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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
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Electric Light Orchestra
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Johnny Cash
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The Coasters
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punksnotdead added Wall of Voodoo
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ravi2 added Cake
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Carlos Santana
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Allen Tompkins added Van Halen
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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Kenny Chesney
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Bruce Springsteen
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Fleetwood Mac
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Christopher Cross
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Nirvana
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Rage Against the Machine
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Grateful Dead, Bob Weir
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Garth Brooks
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Johnny Cash
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Queens of the Stone Age
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Rolling Stones
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