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Wall Of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

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On this date in 1982, Wall Of Voodoo released "Mexican Radio" as a 12 inch. It was their second single. The B side was an instrumental (with some talking in the background) called "There's Nothing On This Side". The 12 inch also included a dub version of "Mexican Radio". They would also release a 7 inch version of the song around this time (with "Call Of The West" as the B side). Both "Mexican Radio" and "Call Of The West" appeared on their second album, Call Of The West (though the A side was a different version), while both extras on the 12 inch were left off. The single was re-released in 1983 and reached the #58 spot on the U.S. singles chart. The Los Angeles post-punk/new wave band disbanded in 1988.



Wikipedia: Wall Of Voodoo

Official Website: wallofvoodoo.net

Video: Wall Of Voodoo - Mexican Radio - on The Tube - 1982 - youtube

Blogload: Wall Of Voodoo - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Americans - a compilation including the single versions of "Mexican Radio" and "There's Nothing On This Side" - noisejunkie.blogspot.com

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