Where It's At
4. Butthole Surfers - Pepper
5. Cake - The Distance
6. Bush - Machinehead
7. Everclear - Santa Monica
8. Soundgarden - Pretty Noose
9. Blues Traveler - Hook
10. Jewel - Who Will Save Your Soul
11. Spacehog - In The Meantime
12. Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight
13. Alanis Morissette - Ironic
14. Foo Fighters - Big Me
15. Bush - Glycerine
16. Green Day - Brain Stew/Jaded
17. No Doubt - Don't Speak
18. Tracy Bonham - Mother, Mother
19. Primitive Radio Gods - Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth In The Rain
20. Soundgarden - Burden In My Hand
21. Oasis - Champagne Supernova
22. Garbage - #1 Crush
23. Bush - Greedy Fly
24. Stone Temple Pilots - Big Bang Baby
25. Porno For Pyros - Tahitian Moon
26. Pearl Jam - I Got Id
27. Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
28. 311 - Down
29. Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason
30. Sheryl Crow - If It Makes You Happy
31. 311 - All Mixed Up
32. Natalie Merchant - Wonder
33. Poe - Angry Johnny
34. Seven Mary Three - Water's Edge
35. Beck - Devil's Haircut
36. Presidents of the United States of America - Peaches
37. Refreshments - Banditos
38. Cranberries - Free To Decide
39. Wallflowers - 6th Avenue Heartache
40. Alice In Chains - Heaven Beside You
41. Foo Fighters - Down In The Park
42. Iggy Pop - Lust For LifeĀ (reissue)
43. Counting Crows - A Long December
44. Everclear - Heartspark Dollarsign
45. Tonic - Open Up Your Eyes
46. Dave Matthews Band - Satellite
47. Dishwalla - Counting Blue Cars
48. R.E.M. - E-bow The Letter
49. Stone Temple Pilots - Trippin' On a Hole In a Paper Heart
50. Pearl Jam - Who You Are
51. The Verve Pipe - Photograph
52. Tori Amos - Caught a Light Sneeze
53. Blues Traveler - But Anyway
54. Cranberries - When You're Gone
55. Rancid - Ruby Soho
56. Soundgarden - Blow Up The Outside World
56. R.E.M. - Bittersweet Me
57. Dave Matthews Band - Crash Into Me
58. Alice In Chains - Again
59. Cranberries - Salvation
60. Nada Surf - Popular
61. Stabbing Westward - What Do I Have To Do
62. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Aeroplane
63. Natalie Merchant - Jealousy
64. Gin Blossoms - Follow You Down
65. Foo Fighters - Alone + Easy Target
66. Goldfinger - Here In Your Bedroom
67. Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People
68. No Doubt - Spiderwebs
69. Social Distortion - I Was Wrong
70. Bush - Swallowed
71. Jerry Cantrell - Leave Me Alone
72. Nirvana- Aneurism
73. Green Day - Walking Contradiction
74. Stabbing Westward - Shame
75. Counting Crows - Angels of the Silences
76. Stone Temple Pilots - Lady Picture Show
77. Ministry - Lay Lady Lay
78. Dave Matthews Band - Too Much
79. Tool - Stinkfist
80. Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr. - Mission: Impossible
81. Crash Test Dummies - He Liked To Feel It
82. Cowboy Junkies - A Common Disaster
83. R.E.M. - Be Mine
84. Lemonheads - If I Could Talk I'd Tell You
85. Rage Against The Machine - Bulls On Parade
86. Pearl Jam - Hail Hail
87. Jars of Clay - Flood
88. Garbage - Stupid Girl
89. Catherine Wheel - Wish You Were Here
90. Pearl Jam - Long Road
91. Frank Black - Men In Black
92. Local H - Bound For The Floor
93. Eeels - Novacaine For The Soul
94. Mazzy Star - Flowers In December
95. Smashing Pumpkins - Muzzle
96. Screaming Trees - All I Know
97. Gravity Kills - Guilty
98. Nixons - Sister
99. Smashing Pumpkins - Zero
100. Love and Rockets - Sweet Lover Hangover



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