"Just a Little Bit" is one of two Blue Cheer singles to break the Billboard 100, and the only of their originals to do so (the other was their remake of Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues
Blue Cheer will never be mistaken for poets with "Just a Little Bit" lyrics like:You have a strange desire
When you walk across the ground
Then you set the world on fire
But poetry was never the band's calling card. Blue Cheer was all about volume, and "Just a Little Bit" stands as a proud testament. The song comes right out of the gate with distortion, frenetic drumming, and Dickie Peterson's snarling vocals. There's no softening or fade out at the end, either. It ends as it began, a sonic assault way ahead of its time.