Malvina Reynolds

Just picked up a nice used record called “Malvina”. I was browsing the stacks at End Of An Ear and came across a peculiar looking record with an old lady on it. I flipped it over and read the songs. One caught my eye, “Little Boxes”. I’m an avid Weeds fan and have the DVR set to “tape” each episode. The opening theme is “Little Boxes”. I always liked it because it sums up every planned community in any city. I slapped it on one of the demo tables to make sure it was the same and it was. SCORE! The rest of the album is excellent, almost rockin’! Malvina was from San Francisco and hung with the likes of Pete Seeger. She even did some guest appearances on Sesame Street as “Kate”. Her voice oddly reminds me of Victoria Williams. Malvina passed on in 1978.