Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come) Lyrics



At 16 she quit high school
To make a fortune in the promise land
Got a job behind the counter
Of an all-night hamburger stand
She wrote faithfully home to Mama:
Now Mama, don't you worry none
From small things, Mama, big things one day come

It was late one Friday
As he pulled in out of the dark.
He was tall and handsome;
First she took his order; then she took his heart.
They bought a house up on a hillside
Where little feet once had run
From small things, Mama, big things one day come.

Good love is fleeting,
It's sad but it's true
But when your heart is bleeding,
You don't wanna hear the news

She packed her bags; went to Wyoming with a real estate man
They drove down to Tampa in an El Dorado Grande
She writes home "dear Mama, life is heaven in the sun"
From small things, Mama, big things one day come

She shot him dead
On a sunny Florida road,
But when they caught her asll she said was
She couldn't stand the way he drove.
Back home, lonesome Johnny
Waits for his baby's parole;
He sits high up on a hillside,
Where the Wyoming river flows.
At his feet, and almost grown now,
Sits a daughter and a handsome son.
From small things, Mama, big things one day come




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  1. The blind redneck

    Thank you so very much for uploading this, in my opinion one of the Best but not well known NGDB songs.

  2. PlzenPlinker

    Favorite NGDB song- thank you

    the winner

    glad you enjoyed it

  3. barrygioportmorien1

    My favourite song by Nitty Gritty, is "Partners, Brothers and Friends......A great tune.

    the winner

    yeah, they sure recorded some good one's. I'm going to see them next weekend in concert.

    barrygioportmorien1

    Lucky you Brent, enjoy....

  4. Glen Yates

    winner is a winner in this great band they are legends in the music country music and winner is a winner in Virginia and Brent e is too thank you for your time and channel and friend and friendship winner thanks for four good country music Star s track s on your channel winner is a winner in pretty water sapulpa creek Oklahoma USA God bless you winner and Brent e what's happening in Virginia this weekend winner is a winner in Virginia and Brent e is too winner getting better day by day winner thanks for your channel s winner and Brent e favorite listen er fan friend favorite listen er Glenn yates in pretty water sapulpa creek Oklahoma USA God bless winner and Brent e

    the winner

    +Glen Yates a Thanks for enjoying this doing Glenn. Great that you enjoyed it.

    Glen Yates

    winner is a winner in Virginia and Brent e is too are you going to have some time to send me some more tonight winner and Brent e please play some more for me and please let me know if you can and thanks for your time and channel and friend and friendship winner and Brent e i am in bed right now trying to get rid of this deep deep cold and winner is a winner in Virginia and Brent e is too please let me know winner and Brent e Glenn yates is your favorite Listen er friend fan favorite listen er to your channel s winner and Brent e God bless you

    the winner

    +Glen Yates Yes my friend. There will be more songs posted hopefully sometime tonight. Thanks for listening.