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[[File:Reparata.jpg | 200px | right | thumb |Reparata (and The Delrons)]]
[[Category:Influences on Morrissey - Music]]
Morrissey listed "Shoes" in his "Singles To Be Cremated With" ([[Headful Of Heroes - NME (1989)|"Headful Of Heroes" - NME, 1989]]) and also used it pre-concert intermissions.<br>
Johnny Marr was [https://www.morrissey-solo.com/threads/johnny-marr-talks-about-shoes-by-reparata-influence-on-a-rush-and-a-push-thestranger-com.127597/ asked about "Shoes" in thestranger.com (2013)]:
'''I'm aware that the music for the Smiths song "A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours" was borrowed from a song called "Shoes," by Reparata. How were you introduced to that song?'''<br>
It was inspired by that, yeah—the bulk of that tune I kind of remembered from being a kid while it was on the English charts. I liked the electric piano—it stuck in my subconscious. It's funny how these things come out.
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