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Guides | 01.23.2023

50 Songs You Loved If You Were A 90s Stoner

Are you ready to take a trip down memory lane?

Marijuana has served as inspiration for all kinds of music, from classic rock, hip-hop, and pop to the infallible reggae, and more. Cannabis is undoubtedly a source of inspiration and the subject of more than one song, in fact, it continues to influence many artists today.

If you want to take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about high school days when you were younger and enjoyed a good joint after school, you’ve come to the right place.

Everyone had their favorites, but if you identified as a stoner, some of these songs will definitely bring back memories.

50. Ben Harper - "Burn One Down"

Ben Harper’s incredible vocals make a perfect match with the bongos beat that relaxes you as much as a little indica. “Burn One Down” is a classic of the era to light up a joint, relax and forget about your troubles.

49. TLC- "Waterfalls"

TLC’s most emblematic song was a smash hit. A little nu soul with an unforgettable chorus that invites us to sing and remember moments of the past that is no longer here. A song with deep and controversial lyrics for the time, that undoubtedly stayed in the hearts of many.

48. Sublime - "Let's Go Get Stoned"

A song that undoubtedly made us identify with our high high-school days. What could be better than a little Sublime while we were doing exactly what the lyrics said? A song with rhythm and energy that used to put us in a good mood.

47. Madonna - “Vogue”

The Queen of Pop brought us a song for history in the early 90s. If you were a young teenager you probably listened to Vogue while smoking some weed and felt like a queen.

46. George Michael - Freedom ´90

This song by George Michael has marked history musically and socially, an anthem of freedom in every sense, and what more freedom than smoking some quality weed to the sound of Freedom ’90?

45. Michael Jackson - “Black or White”

In the early 90s, the King of Pop also released one of his iconic songs. Musically it is a mixture of several styles, but it can’t be missed as an essential pop song. A musical theme that made us vibrate while the sativa put us in a good mood.

44. Whitney Houston - "I Will Always Love You"

Maybe you saw the movie The Bodyguard with a little weed in your head, and that’s where you got your love for this incredibly iconic song of the time.

A tune that everyone who lived through the era will remember as the perfect accompaniment to a smoking session.

43. The Cranberries - “Zombie”

A song with a message of social protest that many of us remember hearing in our stoner days at school. Undoubtedly a song that makes our hair stand on end and is still in our heads.

42. Spice Girls - “Wannabe”

The teenage band revolution has its name on the female scene. An iconic song that was – and still is – sung with full force, what better than a sleepover with the girls, some weed, and listening to the Spice Girls at full volume?

41. Céline Dion - “My Heart Will Go On”

One of the ballads of the nineties par excellence. The main song of the movie Titanic, that you probably have seen high or while smoking a good joint. A romantic song that stayed in the heart of the 90’s high school stoners.

40. Bob Marley - "Kaya"

No matter the stereotypes here, Bob Marley will be the icon of weed for many years to come, and in the 90s he definitely was. Kaya could not be missing in the songs of any good high school stoner.

39. Bob Dylan - "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35"

As a curious fact: did you know that 12 x 35 is 420? Could it be a message from Mr. Bob Dylan? Well, nothing like this song combined with a little sativa while the good mood filled the place, an iconic song from an iconic artist. What a great time to be stoned!

38. Pearl Jam - “Alive”

A song that takes us back to the 90s while smoking a good joint. Alive’ was an anthem for all those who saw in Pearl Jam a kind of salvation. A new era of rock was beginning with this band and many stoners experienced it firsthand.

37. Primal Scream- “Movin’ On Up”

An irresistible fusion of rock and house music that for us in the 90s was unheard of. A happy song with a tone of good mood, and joy that brought with it the promise of better days.

36. Nirvana - “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

If you were a teenager at the beginning of the 90s, it is possible that you experienced the release of ‘Smells like teen spirit’ as a real revelation and that marijuana was there to accompany you. Nirvana perfectly synthesized the indie, punk, and alternative rock of the 80s and catapulted it to the mainstream with unusual fury.

35. Soundgarden - “Spoonman”

If you were among the rock guitar fans, maybe you spent your high school days smoking a good joint and listening to Spoonman.

34. Cypress Hill - "Stoned Is The Way Of The Walk"

When it comes to Cypress Hill stoner anthems, “Stoned is the Way of the Walk” is a favorite choice. A pretty popular song in the 90s for any self-respecting stoner.

33. The Chemical Brothers - “Leave Home”

An icon of electronic dance music: big beat, quite melodic riffs, and choruses that stuck in your head. In the ’90s stoner scene, there were all kinds of pop, rock, and techno fans.

32. Smashing Pumpkins- “1979”

1979′ is undoubtedly an ode to the lost adolescence, which now makes us even more nostalgic. A typical song of the time that we loved and hated when we were in high school.

31. Manu Chao- “Clandestino”

A song in Spanish that more than one loved. Its lyrics talk about migration and discrimination. A sonnet with a nice rhythm and intonation that brightened our days in spite of its sad lyrics.

30. Aerosmith - “Crazy”

A power ballad written by vocalist and band leader Steven Tyler, co-written by the band’s guitarist Joe Perry and professional songwriter Desmond Child.

Who doesn’t remember watching the video on MTV? Without a doubt a stoner classic to get you in the mood

29. Britney Spears “Baby One More Time”

A classic from high school stoner days. If you didn’t see the clip with the sexy school uniform while you were stoned, were you really smoking weed? An iconic song that still resonates in our heads from time to time.

28. Luniz - "I Got 5 On It"

“I Got 5 on It” is a Mobb Music single by American rap duo Luniz. It was released in May 1995. An iconic song of the time that if you were smoking marijuana you had to have heard it, especially when the song is precisely about the consumption of marijuana.

