Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Mexico in songs


This is -alphabetically- the full playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast tomorrow Wednesday 23 November 2016, with songs referring to Mexico. At the end of this list you can find the actual playlist.


Acapulco Nights - G.J. LUNGHI (single, 1984)
Lyrics



Alejandro - LADY GAGA (LP The Fame Monster, 2009)
US # 5, UK # 7, FI # 1, DE # 2, AT # 2, IT # 2, FR # 3, CH # 3, BE # 3, ES # 3, NO # 3, SE # 4, DK # 4, NL # 7, AU # 2, NZ # 11
Lyrics: hot like Mexico



Americana - ALEC R. COSTANDINOS (LP Americana, 1981)
Lyrics: Acapulco



Angelo - BROTHERHOOD OF MAN (LP Images1977)
UK # 1, IE # 1, BE # 3, NL # 5, DE # 14, NZ # 37
Lyrics: Long ago, high on a mountain in Mexico



Anita - COSTA CORDALIS (single, 1976)
CH # 1, DE # 3, AT # 4, BE # 12, NL # 15
Lyrics: Ich fand sie irgendwo, allein in Mexiko



Are You With Me? - LOST FREQUENCIES (single, 2014)
UK # 1, DE # 1, CH # 1, AT # 1, BE # 1, SE # 1, NL # 3, FI # 3, DK # 3, FR # 4, NO# 4, EUROPEAN # 1, AU # 1, NZ # 9
Lyrics: I wanna dance by water neath the Mexican sky



Bandido - LA BIONDA (LP Bandido, 1978)
Lyrics: He can break the back in all Acapulco



The Cisco Kid - WAR (LP The World Is A Ghetto, 1972)
US # 2, NL # 18
Lyrics: we met down on the Fort of Rio Grande



Come Fly With Me - FRANK SINATRA (LP Come Fly With Me, 1958)
Lyrics: just say the words and we'll beat the birds down to Acapulco Bay



Fernando - ABBA (single, 1976)
UK # 1, IE # 1, DE # 1, AT # 1, CH # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, SE # 2, NO # 2, EUROPEAN # 1, US #13, NZ # 1
The song refers to The Mexican Revolution (1910)
Lyrics: do you still recall the frightful night we crossed the Rio Grande



Five Long Years - COLIN JAMES (LP Colin James, 1988)
Lyrics: We danced in the Rio Grande and we listened to all the Mexican bands



Give It Up - ZZ TOP (LP Recycler, 1990)
US # 79, DE # 69
Lyrics: I fell in love down in Mexico



Go Rosa - SANDY ROGERS (OST Fool For Love, 1985)
Lyrics: go Rosa, go, go back to Mexico



Guitar Man - ELVIS PRESLEY (single, 1967)
Cover version of ''Guitar Man'' by Jerry Reed (1967)
Lyrics: up & down the Gulf of Mexico



Hey Jack Kerouac - 10.000 MANIACS (LP In My Tribe, 1987)
Lyrics: just like Mary down in Mexico on All Souls Day



Hey Joe - THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE (single, Dec 1966)
Cover version of the traditional song ''Hey Joe'', originally recorded by The Leaves (1965)
Lyrics: I'm going way down south, way down to Mexico way



Highwayman - WAYLON JENNINGS, WILLIE NELSON, JOHNNY CASH & KRIS KRISTOFFERSON (LP Highwayman, 1985)
Lyrics: I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Merxico



Hypnotized - FLEETWOOD MAC (LP Mystery To Me, 1973)
Lyrics: they say there's a place down in Mexico, where a man can fly over mountains & hills and he don't need an aeroplane or some kind of engine



In These Shoes - KIRSTY MacCOLL (LP Tropical Brainstorm, 2000)
UK # 82
Lyrics:So, I'm sitting at a bar in Guadalajara, in walks a guy with a farv way look in his eyes



Injun Joe - THE JOHNNYS (LP Highlights Of A Dangerous Life, 1986)
AU # 32
Lyrics: stealing tribal gold, way down in Mexico



Jamaica Farewell - HARRY BELAFONTE (single, 1956)
US # 14
Lyrics: I've been from Maine to Mexico



Loco In Acapulco - THE FOUR TOPS (OST Buster, 1988)
UK # 7, NL # 9, BE # 13, DE # 23
Lyrics



Maxine - DONALD FAGEN (LP The Nightfly, 1982)
Lyrics: Mexico City is like another world



Me & My Monkey - ROBBIE WILLIAMS (LP Escapology, 2002)
Lyrics: couldn't help but notice this Mexican starring at me



Mexicali Blues - GRATEFUL DEAD (LP Skeletons From The Closet, 1974)
Cover version of ''Mexicali Blues'' by Bob Weir (1972)
Lyrics: Mexicali



Mexican Moon - CONCRETE BLONDE (LP Mexican Moon, 1993)
Lyrics: take me to the Zona Rosa



Mexican Radio - WALL OF VOODOO (LP  Call Of The West, 1982)
Lyrics: I wish I was in Tijuana



