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The single was first released three years later, in 1977, on Epic Records
Epic Records is an American record label, owned by Sony Music Entertainment. Though it was originally conceived as a jazz imprint, it has since expanded to represent various genres. L.A...
in the US, due to the efforts of Epic's Steve Popovich, who was given label credit for mastering the original single. Two years after that, "Seaside Woman" was released by A&M Records
A&M Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group that operates under the mantle of its Interscope-Geffen-A&M division.-Beginnings:...
in the UK in a regular version, which featured diagonal red stripes on the cover and circular ones on the label, and a special "boxed" version with 10 "saucy" seaside-style postcards. In 1986 it was re-released by EMI U.K. in an extended-length 12" version.
"Seaside Woman" charted at #59 in the US but did not chart in the UK.
"Seaside Woman" was turned into a cartoon short by Oscar Grillo in 1980. It depicts a young Jamaican girl and her loving parents who tend the fishing lines in Jamaica. The film won the Short Film Palme d'Or
The Short Film Palme d'Or is the highest prize given to a short film at the Cannes Film Festival. It is chosen by the same jury of the Cinéfondation....
at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes International Film Festival , is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is among the world's most prestigious and publicized film festivals...
The cartoon was released (along with Oriental Nightfish
Oriental Nightfish is a 1978 animated film directed by Ian Emes which accompanies the Linda McCartney track Oriental Nightfish. The film has a running time of 4m 30s and features animation by Ian Emes with the track Oriental Nightfish performed Wings, the band Linda and her husband Paul McCartney...
) on the VHS issue of Rupert and the Frog Song
Rupert and the Frog Song is a 1984 animated film written and produced by Paul McCartney and directed by Geoff Dunbar and Raymond 'George' Taylor. The making of Rupert and the Frog Song began in 1981 and ended in 1983. The film was released theatrically as an accompaniment to McCartney's feature...
. It was re-released on DVD in 2004 (this time without Oriental Nightfish) on Tales of Wonder Music and Animation Classics