These Boots are Made for Walkin’: NANCY SINATRA

Australian singles chart:
These Boots are Made for Walkin’ entered the Kent charts on 12 February 1966 and was a #1 hit. The song was #1 on the Top 100 of 1966.

The song is on Boots which entered the Kent album charts on 14 May 1966 and peaked at #6.

Lee Hazlewood

Lee Hazlewood

Nancy Sinatra was on the same record label as her famous father Frank, but they were going to drop her because her first few singles flopped. Things changed when they teamed her with producer Lee Hazlewood, who wrote this for her and had her lower her delivery. Nancy regretted the song, saying in 1971, “The image created by ‘Boots’ isn’t the real me. ‘Boots’ was hard and I’m as soft as they come.” Lee had originally written the song for himself.
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