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Tin Soldier: SMALL FACES

Australian singles charts:
Tin Soldier entered the Kent charts on 13 January 1968 and peaked at #3. It was #36 on the Top 100 of 1968.

Songwriters:
Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane

Producers:
Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane

Wikipedia:
Tin Soldier was originally written by Steve Marriott for singer P.P. Arnold, but Marriott liked it so much he kept it himself. It was a song that he wrote to his first wife, Jenny Rylance. P.P. Arnold can be heard singing backing vocals on the song and also performed as guest singer at television recordings of the song.
The song seems to have been influenced by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Steadfast Tin Soldier, the story of an imperfect tin soldier’s desire for a paper ballerina.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tin_Soldier

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