Top 5 Songs About Weed
In recognition of 4/20, I present the Top 5 rock songs about marijuana. There are a surprising number of songs that have been written and recorded about smoking grass and it's effects. For a very comprehensive list, click here. In the meantime, smoke 'em if ya got 'em!
Probably more of an indictment on former President George W. Bush than anything, Maynard's line “you must have been high” seems appropriate for today.
“Smokin’ In the Boys Room”
Originally done by Brownsville Station in 1973, the Crue covered this classic rock tune in 1985. Some might say that it was more innocent in '73 that it was cigarettes being puffed on but I suspect that they were of the left-handed variety.
Alternative rockers Weezer don't leave alot up to guess other than why in the hell did they use Sumo wrestlers to illustrate a song about toking up in their video.
Lead vocalist Austin Winkler's voice sounds alot like he has been puffin' the magic dragon for some time.
In the original studio version, the song starts with a dry, hacking cough that sounds like someone just took a massive rip. In this live concert footage filmed in Moscow, Russia in 1989, starts with Randy Castillo laying down the opening beats.