High Times

In this show, we take a look at songs that have references to illegal drugs and were recorded before the 1960s.

Junker’s Blues – Champion Jack Dupree

Everybody Loves That Hadacol – Basin Street Six

Who Put The Benzedrine In Mrs Murphy’s Oveltine? – Henry ‘TheHipster’ Gibson

Smoking Reefers – Larry Adler

Kickin’ The Gong around – Cab Calloway

Lotus Blossom (Sweet Marijuana) – Julia Lee

Reefer Man – Baron Lee & The Blue Rhythm Band

Weed – Bea Foote

You’re A Viper – Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Boys

When I Get Low, I Get High – Ella Fitzgerald

Fixin’ To Die Blues – Bukka White

Sweet Marijuana Brown – Barney Bigard Sextet

Save The Roach For Me – Buck Washington

That Cat Is High – The Ink Spots

Reefer Headed Woman – Jazz Gillum & The Harlem Hamfats

Cocaine Blues – Luke Jordan

The Candy Man – Rosetta Howard

Refeer Hound Blues – Curtis Jones

Cocaine Habit Blues – Memphis Jug Band

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