1995 | MTV | 120 Minutes

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January 1, 1995Mighty Mighty Bosstones
January 15, 1995Luscious Jackson
January 22, 1995Bettie Serveert
January 29, 1995Bush (1st appearance)
February 5, 1995Belly
February ?, 1995Hole
February ?, 1995Bush (2nd appearance)
March 5, 1995Ween
March 12, 1995The Cranberries
Update  March 19, 1995Sarah McLachlan, Sebadoh
March 26, 1995Goo Goo Dolls
April 2, 1995Matthew Sweet, Wax
April 9, 1995Juliana Hatfield
April 16, 1995Letters to Cleo
April 23, 1995Donal Logue
April 30, 1995Mike Watt
May 7, 1995Ned’s Atomic Dustbin
May 14, 1995Faith No More
May 21, 1995Henry Rollins, Jerry Lee Lewis
May 28, 1995Peter Murphy
June 4, 1995Better Than Ezra
June 11, 1995WHFStival
June 18, 1995Jeff Buckley, Michael Tighe
June 25, 1995Catherine Wheel
July 2, 1995Live performances
July 9, 1995Babes in Toyland
July 16, 1995Buffalo Tom
July 23, 1995Jill Sobule, Brad Jones
July 30, 1995Filter
August 6, 1995Matt Sharp and Pat Wilson of Weezer
August 13, 1995Spearhead
August 20, 1995Tripping Daisy
August 27, 1995Soul Asylum
September 3, 1995Reading Festival
September 10, 1995Alanis Morissette
September 17, 1995David Bowie, Trent Reznor
September 24, 1995Blind Melon
October 1, 1995Charlatans UK
October 8, 1995Everclear
October 15, 1995Oasis (Matt Pinfield’s official debut)
October 22, 1995Lisa Loeb
October 29, 1995host Matt Pinfield
November 5, 1995Urge Overkill
November 12, 1995Meat Puppets, Jerry Cantrell
November 19, 1995Rancid
November 26, 1995Rocket from the Crypt
Update  December 3, 1995Superchunk
New December 10, 1995The Rentals
December 17, 1995Best of 1995
December 24, 1995Best of live performances
  January 1, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Mighty Mighty Bosstones
 January 15, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Luscious Jackson
 January 22, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Bettie Serveert
 January 29, 1995
Source for this playlist: Idiotjed
Hosted by Bush (1st appearance)
 February 5, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Belly
 February ?, 1995
Source for this playlist: mel@nie
Guest: Hole
The date listed for this episode is a guess based on the confirmed dates of adjacent episodes. If you know the exact date of this episode, let us know.
 February ?, 1995
Source for this playlist: Idiotjed
Hosted by Bush (2nd appearance)
The date listed for this episode is a guess based on the confirmed dates of adjacent episodes. If you know the exact date of this episode, let us know.
 March 5, 1995
Source for this playlist: Dr. Rock
Hosts: Ween
(partial/incomplete playlist)
 March 12, 1995
Source for this playlist: Idiotjed
Hosted by The Cranberries
 March 19, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Rokin Robin, Tom A., Michael G.
Guests: Sarah McLachlan, Sebadoh
 March 26, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Goo Goo Dolls
 April 2, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Guest: Matthew Sweet, Wax
Matthew Sweet performs "We're the Same". Wax also performs.
 April 9, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Lewis Largent w/ Juliana Hatfield
 April 16, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Letters To Cleo
 April 23, 1995
Source for this playlist: Anonymous
Hosted by Donal Logue
 April 30, 1995
Source for this playlist: Anonymous
Hosted by Mike Watt
 May 7, 1995
Source for this comment: Rokin Robin
We don't yet have the playlist for this episode, but according to the 7-2-95 all live performances show, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin performed live on this show date.
 May 14, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris E.
