Stan Ridgway (Stanard Ridgway)

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Barstow, California, USA
While enjoying a multifaceted and successful solo career, Stan Ridgway is best remembered by some as the maestro behind Wall Of Voodoo's classic early 80's hit, "Mexican Radio." And while "Mexican Radio" is undeniably a great tune, it only hints at the full range of Ridgway's palette as a songwriter, film composer and performer. Originally conceived as a soundtrack company for low budget sci-fi and horror films, Wall Of Voodoo formed in 1977 in Hollywood, with singer/songwriter Ridgway as the focal point. They released their self-titled debut EP in 1980, followed by their first full length LP Dark Continent. Read more...


Character: Himself - Wall of Voodoo

Urgh! A Music War 1981