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Low Rider is a song written by the band War and appearing on their album Why Can't We Be Friends?, released in 1975.
It reached number one on the Billboard R&B charts and peaked at number 35 on the Pop Singles chart.
This song has been covered by Exodus, Cypress Hill, Quando Quango, Barry White, Steve Edmonds, JFA, KoЯn, Latin Alliance, and Baby G & Rock Box (titled "New Lowrider").
It was featured on the first compilation in the Lowrider Soundtrack series. War's "Low Rider" was also significantly sampled by The Beastie Boys for their track "Slow Ride" on the 1986 album Licensed to Ill.