Americana Highways brings you this song premiere, “Marijuana Ruined My Life” from Mick Mullin’s upcoming October 26 release. It was produced by Mick Mullin and Jerry Webb, mixed and mastered by Jerry Webb and engineered by Webb at The Project Room. “Marijuana Ruined My Life” features Mullin’s vocals and acoustic guitar, Matthew Cates on classical guitar, with Aaron Cates on drums and Daniel Jones on bass.
The song is a tongue-in-cheek lamentation of the first moment he smoked, and it was “5,000 braincells gone in a flash,” before the teenaged protagonist was whisked off to country jail. With Cates’ classical guitar grounding us around a western campfire, Mullin’s tale is sure to bring a smirk of understanding to your day.
Some people would say that marijuana ruined my life, but the tragic truth of this tale is that the criminalization of marijuana had a substantial impact on my life in a real negative way. There’s a country song in there somewhere. — Mick Mullin