Down in Mexico

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"Down in Mexico"
Single by The Coasters
from the album The Coasters
B-side "Turtle Dovin'"
Released 1956
Genre Doo-wop
Length 3:15
Label Atco
Writer(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
The Coasters singles chronology
"Down in Mexico"
"One Kiss Led to Another"

"Down in Mexico" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and released by The Coasters on their album, The Coasters.[1] The song reached #8 on R&B chart in 1956.[2]

The song has appeared in the film Death Proof, directed by Quentin Tarantino. The version used is a re-recording done in 1973. The song also appears in The Hangover Part III, directed by Todd Phillips.

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  1. ^ Leiber & Stoller interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969)
  2. ^ The Coasters charting singles Retrieved February 22, 2012
  3. ^ Bobby Short, Speaking of Love Retrieved February 22, 2012
  4. ^ Ella Mae Morse, Sensational Retrieved February 22, 2012
  5. ^ Deja Voodoo, Too Cool to Live, Too Smart to Die Retrieved February 22, 2012
  6. ^ Kaleidoscope, Greetings from Kartoonistan...(We Ain't Dead Yet) Retrieved February 22, 2012
  7. ^ Ronnie Dawson, Monkey Beat! Retrieved February 22, 2012

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