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Footprints off McCartney's Press to Play album
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A melancholy McCartney song with chilly visuals of winter loneliness.

A long-time fave - obscure from the beginning. Any other comments?

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Footprints is a little bit spooky and eerie. I do enjoy the song, not his best, but one of the few songs from Press To Play that I can listen to without immediately turning on something else. I much prefer the Wayne Shorter song of the same title.

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"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

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-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

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Ignore the finished version which is buried in endless unnecessary overdubs and listen instead to the uncluttered early mix that circulates. Stunning.

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Yeah, really like it. Where'd you find this?

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Into the Sky with Diamonds said
 

Yeah, really like it. Where'd you find this?

  

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On a bootleg I downloaded from somewhere a long time ago; I forget the name of the bootleg (something like 'Played to Press') and the site.

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sir walter raleigh said 

 I much prefer the Wayne Shorter song of the same title.

  

YES

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!"
-- Paul McCartney

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