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Dog 3000
Dog 3000
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Re: Drug songs
Apr 25, 2004, 02:26
As long as this one's back . . .

Hawkwind (or Motorhead) "Motorhead"
Amboy Dukes "Down on Philips Escalator (D.O.P.E.)"
Dukes of Stratosphear "You're My Drug"
Jungle Brothers "I'm In Love With Indica"
Jefferson Airplane "Lather" or "Wont You Try / Saturday Afternoon"
The Knickerbockers "High on Love"
The Standells "Try It"
The Move (or Blues Magoos version) "I Can Hear The Grass Grow"
Strawberry Alarm Clock "Rainy Day Mushroom Pillow"
The Seeds "Rollin' Machine"
Pink Floyd "Candy & A Currant Bun" (original title: "Let's Roll Another One" -- sing that over the chorus and the song makes more sense!) ;-)

(Plus of course too much reggae to mention!)

Lots of great old Fats Waller tunes as well: When You're A Viper, The Joint is Jumping, and I think he even had one called "The Reefer Song" -- that was back before it was illegal(!)

And some "cautionary tales":

Royal Trux "Shadow of the Wasp"
Public Enemy "Night of the Living Baseheads"
Curtis Mayfield "Freddie's Dead"
The Cramps "Dope Fiend Boogie"
Iggy Pop & James Willamson "Kill City"
Nick Drake "Smokin' Too Long"
The Deviants "Deviation Street"
KISS "Shock Me" (for the ultimate in coked-out-70's-ism courtesy of Mr. Ace Frehley!)
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