These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

"These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" is a hit song written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded by Nancy Sinatra in 1966


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I had the requisite pair of go-go boots, mini-skirt, and long blonde hair, and my older sister and I used to have a blast dancing to this song - I was 9, she was 14! Those were fun times!

"These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" charted January 22, 1966, and reached No. 1 in the United States Billboard Hot 100 and in the UK Singles Chart. Lee Hazlewood intended to record the song himself, saying that "it's not really a girl's song", but Sinatra talked him out of it, saying that "coming from a guy it was harsh and abusive, but was perfect for a little girl to sing". Hazlewood agreed. Sinatra's recording of the song was made with the help of Los Angeles session musicians known as the Wrecking Crew. This session included Hal Blaine on drums, Al Casey, Tommy Tedesco, and Billy Strange on guitars, Ollie Mitchell, Roy Caton and Lew McCreary on horns, Carol Kaye on electric bass and Chuck Berghofer on double bass, providing the notable bass line. Nick Bonney was the guitarist for the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. (Wikipedia)

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