Old Pine Box

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Artwork by Paul Sahre

song name Old Pine Box
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Join Us (Four Advance Tracks), Join Us
year 2011
first played July 30, 2011 (41 known performances)
run time 1:53
sung by John Flansburgh


  • John Flansburgh on the song in a 2011 Spinner.com interview: "'Old Pine Box' is a song about a burnout but it's not sung by a burnout."
  • In a 2021 interview, John Linnell listed this song as one of his top five favorite Flansburgh songs.

Song Themes

Age, Altered Voice, Animals, Drinks, Fire, Heads, Insanity, Jail And Imprisonment, Plants, Questions, Relatives, Skulls, Songs With Handclaps, Water


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Old Pine Box is currently ranked #513 out of 1009. (88 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.23)