1991 Listener Poll Results

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zack1 Zack Nechvatal
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We wrap up 40 years in 40 Days today with one great year. 1991, noted for Nirvana’s Nevermind as well as Lin Brehmer’s introduction to Chicago listeners as XRT’s new morning host, The Debut Of ONXRT: Live From The Archives and a little music festival called Lollapalooza.

View the year’s top choices, as voted by you.

Top Albums
Out of Time – R.E.M.
Achtung Baby – U2
Luck of the Draw – Bonnie Raitt
Nevermind – Nirvana
Black and White – BoDeans
Woodface – Crowded House
Doubt – Jesus Jones
Storyville – Robbie Robertson
Whenever We Wanted – John Mellencamp
Into the Great Wide Open – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Rumour and Sigh – Richard Thompson
Damn Right, I’ve Got the Blues – Buddy Guy
Blood Sugar Sex Magik – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Blow Up – The Smithereens
gish – Smashing Pumpkins
International Pop Overthrow – Material Issue
The Globe – Big Audio Dynamite II
On Every Street – Dire Straits
Trompe Le Monde – Pixies
The Sky is Crying – Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Laughter & Lust – Joe Jackson
Deadicated – Various
Living With the Law – Chris Whitley
Spartacus – The Farm
Play – Squeeze
The Soul Cages – Sting
24 Nights – Eric Clapton
Weld – Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Perspex Island – Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians
Don’t Get Weird on Me, Babe – Lloyd Cole

Best Concerts
XRT/Budweiser Twilight Concert: The Smithereens, Crowded House, Richard Thompson, The Farm @ World Music Theatre, September
Lollapalooza: Jane’s Addiction, Siouxsie & the Banshees, Living Colour, Nine Inch Nails, Ice-T, The Butthole Surfers, Henry Rollins Band @ World Music Theatre, August
Joe Jackson @ Chicago Theatre, July
Free 4th of July Concert: The Replacements, NRBQ, Material Issue @ Grant Park, July
Grateful Dead @ Soldier Field, June
The Psychedelic Furs @ Cabaret Metro, November
BoDeans @ Riviera Theatre, May
Neil Young/Sonic Youth @ Rosemont Horizon, January
XRT Presents: Bonnie Raitt/Chris Isaak @ Poplar Creek, August
XRT Presents: Crowded House @ The Vic, November

Best Movies
Silence of the Lambs
Terminator 2
Cape Fear
The Commitments
Thelma & Louise

Best TV Shows
Northern Exposure
The Simpsons
Murphy Brown

Best Music Clubs-City
Cabaret Metro
Park West
Cubby Bear

Best Music Clubs-Suburbs
Fitzgerald’s @ Berwyn
Easy Street @ Glenview
Shades @ Deerfield

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