Old Siam, Sir

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"Old Siam, Sir"
Single by Wings
from the album Back to the Egg
B-side "Spin It On"
Released 1 June 1979 (UK)
Format 7"
Recorded 23 July 1978
Genre Hard rock
Length 2:16
Label Parlophone/EMI (UK)
Writer(s) Paul McCartney
Producer(s) Paul McCartney
Chris Thomas
Wings singles chronology
"Goodnight Tonight"
(1979)
"Old Siam, Sir"
(1979)
"Getting Closer"
(1979)
Back to the Egg track listing

"Old Siam, Sir" is a hard rock single from Wings' 1979 album, Back to the Egg. It was the A-side of the UK version of the single, reaching No. 35.[1] The B-side in the UK was also a track from the album, "Spin it On". "Old Siam, Sir" was also the B-side of the US single "Arrow Through Me".

Recording[edit]

Wings drummer Steve Holly, while playing keyboards during a studio session, developed a chord sequence that was eventually used in the instrumental section of the song.[2] Paul McCartney and guitarist Denny Laine later recorded an instrumental demo for the song called "Super Big Heatwave".

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