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Just got home from Illinois, lock the front door, oh boy!
Got to sit down, take a rest on the porch.
Imagination sets in, pretty soon I'm singing,

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Doo, doo, doo, Looking out my back door.
There's a giant doing cartwheels,
A statue wearing high heels.
Look at all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn.
A dinosaur Victrola listening to Buck Owens.

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Tambourines and elephants are playing in the band.
Won't you take a ride on the flying spoon?
Doo, doo doo.
Wond'rous apparition provided by magician.

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Tambourines and elephants are playing in the band.
Won't you take a ride on the flying spoon?
Doo, doo doo.
Bother me tomorrow, today, I'll buy no sorrows.

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Forward troubles Illinois, lock the front door, oh boy!
Look at all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn.
Bother me tomorrow, today, I'll buy no sorrows.

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    UnregisteredJan 26, 2012 at 2:04 am
    It's my understanding that the song is refering to just getting out of joliet prison and coming home, getting high on herion(the 'silver spoon') and enjoying freedom once again
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    acdcfreak1Dec 20, 2010 at 10:30 pm
    this is a great song written by the great creedence clearwater revival no one should evr forget doo doo doo looking out my backdoor. calssic!

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