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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72 13
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Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix

3
64 15
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53 10
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White Rabbit Jefferson Airplane

5
60 16
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Cocaine Eric Clapton

6
44 14
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Mr. Brownstone Guns N' Roses

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35 9
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34 12
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Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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31 10
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Cocaine Blues Johnny Cash

10
37 17
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Heroin The Velvet Underground

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29 11
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Sweet Leaf Black Sabbath

12
23 8
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Sister Morphine The Rolling Stones

13
22 9
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That Smell Lynyrd Skynyrd

14
17 10
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And She Was Talking Heads

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15
10 6
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Dawarja Ma Haarda added Where Is My Mind Pixies

16
24 22
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17 15
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Drugs Talking Heads

18
12 10
Bad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Drugs
Bad U2

19
18 17
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Semi-Charmed Life Third Eye Blind

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16 16
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17 21
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15 22
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23
6 16
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Death Drugs Violent Femmes

24
6 18
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My Girlfriend’s on Drugs Big D and the Kids Table

25
5 17
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Summer of Drugs Victoria Williams

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5 18
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Drugs or Me Jimmy Eat World

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5 19
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4 18
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29
2 18
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Choose Drugs Juliana Hatfield