I CAN SEE FOR MILES
- A: I CAN SEE FOR MILES
- B: UK: SOMEONE’S COMING
- B: US: MARY ANNE WITH THE SHAKY HANDS
UK: Track 640 011 Released: 13 October 1967 Highest chart position: #10 US: Decca 32206 Released: 18 September 1967 Highest chart position: #9 I CAN SEE FOR MILES Written by Pete Townshend Produced by Kit Lambert Recorded at CBS, London; Talentmasters, New York and Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, May-September 1967 SOMEONE’S COMING Written by John Entwistle Produced by Kit Lambert Recorded at CBS Studios, London, 23 May 1967 with horns and vocal overdubs CBS, Hollywood, 17 August 1967 MARY ANNE WITH THE SHAKY HAND(S) written by Pete Townshend Produced by Kit Lambert Recorded at Talentmasters, New York, 6-7 August 1967 When I CAN SEE FOR MILES didn’t sell particularly well in the UK, PeteTownshend was somewhat disappointed. He is quoted as saying, “To me it was the ultimate Who record, yet it didn’t sell. I spat on the British record buyer.” The B-side of the US single had MARY ANNE WITH THE SHAKY HANDS – she seemed to have gained an extra hand for the US pressing.