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Little Boxes



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I'm not sure if we're allowed to post covers up here, but I made my own rendition of the "Weeds" theme song, "Little Boxes," and I really like it, thought you all may like it too.
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Uploaded: Dec 19, 2007 - 03:00:58 PM
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2017 - 07:42:57 PM Last Played: Jun 08, 2019 - 12:10:14 PM
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Ed Hannifin said 4199 days ago (December 19th, 2007)
It's good to hear from you again, Stacey...
Short answer to the implied question is no, we're not s'posed to post covers, although it does seem to happen from time to time...

This has to be the most unusual version of this old folkie standard that I have ever heard... Pretty cool... Neat guitar sounds, if that is guitar...

Most people do this tune pretty sing-song-y... this has a rare intensity, along with the change of meter...Your voice is right there, as always...

I think Malvina Reynolds wrote this one...

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J.A.Stewart said 4199 days ago (December 20th, 2007)
Shucks! I Thought...
this was a tune about Christmas gifts. ;)

Ed (Ejh), gave you the correct skinny on covers, but I'm glad I got to hear this one. It is an unusually lush treatment for this song.

Glad to see/hear you're alive and well, Stacey. Happy holidays to you. ;)

--- Joe
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Mystified said 4198 days ago (December 20th, 2007)
what a cool version...
...of this song!

You have such a talent!
Thank you for sharing it here :)
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Godchaser said 4198 days ago (December 21st, 2007)
Cover shudder.
This is awesome.Love the new take on the ol' boxes.Much enjoyed the piece.

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Sir Bass said 4197 days ago (December 21st, 2007)
c u online
stopping, can you dig it, ice voice.
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stacey said 4197 days ago (December 21st, 2007)
Thanks peeps!
I appreciate your comments!


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thoddi said 4197 days ago (December 21st, 2007)
You have a beautiful voice Stacey. And your harmonies and background vocals are very well done.

Are you playing all instruments here? Sounds good!

Enjoyed the song. Thank you:)
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thetiler said 4196 days ago (December 22nd, 2007)
Enjoyed this
tune! Your voice is haunting, the fingerstyle guitar sounds really nice here. But again it could be a synth. But really nice. Great combination of sound and wow, what a voice!
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stacey said 4188 days ago (December 30th, 2007)
Me musician baby!
Yes, I'm playing all the instruments. Thanks so much!
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Feter said 4194 days ago (December 24th, 2007)
Little Boxes
well this is a remarkable version as a folkie
I heard this from Pete Seeger and tom paxton as well
not sure who wrote it I saw it on old 60s old books
now here with this wonderfull take and sweetness
emoitional singing I have to thank you with such
gem you shared here with us ... !
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The Fritters said 4193 days ago (December 25th, 2007)
oh well
You should send this in to the producers of "Weeds". I heard an interview with one of those guys on the Coverville podcast (which if never heard, you can get through iTunes or at coverville.com
Or at least send it in to Coverville. They did have an all-"Little Boxes" show, I believe, but maybe he'd squeeze one more in.

This most definitely is a cover and is against the terms of the site for legal reasons. You've departed significantly from the music, so much so that it could be its own song if the words were different. In some respects, I think the sing-songy quality of the original version actual underscores the message of the song a little better, about the stepford-wives-like creepiness founded in suburban sprawl that is probably even more true now than it was when Malvina Reynolds wrote this in the '60s. But this version is pretty good too, with that minor key thing making it more lonely sounding.
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c4rson said 4192 days ago (December 26th, 2007)
A beautiful version...

Voices soaring... Taking us with them...

I love it... :-)))
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said 4096 days ago (March 31st, 2008)
A lovely fun song.
Peace Dee.
timothy devine said 3854 days ago (November 29th, 2008)
Stacy Stacy Stacy
new fan just checking around
I love the guitar in this/ a touch of chorus n verb and who know what
its a sound i would pic
very cool
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