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Songs about drugs on Radio Ga Ga 12/02/11

Join host Shaun Stokie on Saturday the 12th of February 2011 from 10 am for two hours of songs about drugs and songs with drug references on Radio Ga Ga.  Gold Dust Woman, Cocaine & Dr Feelgood are a few obvious cuts but did you know that Comfortably Numb is about drugs?  Or is it?  And is Golden Brown by The Stranglers a catchy pop song or is it about drugs?  All will be revealed on Saturday the 12th of February.  Don’t miss it!

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6 comments

  • Dave says:

    Great idea for a theme. how about including There She Goes by the La’s? clearly about heroine despite what the songwriter claims – he obviously doesn’t want to jeopardise that income from all the films, TV shows and ads it’s been in.

  • Mark Naumann says:

    What about a band named – ‘The Doobies’ who ae touring? named after weed. And of course – Oobie Doobie bt CCR.

  • Mark Naumann says:

    ok – this will blow you away (sorry for the pun)
    A Baltimore Love Thing – 50 Cent
    A Junkie’s Lament – James Taylor
    A Passage To Bangkok – Rush
    Ain’t It Fun – Rocket From The Tombs
    All Night Train – The Allman Brothers Band
    Am Tag Als Conny Kramer Starb – Juliane Werding
    American Storm – Bob Seger
    Angel – Sarah McLachlan
    Autopilot – Queens of the Stone Age
    Bad – U2
    Bagman – Stone Temple Pilots
    Beautiful – Eminem
    Because I Got High – Afroman
    Beetlebum – Blur
    Blue Magic – Jay-Z
    Bottom Of A Bottle – Smile Empty Soul
    Brown Sugar – D’Angelo
    Burn One Down – Ben Harper
    Cereal Song – The Bicycle Thief
    Chinese Rocks – Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers
    Choke Me – The Used
    Chop Suey – System Of A Down
    Cocaine – Eric Clapton
    Cod’ine – Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Cold Turkey – John Lennon
    Coma White – Marilyn Manson
    Combination – Aerosmith
    Come Undone – Robbie Williams
    Coming Up Easy – Paolo Nutini
    Crackerman – Stone Temple Pilots
    Cry for Help – Shinedown
    Dead Men Tell No Tales – Motorhead
    Doctor Robert – The Beatles
    Don’t Forget Me – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Drugs – The Music
    Drugs Or Me – Jimmy Eat World
    Electric Feel – MGMT
    Everyone’s at It – Lily Allen
    Exterminator – Primal Scream
    Fall To Pieces – Velvet Revolver
    Fallen Leaves – Billy Talent
    Father Lucifer – Tori Amos
    Feel Good Hit Of The Summer – Queens of the Stone Age
    First It Giveth – Queens of the Stone Age
    Flying High Again – Ozzy Osbourne
    Freeway – Aimee Mann
    Geek Stink Breath – Green Day
    Get Stoned – Hinder
    Givin’ Up – The Darkness
    Go Or Go Ahead – Rufus Wainwright
    Gonna See My Friend – Pearl Jam
    Got To Get You Into My Life – The Beatles
    Gravedancer – Velvet Revolver
    Greatest Hit – Sublime
    Green Day – Green Day
    Hand Of Doom – Black Sabbath
    Hate To Feel – Alice in Chains
    Helmet In The Bush – KoRn
    Here Comes the Nice – The Small Faces
    Heroin – The Velvet Underground
    Heroin Addict Sister – Elizabeth Cook
    High Hopes – Sammy Hagar
    Hurt – Nine Inch Nails
    Hustlin’ – Rick Ross
    Hymn – Barclay James Harvest
    I’m Mandy Fly Me – 10cc
    I’m Waiting For The Man – The Velvet Underground
    Insane – Cold
    Interstate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots
    It’s Working – MGMT
    Johnny Hit and Run Pauline – X
    Journey To The Center Of The Mind – The Amboy Dukes
    Junkhead – Alice in Chains
    Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) – The First Edition
    Just Like Honey – The Jesus and Mary Chain
    Karma Payment Plan – Modest Mouse
    Kicks – Paul Revere and the Raiders
    Kid Charlemagne – Steely Dan
    King’s Crossing – Elliott Smith
    Knife Party – The Deftones
    Kush – Dr. Dre
    Laid To Rest – Lamb of God
    Laquer Head – Primus
    Learn from This Mistake – Down
    Liar – Megadeth
    Light Up – Styx
    Lit Up – Buckcherry
    Live by Night – Daniel Merriweather
    Looking At The World From The Bottom Of A Well – Mike Doughty
    Looking For A Kiss – New York Dolls
    Loser – 3 Doors Down
    Lover Dearest – Marianas Trench
    Master Of Puppets – Metallica
    Medicine Jar – Paul McCartney and Wings
    Meds – Placebo
    Mistress – Disturbed
