Songs The Best Songs About Mexico  

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Who doesn't love going south of the border? Enjoy this list of great songs about Mexico, ranked by your votes. The best songs about Mexico have been written by rock stars, rappers and country musicians. Some of the top Mexico songs that you will find on this list are about partying across the border and other Mexico songs are about political struggles. Many songs about Mexico are about traveling through the country.

The Grateful Dead have a great song about Mexico entitled “Mexicali Blues” and ZZ Top was inspired to write “Heard it on the X” by Mexican radio stations. The Rage Against the Machine single, “People of the Sun” was written after lead vocalist, Zach de la Rocha, visited Southern Mexico.

Several of the top songs about Mexico mention the country in the lyrics. Johnny Cash's “Cocaine Blues” and “Soul to Squeeze” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers both reference Mexico in words. The Coasters, Nirvana and Electric Light Orchestra all also have songs that appear on this list of the best songs about Mexico.

What song makes you want to go south of the border? Vote the best song about Mexico to the top of this list and tell us more about why it's your favorite in the comments.

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Cocaine Blues Johnny Cash

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Down in Mexico The Coasters

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Across the Border Electric Light Orchestra

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Banditos The Refreshments

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punksnotdead added Mexican Radio Wall of Voodoo

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People Of The Sun Rage Against the Machine

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Allen Tompkins added Cabo Wabo Van Halen

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Beer in Mexico Kenny Chesney

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ravi2 added Mexico Cake

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Hypnotized Fleetwood Mac

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New Mexico Johnny Cash

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Mexican Seafood Nirvana

The Craziest Mexican Murals and the Revolutionary History Behind Them

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Ain't No God in Mexico Waylon Jennings

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Soul To Squeeze Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Seashores of Old Mexico Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard

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Ride Like The Wind Christopher Cross

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They All Went to Mexico Carlos Santana

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Across the Border Bruce Springsteen

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The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Good to Go to Mexico is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico

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Mexicali Blues Grateful Dead, Bob Weir

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I'm Going Down Rolling Stones

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Mexicola Queens of the Stone Age

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Mexican Girl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico
punksnotdead added Mexican Girl On Trial UK

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Down to Mexico Paul Gilbert

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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Rodeo or Mexico Garth Brooks

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Sexy Mexican Maid Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Blame It on Mexico George Strait

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Skirts of Mexico Chet Atkins

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Gulf of Mexico Alabama

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Till It Snows in Mexico Reba McEntire

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Old Mexico is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico
Old Mexico Bad Company

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Going to Mexico Steve Miller Band

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Mexico City Insane Clown Posse

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Taos, New Mexico Waylon Jennings

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Clovis, New Mexico Hank Williams, Jr.