Want to feel old? Here’s what US Classic Hits radio stations are adding to rotation

I normally enjoy Sean Ross’s articles on the goings on in US radio but today he made me feel old. The 90s were only a decade ago, right?

The below are several US Classic Hits stations, and their new (old) additions:

KJEB (The Jet) Seattle

  • Aerosmith, “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)”
  • Will 2 Power, “Baby I Love Your Way/Free Bird”
  • Extreme, “More Than Words”
  • Jimmy Cliff, “I Can See Clearly Now”
  • Alanis Morissette, “Hand in My Pocket”
  • Green Day, “Time of Your Life”
  • No Doubt, “It’s My Life”

KOLA San Bernardino

  • Meat Loaf, “I’d Do Anything for Love”
  • Roxette, “Listen to Your Heart”
  • Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
  • Montell Jordan, “This Is How We Do It”
  • 2pac, “California Love”
  • Ke$ha, “Tik Tok”

KONO San Antonio

  • Christina Aguilera, “Genie in a Bottle”
  • Enrique Iglesias, “Hero”

KQQL (Kool 108) Minneapolis

  • Haddaway, “What Is Love”
  • Melissa Etheridge, “I’m the Only One”
  • Stone Temple Pilots, “Interstate Love Song”
  • TLC, “Waterfalls”
  • Eminem, “Lose Yourself”

KRTH (K-Earth 101) Los Angeles 

  • Queen, “Don’t Stop Me Now”
  • Bob Marley & Wailers, “Is This Love”
  • Mark Morrison, “Return of the Mack”
  • Shaggy, “It Wasn’t Me”
  • Incubus, “Drive”
  • Linkin Park, “In the End”
  • Outkast, “The Way You Move”
  • Killers, “Somebody Told Me”

KXKL (Kool 105) Denver

  • Kate Bush, “Running Up That Hill” — Ross says it is one of the few Classic Hits stations still embracing the song after its initial comeback. Australian classic hits stations are loving the Kate Bush revival.
  • Verve, “Bittersweet Symphony”
  • Shaggy, “Angel”
  • Evanescence, “Bring Me to Life”
  • Nickelback, “Photograph”
  • Jet, “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”
  • Gwen Stefani, “Hollaback Girl”
  • Jason Mraz, “I’m Yours”
  • Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance”

WCBS-FM New York

  • Coolio, “Gangsta’s Paradise”
  • En Vogue, “Don’t Let Go (Love)”
  • Puff Daddy, “I’ll Be Missing You”
  • Enrique Iglesias, “Be With You”
  • K-Ci & Jojo, “All My Life”
  • Britney Spears, “(You Drive Me) Crazy”
  • Usher, “You Make Me Wanna”
  • Destiny’s Child, “Say My Name”
  • Black Eyed Peas, “I Gotta Feeling”

WROR Boston

  • Van Halen, “Right Now”
  • Collective Soul, “Shine”
  • Alanis Morissette, “Hand in My Pocket”
  • New Radicals, “You Get What You Give”
  • Semisonic, “Closing Time”
  • Goo Goo Dolls, “Slide”
  • Jimmy Eat World, “The Middle”
  • Maroon 5, “This Love”
  • Kid Rock, “All Summer Long”
  • Train, “Hey! Soul Sister”

What are Australian classic hits radio stations adding into their rotation? Let me know what you’ve heard.

Meanwhile I’m going to have a cup of tea, a Bex and a little lie down.

Jen Seyderhelm is a writer and editor for Radioinfo
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