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Readers' Poll: Your Favorite 1990s One-Hit Wonders

Selections include 'Sex and Candy,' Bittersweet Symphony' and 'No Rain'

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6. Blind Melon - 'No Rain'

Is there any singular image that conjures up the 1990s quite like the "bee girl" from the video for Blind Melon's "No Rain?" Sure, there's Boris Yeltsin on the tank and OJ Simpson trying on the glove, or the cast of Friends on the couch at the Central Perk – but we'd argue that Blind Melon created a moment that trumps all of those. She was the living embodiment of lonely, disaffected people everywhere, and in the end she found a community all her own. It's a great little short film, and one of the single catchiest songs of the decade. We'll never know where Blind Melon could have gone had their lead singer Shannon Hoon stayed off drugs. Sadly, he died of an overdose in October of 1995. They reunited in 2006 with a new singer, but without Shannon they've had trouble booking gigs. 

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