Little Boxes Pete seeger

  1. The artist is Pete Seeger.
  2. The name of the song is Little boxes.
  3. It was recorded and released in 1963.
  4. Pete Seeger also sings 'This Land is Your Land' and 'Wonderful Friends'.
  5. Lyrics:

Little boxes on the hillside,

Little boxes made of ticky tacky

Little boxes on the hillside,

Little boxes all the same,

There's a green one and a pink one

And a blue on and a yellow one

And they're all made out of ticky tacky

And they all look the same

6. During the 1960's, many families moved into "cookie-cutter" homes in neighborhoods in the suburbs. Suburbanization was rapidly increasing.

7. Suburbanization and conformity were at an all-time high.

8. The song is a political satire about suburbia and how all the houses looked the same. The 'ticky-tacky' is to describe the material used to build the houses. In the other verses, he sings about how all the families in the houses are the same. He frowns upon the idea of conformity, more than just the houses, but also the at the people lived.


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