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The Best Stoner Music 

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Whenever people sit back, light a fat one and want to chill on their couch, it's likely that they'll want throw on a great album or a few songs that set the mood. Thus, the best stoner music can literally be anything that potheads think will jive with how they're feeling. The beauty of stoner music is that its able to cross genres, bands, styles and is very inclusive. There's no rhyme or reason to what is considered stoner music - since there already is a genre called stoner rock - but this is entirely different. We have rap, reggae, and electronic bands all represented on this list. 

So, what is the best stoner music? If you're a pothead, then you're likely to agree that jam bands like Grateful Dead and Phish, rappers like Cypress Hill and Snoop Dogg, and, of course, Pink Floyd and Bob Marley all qualify as great stoner artists. These stoner bands all have laid back grooves, smoking hot riffs, and even sometimes reference marijuana in their lyrics. Others may not directly reference getting high, but their music is excellent when sitting with a J in hand.

That said, it's up to you what can truly be considered the best music to listen to when you're high. If you notice that a band is missing from this list, please feel free to add them.
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Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock
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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Reggae
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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stoner Music
jonathan-guerra added Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock
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Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music
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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap
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The Doors is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk
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The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock
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Grateful Dead is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock
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Sublime is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music
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Cypress Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal
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D12 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore
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Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal
13
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Matt1345 added Hip hop
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Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Hip hop, Pop
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Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stoner Music
4000757 added Alternative Rock, Funk Metal
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Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Outlaw country, Americana, Traditional pop music
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Queen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stoner Music
DavisRex added Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal
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Tom Petty and the Heartb... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Blues-rock, New Wave, Classic rock
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The Allman Brothers Band... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music
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Radiohead is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Rock music, Electronic music, New Prog
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Rush is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
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Metallica is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stoner Music
nukeman996 added Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
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Wu-Tang Clan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
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Phish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion
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Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stoner Music
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady