"Nothing From Nothing" as written by Billy Preston and Bruce Fisher....
Nothin' from nothin' leaves nothin'
You gotta have somethin' if you want to be with me
Nothin' from nothin' leaves nothin'
You gotta have somethin' if you want to be with me

I'm not tryin' to be your hero
'Cause that zero is too cold for me, Brrr
I'm not tryin' to be your highness
'Cause that minus is too low to see, yeah

Nothin' from nothin' leaves nothin'
And I'm not stuffin', believe you me
Don't you remember I told ya
I'm a soldier in the war on poverty, yeah
Yes, I am

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Nothin' from nothin' leaves nothin'
You gotta have somethin' if you want to be with me
Nothin' from nothin' leaves nothin'
You gotta have somethin' if you want to be with me

You gotta have somethin' if you want to be with me
You gotta bring me somethin' girl, if you want to be with me








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"Nothing From Nothing" as written by Bruce Fisher Billy Preston

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    General CommentNo ones commented on this kick ass song??? thats a shame.... love this song BP's the man! RIP
    Jrid20on December 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis was the very first song performed on SNL in it's original debut.

    Very similar to Stevie Wonder, imo. Good song.
    kmk_natashaon July 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentGood song. Wise advice for people about to get in a relationship.
    bocoeon February 03, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a great song. Billy Preston has one of the smoothest voices of all time. Man I would love it if he were still around
    Phadedjadedon February 29, 2012   Link

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