The Ballad Of The Little Man
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
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Year Released
Private Revolution
Karl Wallinger
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Crockett and Tubbs visit Duddy
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"The Ballad Of The Little Man" is a song performed by World Party, appearing on the album Private Revolution in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Lend Me an Ear".


  • Karl Wallinger left his previous band, The Waterboys (who ironically also have a song featured in the same episode), to form World Party.
  • Singing backup on two songs on the album Private Revolution is Sinead O'Connor.


  • Karl Wallinger - vocals, guitar, bass
  • Delahaye - percussion
  • Rufus Dove - electric guitar
  • Millenium Mills - keyboards

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