I was travelling when Joe Le Taxi first appeared and it completely passed me by. I think I first came across it in the 1990s – perhaps on television ? Top of the Pops 2 maybe ? It instantly became a firm favourite, although for a long time my only version was tucked away somewhere on a VHS videotape.
These days we have youtube, and it crops up on 6-Music every now and then
If anything there are rather too many versions on youtube – here’s one of the best