From 1993, it's a song that was at #97 on the Hot 100 this week, after spending the previous two weeks at its peak position of #92. The song would later be re-released as a remix with Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" and re-enter the Hot 100 in July, eventually peaking at #2. Here's the original version of "Right Here" by SWV.
Today's song was originally the title track from a 1975 album by Nazareth. This version was from the 1993 covers album "'The Spaghetti Incident?'", and during this week in 1994, it was at #12 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks (later Mainstream Rock) chart, down from its peak position of #11 the week before. Here's "Hair of the Dog" by Guns N' Roses.
Today's song comes from a British alternative band and entered Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay chart at the end of 1994, and would peak at #55 on that chart in February 1995. This week in 1995, it was also at #5 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, and would peak there at #2 in February. It would also reach #4 on the Album Rock Tracks (later Mainstream Rock) chart in April. Here's "Love Spreads" by The Stone Roses.
Back in October, I posted Van Halen's "Me Wise Magic" in honor of Eddie Van Halen's death, and I said it was one of two new songs from their greatest hits album "Best Of - Volume I" sung by David Lee Roth. Here's the other one. This week in 1997, it was at #14 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart, dropping from its peak of #12 the week before. From Van Halen, here's "Can't Get This Stuff No More".
For today's song, we're going to the lower reaches of Billboard's Country chart for this week in 1998. It's a song that was down to #72 on the chart before its official release as a single in March of that year. After that, the song climbed all the way to #1 in May, becoming this artist's 17th #1 country hit. Here's "Two Piña Coladas" by Garth Brooks. NOTE: It's hard to find this song online, so as far as I know this is the original Garth Brooks version and not a cover. If it's not, let me know. If it is, it probably won't be online for long.
For the final chronological non-hit from 1990-1999, I'm choosing a song from Billboard's Dance chart from this week in 1999. It was a song that was at #8 that week, down from its peak position of #3 two weeks earlier. Here's "Outside" by George Michael.
From this week in 1992, it's a song by an artist whose only Top 40 hit "Temptation" peaked at #6 on the Hot 100 the previous year (and who apparently had the long nail look months before Cardi B was even born). This song was spending its last week on the Hot 100 at #83 this week, after peaking at #51 the previous November. Here's "Whispers" by Corina.
Today's song comes from 1994, and a famous hip-hop artist who tried to reinvent himself as a hardcore gangsta rapper at the time. His song debuted on the Hot 100 this week at #76, and would peak at #46 a month later. Here's "It's All Good" by Hammer.
Today's song comes from this week in 1996 and a Swedish rock trio who only charted once on Billboard's Modern Rock chart. At #24 this week, the song would peak at #21 two weeks later. Here's "Bluster" by Salt.
In honor of the passing of Prince Markie Dee from The Fat Boys last week, here's a lost hit from 1993. It debuted on Billboard's R&B chart this week at #88 and eventually peaked at #29. It also peaked at #64 on the Hot 100 in June, and was a #1 hit on Billboard's Rap chart in May. Here's Prince Markie Dee and the Soul Convention with "Typical Reasons (Swing My Way)". I also included the remix, which is the version I'm more familiar with.
Today's song was debuting at #96 on the Hot 100 from this week in 1990, and would go on to peak at #43 in April. It was this artist's second-highest charting hit on the Hot 100, behind her #1 duet with Peabo Bryson in 1993, "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)". Here's Regina Belle with "Make It Like It Was".