No One's Leaving

Album: Ritual De Lo Habitual (1990)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song tells the real-life story of lead singer Perry Farrell's sister, whose parents kicked her out of the house because she had a black boyfriend. The were forced to sleep in the park, as the parents preferred a homeless daughter to one dating a black man.

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