Weed Anthems:

Over the past years there have been many references to smoking marijuana. I remember in my earlier days the May Blitz song ‘smoking the day away’. This is a selection  I?ve found with refeences to getting high or smoking. It’s amazing the variety of artists who seem to enjoy this relaxation.

“Because I Got High”

Afro Man

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “I was gonna clean my room until I got high/ I gonna get up and find the broom but then I got high/My room is still messed up and I know why (Yeah, hey!)/ Because I got high, because I got high, because I got high.”

“Dooo It!”

Miley Cyrus

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Loving what you sing/And loving smoking weed/Weed, weed, weed, weed”

 “James Joint”


Most Smokin’ Lyric: “I’d rather be smoking weed/Whenever we breathe”

 “How High”

Method Man and Redman

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane/ It’s the funk doctor spock smokin buddha on a train/ How high? So high that I can kiss the sky/ (Up, up to the sky!)”

“You Don’t Know How It Feels”

Tom Petty

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Let’s get to the point/ Let’s roll another joint/ And let’s head on down the road/ There’s somewhere I got to go.

 “Roll Another Number (For the Road)”

Neil Young

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Think I’ll roll another number for the road, I feel able to get under any load/ Though my feet aren’t on the ground, I been standin’ on the sound/ Of some open-hearted people goin’ down.”

“Habits (Stay High)”

Tove Lo

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “I get home, I got the munchies/Binge on all my Twinkies/Throw up in the tub/Then I go to sleep”. 

“Young, Wild & Free”

Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg ft. Bruno Mars

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Roll joints bigger than King Kong’s fingers/ And smoke them hoes down until they’re stingers. “

“Reefer Man”

Cab Calloway

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “If he trades you dimes for nickels/ And calls watermelon’s pickles/ Then you know/ You’re talkin’ to that reefer man”


Amy Winehouse

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “When you smoke all my weed man/You gotta call the green man/So I can get mine and you get yours”

“We Be Burnin'”

Sean Paul

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Everyday we be burnin’ not concernin’ what nobody wanna say / We be earnin’ dollars turning ’cause we mind de pon we pay / More than gold and oil and diamonds – girls, we need dem everyday”

“Take A Toke”

C+C Music Factory

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “You ignite me and I’ll ignite you / And once all the sheets burn, baby / I’ve got some more bamboo / And when the smoke clears / Lady, still my eyes focus on you / Huff and puff some of my funk stuff / Prove my point that I am the joint”

“Weed With Willie”

Toby Keith

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Now we learned a hard lesson in a small Texas town/ He fired up a fat boy and he passed it around/ The last words that I spoke before they tucked me in/ I’ll never smoke weed with Willie again”


Kid Cudi

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Pre- pre- pretty green bud/ All in my blunt/ Ohhh I need it.”


“Rainy Day Women #12 & 35”

Bob Dylan

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “I would not feel so all alone/ Everybody must get stoned!”

“The Next Episode”

Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg, Kurupt and Nate Dogg

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Hey-ay-ay-ay! Smoke weed every day!”

 “Pass The Kouchie”

The Mighty Diamonds

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Pass the kouchie pon the left hand side / Pass the kouchie pon the left hand side / It a go bun, it a go dung, Jah know”

“I Got 5 on It”

The Luniz

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “I’m gone, beatin my chest like King Kong / It’s on, wrap my lips around a 40 / And when it comes to get another stogie / Fools all kick in like Shinobi.”

“Sweet Leaf”

Black Sabbath

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “My life is free now, my life is clear/I love you sweet leaf, though you can’t hear.”

“Hits from the Bong”

Cypress Hill

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Still it, goes down smooth when I get a clean hit/ Of the skunky, funky, smelly green sh*t/ Sing my song, puff all night long/ As I take hits from the bong…”

 “Smoke Two Joints”


Most Smokin’ Lyric: “I smoke two joints a dime a piece, and two the time before / I smoke two joints before I smoke two joints / And then I smoke two more”

 “Pass That Dutch”

Missy Elliott

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Pass that dutch, pass that dutch/Pop that, pop that, jiggle that fat”

“Legalize It”

Peter Tosh

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “Singers smoke it, and players of instrument too/Legalize it, yeah yeah, that’s the best thing you can do”

 “Stay High”

Three 6 Mafia

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “What’s up Mary! Mary Jane!/Since I have met you, girl, you ruined my brain/You stole my heart, right from the start”

“Mary Jane”

Rick James

Most Smokin’ Lyric: “And when I’m feeling low, she comes as no surprise / Turns me on with her love, takes me to paradise.”

There are many more.