"Road to Mandalore" was a song authored and performed by the band Red Shift Limit. Referencing the planet 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 between the years 0 ABY and 4 ABY.
Behind the scenes
"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.
- Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim (First mentioned)
Notes and references
- Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim
- The Essential Atlas
- 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.