From the album Bond Never Broken

From the "Bond Never Broken" album

Lyrics

THE SWEETEST LITTLE GIRL IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD (A SONG FOR MY GRAND-DAUGHTER)

MUSIC AND LYRICS: RICHARD HOLLEY

VERSE 1
THE SWEETEST LITTLE GIRL IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD IS HOLLEY GIMIGLIANO.
SHE LAUGHS, SHE SINGS, SHE MAKES PRETTY THINGS,
SOME DAY SHE’LL PLAY THE GRAND PIANO.
SHE’S GOT THE CUTEST LITTLE SMILE, AND A BUTTON NOSE.
SHE WEARS HER FAVORITE PINK DRESS WITH THE BIG RED ROSE.
SHE CHOOSES POCKET BOOKS, AND GIVES YOU LITTLE LOOKS,
WHEN YOU COMB HER HAIR AND PUT A BOW HERE AND THERE.

TURN-AROUND
AND OH, ALL THE LOVE THAT SHE BRINGS,
HOLLEY CAN DO ANYTHING!

INTRO/INTERLUDE – ACCORDION Riff

1st BRIDGE
OH, WHEN SHE SLEEPS THROUGH THE NIGHT,
SHES’S LIKE A PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL, TAKING REST FROM FLIGHT.
BUT OH, WHEN SHE WAKES IN THE MORNING,
SHE’S A LITTLE TORNADO THAT GIVES YOU NO WARNING.

VERSE 2
WE PLAY HIDE AND SEEK, AND THOUGH SHE KNOWS NOT TO PEEK,
SHE CAN’T HELP HERSELF THAT WAY.
SHE’S GOT A MIND OF HER OWN, CALLS US UP ON THE TELEPHONE,
TO SHARE HER NEWS EVERYDAY.
SHE’S GOT A FASHION STYLE, SHE WEARS OUTFITS, NOT CLOTHES.
SHE MAKES A FACE FOR THE CAMERA, SHE’S HAPPY TO POSE.
SHE READS HER ABC’s, TAKES A NAP, DREAMS A DREAM.
IF YOU PLAY SCARY MONSTERS, SHE MUST BE ON YOUR TEAM.

TURN-AROUND
AND OH, ALL THE LOVE THAT SHE BRINGS,
HOLLEY CAN DO ANYTHING!

INTRO/INTERLUDE – ACCORDION Riff

2nd BRIDGE
WHEN SHE FALLS ASLEEP IN MY ARMS AND LIES THERE PEACEFULLY,
I HOPE THAT SHE CAN LIVE IN A BETTER WORLD THAN DID WE,
A WORLD OF HARMONY.

INTRO/INTERLUDE – Accordion Riff

(Repeat) VERSE 1

(Repeat) TURN-AROUND

FADE OUT – on ACCORDION Riff, vocal improvisation using Words from Verses