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22 July 2021
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Wings – Hi, Hi, Hi/C Moon single cover

Written by: Paul and Linda McCartney
Recorded: November 1972
Producer: Paul McCartney

Released: 1 December 1972 (UK), 4 December 1972 (US)

Available on:
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Back In The US
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Personnel

Paul McCartney: vocals, piano, cornet
Linda McCartney: vocals, tambourine
Denny Laine: vocals, bass guitar
Denny Seiwell: xylophone, cornet
Henry McCullough: drums
Heather McCartney, Mary McCartney: vocals

‘C Moon’ was released on Wings’ third single, as a double a-side with ‘Hi, Hi, Hi’. See more…

To me, ‘Hi, Hi, Hi ‘ was a perfectly harmless little rock and roll song – ‘we’re gonna get high-high-high’. In my mind, if someone gets drunk then they’re getting high. But because of the times it was equated with pot, and so, again, the BBC banned it. They played the other side, ‘C Moon’. That was a safer track, a nice track, but ‘Hi, Hi, Hi ‘ used to go down better at concerts.

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26 July 2021
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All of these great songs (like C Moon) should have been put on his LPs. What a shame.  But thankfully, we still got to hear them.

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26 July 2021
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My favorite C Moon is off of Back In the US. Love what Wix is doing on keys with that vibraphone sound. Of course his playing on Coming Up is what makes the whole live album worth it for me. 

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26 July 2021
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There is a cool early mix of this out there with substantial differences such as with Linda’s vocals. Well worth hunting down. 

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1 August 2021
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Was that the intro I should have been in?  Oh bo bo bo lay yeah

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26 July 2022
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Remastered promo.

Having never owned ‘The McCartney Years’ I’ve never seen this and it’s pretty cool to watch it all remastered and colourised, even if they band do look quite stilted. Quite incredible what some fans can achieve, especially when the actual artists dont.

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