A Spotify Playlist of Great Country Songs About Weed

Brow Beat
Slate's Culture Blog
May 15 2013 1:24 PM

Listen to Great Country Songs About Weed

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Willie Nelson

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Today in Slate, Rachael Maddux writes about the growing pot-friendliness of country music. Willie Nelson has long been passionate about both, but, as Maddux notes, he hasn’t actually written that many songs about marijuana himself.

Many younger country stars have, however. To introduce you to the tunes Maddux mentions, we’ve put them all in a Spotify playlist. You’ll also find links to the songs on YouTube and Amazon at the bottom of this post. Whether you choose to “enhance” your experience of this music or not, we hope you enjoy it.

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Hush Hush,” Pistol Annies, Hush Hush
Weed Instead of Roses,” Ashley Monroe, Like a Rose
Merry Go Round,” Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park
Follow Your Arrow,” Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park
Weed with Willie,” Toby Keith, Shock 'N 'Yall
French Kissing Life,” Kenny Chesney, Be As You Are
Wagon Wheel,” Darius Rucker, Wagon Wheel
Smoke a Little Smoke,” Eric Church, Carolina
Toes,” Zac Brown Band, The Foundation
High Cost of Living,” Jamey Johnson, That Lonesome Song

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.