Peace, love and unity
More 420 truths .............
Marijuana is addictive in the sense that all great things in life are worth repeating -
The song "Even In His Youth" by Nirvana is listed on the label of the "Smells Like Teen Spirit" single as having a duration of 4:20 minutes, when it actually runs for three minutes and six seconds.
Interestingly Kurt Cubain died aged 27. The same age as Jimi Hendrix, Jim morrison and Janis Joplin.
Kurt Cobain - February 20th 1967 - April 5th 1994.
The acoustic version of the song "Ganja babe" by Michael Franti & Spearhead, from the album Songs from the front porch, is 4:20 minutes long. Also the same song includes the lyrics "she rollin' herbs everyday at about 4 o' clock" making reference to this.
420 evidence added as and when - Thank you to all contributors.
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young recorded the track "4 20" on their 'Deja Vu' album released in 1970.
James Taylor recorded the track "Suite for 20 G" on his Sweet Baby James album which features the lyrics "Let it rain, sweet Mary Jane..."
The beats of a song from the heavy metal band Megadeth's third studio album So Far, So Good... So What! - "Mary Jane" - does coincidentally, or perhaps intentionally, end at 4:20 minutes.
Dave Matthews' first solo album, Some Devil, includes the track "Up and away" with the lyrics "All I know is that you get me high, you get me high", and a duration of four minutes and twenty seconds.
In the song 'Wasting Time,' by ALO which is primarily about smoking herb the line "4:19 just about that time" references that they were about to blaze the nuggets at 4:20.
Film / TV -
The promotional poster for the Gregg Araki comedy 'Smiley Face' shows, "In Theatres 4/20", though its actual release date was January 8th, 2007 (straight to DVD).
In the movie "Failure to Launch", the address of the parents is 420.
Countdown - (Game Show UK) - The clock on the desk of presenter Jeff Stelling is set at 4:20. Coincidence ?
It was the first programme aired on Channel 4,UK, and over fifty series
have been broadcast since its debut on 2 November 1982. With over 4,000
episodes, it is one of the longest-running
game shows in the world. Jeff Stelling became the new host in 2009.
31st March - Countdown - 8 letter word - 'Potheads.' Coincidence re above or letters set that way to be picked ? Neither
contestant could match the 8 letter word 'Potheads.'
CSI - Las Vegas - New series featuring Lawrence Fishburn - his second episode. 420 Police code said by passing 'extra' = Injury to Prostitute or pimp
British Telecom Plc - Latest ITV (UK) television advert - April 2009, featuring BT Total Broadband, shows 4:20am on the clock next to the main characters bed, for a split second, before changing to 4:21.
They could have chosen anytime for the person in the advert to wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night !
Contributors - Matty Pye - Debbie Lally
The Price is Right - US version - I had to include this as it it has had over 1 million hits on Youtube. A 'dude' Evan Goding, is chosen from the audience and bids 420 on every single item - classic.