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Can't Turn Back
Featured in Episode
Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
1983
Album
Neruda
Writer(s)
Tom Cochrane
RIAA Certification
NONE
Sequence song appears
Locating Legba ritual site
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"Can't Turn Back" is a song by Red Rider, featured on the album Neruda in 1983. It appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Tale of the Goat".

Notes

  • The album Neruda was named for Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973). He died of heart failure during the Pinochet coup (mentioned during the episode "Baseballs of Death") and his funeral was the first public protest of the new military dictatorship.
  • The CD version of the album Neruda includes a re-release of their song "Lunatic Fringe", used in "Smuggler's Blues".
  • The song has technically appeared in two episodes of Miami Vice -- problems with securing release rights for the Columbia House VHS tapes meant "Can't Turn Back" was used in "Calderone's Return (Part II)", in place of Russ Ballard's "Voices".

Performers

  • Tom Cochrane - lead vocals, guitar
  • Ken Greer - guitar, vocals
  • Rob Baker - drums
  • Jeff Jones - bass, vocals
  • Steve Sexton - keyboards/synthesizers
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