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Kurt’s Blog: My Top 50 Grunge Songs of All-Time
Kurt’s Blog: My Top 50 Grunge Songs of All-Time

And…I’m back to making Mega-Lists…most excellent, right?

Before That Starts

How weird is the Monte Teo story (the linebacker from Notre Dame)? So incredibly bizarre…if you don’t know the story, Monte Teo is a star linebacker for Notre Dame, finished 2nd in the Heisman Trophy voting, and had a very inspirational story during the season.

His grandmother passed away in Hawaii right before the Michigan State game, and then his girlfriend passed away from Leukemia a few hours after his grandmother. He still played the game, and was incredible…and everyone was moved by the performance. How could you not root for this guy?

Then, yesterday, we find out…the girlfriend isn’t dead…and in fact, never even existed. The whole thing was made up…even though Monte Teo referenced this “girlfriend” so many times. The story is so weird. It was just an over-the-phone/email relationship or something like that, and Monte is saying he is part of a huge hoax.

This is so weird…and then this other football player, out of nowhere, says no, she does exist. I’ve met her. What? What is going on? Thank you though for a story much more interesting than Lance Armstrong being a dirty cheater.

BACK TO MY GRUNGE SONGS LIST!

My favorite music in the world? Grunge…followed by 80s hair metal (which is ironic because grunge killed 80s hair metal)…then 80s New Wave music.

This list is somewhat accurate…if it was totally accurate, it would just be my top 50 Pearl Jam songs list…(which I already ranked the Top 100)…so I tried to curb my Pearl Jam love & devotion a little bit…but you’ll see that they still pop up quite a bunch.

My Top 50 Grunge Songs of All-Time

1. Alive – Pearl Jam (favorite song ever)

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2. Footsteps – Pearl Jam

3. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

4. Black – Pearl Jam

5. Rearviewmirror – Pearl Jam

6. Rain When I Die – Alice in Chains

7. Change – Candlebox

8. Nutshell – Alice in Chains

9. Hunger Strike – Temple of the Dog

10. Don’t Follow – Alice in Chains

11. Crown of Thorns – Mother Love Bone

12. Once – Pearl Jam

13. Plush – Stone Temple Pilots

14. Breed – Nirvana

15. Spoonman – Soundgarden

16. Big Empty – Stone Temple Pilots

17. Got Me Wrong – Alice in Chains

18. Say Hello 2 Heaven – Temple of the Dog

19. Stardog Champion – Mother Love Bone

20. Cover Me – Candlebox

21. Nothingman – Pearl Jam

22. Cumbersome – 7 Mary 3

23. Jeremy – Pearl Jam

24. Heart Shaped Box – Pearl Jam

25. Comedown – Bush

26. Why Go – Pearl Jam

27. Violet – Hole

28. Pure Massacre – Silverchair

29. Head of Ghosts – Bush

30. Lithium – Nirvana

31. Machinehead – Bush

32. Arrow – Candlebox

33. Rats – Pearl Jam

34. Molly – Sponge

35. Betterman – Pearl Jam

36. Israel’s Son – Silverchair

37. Sweet 69 – Babes in Toyland

38. Dam That River – Alice in Chains

39. Elderly Woman… – Pearl Jam

40. Far Behind – Candlebox

41. Black Hole Sun – Soundgarden

42. Little Things – Bush

43. Deep – Pearl Jam

44. Animal – Pearl Jam

45. Call Me a Dog – Temple of the Dog

46. I Stay Away – Alice in Chains

47. Blossom – Bandlebox

48. Water’s Edge – Seven Mary Three

49. Glycerine – Bush

50. Rotting Pinata – Sponge

 

Agree? Disagree? Who did I slight?

 

AWESOME is as AWESOME does!

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