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
Songwriter(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
The Coasters singles chronology
"Down in Mexico"
"One Kiss Led to Another"

"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.

Cover versions[edit]


  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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