27. Slightly Stoopid - "This Joint"

A bass that undoubtedly got us rumbling in our high school days. Slightly Stoopid may not have been the most famous band, but they had potential and their rhythm accompanied us on good weed smokes.

26. Daft Punk- “Da Funk”

Do you remember this song from your school days? Undoubtedly a hymn when the mood was sky high and the sativa was doing its thing with euphoria.

25. Backstreet Boys - “Everybody”

This classic 90’s pop song is the first single of the Boy-band Backstreet Boys. A song from the high school era that reminds us of more than one good smoke.

24. N´SYNC - “I Want You Back”

The first single from the group’s first album was a hit of the late nineties. No doubt more than one high school student had a good euphoric high while combining this song with some sativa.

23. The Verve - “Bitter Sweet Symphony”

A wonderful song from beginning to end. Undoubtedly a song that made history, we are sure that many will feel identified with this song in their high school stoner era.  Besides the song is a gem of music. Doesn’t it bring back memories?

22. Tom Petty - "You Don't Know How It Feels"

This song is a classic 90’s high school stoner song. A clear mention of smoking weed is all you need, and yes it is.

21. Cher - “Believe”

No ’90s stoner playlist would be complete without this musical gem. An iconic song like a few others, that even today makes us want to sing along to while rolling a joint and wondering if we believe in life after love.

20. No Doubt - “Don't Speak”

If you had a love breakup as a good teenager in the 90s you probably got through it with this song blasting and some good weed.

19. Green Day - "Basket Case"

A legendary emblem of modern punk rock, with a music video set in a mental institution. A shot of energy that went very well when the euphoric high came.

18. The Fugees - “Killing Me Softly”

The Fugees turned the heartbreaking original song sung by Roberta Flack in the 70s into a hip-hop classic. A music classic that we listened to while smoking some weed in some basement.

17. Portishead - “Glory Box”

“Glory box” is a kind of shuffling blues based on a looped Isaac Hayes sample and Beth Gibbons’ hypnotic vocals on top of it. A hypnotic song that stole our hearts in our high school stoner days.

16. Buena Vista Social Club - “Chan Chan”

If you remember, in the late 90s Cuban son burst with force thanks to the release of Buena Vista Social Club.  “Chan chan” is not the typical song of all high school stoners in the 90s, but it did have its special audience in certain stoners who appreciated a different kind of music with the Latin boom.

15. Rage Against The Machine - “Killing in the Name”

A song without a doubt revolutionary, aggressive, and modern for the time of the 90s. This hymn accompanied many moments of stoners experimenting in their youth.

14. Manic Street Preachers - "Motorcycle Emptiness"

You know those songs that you suddenly hear again and they transport you to another place or time? That’s what happens with this song, it takes us back to our teenage years while smoking a joint with friends and thinking about life.

13. Suede - “Beautiful Ones”

“Beautiful ones” is a song that reminds us of happy days in our time as college students who loved weed. A little bit of sativa and this song and nothing else was needed to have a good day.

12. My Bloody Valentine - “Only Shallow”

An unusual song for its time but that was very present in the 90s. A new musical genre accompanied by sublime melodies that contrasted brutally with a different instrumental sound.

11. Pulp - "Common People"

This song brings back memories of our high school days, as we counted down the minutes to go out and smoke a good joint accompanied by laughter and stories.

10. Destiny’s Child - “Say My Name”

It was the end of the ’90s and we still didn’t know that Beyonce would be, well Beyonce. But we did know that this song put us in a good mood, a little weed, Destiny’s Child and it was all good.

9. Lenny Kravitz - "Are You Gonna Go My Way?"

Few songs from the ’90s sound as timeless yet classic as this one by the talented and sexy Lenny Kravitz. Remember the good times while you were as high as a kite and this gem was playing?

8. Sheryl Crow - "All I Wanna Do"

If there was anything that identified a good high school stoner it was this good part of the song “All I wanna do is have a little fun before I die”. What more fun than a little weed and this uplifting pop-country blend?

7. Wu-Tang Clan - “C.R.E.A.M.”

C.R.E.A.M. has become one of the most iconic songs in hip-hop history. An incredible hip-hop song that takes us back to those school days spent singing the chorus as if we owned the whole place.

6. Snap! - “The Power”

As I’m sure it sounds familiar as soon as you start listening to it, enjoy the trip back in time and remember how you smoked more than two decades ago.

5. Beastie Boys - "Sabotage”

The music video for this halfway between hip hop and punk track was directed by Spike Jonze inspired by 70’s cop shows, you probably remember watching it while you were high.

4. Natalie Imbruglia- "Torn"

Natalie decided to release as her debut single at the age of 18 a cover of this song by the American band Ednaswap and it was a huge success. You probably still remember singing it after smoking a good indica while relaxing with friends.

3. Oasis - "Wonderwall”

We don’t know for whom this song was written, but without a doubt, Wonderwall accompanied us in many smoking sessions while we were thinking about everything and about nothing.

2. Bikini Kill - “Rebel Girl”

You may remember Bikini Kill as the driving force behind the riot grrrl movement, formed by groups of girls who fought against the prevailing sexism with the abrasive guitars and aggressiveness of punk. A good time to be a stoner with a social conscience.

1. Coolio - "Gangsta's Paradise"

Whether you were a stoner or not in high school, this song was one you had to know. A symbol of the 90’s that interpolated Stevie Wonder’s 1976 song “Pastime Paradise”.

A song with rhythm and a sonnet that undoubtedly makes us sing and remember old stoner times with a smile on our faces. Maybe you want to light up a joint and reminisce about the old days.

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