Knight, Gladys - You're The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me Lyrics

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
Ooh, 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've spent, ah, just loving you, yeah

If anyone should ever write my life story
Ah, for whatever, 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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  1. Cutthroat Peters

    This song is dedicated to my beautiful wife

  2. sar whit

    Out of my era but one of the best songs I’ve ever heard

  3. sar whit

    Out of my era but one of the best songs I’ve ever heard

  4. Bernadete Deslandes

    Que voz linda que ela tem🇧🇷
    what a beautiful voice she has 🇧🇷

  5. thomas Mccann

    That's what friends are 4.

  6. Ann Newton

    the songs I sent to the love of my life Bradley Roberts USA. Army Africa 💋💋💖💖💜

  7. terence hayes

    Great song

  8. Jack Butler

    2400 thumbs down ..ya'll should lie down and die if this classic don't touch a nerve somewhere in yo body ....loved this way back then and now 2019 never gets old (Eternal)

  9. Rose Creech

    I’m getting married soon and was thinking about this song for our first dance. Back story we grew up together got into an off again on again relationship for 10 years broke up for 17 years and reunited again in Jan 2018. What do u guys think?

  10. Pierre Van Dick

    Just lost my best thing

  11. Lesley Suttling

    The greatest female singer fantastic live brings back many memories of the love I lost many years ago but I still think of him when I hear G K

  12. Lord Darrell Nicholls

    What a talent...hairs on neck stuff.

  13. Deborah Marroquin

    I was a homeless mom with my 2 children..for 2 years...people would tell me..put them in foster home..until things come together for you...butt i said no way..i was raised in foster homes all my life..i loved my babies...they were 8and 9years old when we started the homeless journey...we stuck it out together...just the 3 of son..and my daughtr...we were very close all our lives...we would stick together thru everything life dished out at tragically...its just me and my daughtr..bc my son passed away at only 23 years of now its only me and my very brave and strong daughtr pulling together...alone..without our best friend and brother...but were doing it..bc were doing it for him...💖

  14. Elvira Gonzalez

    I can have enough of your music you're expectacular!!!!

  15. Bak - Mari Terry

    Gladys and the Pips did the original version of I heard it thur the grapevine ....
    A must listen to .

  16. Elimar Zordan

    Vim pelo Lito do Aviões e músicas.

  17. Jacqueline Buckingham

    No words are good enough. But my fella is., His name is Tony, and this song says it all. By the way his last name is King. Moorcroft XX

  18. Dickie Pulliam

    Beautiful and talented!

  19. Eddie Sneddon

    Pure soul in one voice

  20. Jenn Koko

    hey Maya....15 years ....better look up numa numa on here ....see for yourself

  21. Molly Casas

    My Mommy passed away 3 months ago, she was the best thing that ever happened to me. I Love You Forever Mommy♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

  22. Joe Carrera

    This is the perfect song to dedicate to my better half, I love you ❤️ Always Chikibaby!!!

  23. Tiny's Transportation Tiny Unis

    Beautiful song

  24. Ken Scott

    I have asked my daughter to play this at my funeral

  25. jayem

    Many lyrics are so very apt for me! Truly they are! Beautiful.

  26. Mary Schenault


  27. Victor Manuel Vasquez

    Bella cancion

  28. Nkosingizwile Khoza

    I would like to dedicate this song to my mom and brother. If anyone should have to write my life story. They would be the in every line of pain and glory. I am grateful God gave me them. They are the best thing to ever happen to me

  29. Eileen McDonough


  30. Nehemiah Obie

    Oh a classic👆

  31. marva thomas

    when i listen to this song i think of my other half i just sent the video to him i need him to know since i met him my life has change n i do not want to lose him n our love. i think he should know

  32. John Cooper

    11/26/19. This song is dedicated to my daughter, I'd don't think I would be here without her love.

  33. Ed Pruitt

    THIS is one song that brings out emotions and (most times) tears to my eyes. I have been lucky . . . very lucky to find a life partner such as the one I have been blessed with. This beautiful song reminds me of my good fortune.

  34. Phillip Steven

    What a voice then, and still today. I could listen to this over and over again and not get tired of her voice to touch my heart and soul.

  35. rob garcia

    Mom y Dad, I am SO VERY BLESSED to have you two as my BEST FRIENDS: LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!.....

