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Q101 Top 101 Countdowns by Year
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003

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The Q101 Top 101 Songs of 1998

Ranking

Artist Name

Song Title

Album Title

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1.

Beastie Boys

Intergalactic

Hello Nasty

Intergalactic

2.

Eve 6

Inside Out

Eve 6

Inside Out

3.

Creed

My Own Prison

My Own Prison

Creed - My Own Prison - My Own Prison

4.

Everclear

I Will Buy You A New Life

So Much For The Afterglow

I Will Buy You a New Life

5.

Marcy Playground

Sex and Candy

Marcy Playground

Sex and Candy

6.

The Smashing Pumpkins

Ava Adore

Adore

Ava Adore

7.

Green Day

Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

Nimrod

Good Riddance

8.

Harvey Danger

Flagpole Sitta

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9.

Dovetail Joint

Level On The Inside

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10.

Fastball

The Way

All The Pain Money Can Buy

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11.

Fuel

Shimmer

Sunburn

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12.

Semisonic

Closing Time

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13.

The Smashing Pumpkins

Perfect

Adore

Perfect

14.

Pearl Jam

Wishlist

Yield

Wishlist

15.

Creed

Whatís This Life For

My Own Prison

Creed - My Own Prison - What's This Life For

16.

Everclear

Father of Mine

So Much For The Afterglow

Father of Mine

17.

Days of the New

Touch, Peel and Stand

Days of the New

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18.

Barenaked Ladies

One Week

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19.

Eagle Eye Cherry

Save Tonight

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20.

Natalie Imbruglia

Torn

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21.

The Verve

Bitter Sweet Symphony

Urban Hymns

Bittersweet Symphony

22.

Goo Goo Dolls

Iris

Dizzy Up The Girl

Iris

23.

Lenny Kravitz

Fly Away

5

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24.

Garbage

Push It

Version 2.0

Push It

25.

Pearl Jam

Given To Fly

Yield

Given to Fly

26.

Barenaked Ladies

Brian Wilson

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27.

Local H

All The Kids Are Right

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28.

The Offspring

Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)

Americana

Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)

29.

Our Lady Peace

Clumsy

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30.

Third Eye Blind

Jumper

Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind - Third Eye Blind: A Collection - Jumper

31.

Foo Fighters

My Hero

The Colour And The Shape

My Hero

32.

Everlast

What It's Like

Whitey Ford Sings The Blues

What It's Like

33.

Fatboy Slim

The Rockafeller Skank

You've Come a Long Way, Baby

The Rockafeller Skank

34.

Third Eye Blind

How's It Going To Be

Third Eye Blind

How's It Going to Be

35.

Hole

Celebrity Skin

Celebrity Skin

Celebrity Skin

36.

Everclear

Everything To Everyone

So Much For The Afterglow

Everything to Everyone

37.

Garbage

I Think Iím Paranoid

Version 2.0

I Think I'm Paranoid

38.

Cake

Never There

Prolonging The Magic

Never There

39.

Matchbox 20

Real World

Yourself or Someone Like You

Real World

40.

Crystal Method

Busy Child

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41.

Goo Goo Dolls

Slide

Dizzy Up The Girl

Slide

42.

Cherry Poppiní Daddies

Zoot Suit Riot

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43.

Soul Coughing

Circles

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44.

Pearl Jam

In Hiding

Yield

In Hiding

45.

Blink-182

Dammit

Dude Ranch

Dammit

46.

Dave Matthews Band

Donít Drink the Water

Before These Crowded Streets

Dave Matthews Band - Before These Crowded Streets - Don-t Drink the Water

47.

Marilyn Manson

The Dope Show

Mechanical Animals

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48.

Days of the New

Shelf in the Room

Days of the New

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49.

Radiohead

Karma Police

OK Computer

Radiohead - OK Computer - Karma Police

50.

Smash Mouth

Canít Get Enough Of You Baby

Astro Lounge

Can't Get Enough of You Baby

51.

Rob Zombie

Dragula

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52.

Foo Fighters

Everlong

The Colour And The Shape

Everlong

53.

Loreena McKennitt

The mummerís Dance

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54.

The Urge

Jump Right In

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55.

Smoking Popes

I Know You Love Me

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56.

Ben Folds Five

Brick

Whatever and Ever Amen

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57.

Days of the New

The Down Town

Days of the New

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58.

Dave Matthews Band

Stay

Before These Crowded Streets

Dave Matthews Band - Before These Crowded Streets - Stay (Wasting Time)

59.

311

Beautiful Disaster

Transistor

Beautiful Disaster

60.

Liz Phair

Polyester Bride

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61.

The Flys

Got You (Where I Want You)

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62.

Wallflowers

Heroes

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63.

Beastie Boys

Body Moviní

Hello Nasty

Body Movin'

64.

Shawn Mullins

Lullaby

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65.

Placebo

Pure Morning

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66.

Third Eye Blind

Losing A Whole Year

Third Eye Blind

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67.

The Getaway People

She Gave Me Love

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68.

Foo Fighters

Walking After You

The Colour And The Shape

Walking After You

69.

Chumbawamba

Tubthumping

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70.

The Verve

Lucky Man

Urban Hymns

Lucky Man

71.

Bush

Mouth

Razorblade Suitcase

Mouth

72.

Grant Lee Buffalo

Truly, Truly

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73.

Matchbox 20

Long Day

Yourself or Someone Like You

Long Day

74.

Sprung Monkey

Get ĎEm Outta Here

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75.

Sublime

Doiní Time

Sublime

Doin' Time

76.

Foo Fighters

Baker Street

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77.

Finley Quaye

Sunday Shining

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78.

Creed

Torn

My Own Prison

Creed - My Own Prison - Torn

79.

Alanis Morissette

Thank U

Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie

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80.

Ben Folds Five

Song for the Dumped

Whatever and Ever Amen

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81.

The Smashing Pumpkins

Pug

Adore

Pug

82.

Semisonic

Singing In My Sleep

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83.

Smash Mouth

Walkin' on the Sun

Fush Yu Mang

Walkin' on the Sun

84.

Oasis

All Around The World

Be Here Now

Oasis - Be Here Now - All Around the World

85.

Eve 6

Leech

Eve 6

Leech

86.

U2

The Sweetest Thing

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87.

Dave Matthews Band

Crush

Before These Crowded Streets

Dave Matthews Band - Before These Crowded Streets - Crush

88.

Athenaeum

What I Didnít Know

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89.

Tori Amos

Spark

From the Choirgirl Hotel

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90.

Korn

Got the Life

Follow The Leader

Got the Life

91.

Fastball

Fire Escape

All The Pain Money Can Buy

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92.

Vast

Touched

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93.

Marcy Playground

Saint Joe on the School Bus

Marcy Playground

Saint Joe On the School Bus

94.

Orgy

Blue Monday

Candyass

Blue Monday

95.

Chris Cornell

Sunshower

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96.

Beck

Tropicalia

Mutations

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97.

The Specials

Itís You

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98.

Fuel

Bittersweet

Sunburn

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99.

Spacehog

Mungo City

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100.

Dishwalla

Once In A While

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101.

Stabbing Westward

Save Yourself

Darkest Days

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