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The 15 Greatest Stoner Songs

A pot-happy playlist in honor of 4/20

In honor of 4/20, here are our picks for the best stoner songs ever recorded. The artists included are a  diverse lot, but most every song on the list has two things in common: A mellow vibe and a deep, passionate love for marijuana – and ganja, pot, cannabis, grass, weed, kaya…

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4

Black Sabbath, “Sweet Leaf”

"You introduced me to my mind!" wheezes Ozzy over one of the most indelibly stoned riffs in heavy metal history. It also launched the weed song tradition of coughing on mic. (See also Nas' "Smokin'," etc.)

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3

Fats Waller, “You’re a Viper”

The jazz piano innovator and singer was burning trees when Marley was still a seed. Here Waller dreams "of a reefer five feet long" and feeds his munchies with peppermint candy (FYI, viper = stoner).

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