  36. Greg Simmons

    The Best Thing that ever Happened to me was being the daughter of James and Minnie Haley ❤❤They both are Heavenly Angels but their Love is forever imprinted on my Heart ❤.Thank you Mrs Gladys Knight and the Pips for such a beautiful song 💕

  37. Joseph D'Silva

    My Rose's favorite song, she passed away listening to this song on her way to surgery, but never came back to me.

    BJ Bryn Baratti

    Joseph D'Silva Wow.U R now n all our thoughts...never alone-ever!

    Joseph D'Silva

    @BJ Bryn Baratti oh thank you. So much . There is not a day that i don't cry myself to sleep , for the last 3 months.

  38. omegadean96

    My kids are the best thing that ever happened to me in my life

  39. Alejandra Rodriguez

    I love you

  40. Subversive Insubordination

    The best...i love it

  41. George Seagroatt

    For Thelma courted for 3 years marred for 64 years lost her 12 November 2019 this song will be played at her Funeral as it says how much she means to me.I miss her so much.

  42. wambui37

    oh, what a unbelievable great voice

  43. Deedra Hamilton

    For my sweet lady, bestfriend and love of my life MADONNA ❤❤❤

  44. 1billwill

    class she the best.

  45. Shirley Violini


  46. Cheryl McGhee

    It is November 13 2019 and there is no music real music like this anymore love it


    I'm here on November 21 2019 , I miss 40 years ago

  47. terence hayes

    great song

  48. Louisa Pingree

    Greatest voice ever!

  49. CAMFRA

    Woooooo Gladys Knight, Gladys Knight!!!!!!!! 😍😍😍

  50. carole geller

    This song is so very true.

  51. Ricky Carr

    To My Mother RIP

  52. James Baker

    Beautiful still listening to Gladys Knight in 2019 no one can replace her love this song


    I agree completely! And I'm listening in 2019 too!

  53. lenise716

    My grandmother's song❤

  54. Hayley Walker

    Lost my best friend, my mum, the best in the world, a week ago. Trying to find her favourite songs to play at her funeral. I will always have my memories of mum playing this when I was a child. Miss her so much.

  55. spider jones

    the Lady has more soul than a Bata Shoe Factory. So many great tunes this is a beautiful tune tunes

    BJ Bryn Baratti

    spider Jones LOL well said!!

  56. Venusjones Jones

    Gladys night listening to me playing her music I'm glad ur health is great keep shinning congratulations on all u have accomplished over the years 🙂😍😘

  57. Marjorie Mclean

    This song just put me back to a place hmmm

  58. Clifton Thompson

    I dedicate this incredible song to my LORD and Savior Jesus Christ and my very best friend Stephen Nathaniel Short, Jr

  59. John Harris

    From I feel a song 1974

  60. Müller M.

    Se dice que la música puede hacerte volver a vivir bellos momentos ... Con esta canción puedo sentir, oler, ver y vivir de nuevo, sin tristeza, con la alegría de haber conocido a un espectacular y queridísimo ser humano con el que seguimos caminos distintos.

  61. Sam Clark

    My favorite, never will be another Gladys

  62. liza mckoy

    Awe so sweet. They need more men like you in this world.

  63. Claude Rebello


  64. moggs

    I've been in love with Gladys for oh so many years. Nobody can pull my heart strings like this lady.

  65. Loretta De Herrera

    I've had my share...the downs have been few...ty MG...OPENING MY HEART TO TRY AND LOVE..YOU WERE THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME...💔❤💔❤💜

  66. Guy Manges

    On and On Forever,,,, Gladys

    BJ Bryn Baratti

    Guy Manges. Y E S!!

  67. Antoinette amen Moore

    Yes you can forget about Jesus I agree

  68. Antoinette amen Moore

    Gladys Knight is a beautiful lady high standards Roy UT Roy UT I used to sing this song to my mother I miss her dearly💞❤💓💕💋

  69. Shirley Grey

    2019, That one Special Person U will Alwayz think about ,wen Listening to this , Great , Emotional Song,!!

  70. Shirley Grey

    2019, That one person U will Alwayz think abt , wen listening to the Great , Very emotional Song.!!

  71. loretta kassimatis

    This song was my wedding song my late husband and I danced to at our wedding back in 1979. I lost my beloved to cancer 6 weeks before 9/11.

