The Drugs Lists

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Ten Songs You Shouldn't Put on Your Friend's Good-bye Mix CD If He's GoingOff to Rehab

  • "Cigarettes & Alcohol" Oasis
  • "Gin & Juice" Snoop Dogg
  • "Sorted for E's & Wizz" Pulp
  • "Who's Got the Crack" the Moldy Peaches
  • "Heroin" the Velvet Underground
  • "Purple Pills" D12
  • "I'm Your Pusher" Ice-T
  • "Drug Drug Druggy" Manic Street Preachers
  • "My Drug Buddy" the Lemonheads
  • "Let's Go Get Stoned" Ray Charles

The Five Most Coked-Up Songs Ever

  • "Cocaine," Eric Clapton
  • "White Horse," Laid Back
  • "Lit Up," Buckcherry
  • Every track on The Eagles' Hotel California
  • Every track on Fleetwood Mac's Tusk

Ten Things Believed Only by Stoners

  • The Black Crowes' Amorica is just an all-around stellar album.
  • Kyuss was the most important band of the '90s.
  • Valerie Bertinelli is so hot--and also so lucky.
  • The Clash should have made even more reggae songs.
  • Hendrix's "If 6 Was 9" is not only awesome, but also so true.
  • Quadrophenia is completely biblical.
  • The guitars on My Bloody Valentine's Loveless sound like whales having sex--and those whales are totally high.
  • That kid from the Streets is like Dylan or Lennon or something.
  • "The Man" is out to stomp on not only our buzz but also our right to download loosely executed songs featuring hand drums.
  • The Chronic is the best hip-hop album of 2002.

Top Five Alcoholic Beverages You'll Find in a Rapper's Dressing Room

  1. Alizé
  2. Hennessy
  3. Cristal
  4. Grey Goose
  5. Courvoisier

Top Five Alcoholic Beverages You'll Find in a Rocker's Dressing Room

  • Smirnoff
  • Jack Daniel's
  • Budweiser
  • Wild Turkey
  • What the club gives you drink tickets for

Top Ten Reggae Songs About Kind Bud

  • "Legalize It," Peter Tosh
  • "One Draw," Rita Marley
  • "Macka Splaff," Steel Pulse
  • "Free Up the Weed," Lee Perry
  • "African Herbsman," Bob Marley
  • "Just a Little Herb," Aswad
  • "Let Me Blow My Smoke," the Ethiopians
  • "Ganja Smuggling," Eek-A-Mouse
  • "Good Load of Herb," Sizzla
  • "Legalize the Herb," Ninjaman

Things Ravers Do on Drugs

  • Rave
  • Explore K-holes, fall down, grab head in pain
  • Blow through Vicks inhaler tubes into one another's eyeballs (don't ask)
  • Wear big pants, grind teeth
  • Liquid dance
  • Exchange back rubs, go into cardiac arrest

Things Ravers Say on Drugs

  • "I'm mad old-school."
  • "I love you so much--Can I have another bump?"
  • "Do you have a pen cap or a key I can borrow?"
  • "Wow, Digweed doesn't sound like shit anymore!"
  • "And I mean, it's like we're all linked together on the inside. Like we're bound together by this beat, and--oh shit--I gotta puke!"

Prescription Drugs Rock Stars Enjoy (Or, Six Things Found in Elvis' Stomach When He Died)

  • Codeine
  • Demerol
  • Nembutal
  • Morphine
  • Quaaludes
  • Valium

Most Poignant Eulogy Ever for a Drug-Related Death:
"Somebody was jumping up and down on his fuckin' knob in a hotel room in Las Vegas, charlie'd off his tits! Fuckin' respect, man!" --Noel Gallagher on late Who bassist John Entwistle, who died of a cocaine-related heartattack in 2002

Artists Who Have Used Heroin....And Later OD'd

  • Kurt Cobain
  • Sid Vicious
  • Dee Dee Ramone
  • Layne Staley
  • John Frusciante
  • Scott Weiland
  • Brad Nowell (Sublime)
  • Marianne Faithfull

Songs You Want to Hear in Relation to How Many Beers You've Had
1 beer: "Get the Party Started," Pink
2 beers: "Last Nite," the Strokes
3 beers: "Gin & Juice," Snoop Dogg
4 beers: "24 Hour Party People," Happy Mondays
5 beers: "Electric Avenue," Eddy Grant
v6 beers: "Baby Got Back," Sir Mix-A-Lot
7 beers: "Panama," Van Halen
8 beers: "Any Way You Want It," Journey
9 beers: "Piano Man," BillyJoel
10 beers: "Sweet Home Alabama," Lynyrd Skynyrd
11 beers: "Sweet Home Alabama," Lynyrd Skynyrd
12 beers: "Sweet Home Alabama," Lynyrd Skynyrd
13 beers: "Tuesday's Gone," Lynyrd Skynyrd
14 beers: "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive," Hank Williams

Five Anti-Heroin Songs That Unintentionally Romanticize Heroin

  • "Bad," U2
  • "The Needle and the Damage Done," Neil Young
  • "Cold Turkey," John Lennon
  • "Three Days," Jane's Addiction
  • "Sister Morphine," Marianne Faithfull

Five Examples of Inventive Drug Use

  • "Sippin' on Some Syrup," Three 6 Mafia (cough medicine)
  • "Strap on That Jammy Pac," Ween (Scotchgard)
  • "Canned Heat Blues," Tommy Johnson (Sterno)
  • "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue," Ramones
  • "Carbona Not Glue," older and wiser Ramones (cleaning fluid)

Albums You're Most Likely to Hear at a Laser Show

  • II, Led Zeppelin
  • IV, Led Zeppelin
  • The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd
  • Yessongs, Yes
  • OK Computer, Radiohead
  • 2112, Rush
  • Quadrophenia, the Who
  • Aqualung, Jethro Tull
  • A Night at the Opera, Queen
  • Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space, Spiritualized

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