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Paul McCartney during the Wings era in 1979

4/20: The Beatles, Louis Armstrong and Fabolous: History's Most Notable Marijuana Arrests

Buzz 14:26PM EDT

Few industries have been as supportive of the 4/20 holiday as the music business, considering how often our performers (and fans) seem to enjoy the subtle joys of marijuana. If you were around for Record Store Day during 2013, you may have witnessed just how early music fans will both line up and light up. Arrests for marijuana possession are almost a non-news item at this point: Rap performers Migos and Nelly have both been incarcerated for that (and a few other charges) in the last few weeks. The reason why those stories fail to shock us? Although the Reagan administration has been criticized for its "war on drugs," it focused on much more potent drugs while society has eased off on its fear of pot. Some states even allow it to be bought, sold and smoked legally. Here are five cases of musicians who served as martyrs for the cause before we as a society began to relax, including The Beatles, Louis Armstrong and Fabolous.READ MORE

Sons of Anarchy finale airs tonight on FX

'Sons of Anarchy' Finale: 6 Best Musical Moments by The Forest Rangers, Curtis Stigers and Paul Brady [LISTEN]

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"Music Times" had the chance to speak with Bob Thiele Jr., music supervisor of FX's "Sons of Anarchy," a few weeks ago about his journey in music in television so far. He created another character on the hit show, which was the episode-ending montages that were often some of contemporary music's most-beloved songs. Well, that never scared Thiele, The Forest Rangers or vocal guests like Curtis Stigers and Paul Brady away. They reworked the tunes to complement scenes of graphic violence and inner turmoil. The question is, what is in store for tonight's finale? Here is a look back at some of the finer musical moments from the show:READ MORE

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8 Albums That End With Cover Songs: R.E.M., CCR, And More

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A cover song within an album's tracklist is usually a fun little detour, but some artists have chosen to end an entire album on these little detours, which makes them feel more significant than they would otherwise. Here are eight albums that close out with cover songs.READ MORE

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