Pick it Up (and Put It In Your Pocket)
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
The Big Heat
Stan Ridgway
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Phil's shopping spree
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"Pick it Up (and Put It In Your Pocket)" is a song performed by Stan Ridgway, recorded in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Phil the Shill".


  • This song was not released until 1986, but "Phil the Shill" aired in December 1985, so viewers got to hear an preview of Ridgway's song before his album came out. In 2004, The Big Heat was re-released with six tracks added to the original ten.
  • Ridgway sang lead on the new wave classic "Mexican Radio" performed by his previous group Wall of Voodoo. He left the band to pursue a solo career.

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