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Mexico
Written by: James Taylor
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett
Peak Chart Position: Billboard Adult Comtemporary: #25;

Originally from the Album: Barometer Soup (1995)
Additional Discography:
Live in Las Vegas, NV (2003)

Live in Auburn, WA (2003)
Live in Cincinnati, OH (2004)
Live in Mansfield, MA (2004)
Live In Hawaii (2005)

Lyrics:
Verse
WAY DOWN HERE
YOU NEED A REASON TO MOVE
FEEL A FOOL
RUNNIN' YOUR STATE SIDE GAME
LOSE YOUR LOAD
LEAVE YOUR MIND BEHIND, BABY JAMES

Chorus
OH MEXICO
IT SOUNDS SO SIMPLE
I JUST GOT TO GO
THE SUN'S SO HOT
I FORGOT TO GO HOME
GUESS I'LL HAVE TO GO NOW

Verse
AMERICANO'S GOT THE SLEEPY EYES
BUT HIS BODY'S STILL SHAKEN LIKE A LIVE WIRE
SENIORITA WITH HER EYES ON FIRE, DON'T YOU KNOW

Chorus
OH MEXICO
IT SOUNDS SO SWEET
WITH THE SUN SINKIN' LOW
THE MOONS SO BRIGHT
LIKE TO LIGHT UP THE LIGHT
MAKE EVERYTHING ALL RIGHT

Verse
BABYS HUNGRY
AND THE MONEY'S ALL GONE
THE FOLKS BACK HOME
DON'T WANT TO TALK ON THE PHONE
SHE GETS A LONG LETTER
SENDS BACK A POST CARD
TIMES ARE HARD

Chorus
OH DOWN IN MEXICO
I NEVER REALLY BEEN
SO I DON'T REALLY KNOW
OOOOHHHHHH MEXICO
I GUESS I'LL HAVE TO GO NOW
OOOOHHHHHH MEXICO
I'VE NEVER REALLY BEEN
BUT I'D SURE LIKE TO GO
WOOOOHHHHHH MEXICO
I GUESS I'LL HAVE TO GO NOW

Shows Played At:
10-15-2015: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
07-26-2014: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI
07-19-2014: Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
06-21-2014: Toyota Stadium – Frisco, TX
05-31-2014: Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, TX
05-29-2014: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
06-26-2012: Mohegan Sun – Uncasville, CT
03-10-2012: Viejas Arena – San Diego, CA
10-23-2010: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-21-2010: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-19-2010: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
10-16-2010: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
09-04-2010: Nissan Pavillion – Bristow, VA
09-02-2010: Nissan Pavillion – Bristow, VA
08-31-2010: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-14-2010: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
08-10-2010: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
08-07-2010: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
06-26-2010: Alpine Valley Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-22-2010: DTE Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-19-2010: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
01-06-2009: Margaritville Cozumel – Cozumel,
10-21-2008: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-16-2008: Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
04-21-2008: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
10-27-2005: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
10-22-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-27-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
05-29-2004: Texas Stadium – Dallas, TX
01-30-2004: Maui Arts & Cultural Ctr – Maui, HI
01-28-2004: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
01-24-2004: Arrowhead Pond – Anaheim, CA
01-22-2004: Margaritaville Cafe – Las Vegas, NV
01-20-2004: HP Pavilion – San Jose, CA
09-23-2003: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-20-2003: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-18-2003: Clark County Amphitheatre – Vancouver, WA
09-16-2003: White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
08-30-2003: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-28-2003: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-26-2003: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-23-2003: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
08-21-2003: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
08-19-2003: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
07-13-2003: Southampton College – Southampton, NY
07-05-2003: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-03-2003: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
07-01-2003: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
06-28-2003: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-26-2003: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-24-2003: DTE Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
04-26-2003: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
04-24-2003: Pepsi Arena – Denver, CO
04-22-2003: Smirnoff Music Center – Dallas, TX
04-19-2003: AM South Amphitheatre – Nashville, TN
04-17-2003: HiFi Buys Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
04-15-2003: The Woodlands – Houston, TX
02-13-2003: American Airlines Arena – Miami, FL
02-10-2003: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
02-09-2003: Margaritaville Cafe – Orlando, FL
02-08-2003: St Pete Times Forum – Tampa, FL
02-05-2003: Colonial Center – Columbia, SC
02-03-2003: RBC Center – Raleigh, NC
02-01-2003: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
11-02-2002: Nikkis Beach Club – Miami, FL
10-08-2002: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
02-08-2001: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
08-31-2000: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-29-2000: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-26-2000: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-19-2000: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-27-2000: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
07-25-2000: Polaris Amphitheatre – Columbus, OH
07-22-2000: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-20-2000: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
02-28-1999: Fleet Center – Boston, MA
02-22-1999: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
12-28-1998: Double Diamond – Aspen, CO
12-08-1998: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
12-04-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
12-02-1998: Mobile Civic Center – Mobile, AL
10-11-1998: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-09-1998: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-07-1998: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-06-1998: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-03-1998: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-30-1998: Tacoma Dome – Tacoma, WA
09-29-1998: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
09-26-1998: Fiddlers Green – Denver, CO
09-24-1998: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
08-30-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-28-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-26-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-25-1998: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-22-1998: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-21-1998: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-19-1998: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-18-1998: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-06-1998: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-05-1998: PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
08-03-1998: Polaris Amphitheatre – Columbus, OH
08-01-1998: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-31-1998: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-29-1998: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
07-27-1998: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
07-25-1998: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-24-1998: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-04-1998: Carter Finley Stadium – Raleigh, NC
07-02-1998: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-30-1998: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-27-1998: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-25-1998: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-23-1998: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-20-1998: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-19-1998: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-17-1998: GTE Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
06-14-1998: North Charleston Coliseum – Charleston, SC
10-13-1995: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-07-1995: Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
10-04-1995: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
09-30-1995: Sandstone Amphitheatre – Kansas City, KS
09-23-1995: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
09-22-1995: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-25-1995: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-23-1995: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-20-1995: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-17-1995: Ontario Molson Park – Toronto,
08-15-1995: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
08-14-1995: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
08-11-1995: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-08-1995: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
Number of Shows: 131