Song Lyric Sunday – Floor/House/Roof/ Walls – Our House (Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young)

Unexpected in common hours

“Our house is a very, very, very fine house with two cats in the yard
Life used to be so hard
Now everything is easy ’cause of you”

Written by British singer-songwriter Graham Nash, Our House was recorded in 1970 by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young on their album Deja Vu. It took Nash only about an hour to write the song. He was living with singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell at the time and wrote Our House after the two of them returned home from going out to eat breakfast and then visiting an antique store.

In a 2013 radio interview on National Public Radio, Nash explained the inspiration for the song:

” Well, it’s an ordinary moment. What happened is that Joni [Mitchell] and I – I don’t know whether you know anything about Los Angeles, but on Ventura Boulevard in the Valley, there’s a very famous deli called Art’s…

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