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Song Released: 1999

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Little Man Lyrics

I remember walkin' 'round the court square sidewalk
Lookin' in windows at things I couldn't want
There's Johnson's hardware and Morgan's jewelry
And the old Lee King's apothecary
They ware the little man, the little man

I go back now and...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 22nd 2012 report

    It's a song about the little things a town loses when development rolls around.
    He says that you lose little things like the ability to just wander the streets and enjoys window shopping or the kind folk that once came out to help when you have a flat tyre on a rainy night. It shows how development changes a good thing to a bad when you really look at the small things.

  2. anonymous
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    Jul 19th 2011 report

    It's about how the walmarts of the world and the strip malls and exporting manufacturing to China have destroyed and homogenized everything that once made America great. This can be clearly evidence in the once bustling Main Streets across America which are now mostly abandoned and run down.

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