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There was something in the musical water of 1994. Let's take another sip.

A good chunk of millennials were either pre-teens or young teens in 1994 — and their budding musical tastes were informed by a wide array of memorable offerings in just about every genre. It was the post-grunge era, and alternative music ruled. But so did R&B, rap (which was getting away from party-anthems and addressing more realistic or slice-of-life tales) and pop-ish singer-songwriters.

It was a year that saw the release of many seminal albums: Green Day's "Dookie," Nine Inch Nails' "The Downward Spiral," Nas' "Illmatic," Weezer's "Blue Album," Hootie and...