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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The Refreshments

2
44 26
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The Coasters

3
22 8
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Electric Light Orchestra

4
36 23
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Johnny Cash

5
13 6
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13 7
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ravi2 added Cake

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8 3
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Waylon Jennings

8
12 7
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10 6
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Allen Tompkins added Van Halen

10
10 6
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Rage Against the Machine

11
8 4
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12 9
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Nirvana

13
9 6
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Christopher Cross

14
9 6
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Kenny Chesney

15
7 4
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Johnny Cash

16
7 4
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Fleetwood Mac

17
6 3
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Red Hot Chili Peppers

18
5 3
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Carlos Santana

19
4 2
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Bruce Springsteen

20
4 2
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10 9
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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard

22
9 8
Good to Go to Mexico is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico

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8 7
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Rolling Stones

24
6 5
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Queens of the Stone Age

25
5 4
Mexican Girl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Mexico
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