Modern Dance - LOU REED (LP Ecstacy2000)
Lyrics: maybe I could go to Yucatan where women are women and a man's a man



Pink Houses - JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP (LP Uh-Huh, 1983)
US # 8
Lyrics: vacation down at the Gulf of Mexico



Pistolero - DSCHINGHIS KHAN (LP Wir Sitzen Alle Im Selben Boot, 1981)
DE # 15
Lyrics: er sprang aus dem bett und sah drei Mexikaner... Desperado von Mexiko



Planet Texas - KENNY ROGERS (LP Something Inside So Strong, 1989)
Lyrics: there ain't no sight like a desert looking down Mexico



Ride Like The Wind - CHRISTOPHER CROSS (LP Christopher Cross, 1980)
US # 2, UK # 69, NZ # 31
There was a cover version by Saxon in 1988, that became a radio hit in Hellas.
Lyrics: to make it to the border of Mexico



Spanish Eyes - AL MARTINO (single, 1965)
US # 15, BE # 1, DE # 3, AT # 3, NL # 13
Cover version of ''Moon Over Naples'' by Bert Kaempfert (1964)
Lyrics: Prettiest eyes in all of Mexico



Speedy Gonzales - PAT BOONE (single, 1962)
US # 6, UK # 2, DE # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, NO # 1
Cover version of ''Speedy Gonzales'' by David Dante (1961)
Lyrics: it was a moolit night in Old Mexico



The Last DJ - TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS (LP The Last DJ, 2002)
Lyrics: he got in a station down in Mexico



The Mexican - BABE RUTH (LP First Base, 1972)
Lyrics



The Only Living Boy In New York - SIMON & GARFUNKEL (LP Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970)
Lyrics: fly down to Mexico



They All Went To Mexico - CARLOS SANTANA & WILLIE NELSON (single, 1983)
BE # 5, NL # 6
Lyrics



Tijuana Taxi - HERB ALPERT (single, 1965)
US # 38



Up On Cripple Creek - THE BAND (LP The Band, 1969)
US # 25
Lyrics: straight down the Mississippi river to the Gulf of Mexico



Veracruz - SANTANA feat BUDDY MILES (LP Freedom, 1987)
Lyrics: down in Veracruz



Where Did Your Heart Go - WAS (NOT WAS) (LP Was (Not Was), 1981)
The song became famous via Wham! cover version in 1986.
Lyrics: where did your heart go, did you put it on a train, did you leave it in the rain or down in Mexico



Στην Πυρά - ΑΝΝΑ ΒΙΣΣΗ (LP Απαγορευμένο, 2008)
Στίχοι: στο μεταξύ θα πεταχτώ μέχρι το Μεξικό



The playlist

22:00:18 Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzalez (1962)
22:03:10 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Tijuana Taxi (single, 1965)
22:05:20 Grateful Dead - Mexicali Blues (1974)
22:08:48 Four Tops - Loco In Acapulco (OST Buster, 1988)
22:13:08 Kirsty Maccoll - In These Shoes (LP Tropical Brainstrom, 2000)
22:16:40 Carlos Santana feat. Buddy Miles - Veracruz (LP Freedom, 1987)
22:20:15 Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind (LP Christopher Cross, 1980)
22:24:01 La Bionda - Bandido (LP Bandido, 1978)
22:32:24 Costa Cordalis - Anita (1976)
22:35:27 G.J. Lunghi - Acapulco Nights (1984)
22:38:46 Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo (LP Images, 1977)
22:41:57 ABBA - Fernando (1976)
22:46:08 Concrete Blonde - Mexican Moon (LP Mexican Moon, 1993)
22:51:14 Babe Ruth - The Mexican (LP First Base, 1972)
22:54:30 The Johnnys - Injun Joe (LP Highlights of a Dangerous Life, 1986)
22:57:25 Colin James - Five Long Years (LP Colin James, 1988)
23:02:10 Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio (LP Call Of The West, 1982)
23:06:31 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - The Last DJ (LP The Last DJ, 2002)
23:10:09 The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Hey Joe (1966 / LP Are You Experienced? 1967)
23:13:44 The Band - Up On Cripple Creek (LP The Band, 1969)
23:18:20 John Cougar Mellencamp - Pink Houses (LP Uh-Huh, 1983)
23:23:11 Fleetwood Mac - Hypnotized (LP Mystery To Me, 1973)
23:27:39 Simon and Garfunkel - The Only Living Boy In New York (LP Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970)
23:31:39 Lou Reed - Modern Dance (LP Ecstacy, 2000)
23:35:53 Was (Not Was) - Where Did Your Heart Go? (LP Was (Not Was), 1981)
23:40:45 Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me (LP Come Fly With Me, 1958)
23:44:09 Al Martino - Spanish Eyes (1965)
23:47:01 Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewell (1956)
23:50:12 Sandy Rogers - Go Rosa (OST Fool For Love, 1985)
23:55:30 Carlos Santana feat. Willie Nelson - They All Went to Mexico (LP Havana Moon, 1983)


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