Went down to Mexico,
I drove my black El Camino
I met up with an old gringo
He showed me round, and said to call him Joe.
I was there about a week or so,
Wound up in the general hospital,
Joe said don't drink the water no more,
How the hell was I supposed to know?

Drove up to San Diego
Saw a sign for Mission Beach
And so, went out deep into the ocean,
Saw a shark and had a stroke.
Back in the ambulance I go,
Had a dream about a girl I used to know,
She said "I got to warn ya bout Mexico and California."

Earthquakes and sharks to start us off,
If Chupacabras ain't enough,
Black widow spiders and killer bees,
Ain't no shade and ain't no trees.
Black bears and heat, polluted air,
There's traffic jams beyond compare.
That's all I got to warn ya bout Mexico and California.

Woke up and said I got to go,
Doc said "Relax, just take it slow."
I tried to argue, but don't you know,
Bout California and Mexico?
Right then, the doctor hit the floor,
The building shook, then shook some more,
I looked down at him and swore,
"You son of a bitch! I told you so!"

Earthquakes and sharks to start us off,
If Chupacabras ain't enough,
Black widow spiders and killer bees,
Ain't no shade and ain't no trees.
Black bears and heat, polluted air,
There's traffic jams beyond compare.
That's all I got to warn ya bout Mexico and California.
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    General Comment

    fun song, featured on The O.C.

    lainey615on May 15, 2006   Link
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    this song starts out slow but really starts to jam

    good times.

    Quailmann7on May 31, 2006   Link
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    haha so cute. so true.

    hoydenon June 09, 2006   Link
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    haha, it is so true.

    !@#$%on August 15, 2006   Link
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    veryyy cute, very funny. I love it.

    Bryia_026on December 15, 2006   Link
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    such a fun hip song, i love all the pessimism towards everthing in mexica and california

    pinkfloyd4241on September 05, 2007   Link
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    the dialogue after the earthquake is hilarious when it pops from the song

    pinkfloyd4241on September 05, 2007   Link
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    omgg...i lovee ittt

    pirate176on July 29, 2008   Link
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    wow sorrry..its just so poppy and made me exccitedd

    pirate176on July 29, 2008   Link
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    this song sounds a little like "Angel or Demon" by Umbrellas, well that bouncy guitar line at least

    Marinerson October 05, 2008   Link

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