This retrospective charts the birth of grunge, the commercial rise of hip-hop, a batch of gutsy female songwriters and a few goofy one-hit wonders we’d mostly forgotten about. This episode is also Ann Powers’ debut as a member of NPR Music, and she and Stephen Thompson join Bob and Robin to take a look back at the decade of flannel and spice.
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Rewind: The ’90s Are Back, Or Whatever…
Smells Like Teen Spirit
- Artist: Nirvana
- from: Nevermind
- Artist: Jeff Buckley
- from: Grace