The Ultimate Junky Playlist

You might have seen this one from a previous post. The Ultimate Junky Playlist. The 24 best songs by junkies, for junkies. I’ll bet there are some songs in here you haven’t even heard! It’s not a comprehensive list. It’s a selective. It’s only my personal favorite songs about heroin that I’ve heard so far. So are so many out there, and it’s change quite frequently. There’s been many renditions of this playlist, but this is the most current. Of course, there are some staples, like Lou Reed’s Heroin and Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb. But many others have rotated in and out over the years. If you know of any that you think I should hear… please shot them over. Many readers have sent my songs that have made it on previous versions, as well as this most current one!

Here’s the playlist for your review…

Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
  1. Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd

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    Neil Young
  2. The Needle and The Damage Done – Neil Young
  3. Carmelita – Warren Zevon
  4. Sister Morphine – The Rolling Stone
  5. Mama’s Selling Heroin – Otis Taylor
  6. Heroin – Moving Castle
  7. Mind of a Junkie – Anders Osborn
  8. Heroin She Said – Wolfsheim
  9. Heroin – Lou Reed
  10. Junky’s Prayer – Steve Hodak (Written by Johnny Cash)
  11. Junky Valentine – Rocco DeLuca
  12. Needle and Spoon – Savoy Brown

    Jolie Holland
    Jolie Holland
  13. Not if Your The Last Junky on Earth – The Dandy Warhols
  14. Old Fashion Morphine – Jolie Holland
  15. Black and Blue – Kenny Wayne Shepherd
  16. Jane Says – Jane’s Addiction
  17. Cigarettes and Heroin – Cranford Nix
  18. Mama’s Selling Heroin – Otis Taylor
  19. Rhythm In My Soul – Jonny Craig
  20. Perfect Day – Lou Reed
  21. Heroin – Smack Anthem
  22. Sweetest Perfection – Depeche Mode
  23. The Needle And The Spoon – Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lou Reed (1942-2013) American Rock Musician and Songwriter
    Lou Reed
  24. Heroin Song – Smack Anthem
  25. Heroin (I Was a Lonely Child) – Unknown Artist)

 

 

To download the playlist, go to my mediafire page…

The Ultimate Junky Playlist

Hope you enjoy!

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3 thoughts on “The Ultimate Junky Playlist

  1. Thanks so much for liking my blog post (“Thoughts of Mary Jane”). I love music, and you have some very good songs here (Velvet Underground’s “Heroin,” Savoy Brown’s “Needle and Spoon,” etc.). Here are two that you may want to check out: “Needle of Death” by English folksinger Bert Jansch (big influence on Neil Young and Jimmy Page). Also “Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire” by Joni Mitchell, which is pretty incredible.

    I admire your courage and candor, and wish you all the best!

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  2. nirvana – aneurysm “come on over and do the twist, over do it and have a fit, love you so much it makes me sick”
    and while not speaking directly on H you may like the brian jonestown massacre: the dandy warhols song above was written about them. Big mates in the 90s those 2 bands

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