"This Ain't Nothin'" as written by and Kerry Kurt Phillips Charles Christopher Du Bois....
He was standing in the rubble
Of an old farmhouse outside Birmingham
When some on the scene reporter
Stuck a camera in the face of that old man

He said "tell the folks please mister, what are you gonna do
Now that this twister has taken all that's dear to you"
The old man just smiled
"Boy let me tell you something, this ain't nothing"

He said I lost my daddy, when I was eight years old,
That cave-in at the Kincaid mine left a big old hole,
And I lost my baby brother, best friend in my left hand
In a no win situation in a place called Vietnam
And last year I watched my loving wife,
Of fifty years waste away and die
And I held her hand til her heart of gold stopped pumping,
So this ain't nothin'

He said I learned at an early age,
There's things that matter and there's things that don't
So if you're waiting here for me to cry,
I hate to disappoint you boy, but I won't
Then he reached down in the rubble and picked up a photograph
Wiped the dirt off of it with the hand that he still had
He put it to his lips and said man she was something
But this ain't nothin'

He said I lost my daddy, when I was eight years old,
That cave-in at the Kincaid mine left a big old hole,
And I lost my baby brother, my best friend and my left hand
In a no win situation in a place called Vietnam
And last year I watched my loving wife, of fifty years waste away and die
We were holding hands when her heart of gold stopped pumping
So this ain't nothin'

He said this ain't nothin' time won't erase
And this ain't nothin' money can't replace
He said you sit and watch your loving wife
Of fifty years fighting for her life
Then you hold her hand til her heart of gold stops pumping
Yeah boy that's something,
So this ain't nothin'
No this ain't nothin'


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"This Ain't Nothin'" as written by Kerry Kurt Phillips Charles Christopher Du Bois

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    General CommentWhoops, sorry about that screw-up in the 2nd verse. I'm still learning how to post lyrics on here. Anyway, to me this song is all about perspective, and appreciating what you have. It's about how people and relationships are more important than material objects like houses. Great song.
    panheadz4everon September 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a great song. It really shows that the only thing that really matters in life is that you have your family to help you through hard times.
    1david6.comon August 09, 2011   Link

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