Grandma's hands
Clapped in church on Sunday morning
Grandma's hands
Played a tambourine so well
Grandma's hands
Used to issue out a warning
She'd say, "Billy don't you run so fast
Might fall on a piece of glass
"Might be snakes there in that grass"
Grandma's hands

Grandma's hands
Soothed a local unwed mother
Grandma's hands
Used to ache sometimes and swell
Grandma's hands
Used to lift her face and tell her,
She'd say "Baby, Grandma understands
That you really love that man
Put yourself in Jesus hands"
Grandma's hands

Grandma's hands
Used to hand me piece of candy
Grandma's hands
Picked me up each time I fell
Grandma's hands
Boy, they really came in handy
She'd say, "Matty don' you whip that boy
What you want to spank him for?
He didn't drop no apple core"
But I don't have Grandma anymore

If I get to Heaven I'll look for
Grandma's hands

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Grandma's Hands Lyrics as written by Bill Withers

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  • +1
    General Commentjust saying the power of a grandmother and how beautiful they are...just holding grandmas hands make you feel like everythings right.
    juanasmokeon February 09, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentmy favourite bill withers song. pretty obvious meaning.reminds me of my nice grandma.
    lixy_the_pyro_pixieon April 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis songs means alot to me cause I have really lived that life an no matter what my Grandma Hands were they're to keep me focus on the right way.
    terryterr1on March 28, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo how is Grandma Bill? RIP.
    delia17601on April 05, 2020   Link

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