Pot Sounds: The 20 Greatest Weed-Themed Songs of All Time

From Dylan and the Beatles to Afroman and Snoop – with a little bit of Willie sprinkled on top – the best songs for stoners of all stripes

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Tom Petty, "You Don't Know How It Feels" (1994)

Listeners who interpreted Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 1993 single "Mary Jane's Last Dance" as Petty's kiss-off to cannabis were thoroughly disabused of that notion by "You Don't Know How It Feels," the lead single from Petty's 1994 solo album Wildflowers: "Let me get to the point," sang Petty in no uncertain terms, "Let's roll another joint." The sentiment made the folks at MTV uneasy; but rather than ban the song's video, they simply ran an edited version that played the word "joint" backwards. "Imagine my surprise when this song comes on television and they say, 'Let's roll another noojh,'" Petty told a VH1 Storytellers audience in 1997. "Which sounded worse to me than 'joint.' Because, I don't know if you've ever had a noojh, but that sounds really wicked." 

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