Mile High Playlist: 18 Kickass Songs About Denver & Colorado (And Not A Single Track By John Denver)

We've weeded (hehe) out the stereotypical country tunes, the whiskey ballads and all the John Denver tracks and left you with a sweet playlist of songs you may or may not have ever heard -- songs about altitude, mountains, ganja babes, the Mile High Club and some pretty great Denver-center lyrics from some pretty big rock stars. 

1. Cut Chemist feat. Hymnal "What's the Altitude" 

2. Joe Walsh "Rocky Mountain Way"

3. Godsmack "Rocky Mountain Way"

4.  Michal Franti "Ganja Babe"

5. Sons of the Pioneers "When It's Springtime In The Rockies"

6. Benny Goodman "Swingtime In The Rockies"

7. Vybz Kartel "Mile High Club"

8. Led Zepplin "Misty Mountain Hop"

9. Railroad Earth "Colorado"

10. Railbenders "I70 Westbound"

11. Devotchka "Commerce City Sister"

12. Paper Bird "Colorado"

13. Yonder Mountain String Band "40 Miles from Denver"

14. Johnny Cash "You Wild Colorado"

15. Bob Dylan "Man of Constant Sorrow"

16. Warren Zevon "Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead"

17. Gary Snipes & The Eclectic Orchestra "Colfax Avenue"

18. Grateful Dead "I Know You Rider"

Want more things Denver? Here you go!