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1996 ROCK Number One Song Calendar

From the longest running weekly rock charts anywhere, a Tune Timeline of every number one rock song in 1996.


Rock Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 1979 1 3   12-30-95  
  The Smashing Pumpkins  
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  2 Wonderwall 1 2   1-06-96  
  Oasis  
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        1-13-96  
  1979 by The Smashing Pumpkins returns to number one

 

  3 The World I Know 1 7   1-27-96  
  Collective Soul  
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  4 Brain Stew/Jaded 1 17   2-03-96  
  Green Day  
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  5 Santa Monica (Watch The World Die) 1 14   2-10-96  
  Everclear  
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  6 In The Meantime 1 11   2-17-96  
  Spacehog  
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  7 Heaven Beside You 1 26   2-24-96  
  Alice In Chains  
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  8 Ironic 1 1   3-02-96  
  Alanis Morissette  
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  9 Big Me 1 3   3-09-96  
  Foo Fighters  
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  10 Big Bang Baby 1 14   3-23-96  
  Stone Temple Pilots  
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  11 Machinehead 1 16   4-13-96  
  Bush  
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  12 Champagne Supernova 1 13   4-20-96  
  Oasis  
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  13 Salvation 1 12   4-27-96  
  The Cranberries  
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  14 Mother Mother 1 14   5-11-96  
  Tracy Bonham  
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  15 Counting Blue Cars 1 2   5-25-96  
  Dishwalla  
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  16 Pretty Noose 1 24   6-01-96  
  Soundgarden  
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  17 Until It Sleeps 1     6-08-96  
  Metallica  
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  18 Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart 1 22   6-22-96  
  Stone Temple Pilots  
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  19 Pepper 1 13   6-29-96  
  Butthole Surfers  
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  20 Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand 1 4   7-06-96  
  Primitive Radio Gods  
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  21 Burden In My Hand 1 20   8-03-96  
  Soundgarden  
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  22 Stupid Girl 1 15   8-10-96  
  Garbage  
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  23 Who You Are 1     8-17-96  
  Pearl Jam  
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  24 Down 1 23   8-31-96  
  311  
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  25 Angry Johnny 1     9-14-96  
  Poe  
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  26 Novocaine For The Soul 1 24   9-21-96  
  Eels  
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  27 What I Got 1 12   10-05-96  
  Sublime  
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  28 Hero Of The Day 1     10-12-96  
  Metallica  
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  29 Angels Of The Silences 1     11-02-96  
  Counting Crows  
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  30 Swallowed 1 20   11-09-96  
  Bush  
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  31 Lady Picture Show 1 21   12-07-96  
  Stone Temple Pilots  
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  32 Blow Up The Outside World 1     12-14-96  
  Soundgarden  
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  33 #1 Crush 1 12   12-21-96  
  Garbage  
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Related Song Features for 1996 ROCK Number One Song Calendar


1996 Number One Pop Song Calendar

number one pop songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1996 Rock Top 100 Songs

the top rock songs of 1980 in order

1996 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1996 in order

1996 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Number One Song Calendars

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1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
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Find a rock number one song for any date since 1980. If you like rock music, you can find a rock song to represent your birthday, graduation, wedding, or other special event. You are no longer limited to a pop song. Tunecaster has a complete Tune Timeline of pop songs by date, but if you prefer, find your special rock song at the Number One Rock Songs Calendar pages.

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