Big Boys
Chuck Berry Lyrics


When I was just a little boy like you
I wanted to do things the big boys do
Wherever they went you knew they wouldn't let me go
And I got suspicious and I wanted to know
I was bright in school but my future looked dim
'Cause the big boys wouldn't let me party with them

Yes, yes
I didn't cry
Yes, yes
And you know why
Yes, yes
I knew when and what
Yes, yes
No ifs, ands, or buts
I was looking for joy
Yes, yes, yes, yes
When I was little bitty boy

All of the big girls with their to
And I asked them what's happening, nobody knew
But when I found out where, what, when, and why
I didn't let a single week pass by
Till the school dance when I first met you
And I learned to party like the big boys do

Yes, yes
I didn't cry
Yes, yes
And you know why
Yes, yes
I knew when and what
Yes, yes
No ifs, ands, or buts
I was looking for joy
Yes, yes, yes, yes
When I was little bitty boy

If I would have known what makes a world go 'round
I would have known what goes up must come down
If you love me like I love you, Mademoiselle Javejimbollywood
The girls want to stay and the boys want to play
So let's a-rock and roll till the break of day

Yes, yes
I didn't cry
Yes, yes
And you know why
Yes, yes
I knew when and what
Yes, yes
No ifs, ands, or buts
I was looking for joy
Yes, yes, yes, yes
When I was little bitty boy

Writer(s): Chuck Berry

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Liltonyhawk

When I was just a little boy like you
I wanted to do things the big boys do
Wherever they went you knew they wouldn't let me go
And I got suspicious and I wanted to know
I was bright in school but my future looked dim
'Cause the big boys wouldn't let me party with them

[Chorus]
Yes, yes
I didn't cry
Yes, yes
And you know why
Yes, yes
I knew when and what
Yes, yes
No ifs, ands, or buts
I was looking for joy
Yes, yes, yes, yes
When I was little bitty boy

[Verse 2]
All of the big girls with their to
When I ask 'em what's happening, nobody knew
But when I found out where, what, when, and why
I didn't let a single week pass by
Till the school dance when I first met you
And I learned to party like the big boys do

[Chorus]
Yes, yes
I didn't cry
Yes, yes
And you know why
Yes, yes
I knew when and what
Yes, yes
No ifs, ands, or buts
I was looking for joy
Yes, yes, yes, yes
When I was little bitty boy

[Verse 3]
If I would have known what makes a world go 'round
I would have known what goes up must come down
If you love me like I love you
Mademoiselle, je vous aime, voulez-vous?
The girls want to stay and the boys want to play
So let's a-rock and roll till the break of day

[Chorus]
Yes, yes
I didn't cry
Yes, yes
And you know why
Yes, yes
I knew when and what
Yes, yes
No ifs, ands, or buts
I was looking for joy
Yes, yes, yes, yes
When I was little bitty boy



All comments from YouTube:

Alex Gallagher

Love Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Eddie Cochran and 50's

Anything else?

Peter Knight

Jerry Lee Lewis & Gene Vincent for starters

Theresa Zabbo

Chubby Checker, The Supremes, The Ronettes, The Marvelettes, The Crystals, The Platters, The Drifters, The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, The Marcels, The Amboy Dukes, Ritchie Valens, The Shirelles, The Coasters, The Diamonds, The Chordettes, Jimi Hendrix, and so much more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Franz Liszt

The Beatles, Frank Sinatra

Charlotte K

Alex Gallagher Bob helms and his jingle bells

imasonof adeadbeat

@JamesGTRS 3 Bo died back in '08.

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GradeFoverF

How the hell anyone can dislike this?

poncho power

Its al the hookers he shat on

Jarski J.

@David Sipura good sport, keep it up like that :)

Mr. Vinster Guy

I may be a modern kid, but I'm way into Rock Music

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