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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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Seashores of Old Mexico Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard

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I'm Going Down Rolling Stones

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Allen Tompkins added Cabo Wabo Van Halen

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punksnotdead added Mexican Radio Wall of Voodoo

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Mexican Seafood Nirvana

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Beer in Mexico Kenny Chesney

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Mexicali Blues Grateful Dead, Bob Weir

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Good to Go to Mexico is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico

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New Mexico Johnny Cash

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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ravi2 added Mexico Cake

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Hypnotized Fleetwood Mac

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People Of The Sun Rage Against the Machine

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Down to Mexico Paul Gilbert

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Skirts of Mexico Chet Atkins

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Soul To Squeeze Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Mexican Girl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico
punksnotdead added Mexican Girl On Trial UK

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They All Went to Mexico Carlos Santana

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Across the Border Bruce Springsteen

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Rodeo or Mexico Garth Brooks

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Ride Like The Wind Christopher Cross

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Sexy Mexican Maid Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Old Mexico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico
Old Mexico Bad Company

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Blame It on Mexico George Strait

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Mexicola Queens of the Stone Age

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Taos, New Mexico Waylon Jennings

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Going to Mexico Steve Miller Band

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Gulf of Mexico Alabama

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Mexico City Insane Clown Posse

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Till It Snows in Mexico Reba McEntire

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Clovis, New Mexico Hank Williams, Jr.