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The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips
Written by Jim Weatherly

- entered the Billboard Top 40 the week of March 9, 1974 and
stayed for 13 weeks, peaking at #3 the week of April 27, 1974
- soul cover version of Ray Price's #83 country ballad from 1973
- a version by The Persuaders, released March 2, 1974, reached #85

I've had my share of life's ups and downs
But fate's been kind, the downs have been few
I guess you could say that I've been lucky
Well, I guess you could say that it's all because of you

If anyone should ever write my life story
For whatever reason there might be
Ooo, you'll be there between each line of pain and glory
'Cause you're the best thing that ever happened to me
Ah, you're the best thing that ever happened to me

Oh, there have been times when times were hard
But always somehow I made it, I made it through
'Cause for every moment that I've spent hurting
There was a moment that I spent, ah, just loving you

If anyone should ever write my life story
For whatever reason there might be
Oh, you'll be there between each line of pain and glory
'Cause you're the best thing that ever happened to me
Oh, you're the best thing that ever happened to me
I know, you're the best thing, oh, that ever happened to me



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    UnregisteredNov 19, 2013 at 4:58 am
    This song brings me to tears. Miss my soulmate so much. Yet I cannot do anything. It's just Fate. In this song I could bury all my emotions and feelings even though it can't change anything. Despite my wretchedness, I still feel so much for this song. It just helps me ooze out my all.
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    Joy JasmineSep 25, 2013 at 10:01 am
    everytime i hear this song,i miss my boyfrd.hes the best thing that ever happened to me.he brought hapiness n he means the world to me.

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