Grandma's Feather Bed Lyrics

John Denver


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Alfred
writers: Jim Connor
album: Track 6 in album Back Home Again
release date: 1974-6
popularity : 45 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country/Soft Rock
length: 2:15

Album Information

label: RCA
country(area): United States
format: Cassette
barcode: 0078635762440
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver Back Home Again cover art


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When I was a little bitty boy just up off the floor
We used to go down to grandma's house every month end or so
We'd have chicken pie, country ham
Homemade butter on the bread
But the best darn thing about grandma's house
Was the great big feather bed

It was nine feet high and six feet wide
And soft as a downy chick
It was made from the feathers of forty 'leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick

It could hold eight kids and four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn't get much sleep but we had a lot of fun


Track Listing

Cassette 1
  • 1 Back Home Again
  • 2 On the Road
  • 3 Matthew
  • 4 Thank God I'm a Country Boy
  • 5 Annie's Song
  • 6 Grandma's Feather Bed
  • 7 Sweet Surrender
  • 8 This Old Guitar