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The 20 Greatest Songs About Marijuana Part 2
Every stoner has his or her favorite songs to light up to. Some prefer to queue up the old classics, while others enjoy the freshness of a new bassline. But I think we can all agree that we fucking love some unashamed 420 lyricism! This list aims to highlight 20 stoner songs that are filled with blatant references to the sacred herb, so much that even the highest of chiefs couldn’t be distracted from the true meaning. Complete with a few landmark pieces, some revisited gems, and plenty of fresh sounds, there’s something here for everyone.
10. "The Garden" - Tribal Seeds
The Tribal Seeds have created some noise that any stoner can get behind. Solid bass, horns, and some authentic sounding Jah-inspired vocals, this song just begs for some green fire. The Tribal Seeds say it best: Time to burn and put those two lungs to work.
9. "Because I Got High" - Afroman
Although this song does not help the already tainted reputation that comes along with being a stoner, it’s a classic tune that deserves appreciation nonetheless. Really there’s nothing special about this song… turn it on, get high, and mostly likely you won’t do shit the rest of the day.
8. "Kaya" - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Any weed list (let alone sentence) is not truly complete without the likes of Mr. Marley. Kaya is a song that praises the sacred herb and all the benefits it has to offer. Another classic in nature, Bob sings of his green love.
7. "Burn One Down" - Ben Harper
Ben Harper has really put something special together here. This song contains all the elements of a modern-day folk song, complete with progressive ideals and bongo drums. Encompassing a beautiful harmony and peacefulness, Ben Harper tells all the haters to respectfully fuck off. Hell yeah Ben!
6. "Don't Bogart Me" - Fraternity of Man
Here’s one you’ll have to pull off the shelf and dust off. Originally written by The Fraternity of Man, Don’t Bogart Me was popularized by the band Little Feat in the 70’s. Simple and fun, this song accurately and humorously describes the unspoken etiquette of pot smoking. Any respectable stoner needs to be familiar with this gem.
5. "Collie Man" - Slightly Stoopid
Beautifully reflective and blissful in nature, this song describes a person we all know, Mister Collie Man. Short and sweet, just as it should be, this song captures that magical moment that we’ve all spent with the weed man.
4. "Legalize It" - Peter Tosh
Another relaxing roots reggae classic here, Mr. Tosh sings of the ganja with the utmost respect and potential. With an assuring cadence and even more promising lyrics, the song preserves hope for every young stoner out there listening.
3. "Bowl for Two" - The Expendables
Here is another smoking love story that is sung beautifully by Southern California band, The Expendables. This song manages to capture every positive aspect about pot: friendship, selflessness, appreciation, generosity, euphoria, and love. Simply put, this is the song you play for your future hippie wife.
2. "So High" - Rebelution
Filled with eerie and mysterious grooves “So High” is a musical rendition of mental elevation. This jam takes your ears to places that only the herb itself can replicate. Let Rebelution take you on an enlightening journey though this mystical landscape, leaving you in a higher state of mind. This song is a must see LIVE!
1. "Smoke Two Joints" - Sublime
Originally written by an Oregon-based reggae band, The Toyes, Smoke Two Joints has become somewhat of the classic stoner song of this generation. The song gained mainstream popularity when the successful So Cal, surfer punks, known as Sublime, covered the song in 1992. Complete with some anti-marijuana propaganda, bong bubbles, and a reggae inspired groove, this is the quintessential stoner anthem for any head. Bradley instructs his listeners to get high the proper way, by smoking two joints before smoking two joints and then smoking two more.