Backyard Lemon Tree

by Poor Nameless Boy

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This song was inspired by a friend's trip down to California to meet his future wife's family for the first time.


I found the courage to purchase an airplane seat.
To empty my pockets and pass through security.
I'll grab my carry on and I don't wanna be late.
I got two long flights and a father to face. Oh oh oh oh

I'm gonna fly to California and sit under the backyard lemon tree.
I plan to steal away the softest heart I've ever seen.

I hope the turbulence don't make me come apart
I'm sure I'm as pale as the picture on my passport.
Is 10 am too soon to order a drink?
I've got two long flights and too much time to think. Oh oh oh oh

We landed 20 minutes late in Denver.
Exit the plane, head down the escalator.
Wait in line at the U.S. Customs
Man at the desk had all kinds of questions
He said, "Why are you here sir" "What's the purpose"
I said, "I'm in a hurry and I'm all kinds of nervous."


released March 29, 2013
written by Joel Henderson, performed by Poor Nameless Boy

Joel Henderson - acoustic guitar, vocals
Jake Fretz - electric guitar
Sandon Weber - bass

Produced by Sector One Sound
Sandon Weber - edit/master



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Poor Nameless Boy regina, Saskatchewan

A lover of melodic music, Poor Nameless Boy attempts to show the world that pop hooks can be hidden in an indie folk sound.

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