Pop Stand: Just Shoe Me

Noel Holston
2 min readApr 21, 2024

Coming up with a list of foot and shoe songs ain’t no Little Feat

Shoe ad from 1936 issue of Leoplan Magazine. Photo by Noel “Hotfoot”Holston (Author)

This edition of Pop Stand is dedicated to my Aunt Nell, one of the most positive, adaptable humans I’ve ever known.

For a few years when she was in her 20s, she had to wear prescription corrective shoes for a foot problem. They were, in a word, ugly, and she hated them. Yet Nell’s attitude, true to her spirit, was, “If you have a…