    Moist Vagina – Nirvana
    Mojo Pin – Jeff Buckley
    Moment – Aiden
    Morning Glory – Oasis
    Mother’s Little Helper – The Rolling Stones
    Motorhead – Hawkwind
    Mr. Brownstone – Guns N’ Roses
    Mr. Jack – System Of A Down
    Mutilated Lips – Ween
    My Sweet Prince – Placebo
    Needles – System Of A Down
    Never Let Me Down Again – Depeche Mode
    No Excuses – Alice in Chains
    No No Song – Ringo Starr
    Not An Addict – K’s Choice
    Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth – The Dandy Warhols
    One Foot Wrong – Pink
    One Toke Over The Line – Brewer & Shipley
    One Way Ticket To Hell And Back – The Darkness
    Opium Trail – Thin Lizzy
    Panama Red – New Riders of the Purple Sage
    Peephole – System Of A Down
    Poison Was The Cure – Megadeth
    Police In Helicopter – John Holt
    Pretty On The Inside/Clouds – Hole
    Pretty Penny – Stone Temple Pilots
    Purple Pills – D12
    Remedy – Seether
    Remorse Code – Richard Hawley
    Restless Heart Syndrome – Green Day
    Return To Oz – Scissor Sisters
    Rolling – Soul Coughing
    Royal Oil – The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
    Running To Stand Still – U2
    Salvation – The Cranberries
    Sanctified – Nine Inch Nails
    Semi-Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind
    She Talks To Angels – The Black Crowes
    Ship Of Fools – The Doors
    Sing In Silence – Sonata Arctica
    Sister Morphine – The Rolling Stones
    Slow Cheetah – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Smoke a Little Smoke – Eric Church
    Snow (Hey Oh) – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Snowblind – Black Sabbath
    So Cool – Filter
    Song To Say Goodbye – Placebo
    Soul To Squeeze – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Special K – Placebo
    St. Jimmy – Green Day
    Street Hassle – Lou Reed
    Sugar – System Of A Down
    Suicide Messiah – Black Label Society
    Swallowed – Bush
    Sweet Leaf – Black Sabbath
    The House Jack Built – Metallica
    The Last Fight – Velvet Revolver
    The Needle And The Damage Done – Neil Young
    The Needle And The Spoon – Lynyrd Skynyrd
    The Noose – A Perfect Circle
    The Pot – Tool
    The Pusher – Steppenwolf
    The Rift – Ween
    The Universal – Blur
    This Is The Place – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    This Velvet Glove – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Tonight, Tonight, Tonight – Genesis
    Too Late – Journey
    Toy Soldiers – Martika
    Truckers Atlas – Modest Mouse
    True Faith – New Order
    Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Undiscovered – James Morrison
    Universally Speaking – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Vitamin R – Chevelle
    Voodoo Doll – Fergie
    Warped – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Wasted Time – Skid Row
    Wasteland – 10 Years
    Water – The Roots
    Wave Motion Gun – Marcy Playground
    We Are All on Drugs – Weezer
    We Be Burnin’ – Sean Paul
    Weak and Powerless – A Perfect Circle
    Weed With Willie – Toby Keith
    Where Did It All Go Wrong? – Oasis
    White Lines – Grandmaster Flash
    White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane
    White Slavery – Type O Negative
    Wicked Garden – Stone Temple Pilots
    Wild’n Cuz I’m Young – Kid Cudi
    Wire – U2
    Would? – Alice in Chains

  • Shaun Stokie says:

    Hey guys, thanks for the feedback. If I only I could have had this list before I planned the set! It would have saved me a few hours of research. Looks like we could do a whole day of drugs songs. Hope you can listen next Saturday and I’m sure you will hear some of these selections and maybe a few you haven’t thought of! Many thanks to Charlie Sheen for inspiring the theme.

  • Mark says:

    What about Amphetamine Annie by Canned Heat, Tonights The Night by Neil Young, Purple Haze by Hendrix, The Joker (Steve Miller Band), Come Down (Bush), Don’t Bogart That Joint My Friend (I think by Little Feat or Loudon Wainwright III) and Roll Another Number For The Road by The Beat Farmers!! Great theme Shaun, might have to do an all day special, not that 88.3 condones such behavior.

  • presenter says:

    how about Mr Brownstone (GNR) Dancing on Glass (Motley Crue) Master of Puppets (Metallica) or H (Tool).


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