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1996 Unreleased Pop Hit Songs

Between 1994 and 1999, pop radio began playing many unreleased songs. Some of these songs made it all the way to number one. Here are all the songs not released as singles that made the pop chart in 1996.


1960-1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Satellite 11 28   Feb 1996  
  Dave Matthews Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  2 Brain Stew/Jaded 1 17   Feb 1996  
  Green Day  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  3 Heaven Beside You 1 26   Feb 1996  
  Alice In Chains  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  4 Aeroplane 4 29   Mar 1996  
  Red Hot Chili Peppers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  5 Santa Monica (Watch The World Die) 1 14   Mar 1996  
  Everclear  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  6 Killing Me Softly 1   Apr 1996  
  Fugees Featuring Lauryn Hill  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  7 Big Bang Baby 1 14   Apr 1996  
  Stone Temple Pilots  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  8 Big Me 1 3   Apr 1996  
  Foo Fighters  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  9 Champagne Supernova 1 13   Apr 1996  
  Oasis  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  10 So Far Away 28   May 1996  
  Rod Stewart  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  11 Salvation 1 12   May 1996  
  The Cranberries  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  12 Too Much 9 27   May 1996  
  Dave Matthews Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  13 Everything Falls Apart 4 2   May 1996  
  Dog's Eye View  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  14 Here In Your Bedroom 4 29   Jun 1996  
  Goldfinger  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  15 Mother Mother 1 14   Jun 1996  
  Tracy Bonham  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  16 Pretty Noose 1 24   Jun 1996  
  Soundgarden  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  17 Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart 1 22   Jul 1996  
  Stone Temple Pilots  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  18 Pepper 1 13   Jul 1996  
  Butthole Surfers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  19 Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand 1 4   Aug 1996  
  Primitive Radio Gods  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  20 Forever 6   Aug 1996  
  Mariah Carey  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  21 But Anyway 12 24   Aug 1996  
  Blues Traveler  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  22 Popular 6 12   Aug 1996  
  Nada Surf  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  23 No Woman, No Cry 7   Aug 1996  
  Fugees  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  24 So Much To Say 10 18   Aug 1996  
  Dave Matthews Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  25 Burden In My Hand 1 20   Sep 1996  
  Soundgarden  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  26 Down 1 23   Sep 1996  
  311  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  27 Head Over Feet 28 1   Oct 1996  
  Alanis Morissette  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 Spiderwebs 6 20   Oct 1996  
  No Doubt  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 6th Avenue Heartache 4 6   Oct 1996  
  The Wallflowers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  30 Novocaine For The Soul 1 24   Oct 1996  
  Eels  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  31 Sad Caper 28   Oct 1996  
  Hootie & The Blowfish  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  32 What I Got 1 12   Nov 1996  
  Sublime  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  33 I Go Blind 7   Nov 1996  
  Hootie & The Blowfish  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  34 Don't Speak 3 1   Nov 1996  
  No Doubt  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  35 Swallowed 1 20   Nov 1996  
  Bush  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  36 Betcha By Golly, Wow 27   Nov 1996  
  Prince  
    YouTube    

  37 The Distance 2 12   Dec 1996  
  Cake  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  38 The Grease Mega-Mix Featuring You're The One I Want, Greased Lightning, Summer Nights 6   Dec 1996  
  John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  39 Fallin' In Love 26   Dec 1996  
  La Bouche  
    YouTube download at Amazon  


Related Song Features for 1996 Unreleased Pop Hit Songs


Top Unreleased Pop Hit Songs 1996

1Don't Speak
 No Doubt
2Killing Me Softly
 Fugees Featuring Lauryn Hill
3Head Over Feet
 Alanis Morissette
4Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand
 Primitive Radio Gods
5Everything Falls Apart
 Dog's Eye View
6Forever
 Mariah Carey
7Big Me
 Foo Fighters
86th Avenue Heartache
 The Wallflowers
9No Woman, No Cry
 Fugees
10The Grease Mega-Mix Featuring You're The One I Want, Greased Lightning, Summer Nights
 John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John
11I Go Blind
 Hootie & The Blowfish
12Popular
 Nada Surf
13Champagne Supernova
 Oasis
14Pepper
 Butthole Surfers
15What I Got
 Sublime
16Salvation
 The Cranberries
17Big Bang Baby
 Stone Temple Pilots
18Santa Monica (Watch The World Die)
 Everclear
19Mother Mother
 Tracy Bonham
20Brain Stew/Jaded
 Green Day

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