Back in Your Own Backyard
Billie Holiday Lyrics


We leave home expecting to find a blue bird,
Hoping ev'ry cloud will be silver lined.
But we all return as we live wo learn,
That we left our happiness behind.

When they sing you "Look for the Silver Lining,"
It is silver dollars they're looking for.
You will find my friend that the rainbow's end,
Is somewhere around your kitchen door.
The bird with feathers of blue, is waiting for you,
Back in your own back yard,
You'll see your castle in Spain, through your window pane,
Back in your own back yard.
Oh you can go to the East go to the West,
But someday you'll come weary at heart back where you started from,
You'll find your happiness lies, right under your eyes,
Back In Your Own Backyard.

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, MEMORY LANE MUSIC GROUP

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goleman223

Like if Jazz class brought you here!

Tenacious Buns

it was actually a white nationalist believe it or not...

mangs856

The name of a mission in Fallout: New Vegas brought me here lol.

Matthew Muhs

+goleman223 RTB

nosmelc1001

these folks created a swinging feeling that has never been equaled

Tristan Suud

In fallout nv this is what based the quest back in your own backyard.

aerglos ?

I love that. Like that time period in fallout (the one its based off of) is so interesting, just feels nostalgic and relaxing. Like heaven.

Keemstar Kreamstar

Aaron Hanifen Just realized there are so many quests named after songs even the smaller quests (Like Wheel Of Fortune, When We Go We Will All Go Together) to the point where it’s hard to find one that isn’t based after a song.

Aaron Hanifen

Xkalinux that's why I'm here. Most quests in fallout new vegas are song based. They seem to favor Dean Martin alot

Thomas .Hennessey

According to the Billie Holiday Discography, from Jan. 12, 1938 Buck Clayton,t; Benny Morton,trb; Lester Young, ts; Teddy Wilson, p; plus three quarters of Count Basie's All-American rhythm section, Freddy Green,g; Walter Page,sb; Jo Jones,d

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