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This is a cover a Grateful Dead song. It is from their 1974 album, Mars Hotel.
The lyrics make reference to several drugs including acid, heroin, PCP, nitrous, ecstasy, mushroom tea, and opium. Both Sublime and the Grateful Dead were closely associated with drugs.
Sublime lead singer Brad Nowell died in May 1996 from a heroin overdose.
The backbeat in this song was taken from "Funky Drummer" by James Brown. An enormous number of songs have used that sample.
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
Mike Watt - "History Lesson, Pt. 2"
Mike Watt of the Minutemen tells the story of the song that became an Indie Rock touchstone. It's also the story of what Mike calls "The Movement."
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.