"Road to Mandalore" was a song authored and performed by the band Red Shift Limit. Referencing[1] the planet[2] Mandalore in its title, the song was featured on the band's compilation album Thoughts from the Core. Officially banned by the Imperial Board of Culture for its anti-Imperial content, the album was available in the galaxy by the time[1] between the years 0 ABY and 4 ABY.[3]

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"Road to Mandalore" was first mentioned in Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim, a guide intended for use with West End Games' Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game system. Galaxy Guide 9 was written by Simon Smith and Eric Trautmann and was published in 1993.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim
  2. The Essential Atlas
  3. Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim is set in the time period between the Battle of Yavin and the Battle of Endor. Those battles are dated to 0 BBY and 4 ABY, respectively, by The New Essential Chronology, which also establishes the Battle of Yavin as the final event before the beginning of 0 ABY.
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