    Audrey Spencer

    I feel for you, so hard to bear! I hope you have family to help.

  72. jerry Wilson

    Meeting my partner was is the best we are celebrating our 18 th year anniversary together people ask how long we've been together I'm proud to say 18 yrs there eyes brighten up with a smile

  73. Maria Allen

    👩🏻 ...When my times comes, at my funeral, I want this song dedicated to my now young adults six children, I love you all so very much and you all know my hubby of 42 years, my kid’s dad, I dedicated “ Swearing to God “ by Frankie Vallie and the four seasons , forever.❤️

  74. Steven Cohn


  75. Vanderlei Correia

    Eta saudade das musicas boas

  76. Zxy


  77. Basically Brandi

    R.i.p granny I left her funeral today this was the song that her and my grandpa use to dance to now their both dancing in heaven together ❤️ r.i.p papa

    Shirley Grey

    The tears cant STOP, God Bless.!!!!

  78. Delia Casteliani

    A monument To this Singer should be buit in name of ART.

  79. Joanne Stahley

    And the best thing that ever happend to me. And of course like wise

  80. Joanne Stahley

    Songs sums it up for me. Just celebrated 33 yrs yesterday

  81. Rose Wonch

    You can't go wrong with this type of music. Fantastic song you could immagine!!!! Love it.!!!

  82. Angela Rudden

    Omg amazing congrats 32 years married........ xx

  83. Rajashekhar Karajagi

    Gladys's best thing that has ever happened to music world!

  84. SG SG

    😪 1:52 -2:30. Their must be a Very Special person that this relates to. Think.!!!!! 💕❣️🎵🎼😘👍

  85. JACQUELINE Angul9


  86. SG SG

    2019, If anyone should every write my Life Story, for WATEVER reason their mite be,you'll be there btwn each line if Pain & Glory, cause Ur the Best Thing ,that EVER HAPPENED ,to me.!! Anyone Else.?🎼🎵🎼🙏👍😘🎼

  87. Sun Son

    Maybe one day i could say that about someone😒

  88. Blackie Beasley

    For my big brother... used to tell him this song was exactly how I felt about him. He and my father died together May 7. 1993. I have never gotten over it... Bub you once promised you would never leave me.
    Though physically gone your love has never left my side! Momma now gone I loved you all three more than anything in this world. I feel like an orphan in this world without you! Soon we will unite again! All my love...
    Your stinker___

    Lamb Chops


  89. Richardelias Richie

    *_❤💚❤💙💍This Full Moon is emotional. Allow your heart to feel. Allow your vulnerability to come up. It’s ok to feel sad, to feel regrets, to remember what didn’t work. Be with it. Holding space. Compassionate presence. You are exactly where you are meant to be.🙏❤💚❤💛💍 thank you my love of Life_*

  90. Linda Engberg

    My Husband was the best thing that ever happened to me.

  91. Anthony Stephenson

    My life story.

  92. charlie couch

    A great song from a class performer..recreating the nostalgia of the 80's and 90's ..just love it...

  93. Audrey Spencer

    Lost my husband after 52 years together 24th September 2019. He asked to have this played at his funeral. Miss him so very,very much.

    Audrey Spencer

    @Jimbo Mason Know exactly how you feel. My heart aches for you. Noone knows just what it is like until it actually happens to them. I know I didn't.
    Still grieving, feeling sad and crying and wondering when it stops. Just fractured my wrist and he is not here to comfort me!!

    Jimbo Mason

    @Audrey Spencer Thank you for the kind words Audrey i will dig deep and get there i am sure.

    MarcAurelius Brutus

    Hug you

    Nita White

    I am so very sorry for your loss . . .

    The Animation Heroes

    That my b-day

  94. Roger Ricafort

    Song that would last FOREVER till the end of time.

    Maureen M

    Absolutely 💯💯💯

  95. Lamb Chops

    My Brother Isn't Well! He Has Stage 4 Cancer! We Love Him So Much! Whatever Decision He Makes We Are With Him Throughout It All! Love You Brother ❤💕❣ xo

  96. Rita Jean Montagna

    We all have this special person in our lives that we will never forget!

    Shirley Grey

    Very well said , I was just thinking the sane thing.!!!