I Know A Little

Album: Street Survivors (1977)
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  • Yes sir

    Well the bigger the city, well the brighter the lights
    The bigger the dog, well the harder the bite
    I don't know where you been last night
    But I think mama, you ain't doin' right

    Say I know a little
    I know a little about it
    I know a little
    I know a little 'bout it
    I know a little 'bout love
    And baby I can guess the rest

    Well now I don't read that daily news
    'Cause it ain't hard to figure
    Where people get the blues
    They can't dig what they can't use
    If they stick to themselves
    They'd be much less abused

    Say I know a little
    Lord I do know a little about it
    I know a little
    I know a little 'bout it
    I know a little 'bout love
    Baby I can guess the rest
    Play me a little, oh yeah
    Yeah

    Well if you want me to be your only man
    Said listen up mama, teach you all I can
    Do right baby, by your man
    Don't worry mama, teach you all I can

    Say I know a little
    Lord I do know a little about it
    I know a little
    I know a little 'bout it
    I know a little 'bout love
    Baby I can guess the rest
    Well I know a little 'bout love
    Baby I want your best Writer/s: STEVE GAINES
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Jimmy B. from Dallas TxSteve Gaines was so underrated, even w/ Skynyrd. When you look at all the songs that he has written, but didn't have the Forum to set them up properly, and then found Ronnie & Lynyrd Skynyrd as a venue/ vehicle to Showcase his many talents including writing (and co-producing 4 songs on the STREET SURVIVORS album) with Ronnie and lead guitar, I miss him dearly especially knowing what he could and would have been to Lynyrd Skynyrd and to himself. I've read many many articles about what a happy-go-lucky Midwest Heartland blues'r type of guy he was. So much talent & potential, musically and as a pure example of "yeah, he's cool as they come" / regular guy. Losing sister Cassie at the same time along with Ronnie was so tragic. She could sing like a bird. There must be an answer upstairs somewhere. I hope I'll find out and meet them again.
  • Sah From Li from South Carolina Love and miss the GREATEST AMERICAN BAND EVER!!
  • Rj from KentuckyOK, I know I couldn't make this up. Back in the late 8os I remember seeing a video of a female country group singing "I know a little". Anyone else remember this?
  • Beau St John from FloridaThis is another great skynyrd song
  • Camille from Toronto, OhLots of us 'old timers' love singing the chorus, after you been around the block a few times you know how things work. Great, fun song.
  • Oldpink from New Castle, InSteve simply BLAZES away with his guitar on this.
    Nice bit of keyboards to match later on.
    Great song!
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