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Sublime, formed in 1988, is a Ska/Reggae/Punk band that hails from Long Beach California.  Although “What I Got,” is the bands only number one hit single, they have produced a number of classic Ska songs and have impacted the genre enormously.  Their down to earth style combined with surf lifestyle lyrics have made them a staple amongst stoners and surfers, but their sound is truly timeless and their message is always positive.

“What I Got,” is all about perspective.  In it the singer seems endures a number of unfortunate events including but not limited to his dog running away and his mom smoking drugs.  After all of this he has some advice for listeners:

“Well, life is (too short), so love the one you got
‘Cause you might get runover or you might get shot

Take a small example, take a tip from me
Take all of your money, give it all to charity
Love is what I got”

Have a great weekend, and enjoy what you got!

Lyrics Here.

More about Sublime here.

What I Got - Sublime