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18 Songs That Defined The Summer Of 1996

Spoiler alert: It was the summer EVERYONE danced the "Macarena."

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13. "You're Makin' Me High" by Toni Braxton

Memories you probably have about this song: All of sudden realizing how racy the lyrics were and that you probably shouldn't be singing them around your parents or siblings.


18. "Macarena (Bayside Boys Remix)" by Los del Río

Memories you probably have about this song: Seeing your mom, dad, aunts, uncles, nana, cousins, and everyone else dance along to this at every wedding, quinceañera, bar/bat mitzvah, birthday, and backyard party you went to that summer.

Relive (OK, not really) the entire summer of '96:

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