Hosted by Mike Patton and Roddy Bottum of Faith No More
Top Ten Albums on Alternative Radio
10. Green Day – Dookie
9. Live – Throwing Copper
8. Adam Ant – Wonderful
7. Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral
6. Mad Season – Above
5. Bush – Sixteen Stone
4. Juliana Hatfield – Only Everything
3. Matthew Sweet – 100% Fun
2. Elastica – Elastica
1. Better Than Ezra – Deluxe
[MTV Dreamtime follow-ups]
Collective Soul – "Shine"
and then some MTV show where a girl is shooting up heroin and talking with a British accent... and so it goes.
 May 21, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris E.
Hosted by Henry Rollins & Jerry Lee Lewis
Might have missed the first video, which was supposed to be by Soul Asylum, though they played the wrong track. A multiple performer hip-hop, R&B, soul song.
 May 28, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris E.
Hosted by Peter Murphy
 June 4, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris E.
Hosted by Better Than Ezra
 June 11, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Location: WHFStival at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.
 June 18, 1995
Source for this playlist: Daisann, Chris B.
Guest Hosts: Jeff Buckley & Michael Tighe
Live performances were by PJ Harvey ("Meet Ze Monsta") and All ("Long Distance").
 June 25, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris B.
Guest Host: Catherine Wheel
 July 2, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris B.
120 Minutes Live Performance Special
Host: Lewis Largent
 July 9, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris B.
Guest Host: Babes in Toyland
 July 16, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Rokin Robin
Host: Buffalo Tom
 July 23, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Rokin Robin
Guests: Jill Sobule, Brad Jones
Jill and Brad perform. Our Lady Peace perform "Supersatellite"
 July 30, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Chris B., Rokin Robin
Guest: Filter
Hum Perform "I Like Your Hair Long". Jennifer Trynin also performs.
 August 6, 1995
Source for this playlist: BiddleSpud
Host: Matt Sharp and Pat Wilson of Weezer
 August 13, 1995
Sources for this playlist: BiddleSpud, Chris B., Rokin Robin
Host: Spearhead
 August 20, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Rokin Robin
Guest: Tripping Daisy
 August 27, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris B.
Guest Host: Soul Asylum
 September 3, 1995
Source for this playlist: Chris B.
120 Minutes at the Reading Festival
Host: Lewis Largent
 September 10, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Rokin Robin
Guest: Alanis Morissette
 September 17, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Host: Lewis Largent
Guests: David Bowie, Trent Reznor, Kevin McMahon
 September 24, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W., Chris B.
Guest: Blind Melon
Note: This show was taped right before Shannon Hoon's death.
 October 1, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W., Chris B.
Guest: Charlatans UK
 October 8, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Host: Everclear
 October 15, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Host: Matt Pinfield (his first time hosting as official host)
Guest: Oasis
Matt Pinfield refers to this show as his first time hosting in Exit Interview.
 October 22, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Brian A., Rokin Robin
Host: Lisa Loeb
 October 29, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Host: Matt Pinfield
  November 5, 1995
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Hosts: Matt Pinfield, Urge Overkill
 November 12, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Host: Matt Pinfield
Guest: Meat Puppets, Jerry Cantrell
 November 19, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Rokin Robin
Host: Matt Pinfield
Guest: Rancid
 November 26, 1995
Sources for this playlist: Mike W., Rokin Robin
Host: Matt Pinfield
Guest: Rocket From The Crypt
 December 3, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Guest: Superchunk
The date listed for this episode is a guess based on the confirmed dates of adjacent episodes. If you know the exact date of this episode, let us know.
 December 10, 1995
Source for this playlist: Eric E.
Guest Hosts: The Rentals
 December 17, 1995
Source for this playlist: Mike W.
Best of 1995
Host: Matt Pinfield
 December 24, 1995
Source for this playlist: Michael T.
Host: Henry Rollins
Watch the full episode on YouTube
This airing started with a 30 minute special called "120 Minutes: Decade on the Edge" and was followed by a 1 hour special called "120 Minutes: Best of Live".
120 Minutes did not air December 31, 1995.

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