In My Own Backyard

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"In My Own Backyard"
Single by Joe Diffie
from the album Honky Tonk Attitude
B-side"Here Comes That Town"
ReleasedFebruary 28, 1994
FormatCD single
Songwriter(s)Joe Diffie, Kerry Kurt Phillips, Andy Spooner
Producer(s)Johnny Slate, Bob Montgomery
Joe Diffie singles chronology
"John Deere Green"
"In My Own Backyard"
"Third Rock from the Sun"

"In My Own Backyard" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Joe Diffie. It was released in February 1994 as the fourth single from the album Honky Tonk Attitude. The song reached number 19 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and peaked at number 10 on the RPM Country Tracks in Canada.[1] The song was written by Diffie, Kerry Kurt Phillips and Andy Spooner.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Richard Jernigan and premiered in early 1994.

Chart performance[edit]

"In My Own Backyard" debuted at number 54 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of March 12, 1994.

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 10
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 19


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 106.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2496." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 6, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Joe Diffie Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.

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