Songs The Best Rock Songs About Drugs  

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When it comes to rock music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rock songs about drugs, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good rock drug songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rock songs with drugs in the title or lyrics. This list includes classic rock hits like “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane and “Comfortably Numb” by Pink Floyd. It also includes newer tracks like Wilco’s “Handshake Drugs.” You can add your own music to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rock songs about doing drugs that aren't already on the poll.

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Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd

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Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix

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76 20
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Cocaine Eric Clapton

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White Rabbit Jefferson Airplane

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Mr. Brownstone Guns N' Roses

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Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Cocaine Blues Johnny Cash

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Heroin The Velvet Underground

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Sweet Leaf Black Sabbath

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Sister Morphine The Rolling Stones

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That Smell Lynyrd Skynyrd

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And She Was Talking Heads

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Bad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Drugs
Bad U2

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Dawarja Ma Haarda added Where Is My Mind Pixies

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Semi-Charmed Life Third Eye Blind

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Drugs Talking Heads

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Dave_7672 added Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 Bob Dylan

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The Stars that play with Laugh... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Drugs

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Willie1019 added Eight Miles High The Byrds

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Lake Shore Drive is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Drugs
cubbieblu added Lake Shore Drive

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Death Drugs Violent Femmes

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My Girlfriend’s on Drugs Big D and the Kids Table

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Summer of Drugs Victoria Williams

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Drugs or Me Jimmy Eat World

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Choose Drugs Juliana Hatfield