|Single by Alan Jackson|
|from the album Everything I Love|
|B-side||"Must've Had a Ball"|
|Released||October 14, 1996|
|Format||Promo-only CD single|
|Writer(s)||Tom T. Hall|
|Alan Jackson singles chronology|
"Little Bitty" is a song written by Tom T. Hall, and recorded by American country music artist Alan Jackson. It was released in October 1996 as the lead-off single to Jackson's fifth studio album Everything I Love. The song reached the top of the U.S. Billboard country music charts in December of that year, becoming his fourteenth Number One on that chart. It also reached number-one on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks and peaked at number 58 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it a minor crossover hit.
The song is an up-tempo in which the narrator states that some of life's greatest joys are found in the simplicity and small things of life.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that Jackson's "smooth, effortless performance is right on target." She goes on to say that the lyrics are clever and that country fans have appreciated the writer Hall's style of lyrics for a long time.
The music video was directed by Roger Pistole and it was released on October 18, 1996 on CMT.
"Little Bitty" debuted at number 41 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 26, 1996.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||2|
|US Billboard Hot 100||58|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||91|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||90|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||63|
by Deana Carter
|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
December 7-December 21, 1996
"One Way Ticket (Because I Can)"
by LeAnn Rimes
- American country music parody artist Cledus T. Judd released a parody of "Little Bitty" titled "Mindy McCready" on his 1998 album "Did I Shave My Back For This?".
- Billboard, October 19, 1996
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9785." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 13, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
- "Alan Jackson – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Alan Jackson.
- "Alan Jackson – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Alan Jackson.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1996". RPM. December 16, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1997". RPM. December 15, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
- "Best of 1997: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
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