is a song written by American country music singer-songwriter Tom T. Hall
and recorded by Alan Jackson
. Released in late 1996 as the lead-off single to Jackson's fifth studio album Everything I Love
, the song reached the top of the Billboard
country music charts in December of that year, becoming his fourteenth Number One on that chart.
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.
Chuck Taylor, of Billboard
magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that Jackson's "smooth, effortless performance is right on target." He also says that the lyrics are clever and that country fans have appreciated the writer Hall's style of lyrics for a long time.Billboard
, October 19, 1996
The music video was directed by Roger Pistole and it was released on October 18, 1996.
"Little Bitty" debuted at number 41 on the U.S. Billboard
Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 26, 1996.