Australian singles chart:
Rio entered the Kent Music Report on 11 July 1977 and peaked at #4. The song was #37 on the Top 100 of 1978.
The song is on From A Radio Engine To The Photon Wing which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 15 August 1977 and peaked at #24.
From a Radio Engine to the Photon Wing was released in 1977 and is the ninth album by Michael Nesmith and eighth studio album as a singer/songwriter during his post-Monkees career.
Nesmith released one single from it, Rio. Because the song ran for around 7 minutes on the album, approximately 3 minutes was edited out for the 7″ single release.
A promotional video for Rio was created by Nesmith, William Dear and William E Martin.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/From_a_Radio_Engine_to_the_Photon_Wing
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