The Toyes

The Toyes
Also known asThe Toys
OriginGrants Pass, Oregon, United States
Years active1982–present
LabelsCurrently Unsigned
Associated actsB Wishes, Sublime
MembersMawg (Lead Guitar & Lead Vocals), B-dub (Rhythm Guitar & Vocals), John Trujillo (Bass & Vocals), Brian Rogers (Drums & Percussion)
Past membersSanta Davis, Fully Fullwood, Jawge Hughes, Mike Dawson, Ricci Accardi, Barry Boudreau, Jimmy Paolantonio
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The Toyes are an American reggae band based in Grants Pass, Oregon. Their style has been described as a "cross between Bob Marley and Barenaked Ladies".[1] They are perhaps most famous as the original songwriters and recorders of the song "Smoke Two Joints".[2] It was originally recorded in 1983, and was re-released on their 1993 debut album The Toyes. It was featured on the soundtrack for the 1998 American comedy-thriller film Homegrown.[3] An influential version was recorded by the band Sublime; the song has since been mistakenly attributed to them or to Bob Marley. The Toyes also wrote and performed a song called "Monster Hash", a parody of Bobby "Boris" Pickett's "Monster Mash".

The Toyes are composed of Mawg on Lead Vocals and Lead Guitar, B-dub on Vocals and Rhythm Guitar, John Trujillo on Vocals and Bass Guitar and Brian Rogers on Drums.

  1. ^ Jim Foley, KXCI, Tucson, Arizona.
  2. ^ "Smoke 2 Joints" from
  3. ^ "The SoundtrackInfoProject: Homegrown (1998)".